|Bid||30.24 x 2200|
|Ask||31.50 x 29200|
|Day's Range||30.81 - 31.11|
|52 Week Range||27.57 - 31.78|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||-0.64%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.96|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.04%|
The $5.5 billion SPDW tracks the S&P Developed Ex-U.S. BMI Index and with its scant annual fee of just 0.04%, or $4 on a $10,000 investment, SPDW is one of the cheapest ETFs in the international category. Up 19.47% year to date, SPDW is fresh off an upgrade to Gold from Silver by Morningstar, a move that gave the ETF the research firm's highest fund rating. Part of the allure of this ETF is its robust diversification.
Baltimore, MD, based Investment company Legg Mason, Inc. (Current Portfolio) buys SPDR Portfolio World ex- US ETF during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Legg Mason, Inc.. Continue reading...
Many investors allocate significant portions of their portfolios to stocks in their home markets while being under-allocated to international equities. The SPDR Portfolio Developed World ex-US ETF (SPDW) is an example of an exchange traded fund that helps investors boost international exposure at a modest cost. “Studies demonstrate that home-country bias is prevalent among US investors,” said State Street in a recent note.
As the ETF industry grows and matures, investors are gravitating toward specific areas of interest and targeted investment strategies. “I think what we are already seeing – costs matter. We continue to see that,” Susan Thompson, Head of SPDR Americans Distribution for State Street Global Investors, said at Inside ETFs.