Notable Etf Outflow Detected – Hdv, Mo, Cop, Mcd

Among the largest underlying components of HDV, in trading today Altria Group Inc ( MO ) is down about 0.2%, ConocoPhillips ( COP ) is down about 0.5%, and McDonald’s Corp ( MCD ) is higher by about 0.1%. For a complete list of holdings, visit the HDV Holdings page Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs experienced notable outflows The chart below shows the one year price performance of HDV, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, HDV’s low point in its 52 week range is $57.84 per share, with $71.24 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $70.07. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand. Each week we monitor the week-over-week change in shares outstanding data, to keep a lookout for those ETFs experiencing notable inflows (many new units created) or outflows (many old units destroyed).
Source: http://www.thestreet.com/story/12188964/1/notable-etf-outflow-detected–hdv-mo-cop-mcd.html

ETF Of The Month: Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF

This is where BRF should benefit because small-cap companies do all or the majority of their business locally, so an increase in domestic spending should benefit BRF. (click to enlarge) (click to enlarge) Technical Outlook: The chart below shows that shares of BRF have been in a steady decline since the middle of October, which is shown by its price and by its downward trend line [Red Line]. However, BRF has a level of support [Blue Line] at around $29, and BRF has held this level twice over the last month. The current technical setup has two possible outcomes that I see which could occur over the next month.
Source: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1921141-etf-of-the-month-market-vectors-brazil-small-cap-etf

Stadion’s Fresk: Battle Of Dividend ETFs

4. S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (RPV, B-) With U.S. equity markets at all-time highs, investors have witnessed P/E ratios soar across nearly every corner of the market. Many analysts argue that it is perhaps too late to gain the lucrative returns seen over the past year. Since cherry-picking cheap stocks can be tricky and is a rather risky endeavor, Guggenheims pure value approach may be a compelling option. This fund narrows its focus on those funds that only display strong value characteristics, such as low price-to-book and low price-to-earnings ratios, essentially eliminating the overlaps between growth and value [see 3 Market Valuation Indicators ETF Investors Must Know ].
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/14-rapid-fire-etf-ideas-140046322.html

14 Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2014

While I’m not striving to recommend one name over the other, I do want to compare and contrast the names to assist advisors in determining which nameif any at allto use in a portfolio allocation. I’ll compare the names based on trading characteristics of the ETF themselves as well as on their underlying exposure characteristics. Trading Characteristics Here’s a snapshot of some of the trading characteristics of the two ETFs: SDY Imp Liq multiple of ADV 8.75x 100 As you can see, the two funds are similar. They are similarly priced and both have trading volumes in excess of 600,000 shares. One statistic that is substantially different between the two is “implied liquidity,” which Bloomberg defines as: ” a representation of how many check this out shares can potentially be traded daily in an ETF as portrayed by the creation unit.
Source: http://www.indexuniverse.com/sections/etf-strategist-corner/20824-stadions-fresk-battle-of-dividend-etfs.html

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