WGLD
wShares Enhanced Gold ETF

Price: $17.74
Change: $0.14 (0.01%)
Category: Precious Metals
Last Updated:

Vitals

Brand wShares
Structure ETF
Expense Ratio 0.65%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Feb 17, 2021
Index Tracked Wilshire Gold Index

Analyst Report

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ETF Database Themes

Category Precious Metals
Asset Class Commodity
Region (General) Global
Region (Specific) Broad
Commodity Type Precious Metals
Commodity Gold
Commodity Exposure Physically-Backed

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Commodities: Precious Metals Gold
  • Category Precious Metals
  • Focus Gold
  • Niche Physically Held
  • Strategy Low Volatility
  • Weighting Scheme Volatility

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $16.46
  • 52 Week Hi $19.05
  • AUM $1.8 M
  • Shares 0.1 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 1,187
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 1,433

Description

The Wilshire wShares Enhanced Gold Trust seeks to closely reflect the performance of the Wilshire Gold Index less the Fund’s liabilities and expenses. WGLD rebalances physical gold and cash utilizing a rules-based methodology that automatically adapts to market conditions within the gold and US equity markets (the “S&P 500®”). The Fund’s purpose is to seek to outperform a stand-alone investment in gold and reduce its risk profile without the use of any futures, leverage, or derivatives.

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Precious Metals Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest GBUG 0.00% $39.8 M 602 -6.87%
Largest (AUM) GLD 0.40% $56.1 B 7 M -6.43%
Most Liquid (Volume) SLV 0.50% $13.0 B 24 M -8.30%
Top YTD Performer PGM 0.45% $5.3 M 245 -1.79%

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Commodities: Precious Metals Gold Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest GBUG 0.00% $39.8 M 602 -6.87%
Largest (AUM) GLD 0.40% $56.1 B 7 M -6.43%
Most Liquid (Volume) IAU 0.25% $28.3 B 9 M -6.29%
Top YTD Performer BAR 0.17% $897.3 M 595,253 -6.19%

Holdings data for this ETF is not available.

WGLD Valuation

This section compares the P/E ratio of this ETF to its peers.

WGLD
P/E Ratio
N/A
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
N/A
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
N/A

WGLD Dividend

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

WGLD ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend N/A $ 0.25 $ 0.35
Dividend Date N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate N/A $ 0.19 $ 0.30
Annual Dividend Yield N/A 0.39% 0.63%

WGLD Price and Volume Chart

WGLD Fund Flows

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5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: 0 3 Month Net Flows: 0 6 Month Net Flows: 0 1 Year Net Flows: 0 3 Year Net Flows: 0 5 Year Net Flows: 0 10 Year Net Flows: 0

WGLD Price vs Flows AUM Influence

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Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for WGLD 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 n/a n/a
Expenses n/a n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

WGLD Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to its peers.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

WGLD
Expense Ratio
0.65%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.46%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.36%

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

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

WGLD Performance

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

WGLD ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return 0.52% 2.79% 0.75%
3 Month Return -2.15% -3.19% -1.38%
YTD Return N/A -6.82% -4.93%
1 Year Return N/A -3.47% -5.38%
3 Year Return N/A 31.02% 24.98%
5 Year Return N/A 21.23% 11.61%

Geographic Exposure

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

Holdings Analysis

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

WGLD Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
19.11%
Rank
24 of 26

20 Day Volatility
13.11%
Rank
16 of 26

50 Day Volatility
12.64%
Rank
24 of 26

200 Day Volatility
12.32%
Rank
24 of 26

Beta
-0.99
Rank
25 of 25

Standard Deviation
No Ranking Available
Rank
N/A

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $17.54
  • 60 Day MA $17.80
  • MACD 15 Period 0.14
  • MACD 100 Period -0.25
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 36.86
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 11.72
  • RSI 10 Day 56
  • RSI 20 Day 51
  • RSI 30 Day 49
  • Ultimate Oscillator 56

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $17.37
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $17.90
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $17.18
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $17.88
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $17.20
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $18.03

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $17.74
  • Support Level 2 $17.74
  • Resistance Level 1 $17.74
  • Resistance Level 2 $17.74

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 22.95
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 38.14
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 20.36
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 41.80

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