Teucrium Agricultural Fund

Price: $29.95
Change: $0.42 (-0.01%)
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Issuer Teucrium
Brand Teucrium
Structure Commodity Pool
Expense Ratio 0.13%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Mar 28, 2012
Index Tracked Teucrium TAGS Index

Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to four major agricultural commodities, including corn, sugar, soybeans, and wheat. As such, TAGS is one of several options available to investors looking to maintain exposure to agricultural commodities, an asset class that may have appeal as a hedge against inflation or a way to bet on rising natural resource prices around the globe. While TAGS might not have tremendous appeal in a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio, it can be an efficient tool for those looking to establish tactical exposure to this corner of the market.

There are several noteworthy attributes about TAGS. First, the underlying holdings of this ETF are actually other ETFs offered by Teucrium. Those ETFs in turn hold futures contracts linked to the actual commodities. As such, it should be noted that TAGS will not necessarily reflect movements in spot prices of the underlying commodities, but rather the performance of a futures-based strategy (meaning that the slope of the futures curve will impact returns).

It should also be noted that TAGS maintains a considerably more focused portfolio than many other agricultural commodity ETFs; this fund focuses on the four primary agricultural commodities, without diversifying into other resources.

ETF Database Themes

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

FactSet Classifications

Segment Commodities: Agriculture
Category Agriculture
Focus Broad Market
Niche Laddered
Strategy Laddered
Weighting Scheme Equal

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $28.35
  • 52 Week Hi $34.91
  • AUM $30.0 M
  • Shares 1.0 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 5,926
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 5,745

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Agricultural Commodities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest KROP 0.50% $5.4 M 2,345 -13.02%
Largest (AUM) DBA 0.91% $833.3 M 801,052 3.67%
Most Liquid (Volume) DBA 0.91% $833.3 M 801,052 3.67%
Top YTD Performer CANE 1.14% $32.0 M 101,494 40.71%

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Commodities: Agriculture Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest PDBA 0.59% $15.4 M 5,929 3.72%
Largest (AUM) DBA 0.91% $833.3 M 801,052 3.67%
Most Liquid (Volume) DBA 0.91% $833.3 M 801,052 3.67%
Top YTD Performer PDBA 0.59% $15.4 M 5,929 3.72%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Holdings Comparison

TAGS ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 5 6 4
% of Assets in Top 10 100.00% 96.72% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 15 100.00% 99.07% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

Size Comparison

TAGS ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) N/A 4.62% N/A
Mid (>2.7B) N/A 2.93% N/A
Small (>600M) N/A 2.92% N/A
Micro (<600M) N/A 2.04% N/A

TAGS 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

TAGS Dividend

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

TAGS ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend N/A $ 0.05 $ 0.14
Dividend Date N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate N/A $ 0.06 $ 0.15
Annual Dividend Yield N/A 0.25% 0.48%

TAGS Price and Volume Charts

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TAGS Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: -1.86 M 3 Month Net Flows: -5.66 M 6 Month Net Flows: -12.14 M 1 Year Net Flows: -14.9 M 3 Year Net Flows: 29.39 M 5 Year Net Flows: 29.39 M 10 Year Net Flows: 29.97 M

TAGS Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

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5 Day Net AUM Change: 632 K
1 Month Net AUM Change: -2.35 M
3 Month Net AUM Change: -6.04 M
6 Month Net AUM Change: -12.04 M
1 Year Net AUM Change: -20.71 M
3 Year Net AUM Change: 28.71 M
5 Year Net AUM Change: 28.29 M
10 Year Net AUM Change: 27.72 M

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for TAGS 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 C+ DBA
Expenses A+ TAGS

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

TAGS 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

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

TAGS Performance

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

TAGS ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
1 Month Return -4.74% -4.79% -1.47%
3 Month Return -2.63% -3.60% 0.22%
YTD Return -4.37% -3.32% -0.17%
1 Year Return -13.29% -12.46% -4.57%
3 Year Return 20.53% 14.44% 5.06%
5 Year Return 5.23% 3.69% 1.15%

Geographic Exposure

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

Holdings Analysis

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

TAGS Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility 51.37%
20 Day Volatility 18.15%
50 Day Volatility 15.36%
200 Day Volatility 14.23%
Beta 0.11
Standard Deviation 0.99%
5 Day Volatility
5 of 8

20 Day Volatility
5 of 8

50 Day Volatility
6 of 8

200 Day Volatility
6 of 8

6 of 8

Standard Deviation
7 of 8


  • 20 Day MA $30.14
  • 60 Day MA $30.62
  • MACD 15 Period n/a
  • MACD 100 Period -0.82
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 38.65
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 61.37
  • RSI 10 Day 46
  • RSI 20 Day 46
  • RSI 30 Day 46
  • Ultimate Oscillator 54

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $29.47
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $30.49
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $29.36
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $30.89
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $29.39
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $31.34

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $29.81
  • Support Level 2 $29.68
  • Resistance Level 1 $30.15
  • Resistance Level 2 $30.36


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 59.18
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 62.75
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 68.41
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 64.89


  • Tracking Difference Median (%) n/a
  • Tracking Difference Max Upside (%) n/a
  • Tracking Difference Max Downside (%) n/a
  • Median Premium Discount (%) -0.08
  • Maximum Premium Discount (%) 0.45
  • Average Spread (%) 14.87
  • Average Spread ($) 14.87

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