Average daily volume comes at under 1,000 shares, suggesting higher cost beyond the expense ratio (read: Three Quality ETF Launches from State Street ). Unlike Market Vector product, QEMM provides higher diversification benefits and is well spread out across various components. Each firm holds less than 3% of assets. Further, the top sector financials account for 23.6% of assets while information technology (17.6%), energy (11.2%), telecommunication services (11%) and consumer staples (10.3%) make up for a nice mix, suggesting better sector profile than QEM.
QEM: A Higher Quality Emerging Market ETF? – ETF News And Commentary – NASDAQ.com
– ETF News And Commentary By Zacks.com , August 22, 2014, 01:00:01 PM EDT Subscribe Emerging markets have gained immense popularity in recent weeks on cheaper valuations and global political turmoil. Growing middle class population and additional reforms in key emerging markets like China, India, Indonesia, and South Africa are driving up the appeal for emerging stocks. Further, growth rates in emerging markets are expected to be much stronger than the developed countries. As per the International Monetary Fund (IMF), emerging markets will likely grow 4.6% this year compared with growth of 1.7% for the U.S. and 1.6% for Japan (read: 3 Top Performing Emerging Market ETFs ).
Mid-Day ETF Update: ETFs, Stocks Give Up Gains as Ukraine Tensions Rekindle; Draghi Speech Still Ahead – NASDAQ.com
At the end of July, BOND had a 38% weight to corporate bonds, which represented 28% of the ETFs duration, according to PIMCO data . Duration is the measure of a bonds sensitivity to interest rate changes. BONDs increased exposure to corporates has come at the expense of Treasuries. PIMCO has cut its allocation to U.S. government related debt in its Total Return Fund (PTTRX) to 45% in July, compared to 47% in June and 50% in May, reports Susanne Walker for Bloomberg .
Bill Gross ETF Gobbles up Corporate Debt – Yahoo Finance
This marks the 5th year that YPRO the same dividend. At the current stock price of $25.04, the dividend yield is %. The previous trading day’s last sale of YPRO was $25.04, representing a -3.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $26 and a 1.01% increase over the 52 week low of $24.79. For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the YPRO Dividend History page.
Notable ETF Outflow Detected – IEV, MT, IHG, NBG – NASDAQ.com
Among the largest underlying components of IEV, in trading today ArcelorMittal SA (Symbol: MT) is down about 0.7%, InterContinental Hotels Group plc (Symbol: IHG) is trading flat, and National Bank Of Greece S A (Symbol: NBG) is higher by about 1.4%. The chart below shows the one year price performance of IEV, versus its 200 day moving main page average: Looking at the chart above, IEV’s low point in its 52 week range is $41.07 per share, with $50.72 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $46.48. 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).
AdvisorShares YieldPro ETF (YPRO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 25, 2014 – NASDAQ.com
AWH expects the deal will immediately add to its per-share earnings. It will fund the purchase with cash on hand, with plans on spending another $90 million to adequately capitalize the business on an ongoing basis. SPDR S&P International Technology Sector ETF (IPK) was flat. Among semiconductor ETFs, SPDR S&P Semiconductor (XSD) was up 0.11% while Semiconductor Sector Index Fund (SOXX) was up 0.01%.