Top holdings are of course XOM and CVX, which make up a good 28% of the portfolio, and there are 43 other names in the index outside of these too. SLB, COP, and EOG round out the top five, and it appears that some may be bracing for a potential reversal in the sector if not simply longs hedging a good sized position on the books into the weekend and near term. XLE has had notable inflows YTD, taking in >$3 billion and is now a >$12 billion fund. This ETF is also the largest Energy Equity ETF in the space by a mile as well, trumping the second largest VDE (Vanguard Energy, Expense Ratio 0.14%) which only has about $3.2 billion in AUM.
Look double etf’s Inside Your Sector ETF Before You Buy – Forbes
Morgan Chase ( JPM ) gets moving next Tuesday with the launch of the firms first fund, according to a just-released exchange filing . JPMXF Diversified Return Global Equity ETF, we reported ,is built with four attributes in mind: (1) finding stocks which exhibit low volatility, (2) stocks with value characteristics, (3) momentum and (4) size. Bloomberg Going passive Back in February, this blog previewed a lineup that the giant bank has no problem calling smart beta. The term has come under fire in the ETF industry and elsewhere for being vague , overpromising and something of a hash by fund marketing departments. Do you really want to call these ETFs smart beta? I put the question toBob Deutsch, head of JPMs ETF business, earlier this year.
Semiconductor ETF Up 3 Straight Weeks (SMH, INTC, XSD, OVTI)
The RS line moved above its WMA in March of this year (point 1). This was confirmed by bottoming action in the daily RS analysis and that is another reason why multiple time frame RS analysis is important. The weekly OBV has been leading prices higher since early in 2013 as it has made a series of higher highs. It broke out in early 2014 so prices were also likely to also break out to the upside. The monthly OBV (not shown) has made new highs each of the past three months and is well above its rising WMA.
JPMorgan’s ETF Debut Set for Tuesday – Focus on Funds – Barrons.com
The chart below shows the one year price performance of BND, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, BND’s low point in its 52 week range is $79.14 per share, with $82.60 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $81.76. 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.
Health Services ETF Could See Profit-Taking – Yahoo Finance
Intel makes up 19 percent of the ETF’s allocation. Related Link: 4 ETFs Moving On The ECB Decision The second largest holding at a 13 percent allocation is Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE: TSM ). The stock is up 22 percent this year and trading at the best level since 2000. When two stocks make up nearly one-third of an ETF, the ETF will tend to be heavily influenced by their performance. Both Intel and TSM have been market leaders and therefore SMH has been on a tear.
Notable ETF Inflow Detected – BND – NASDAQ.com
[ Cure the Summertime Blues With a Health Care ETF ] Broad health care ETF investors also have some exposure to the services sub-sector. For instance, the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ( XLV ) , which tracks healthcare companies taken from the S&P 500 index, includes a 16.1% weight in health care providers and services stocks. XLV is up 8.7% year-to-date. The Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT ) includes health care services 4.2%, health care facilities 2.0% and managed health care 6.9%.