|Bid||0.0000 x 0|
|Ask||0.0000 x 0|
|Day's Range||16.1300 - 16.4000|
|52 Week Range||11.3700 - 17.2300|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.29%|
Oil and gas stocks have created plenty of headaches for investors over the last several years. As crude oil prices crashed from over $100 per barrel in 2014 to a low of $30 in 2016, a lot of big-name energy investments suffered.Source: Shutterstock
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