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  • ETF
  • EQL
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.59 (0.01%)
    Time: 12/12/19
    Previous Close: $78.30
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $59.24
  • 52 Week Hi: $78.89
  • AUM: $165.6 M
  • Shares: 2.1 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 3,195
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 3,155

Alternative ETFs in the Large Cap Growth Equities Category

Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SFY $67.8 M 32,622
Largest (AUM) SPY 0.09% $296,279.4 M 59,726,232 28.66%
Most Liquid (Volume) SPY 0.09% $296,279.4 M 59,726,232 28.66%
Top YTD Performer ESPO 0.55% $54.0 M 13,417 40.07%

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

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 12, 2019

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank: 197 of 205
Category Low OVL (2)
Category High ITOT (3535)
% Assets in Top 10
Rank: 196 of 205
Category Low GSEW (2.48%)
Category High FV (100.00%)
% Assets in Top 15
Rank: 1 of 205
Category Low GSEW (3.59%)
Category High EQL (100.00%)

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.98%
ETF Cash Component 0.02%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 9.44%
Healthcare 9.4%
Financials 9.37%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 9.07%
Industrials 9.04%
Energy 8.68%
Communications 8.65%
Consumer, Cyclical 8.6%
Utilities 8.46%
Real Estate 8.12%
Basic Materials 6.06%
Other 5.09%
ETF Cash Component 0.02%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 85.6%
Mid cap 13.79%
Small cap 0.6%
ETF Cash Component 0.02%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 96.53%
Europe 3.45%
ETF Cash Component 0.02%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 96.53%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 3.45%
ETF Cash Component 0.02%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 96.53%
United Kingdom 2.47%
Ireland 0.61%
Germany 0.27%
Switzerland 0.11%
ETF Cash Component 0.02%

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: 91 of 201
Category Low BBUS (0.02%)
Category High GARD (1.29%)

Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 5 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: 124 of 203
Category Low PLC (-0.64%)
Category High SPHB (4.61%)
4 Week Return
Rank: 155 of 203
Category Low EVSTC (0.04%)
Category High ESPO (6.22%)
13 Week Return
Rank: 151 of 198
Category Low FDN (-3.44%)
Category High SPGP (9.09%)
26 Week Return
Rank: 138 of 195
Category Low FDN (-5.11%)
Category High MOAT (16.26%)
Year to Date Return
Rank: 131 of 171
Category Low CCOR (4.69%)
Category High ESPO (40.07%)
1 Year Return
Rank: 127 of 172
Category Low EVSTC (0.64%)
Category High ESPO (36.00%)
3 Year Return
Rank: 100 of 123
Category Low VOX (1.20%)
Category High SPGP (88.87%)
5 Year Return
Rank: 69 of 89
Category Low WBIG (8.21%)
Category High FDN (124.32%)

EQL Fund Flows

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

1 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 72 of 81
‑$3.9 M
Category Low VOO (‑$1,132.2 M)
Category High QQQ ($1,388.5 M)
4 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 118 of 146
‑$3.9 M
Category Low QQQ (‑$556.8 M)
Category High SPY ($8,130.4 M)
13 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 141 of 183
‑$3.9 M
Category High VTI ($5,175.8 M)
26 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 149 of 192
‑$4.0 M
Category Low FDN (‑$685.3 M)
Category High VTI ($9,627.8 M)
Year to Date Fund Flow
Rank: 154 of 197
‑$7.5 M
Category Low SPY (‑$9,486.8 M)
Category High VTI ($13,700.2 M)
1 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 154 of 197
‑$7.5 M
Category Low SPY (‑$3,115.8 M)
Category High VTI ($15,191.2 M)
3 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 180 of 200
‑$18.8 M
Category Low IWF (‑$3,249.4 M)
Category High IVV ($59,948.9 M)
5 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 178 of 200
‑$26.9 M
Category Low PKW (‑$1,694.4 M)
Category High IVV ($72,820.7 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: 100 of 201
Category Low SPGP (13.04)
Category High PNQI (35.53)

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: 31 of 183
Category Low ESPO (0.03%)
Category High QYLD (9.94%)

EQL Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Rank: 63 of 204
Category Low EVSTC (0.24%)
Category High PNQI (221.03%)
20 Day Volatility
Rank: 175 of 202
Category Low QYLD (4.75%)
Category High PLC (25.71%)
50 Day Volatility
Rank: 182 of 200
Category Low CCOR (5.56%)
Category High FDNI (24.65%)
200 Day Volatility
Rank: 171 of 196
Category Low CCOR (6.08%)
Category High FDNI (27.79%)
Rank: 155 of 197
Category Low EWCO (-1.25)
Category High FDNI (2.66)
Standard Deviation
Rank: 58 of 168
Category Low WBIG (0.45%)
Category High ONEQ (20.64%)


  • 20 Day MA: $77.97
  • 60 Day MA: $76.50
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.83
  • MACD 100 Period: 3.31
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: n/a
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: n/a
  • RSI 10 Day: 66
  • RSI 20 Day: 64
  • RSI 30 Day: 62
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 71

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $77.14
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $79.04
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $77.08
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $78.83
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $76.51
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $78.81

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $78.72
  • Support Level 2: $78.54
  • Resistance Level 1: $78.98
  • Resistance Level 2: $79.06


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 70.06
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 78.66
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 57.28
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 69.00

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