Teucrium Soybean Fund

Price: $24.83
Change: $0.08 (-0.0%)
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Issuer Teucrium
Brand Teucrium
Structure Commodity Pool
Expense Ratio 1.91%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Sep 19, 2011

Analyst Report

This product is one of several resource-specific commodity ETPs available to investors, offering exposure to the commodity of soybeans. A widely used agricultural commodity, soybeans have become an investable asset thanks to the development of exchange traded futures contracts linked to this resource. Given this narrow focus on a single natural resource, SOYB probably has little or no use to buy-and-hold investors building a long-term portfolio; this ETF is more useful for more sophisticated, shorter-term investors looking to make a tactical play on this segment of the agricultural commodities market. Investors seeking more broad-based exposure to commodities have a number of options in the Commodities ETFdb Category (DJCI and USCI are a couple of our favorites).

It is important to note that SOYB does not offer exposure to spot soybean prices; this product invests in soybean futures contracts, and as such the slope of the futures curve will have a potentially significant impact on returns and volatility realized (as will any interest earned on uninvested cash). If you’re unclear on the nuances of futures-based investment strategies, SOYB is not for you: steer clear of this fund.

For more sophisticated investors looking to make a play on soybeans, SOYB can be a very efficient way to achieve low maintenance access to this corner of the commodity market. Unlike a direct investment in futures contracts, SOYB requires no maintenance on the part of investors. One of the more noteworthy attributes of this product is the manner in which the underlying futures contracts are structured and maintained; rather than simply rolling exposure to front month futures contracts upon expiration, holdings are spread across multiple maturities, with the objective of minimizing the potentially adverse impact of contango on bottom line returns.

Currently, there are no other pure play ETFs or ETNs offering investors exposure to soybeans. While this commodity may be included in other broad-based funds, for pure play access SOYB is the only game in town.

ETF Database Themes

Asset Class Commodity
Commodity Type Agriculture
Commodity Soybeans
Commodity Exposure Futures-Based

FactSet Classifications

Segment Commodities: Agriculture Soybeans
Category Agriculture
Focus Soybeans
Niche Laddered
Strategy Laddered
Weighting Scheme Single Asset

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $24.26
  • 52 Week Hi $29.29
  • AUM $31.4 M
  • Shares 1.3 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 17,704
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 22,794

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Agricultural Commodities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest TAGS 0.13% $29.6 M 5,994 -4.61%
Largest (AUM) DBA 0.91% $883.8 M 773,089 2.38%
Most Liquid (Volume) DBA 0.91% $883.8 M 773,089 2.38%
Top YTD Performer CANE 1.14% $37.8 M 101,527 42.50%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Holdings Comparison

SOYB ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 1 4 1
% of Assets in Top 10 100.00% 98.95% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 15 100.00% 99.57% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

Size Comparison

SOYB ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) N/A 2.46% N/A
Mid (>2.7B) N/A 1.02% N/A
Small (>600M) N/A 2.20% N/A
Micro (<600M) N/A 0.57% N/A

SOYB 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

SOYB Dividend

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

SOYB ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend N/A $ 0.02 N/A
Dividend Date N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate N/A $ 0.03 N/A
Annual Dividend Yield N/A 0.13% N/A

SOYB Price and Volume Charts

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SOYB Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: -1.25 M 1 Month Net Flows: -2.57 M 3 Month Net Flows: -11.55 M 6 Month Net Flows: -33.82 M 1 Year Net Flows: -51.26 M 3 Year Net Flows: -47.48 M 5 Year Net Flows: -29.34 M 10 Year Net Flows: -16.65 M

SOYB Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

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5 Day Net AUM Change: -2.19 M
1 Month Net AUM Change: -5.32 M
3 Month Net AUM Change: -16.04 M
6 Month Net AUM Change: -35.55 M
1 Year Net AUM Change: -56.63 M
3 Year Net AUM Change: 2.41 M
5 Year Net AUM Change: 14.99 M
10 Year Net AUM Change: 25.47 M

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for SOYB 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 Agricultural Commodities 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 B DBA
Expenses C TAGS

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

SOYB 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 27.84%
Max LT Capital Gains Rate 27.84%
Tax On Distributions No distributions
Distributes K1 Yes
ESG Themes and Scores

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

SOYB Performance

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

SOYB ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
1 Month Return -7.05% -2.31% -7.05%
3 Month Return -12.43% -0.39% -12.43%
YTD Return -12.89% 3.32% -12.89%
1 Year Return -11.99% -6.01% -11.99%
3 Year Return 22.40% 18.02% 22.40%
5 Year Return 5.65% 1.98% 5.65%

Geographic Exposure

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

Holdings Analysis

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

SOYB Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility 57.06%
20 Day Volatility 14.52%
50 Day Volatility 13.66%
200 Day Volatility 12.89%
Beta 0.12
Standard Deviation 0.97%
5 Day Volatility
9 of 16

20 Day Volatility
14 of 16

50 Day Volatility
14 of 16

200 Day Volatility
14 of 16

10 of 16

Standard Deviation
14 of 16


  • 20 Day MA $25.80
  • 60 Day MA $26.72
  • MACD 15 Period -0.77
  • MACD 100 Period -2.43
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 85.87
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 89.74
  • RSI 10 Day 29
  • RSI 20 Day 32
  • RSI 30 Day 35
  • Ultimate Oscillator 33

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $24.35
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $26.15
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $24.51
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $27.12
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $24.65
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $27.67

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $24.69
  • Support Level 2 $24.55
  • Resistance Level 1 $25.01
  • Resistance Level 2 $25.19


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 34.76
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 30.74
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 33.92
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 22.93


  • Tracking Difference Median (%) -1.11
  • Tracking Difference Max Upside (%) 0.92
  • Tracking Difference Max Downside (%) -2.25
  • Median Premium Discount (%) n/a
  • Maximum Premium Discount (%) 0.33
  • Average Spread (%) 5.07
  • Average Spread ($) 5.07

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