ProShares UltraShort Consumer Staples

Price: $15.53
Change: $0.23 (-0.01%)
Category: Inverse Equities
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Issuer ProShares
Brand ProShares
Structure ETF
Expense Ratio 0.95%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Jan 30, 2007

Analyst Report

This ETF offers 2x daily short leverage to the Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index, making it a powerful tool for investors with a bearish short-term outlook for consumer goods equities. Investors should note that SZK’s leverage resets on a daily basis, which results in compounding of returns when held for multiple periods. SZK can be a powerful tool for sophisticated investors, but should be avoided by those with a low risk tolerance or a buy-and-hold strategy.

ETF Database Themes

Category Inverse Equities
Inverse Yes
Leveraged -2x
Asset Class Equity
Asset Class Size Large-Cap
Asset Class Style Blend
Sector (General) Consumer Staples
Sector (Specific) Consumer Goods
Region (General) North America
Region (Specific) U.S.

FactSet Classifications

Segment Inverse Equity: U.S. Consumer Staples
Category Sector
Focus Consumer Staples
Niche Broad-based
Strategy Vanilla
Weighting Scheme Market Cap

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $13.01
  • 52 Week Hi $17.74
  • AUM $0.9 M
  • Shares 0.1 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 1,339
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 991

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Inverse Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SPDN 0.56% $217.3 M 4 M -9.20%
Largest (AUM) SQQQ 0.95% $4.4 B 121 M -63.43%
Most Liquid (Volume) SQQQ 0.95% $4.4 B 121 M -63.43%
Top YTD Performer KOLD 0.95% $97.1 M 2 M 124.89%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Holdings Comparison

SZK ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 1 3 1
% of Assets in Top 10 100.00% 90.99% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 15 100.00% 92.47% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 93.42% 100.00%

Size Comparison

SZK ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) N/A 0.00% N/A
Mid (>2.7B) N/A -0.02% N/A
Small (>600M) N/A -0.02% N/A
Micro (<600M) N/A 0.00% N/A

SZK 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

SZK Dividend

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

SZK ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 0.22 $ 0.43 $ 0.22
Dividend Date 2023-06-21 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 0.33 $ 0.65 $ 0.33
Annual Dividend Yield 2.11% 2.99% 2.11%

SZK Price and Volume Charts

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SZK Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: -154.08 K 1 Month Net Flows: -154.08 K 3 Month Net Flows: -441.77 K 6 Month Net Flows: -1.86 M 1 Year Net Flows: -2.39 M 3 Year Net Flows: 584.36 K 5 Year Net Flows: 2.58 M 10 Year Net Flows: 3.58 M

SZK 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: -147 K
1 Month Net AUM Change: -104.04 K
3 Month Net AUM Change: -419.21 K
6 Month Net AUM Change: -1.97 M
1 Year Net AUM Change: -1.94 M
3 Year Net AUM Change: -64.19 K
5 Year Net AUM Change: -1.4 M
10 Year Net AUM Change: -3.52 M

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for SZK 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 Inverse 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 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 C+ SDS
Expenses B- SPDN

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

SZK 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 Ordinary income
Distributes K1 No
ESG Themes and Scores

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

SZK Performance

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

SZK ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
1 Month Return 2.63% -1.70% 2.63%
3 Month Return 7.80% 3.07% 7.80%
YTD Return -3.87% -18.79% -3.87%
1 Year Return 17.32% -21.46% 17.32%
3 Year Return -14.74% -23.15% -14.74%
5 Year Return -22.43% -21.55% -22.43%

Geographic Exposure

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

Holdings Analysis

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

SZK Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility 31.71%
20 Day Volatility 18.16%
50 Day Volatility 18.28%
200 Day Volatility 19.04%
Beta -1.65
Standard Deviation 0.88%
5 Day Volatility
63 of 73

20 Day Volatility
57 of 73

50 Day Volatility
59 of 73

200 Day Volatility
60 of 71

34 of 70

Standard Deviation
62 of 70


  • 20 Day MA $15.55
  • 60 Day MA $14.82
  • MACD 15 Period -0.09
  • MACD 100 Period 0.94
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 76.06
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 45.80
  • RSI 10 Day 51
  • RSI 20 Day 55
  • RSI 30 Day 56
  • Ultimate Oscillator 46

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $15.39
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $15.94
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $15.09
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $16.01
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $14.43
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $16.21

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $15.52
  • Support Level 2 $15.50
  • Resistance Level 1 $15.54
  • Resistance Level 2 $15.55


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 44.89
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 46.55
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 44.29
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 50.26


  • Tracking Difference Median (%) 18.85
  • Tracking Difference Max Upside (%) 88.35
  • Tracking Difference Max Downside (%) -23.34
  • Median Premium Discount (%) -0.01
  • Maximum Premium Discount (%) 0.69
  • Average Spread (%) 3.44
  • Average Spread ($) 3.44

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