|Bid||23.67 x 1200|
|Ask||55.00 x 1000|
|Day's Range||52.73 - 52.87|
|52 Week Range||43.56 - 55.32|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.04|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.39%|
As revenue growth is expected to outpace earnings growth this year, revenue-weighted ETFs are expected to take lead over earnings-weighted strategies.
When Rawlplug SA (WSE:RWL) released its most recent earnings update (31 March 2018), I compared it against two factor: its historical earnings track record, and the performance of its industryRead More...
ETF investors who still believe in the U.S. equity story should look to value plays through a revenue-weighted indexing strategy as a way to enhance a portfolio and capture U.S. market opportunities. On the recent webcast (available On Demand for CE Credit), Finding Value in U.S. Large Cap Equities, Talley Leger, Equity Strategist at OppenheimerFunds, pointed out that tightening monetary policy, rising short-term rates, flatter yield curve, below-average economic growth, earnings growth and positive momentum have provided strong tailwinds for growth stocks. As investors continue to favor U.S. equities, Leger argued that large-caps may continue to outperform small-caps for at least another year.
Given the changing market conditions, investors should consider alternative ways to get the most out of their equity exposures. Revenue offers a unique way to weight a portfolio as it is a metric that cannot be easily manipulated by accounting practices and it is not based on management discretion, as dividends are.
The hope is that by using these methods, the new smart beta funds will ultimately outperform market cap-weighted exchange-traded funds like the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY). As the name implies, RSP is an equal-weighted, smart-beta ETF.
No doubt the first half of 2018 presented its challenges, but there are five ETFs to play for the second half of 2018. CSML tracks the results of the Nasdaq Chaikin Power US Small Cap Index utilizing multi-factor model known as The Chaikin Power Gauge. This proprietary tool uses four factors--value, growth, technical, and sentiment--to find winners and thus far, the performance proves their model works: up 2.03 percent year-to-date and 16.33 percent the past year. 2.
A large part of investment returns can be generated by dividend-paying stock given their role in compounding returns over time. Over the past 6 years, Rawlplug SA (WSE:RWL) has returnedRead More...
A revenue-weighted ETF approach could serve as a compelling alternative to market-cap weighting for core equity positions. On the recent webcast, Anchor Your Core with Revenue Weighting, Brian Levitt, ...
With the growing migration towards index investing strategies, financial advisors may be wondering whether traditional market cap weighting is the right approach for their clients. On the upcoming webcast, ...