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  • ETF
  • PPLT
    Pricing Data
    Change: $1.92 (0.03%)
    Time: 02/15/19
    Previous Close: $74.60
  • Category
  • Precious Metals
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $71.92
  • 52 Week Hi: $96.36
  • AUM: $540.8 M
  • Shares: 7.3 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 89,761
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 80,248

Alternative ETFs in the Precious Metals Category

Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SGOL 0.17% $920.4 M 47,463 2.98%
Largest (AUM) GLD 0.40% $33,562.2 M 8,733,030 2.93%
Most Liquid (Volume) IAU 0.25% $12,651.6 M 14,235,072 3.01%
Top YTD Performer PALL 0.60% $224.5 M 32,877 14.69%

Analyst Report

This fund offers exposure to one of the world's most expensive metals, platinum. PPLT is designed to track the spot price of platinum bullion by holding bars of the metal in a secure vault, allowing investors to free themselves from finding a place to store the commodity. PPLT is one of the only ways that investors can obtain exposure to the metal beyond buying shares of the few platinum miners, purchasing individual coins, or holding a futures contract on platinum. However, futures contracts encounter roll yield issues and are inherently more expensive and risky than just holding the physical metal. Due to this, PPLT 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 platinum is often highly correlated to the car industry and can be very cyclical.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PPLT 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 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 ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

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PPLT Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

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

PPLT 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.

PPLT Holdings

Filings Data as of: Feb 15, 2019

All 1 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank: 14 of 24
Category Low GLD (1)
Category High GLDW (8)
% Assets in Top 10
Rank: 13 of 24
Category Low GLD (100.00%)
Category High PALL (100.00%)

PPLT 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: 17 of 24
Category Low SGOL (0.17%)
Category High DGL (0.75%)

Commission Free Trading

This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 13 other ETFs in the Precious Metals Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

PPLT ESG Themes and Scores

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

PPLT Performance

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

1 Week Return
Rank: 3 of 24
Category Low SLVO (-0.57%)
Category High PALL (2.85%)
4 Week Return
Rank: 23 of 24
Category Low PLTM (1.06%)
Category High PALL (4.46%)
13 Week Return
Rank: 22 of 23
Category Low PLTM (-4.83%)
Category High PALL (22.15%)
26 Week Return
Rank: 21 of 22
Category Low USV (0.43%)
Category High PALL (57.85%)
Year to Date Return
Rank: 22 of 24
Category Low PGM (1.27%)
Category High PALL (14.69%)
1 Year Return
Rank: 19 of 19
Category Low PPLT (-19.87%)
Category High PALL (40.52%)
3 Year Return
Rank: 16 of 16
Category Low PPLT (-16.96%)
Category High PALL (171.40%)
5 Year Return
Rank: 15 of 15
Category Low PPLT (-45.15%)
Category High PALL (90.11%)

PPLT Fund Flows

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

1 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 2 of 9
$14.9 M
Category Low GLD (‑$210.1 M)
Category High IAU ($125.9 M)
4 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 4 of 15
$41.9 M
Category Low GLD (‑$541.8 M)
Category High IAU ($438.7 M)
13 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 5 of 21
$60.4 M
Category Low SLV (‑$252.5 M)
Category High GLD ($1,522.6 M)
26 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 6 of 22
$52.5 M
Category Low SLV (‑$316.4 M)
Category High IAU ($1,538.6 M)
Year to Date Fund Flow
Rank: 6 of 18
$49.5 M
Category Low SLV (‑$149.9 M)
Category High IAU ($782.6 M)
1 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 5 of 23
$115.3 M
Category Low GLD (‑$853.7 M)
Category High SIVR ($1,855.0 M)
3 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 6 of 23
$227.8 M
Category Low PALL (‑$312.2 M)
Category High IAU ($5,166.7 M)
5 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 7 of 23
$168.3 M
Category Low PALL (‑$576.0 M)
Category High IAU ($5,831.5 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 PPLT relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

PPLT Valuation

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

P/E Ratio
Rank: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low N/A
Category High N/A

PPLT 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: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low IAUF (0.75%)
Category High SLVO (3.26%)

PPLT Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Rank: 1 of 24
Category Low UBG (4.06%)
Category High PPLT (102.11%)
20 Day Volatility
Rank: 2 of 24
Category Low GLDW (5.25%)
Category High PALL (24.75%)
50 Day Volatility
Rank: 3 of 24
Category Low GLDW (5.81%)
Category High PALL (26.55%)
200 Day Volatility
Rank: 6 of 22
Category Low GLDI (7.57%)
Category High USV (29.44%)
Rank: 3 of 22
Category Low AAAU (-0.35)
Category High PALL (0.77)
Standard Deviation
Rank: 2 of 18
Category Low GLDI (0.36%)
Category High PALL (13.69%)


  • 20 Day MA: $76.29
  • 60 Day MA: $76.44
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.08
  • MACD 100 Period: -1.08
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 37.88
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 46.77
  • RSI 10 Day: 54
  • RSI 20 Day: 51
  • RSI 30 Day: 50
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 55

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $73.50
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $78.22
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $73.83
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $78.73
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $74.23
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $78.85

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $75.43
  • Support Level 2: $74.34
  • Resistance Level 1: $77.08
  • Resistance Level 2: $77.64


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 68.56
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 48.73
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 56.18
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 32.50

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