|Bid||91.88 x 700|
|Ask||100.30 x 300|
|Day's Range||94.43 - 94.63|
|52 Week Range||77.15 - 94.77|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.50%|
When you ask most asset managers about the biggest trends in investing today, two buzzwords almost always make the list: ESG and smart beta. ESG principles could easily be worked into a smart beta index, allowing fund companies to capitalize on two growing trends. There are twice as many ESG ETFs now as there were two years ago, but that brings the total to just 48, with a mere $5.9 billion in assets.
The world is full of model ETF portfolios, but we’re just starting to see the environmental, socially responsible and governance (ESG) filter as a consideration on many. The biggest recent news on this front was the development by robo-platform Betterment of an ESG version of its core portfolio last month.
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We all know that exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have grown immensely in popularity over the last few years as investors value their passive natures and lower costs.
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Interest in Earth Day parallels evolution in environmentalism—and increased integration of environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) into businesses and investment portfolios. This week’s guest writer, Ingrid Dyott , draws on her 20-year ...
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ETFdb.com analyzes the search patterns of our visitors each week. By sharing these trends with our readers, we hope to provide insights into what the financial world is concerned about and how to position your portfolio.
Tricia Rothschild, Head of Global Advisor Solutions, Morningstar speaks with Julie Cooling, Founder and CEO, RIA Channel about environmental/social/governance (ESG) investing trends and the new Morningstar Sustainability Ratings for investment managers.
This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today's article is by Lorne Abramson, principal and co-founder of ELM Advisors, based in Burlingame, California. Elana Lieberman, principal and co-founder of ELM, contributed to this report.