Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF

Price: $160.91
Change: $5.4 (-0.03%)
Category: Precious Metals
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Issuer Abrdn Plc
Brand Aberdeen
Structure Grantor Trust
Expense Ratio 0.60%
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Inception Jan 06, 2010

Analyst Report

This fund offers exposure to one of the world’s most famous precious metals, palladium. PALL is designed to track the spot price of palladium bullion by holding bars of the metal in a secure vault, allowing investors to free themselves from finding a place to store the commodity. PALL is one of the only ways that investors can obtain exposure to the metal beyond holding a futures contract on palladium as there are no pure palladium miners. While futures contracts are an option, they encounter roll yield issues and are inherently more expensive and risky than just holding the physical metal. Due to this, PALL is an excellent choice for investors looking to load up on the precious metal, just don’t let it be the only commodity that you hold as palladium is often highly correlated to the car industry and can be very cyclical.

ETF Database Themes

Category Precious Metals
Asset Class Commodity
Commodity Type Precious Metals
Commodity Palladium
Commodity Exposure Physically-Backed

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Commodities: Precious Metals Palladium
  • Category Precious Metals
  • Focus Palladium
  • Niche Physically Held
  • Strategy Vanilla
  • Weighting Scheme Single Asset

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $157.65
  • 52 Week Hi $280.76
  • AUM $330.4 M
  • Shares 2.0 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 42,764
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 57,411

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Precious Metals Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest GBUG 0.00% $40.1 M 668 -7.62%
Largest (AUM) GLD 0.40% $57.0 B 7 M -7.21%
Most Liquid (Volume) SLV 0.50% $12.7 B 25 M -14.29%
Top YTD Performer OUNZ 0.25% $586.6 M 294,074 -6.96%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Holdings Comparison

PALL ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 1 1 1
% of Assets in Top 10 100.00% 85.18% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 15 100.00% 85.18% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 85.18% 100.00%

Size Comparison

PALL 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

PALL 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

PALL Dividend

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

PALL ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend N/A $ 0.24 N/A
Dividend Date N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate N/A $ 0.18 N/A
Annual Dividend Yield N/A 0.36% N/A

PALL Price and Volume Charts

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PALL Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: 0 3 Month Net Flows: 35.99 M 6 Month Net Flows: 50.12 M 1 Year Net Flows: 68.71 M 3 Year Net Flows: 108.27 M 5 Year Net Flows: -14.1 M 10 Year Net Flows: -247.63 M

PALL Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

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Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PALL 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 Precious Metals 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- n/a
Expenses B+ n/a

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

PALL 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 28.00%
Tax On Distributions No distributions
Distributes K1 No
ESG Themes and Scores

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

PALL Performance

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

PALL ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
1 Month Return -13.37% -3.17% -13.37%
3 Month Return -28.62% -5.25% -28.62%
YTD Return -29.91% -10.06% -29.91%
1 Year Return -28.08% -3.13% -28.08%
3 Year Return 43.77% 27.33% 43.77%
5 Year Return 119.85% 18.33% 119.85%

Geographic Exposure

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

Holdings Analysis

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PALL Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
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20 Day Volatility
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50 Day Volatility
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200 Day Volatility
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Standard Deviation
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  • 20 Day MA $186.26
  • 60 Day MA $187.81
  • MACD 15 Period -24.57
  • MACD 100 Period -48.09
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 93.07
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 93.07
  • RSI 10 Day 25
  • RSI 20 Day 34
  • RSI 30 Day 37
  • Ultimate Oscillator 30

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $151.71
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $212.80
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $162.63
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $210.80
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $167.11
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $207.60

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $157.30
  • Support Level 2 $153.69
  • Resistance Level 1 $166.18
  • Resistance Level 2 $171.45


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 25.63
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 18.83
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 29.60
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 24.56


  • Tracking Difference Median (%) -0.71
  • Tracking Difference Max Upside (%) -0.46
  • Tracking Difference Max Downside (%) -1.01
  • Median Premium Discount (%) 0.05
  • Maximum Premium Discount (%) 4.76
  • Average Spread (%) 61.35
  • Average Spread ($) 61.35

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