iPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN

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Category: Oil & Gas
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This ETF is no longer active. See active ETFs in the Oil & Gas ETF Database Category.


Brand iPath
Structure ETN
Expense Ratio 0.57%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Apr 20, 2011

Analyst Report

The Analyst Report for OIL is not available.

ETF Database Themes

Category Oil & Gas
Asset Class Commodity
Region (General) Global
Region (Specific) Broad
Commodity Type Energy
Commodity Crude Oil
Commodity Exposure Futures-Based

FactSet Classifications

Segment Commodities: Energy Crude Oil
Category Energy
Focus Crude Oil
Niche Optimized
Strategy Optimized commodity
Weighting Scheme Single Asset

Trading Data

  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $25.31
  • 52 Week Hi $39.74
  • AUM $54.8 M
  • Shares 2.0 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 10,300
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 42,377

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Oil & Gas Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest OILK 0.73% $137.3 M 36,674 9.75%
Largest (AUM) USO 0.81% $1.5 B 3 M 13.24%
Most Liquid (Volume) UNG 1.11% $1.2 B 18 M -52.98%
Top YTD Performer DBO 0.76% $268.6 M 605,989 14.73%

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Commodities: Energy Crude Oil Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest OILK 0.73% $137.3 M 36,674 9.75%
Largest (AUM) USO 0.81% $1.5 B 3 M 13.24%
Most Liquid (Volume) USO 0.81% $1.5 B 3 M 13.24%
Top YTD Performer USOI 0.85% $353.4 M 40,166 20.91%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Holdings Comparison

OIL 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

OIL 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

OIL 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

OIL Dividend

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

OIL ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend N/A $ 0.04 $ 0.46
Dividend Date N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate N/A $ 0.11 $ 0.56
Annual Dividend Yield N/A 0.31% 0.88%

OIL Price and Volume Charts

Chart data for OIL is not available.

OIL Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: -998.58 K 1 Month Net Flows: -1.26 M 3 Month Net Flows: 2.78 M 6 Month Net Flows: -2.77 M 1 Year Net Flows: -58.03 M 3 Year Net Flows: -7.71 M 5 Year Net Flows: -5.6 M 10 Year Net Flows: -11.33 M

OIL Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

View charts that break down the influence that fund flows and price had on overall assets.

5 Day Net AUM Change: -1.38 M
1 Month Net AUM Change: 2.84 M
3 Month Net AUM Change: 1.73 M
6 Month Net AUM Change: -8.05 M
1 Year Net AUM Change: -84.87 M
3 Year Net AUM Change: 49.86 M
5 Year Net AUM Change: 52.14 M
10 Year Net AUM Change: 49.67 M

Realtime Rating

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Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ USO
Expenses B+ USO

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

OIL 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

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

OIL Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peers. Returns over 1 year are annualized.

OIL ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
1 Month Return 1.61% -0.32% 2.11%
3 Month Return -2.40% 13.43% 18.80%
YTD Return -6.82% -1.65% 11.66%
1 Year Return -28.25% 0.25% 17.96%
3 Year Return 31.86% 31.48% 33.46%
5 Year Return 6.77% -0.07% -1.18%

Geographic Exposure

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

Holdings Analysis

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

OIL Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility 379.91%
20 Day Volatility 28.70%
50 Day Volatility 33.32%
200 Day Volatility 32.42%
Beta 0.96
Standard Deviation 2.45%
5 Day Volatility
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20 Day Volatility
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50 Day Volatility
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200 Day Volatility
No Ranking Available

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Standard Deviation
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  • 20 Day MA $27.75
  • 60 Day MA $28.34
  • MACD 15 Period 0.56
  • MACD 100 Period -0.42
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 2.05
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 16.17
  • RSI 10 Day 57
  • RSI 20 Day 52
  • RSI 30 Day 50
  • Ultimate Oscillator 53

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $26.69
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $28.80
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $26.80
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $28.70
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $26.53
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $29.03

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $28.16
  • Support Level 2 $27.89
  • Resistance Level 1 $28.57
  • Resistance Level 2 $28.71


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 60.68
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 78.77
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 52.36
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 65.68


  • Tracking Difference Median (%) -0.86
  • Tracking Difference Max Upside (%) -0.49
  • Tracking Difference Max Downside (%) -1.27
  • Median Premium Discount (%) 0.07
  • Maximum Premium Discount (%) 1.34
  • Average Spread (%) 10.49
  • Average Spread ($) 10.49

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