ProShares Ultra Yen

Price: $23.82
Change: $0.1 (-0.0%)
Category: Leveraged Currency
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Issuer ProShares
Brand ProShares
Structure Commodity Pool
Expense Ratio 0.95%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Nov 24, 2008

Analyst Report

This ETF is designed for investors looking to bet on a strong performance of the Japanese yen relative to the U.S. dollar or to hedge against existing dollar exposure in their portfolios. YCL utilizes daily leverage, meaning that its objective involves achieving amplified returns over a single trading session, and that performance over multiple sessions may not correspond to the target multiple. Given the targeted focus and use of leverage, YCL is probably not appropriate for most investors; it should never be used in a long-term portfolio, and makes sense only for those with the willingness and ability to monitor and rebalance their portfolio regularly. For those looking to make a bet on the Japanese currency, this fund can be useful; for most investors, it shouldn’t be used at all. YCS offers a way to place a leveraged bet against the yen.

ETF Database Themes

Leveraged 2x
Asset Class Currency
Region (General) Developed Asia Pacific
Region (Specific) Japan

FactSet Classifications

Segment Leveraged Currency: Long JPY, Short USD
Category Pair
Focus Long JPY, Short USD
Niche Derivative
Strategy Vanilla
Weighting Scheme Single Asset

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $23.75
  • 52 Week Hi $34.40
  • AUM $31.2 M
  • Shares 1.3 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 45,726
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 64,806

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Leveraged Currency Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest EUO 0.95% $41.6 M 28,176 4.87%
Largest (AUM) BITX 1.85% $357.6 M 1 M 42.22%
Most Liquid (Volume) BITX 1.85% $357.6 M 1 M 42.22%
Top YTD Performer BITX 1.85% $357.6 M 1 M 42.22%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Holdings Comparison

YCL ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 1 1 1
% of Assets in Top 10 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 15 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

Size Comparison

YCL ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) N/A N/A N/A
Mid (>2.7B) N/A N/A N/A
Small (>600M) N/A N/A N/A
Micro (<600M) N/A N/A N/A

YCL 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

YCL Dividend

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

YCL ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Date N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Yield N/A N/A N/A

YCL Price and Volume Charts

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YCL Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: 2.5 M 3 Month Net Flows: 9.01 M 6 Month Net Flows: 13.92 M 1 Year Net Flows: 19.19 M 3 Year Net Flows: 29.1 M 5 Year Net Flows: 26.33 M 10 Year Net Flows: 29.52 M

YCL Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

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5 Day Net AUM Change: 888.62 K
1 Month Net AUM Change: 2.38 M
3 Month Net AUM Change: 10.39 M
6 Month Net AUM Change: 16.73 M
1 Year Net AUM Change: 18.14 M
3 Year Net AUM Change: 28.38 M
5 Year Net AUM Change: 25.59 M
10 Year Net AUM Change: 28.26 M

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for YCL 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 Leveraged Currency 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 A- EUO
Expenses C EUO

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

YCL 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

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

YCL Performance

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

YCL ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
1 Month Return -3.99% 10.56% -3.99%
3 Month Return -5.21% 14.29% -5.21%
YTD Return -13.35% 9.20% -13.35%
1 Year Return -26.19% 3.64% -26.19%
3 Year Return -25.33% 1.27% -25.33%
5 Year Return -15.72% -0.09% -15.72%

Geographic Exposure

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

Holdings Analysis

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

YCL Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility 47.39%
20 Day Volatility 14.64%
50 Day Volatility 19.37%
200 Day Volatility 19.98%
Beta 0.11
Standard Deviation 3.00%
5 Day Volatility
3 of 5

20 Day Volatility
3 of 5

50 Day Volatility
2 of 5

200 Day Volatility
2 of 5

2 of 4

Standard Deviation
2 of 4


  • 20 Day MA $24.46
  • 60 Day MA $25.51
  • MACD 15 Period -0.47
  • MACD 100 Period -1.39
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 87.93
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 95.98
  • RSI 10 Day 31
  • RSI 20 Day 36
  • RSI 30 Day 40
  • Ultimate Oscillator 39

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $23.67
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $24.37
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $23.50
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $25.41
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $23.55
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $25.82

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $23.77
  • Support Level 2 $23.71
  • Resistance Level 1 $23.86
  • Resistance Level 2 $23.89


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 66.58
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 34.32
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 59.51
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 33.03


  • Tracking Difference Median (%) n/a
  • Tracking Difference Max Upside (%) n/a
  • Tracking Difference Max Downside (%) n/a
  • Median Premium Discount (%) 0.09
  • Maximum Premium Discount (%) 0.64
  • Average Spread (%) 2.93
  • Average Spread ($) 2.93

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