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  • ETF
  • MCRO
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.07 (-0.0%)
    Time: 04/24/19
    Previous Close: $26.30
  • Category
  • Global Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $24.71
  • 52 Week Hi: $26.46
  • AUM: $5.2 M
  • Shares: 0.2 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 430
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 567

Alternative ETFs in the Global Equities Category

Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest PYPE $22.7 M 3,035 17.72%
Largest (AUM) SCZ 0.39% $9,659.7 M 1,027,062 13.49%
Most Liquid (Volume) AMJ 0.85% $3,034.5 M 1,833,041 15.95%
Top YTD Performer IRBO 0.47% $31.0 M 20,448 28.46%

Analyst Report

This ETF looks to offer investors a way to replicate the risk-adjusted return characteristics of two hedge fund strategies. These methods include; a macro strategy and an emerging markets strategy, both using ETFs to accomplish their objectives. As stated, the fund will not invest in hedge funds but rather in exchange-traded products in order to replicate the exposure of a hedge fund strategy. Although this actively managed fund costs more than a comparable index fund, it does offer investors a much less volatile play on global markets while producing a comparable return as a world benchmark. The fund could make for a solid choice for those looking for a highly uncorrelated product that offers exposure to a wide variety of asset classes in a single ticker. Just be aware that the expenses are pretty hefty but this is one case where the active management appears to actually add value as opposed to subtract.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for MCRO 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 Global 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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MCRO Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

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

MCRO 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.

MCRO Holdings

Filings Data as of: Apr 24, 2019

All 41 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank: 24 of 51
Category Low HSCZ (2)
Category High SCZ (1755)
% Assets in Top 10
Rank: 36 of 51
Category Low AMJ (0.61%)
Category High QXGG (100.00%)
% Assets in Top 15
Rank: 16 of 51
Category Low AMJ (0.71%)
Category High QXGG (100.00%)
% Assets in Top 50
Rank: 16 of 51
Category Low AMJ (0.94%)
Category High HSCZ (100.00%)

MCRO 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: 53 of 57
Category Low ORG (0.35%)
Category High VEGA (2.06%)

Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 79 other ETFs in the Global Equities Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

MCRO ESG Themes and Scores

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

MCRO Performance

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

1 Week Return
Rank: 36 of 54
Category Low AGT (-5.00%)
Category High MLPO (2.31%)
4 Week Return
Rank: 35 of 54
Category Low DWSH (-8.44%)
Category High ROBO (9.48%)
13 Week Return
Rank: 45 of 53
Category Low DWSH (-13.50%)
Category High AUGR (20.33%)
26 Week Return
Rank: 34 of 53
Category Low DWSH (-18.75%)
Category High IRBO (24.03%)
Year to Date Return
Rank: 50 of 54
Category Low DWSH (-24.26%)
Category High IRBO (28.46%)
1 Year Return
Rank: 27 of 48
Category Low AGT (-24.16%)
Category High CAPE (17.47%)
3 Year Return
Rank: 30 of 34
Category Low URA (-13.90%)
Category High ARKQ (85.05%)
5 Year Return
Rank: 16 of 21
Category Low URA (-56.31%)
Category High CAPE (95.30%)

MCRO 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 SCZ (‑$47.2 M)
Category High ROBO ($35.4 M)
4 Week Fund Flow
Rank: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low SCZ (‑$94.1 M)
Category High BOTZ ($38.7 M)
13 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 25 of 38
‑$1.3 M
Category Low SCZ (‑$195.3 M)
Category High BOTZ ($118.5 M)
26 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 24 of 43
‑$1.3 M
Category Low ROBO (‑$286.9 M)
Category High FNDC ($96.3 M)
Year to Date Fund Flow
Rank: 27 of 41
‑$1.3 M
Category Low SCZ (‑$67.9 M)
Category High BOTZ ($81.0 M)
1 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 26 of 48
‑$1.3 M
Category Low ROBO (‑$731.2 M)
Category High FNDC ($252.2 M)
3 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 43 of 51
‑$10.0 M
Category Low IMLP (‑$265.0 M)
Category High SCZ ($3,106.8 M)
5 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 48 of 54
‑$20.2 M
Category Low AMJ (‑$243.9 M)
Category High SCZ ($4,676.3 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 MCRO relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

MCRO Valuation

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

P/E Ratio
Rank: 6 of 39
Category Low CGVIC (9.92)
Category High ARKQ (29.51)

MCRO 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: 35 of 52
Category Low PAWZ (0.11%)
Category High BDCZ (6.53%)

MCRO Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Rank: 33 of 54
Category Low QXGG (0.75%)
Category High ARGT (224.92%)
20 Day Volatility
Rank: 54 of 54
Category Low MCRO (2.71%)
Category High BMLP (30.85%)
50 Day Volatility
Rank: 53 of 54
Category Low INKM (3.53%)
Category High BMLP (33.19%)
200 Day Volatility
Rank: 54 of 54
Category Low MCRO (5.14%)
Category High BMLP (34.56%)
Rank: 52 of 54
Category Low DWSH (-1.71)
Category High XKST (1.55)
Standard Deviation
Rank: 45 of 45
Category Low MCRO (0.37%)
Category High CAPE (5.65%)


  • 20 Day MA: $26.22
  • 60 Day MA: $26.01
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.04
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.53
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 80.00
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 21.62
  • RSI 10 Day: 51
  • RSI 20 Day: 57
  • RSI 30 Day: 58
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 49

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $26.21
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.33
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $26.01
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.42
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $25.91
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $26.40

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $26.23
  • Support Level 2: $26.22
  • Resistance Level 1: $26.24
  • Resistance Level 2: $26.24


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 45.74
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 51.57
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 52.50
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 69.52

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