DB Gold Short Exchange Traded Notes

Price: $10.28
Change: $0.01 (0.0%)
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Issuer Deutsche Bank
Brand DB
Structure ETN
Expense Ratio 0.75%
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Inception Feb 27, 2008

Analyst Report

The DB Gold Short ETN (DGZ) is one of Deutsche Bank’s legacy exchange-traded notes. DGZ has minimal assets and negligible daily trading. It may be difficult for investors to buy and sell.

Unlike ETFs, exchange-traded notes can be hard to kill. Deutsche Bank has delisted dozens of its ETNs in recent years, but other zombie ETNs continue to limp around the market. Investors should look closely at liquidity, especially for notes with minimal assets and trading volume. A little research can save a bigger headache down the road. For investors who want to short gold via an exchange-traded vehicle, there are other options, like ProShares UltraShort Gold (GLL).

ETF Database Themes

Inverse Yes
Asset Class Commodity
Commodity Type Precious Metals
Commodity Gold
Commodity Exposure Futures-Based

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Inverse Commodities: Precious Metals Gold
  • Category Precious Metals
  • Focus Gold
  • Niche Optimized
  • Strategy Optimized commodity
  • Weighting Scheme Single Asset

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $9.53
  • 52 Week Hi $11.25
  • AUM $3.5 M
  • Shares 0.3 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 1,105
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 1,043

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Inverse Commodities: Precious Metals Gold Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest DZZ 0.75% $6.9 M 7,115 5.71%
Largest (AUM) GLL 0.95% $28.2 M 78,609 7.36%
Most Liquid (Volume) GLL 0.95% $28.2 M 78,609 7.36%
Top YTD Performer GLL 0.95% $28.2 M 78,609 7.36%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to its peers.

Holdings Comparison

DGZ ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 1 1 1
% of Assets in Top 10 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 15 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

Size Comparison

DGZ ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) N/A N/A N/A
Mid (>2.7B) N/A N/A N/A
Small (>600M) N/A N/A N/A
Micro (<600M) N/A N/A N/A

DGZ Valuation

This section compares the P/E ratio of this ETF to its peers.

P/E Ratio
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio

DGZ Dividend

This section compares the dividend yield of this ETF to its peers.

DGZ ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Date N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Yield N/A N/A N/A

DGZ Price and Volume Charts

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DGZ Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: 0 3 Month Net Flows: 0 6 Month Net Flows: 0 1 Year Net Flows: 0 3 Year Net Flows: -5.56 M 5 Year Net Flows: -15.85 M 10 Year Net Flows: -49.02 M

DGZ Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

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Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for DGZ on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETF Database Pro members, shows the ETF in the Inverse Commodities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETF Database Pro. To view information on how the ETF Database Realtime Ratings work, click here.

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A+ DGZ
Expenses C+ DGZ

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

DGZ Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to its peers.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio

Tax Analysis

Max ST Capital Gains Rate 39.60%
Max LT Capital Gains Rate 20.00%
Tax On Distributions No distributions
Distributes K1 No
ESG Themes and Scores

DGZ does not have an ESG score. There are no ESG themes that map to this ETF.

DGZ Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peers.

DGZ ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
1 Month Return 0.88% 0.88% 1.61%
3 Month Return 1.75% 1.75% 2.81%
YTD Return 5.01% 5.01% 6.03%
1 Year Return -1.81% -1.81% -3.88%
3 Year Return -31.19% -31.19% -48.32%
5 Year Return -30.49% -30.49% -48.92%

Geographic Exposure

The following charts reflect the geographic spread of DGZ's underlying holdings.

Holdings Analysis

The following charts reflect the allocation of DGZ's underlying holdings.

DGZ Technicals

Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETF Database Category.

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  • 20 Day MA $10.05
  • 60 Day MA $10.25
  • MACD 15 Period 0.28
  • MACD 100 Period 0.04
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 5.66
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 10.76
  • RSI 10 Day 66
  • RSI 20 Day 55
  • RSI 30 Day 53
  • Ultimate Oscillator 69

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $9.62
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $10.46
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $9.66
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $10.44
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $9.73
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $10.51

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $10.27
  • Support Level 2 $10.26
  • Resistance Level 1 $10.30
  • Resistance Level 2 $10.32


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 30.82
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 84.90
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 47.75
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 76.16

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