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  • ETF
  • EQL
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.08 (0.0%)
    Time: 12/18/18
    Previous Close: $65.49
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $64.17
  • 52 Week Hi: $73.82
  • AUM: $144.2 M
  • Shares: 2.2 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 4,457
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 4,394

Alternative ETFs in the Large Cap Growth Equities Category

Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SCHB 0.03% $12,055.2 M 1,604,827 -3.92%
Largest (AUM) SPY 0.09% $243,413.9 M 112,498,160 -3.17%
Most Liquid (Volume) SPY 0.09% $243,413.9 M 112,498,160 -3.17%
Top YTD Performer FDN 0.53% $7,214.7 M 881,439 8.55%

Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to the domestic equity market, but utilizes a unique methodology to access this asset class. Each sector of the economy receives an equal weight in EQL, a strategy that results in a drastically different composition relative to market cap-weighted products such as SPY. EQL is designed to offer more balanced exposure and has the added benefit of avoiding the potentially adverse impact of rallies or crashes in specific sectors of the economy. EQL is an alternative to SPY, and is backed by a sound and compelling investment methodology; the downside is the price tag, as the expense ratio is significantly higher than other U.S. equity ETFs, close to four times greater in some cases.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EQL 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 ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Large Cap Growth Equities 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 ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

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EQL Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B n/a
Expenses B+ n/a

Knowledge Centers

EQL In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its Category.

EQL Holdings

Filings Data as of: Dec 17, 2018

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group Category.

Number of Holdings
Rank: 158 of 159
Category Low FV (6)
Category High ITOT (2994)
% Assets in Top 10
Rank: 158 of 159
Category Low GSEW (2.36%)
Category High FV (100.00%)
% Assets in Top 15
Rank: 1 of 159
Category Low EUSA (3.39%)
Category High EQL (100.00%)

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.51%
ETF Cash Component 0.49%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Utilities 10.28%
Real Estate 9.92%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 9.82%
Healthcare 9.41%
Communications 8.98%
Financials 8.48%
Technology 8.4%
Industrials 8.38%
Consumer, Cyclical 8.3%
Energy 8.23%
Basic Materials 7.12%
Other 2.2%
ETF Cash Component 0.49%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 87.02%
Mid cap 12.32%
ETF Cash Component 0.49%
Small cap 0.18%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 97.72%
Europe 2.28%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 97.72%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 2.28%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 97.72%
United Kingdom 1.65%
Ireland 0.55%
Switzerland 0.09%

EQL Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same Category.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
ETF Wtd. Average
Category Average
Expense Ratio
Rank: 106 of 159
Category Low SPTM (0.03%)
Category High HUSE (1.13%)

Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 1 other ETFs in the Large Cap Growth Equities Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

EQL ESG Themes and Scores

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

EQL Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group Category.

1 Week Return
Rank: 54 of 156
Category Low ENTR (-6.64%)
Category High KNG (-0.57%)
4 Week Return
Rank: 84 of 155
Category Low BERN (-10.75%)
Category High SOCL (4.02%)
13 Week Return
Rank: 28 of 149
Category Low ENTR (-21.98%)
Category High UDBI (0.82%)
26 Week Return
Rank: 21 of 147
Category Low OGIG (-23.85%)
Category High UDBI (3.17%)
Year to Date Return
Rank: 90 of 137
Category Low DWLD (-20.88%)
Category High FDN (8.55%)
1 Year Return
Rank: 90 of 138
Category Low DWLD (-19.10%)
Category High FDN (6.34%)
3 Year Return
Rank: 71 of 95
Category Low IXP (-1.92%)
Category High FDN (58.36%)
5 Year Return
Rank: 57 of 75
Category Low IXP (0.03%)
Category High FDN (107.19%)

EQL Fund Flows

This section compares the fund flows of this ETF to peers in the same Category.

1 Week Fund Flow
Rank: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low MTUM (‑$36.9 M)
Category High SPY ($1,216.7 M)
4 Week Fund Flow
Rank: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low IVV (‑$820.8 M)
Category High USMV ($1,256.5 M)
13 Week Fund Flow
Rank: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low FDN (‑$742.0 M)
Category High SPY ($6,595.0 M)
26 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 119 of 145
‑$3.5 M
Category Low SPY (‑$1,558.9 M)
Category High VOO ($10,856.4 M)
Year to Date Fund Flow
Rank: 133 of 152
‑$17.3 M
Category High VOO ($16,444.6 M)
1 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 133 of 152
‑$17.3 M
Category Low SPY (‑$2,893.7 M)
Category High VOO ($17,329.7 M)
3 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 137 of 156
‑$19.3 M
Category Low IWF (‑$2,687.8 M)
Category High IVV ($59,043.7 M)
5 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 142 of 156
‑$4.1 M
Category Low QQQ (‑$2,965.6 M)
Category High IVV ($70,640.5 M)

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The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of EQL relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

EQL Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of this ETF compares to the peer group Category.

P/E Ratio
Rank: 45 of 143
Category Low FCOM (8.35)
Category High FDN (55.58)

EQL Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of this ETF compares to the peer group Category.

Dividend Date
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank: 15 of 140
Category Low PNQI (0.02%)
Category High QYLD (11.74%)

EQL Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Rank: 54 of 157
Category Low MOGLC (0.47%)
Category High PNQI (172.16%)
20 Day Volatility
Rank: 146 of 157
Category Low MOGLC (0.57%)
Category High OGIG (40.37%)
50 Day Volatility
Rank: 134 of 150
Category Low MOGLC (1.20%)
Category High OGIG (40.95%)
200 Day Volatility
Rank: 134 of 147
Category Low VQT (9.76%)
Category High OGIG (32.23%)
Rank: 102 of 142
Category Low OGIG (-2.86)
Category High FMDG (2.83)
Standard Deviation
Rank: 64 of 129
Category Low BVAL (0.50%)
Category High ONEQ (13.65%)


  • 20 Day MA: $68.28
  • 60 Day MA: $69.75
  • MACD 15 Period: -2.76
  • MACD 100 Period: -5.19
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 91.82
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 92.07
  • RSI 10 Day: 27
  • RSI 20 Day: 35
  • RSI 30 Day: 38
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 34

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $65.26
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $70.18
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $65.77
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $70.93
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $66.19
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $71.59

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $65.09
  • Support Level 2: $64.60
  • Resistance Level 1: $66.06
  • Resistance Level 2: $66.54


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 29.61
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 21.06
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 28.70
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 30.77

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