Emerging Markets ETFs - Buy, Hold or Sell? Charts, News, Strategies, Discussions, and More
Emerging markets ETF funds are the most popular choice for diversifying portfolio globally. They are cost effective and provide high return potential.
|VWO||Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF||0.22%||56,330,000|
|EEM||iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index||0.69%||32,710,000|
|DEM||WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Inc||0.63%||1,970,000|
|EWX||SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap||0.66%||813,530|
|DGS||WisdomTree Emerging Mkts SmallCap Div||0.63%||735,760|
|ADRE||BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index||0.30%||434,940|
|SCHE||Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF||0.25%||385,410|
|GMM||SPDR S&P Emerging Markets||0.59%||139,050|
|EDIV||SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend||0.59%||54,860|
* Assets (Net) are express in thousands of U.S. Dollars. Last update: 12/16/2011
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About Emerging Markets ETF Exchange Traded Funds
Emerging markets ETFs cover countries with the highest growth potential, but just not yet on a level as developed world (although this could be challenged). The highest portfolio shares in these funds have Asia and Latina America, followed by Europe, Africa and Middle East. Among top countries are China, South Korea, Brazil, Taiwan, South Africa, India, Russia, Mexico, Malaysia, Indonesia and others. Most of companies included in underlying indices are giant or large-cap and come from the following sectors: financial services, basic materials, technology, energy, communication services and followed by others.
Emerging Markets ETF Descriptions
Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) - Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF invests in stocks of companies located in emerging markets around the world, such as Brazil, Russia, China, Korea, and Taiwan. Its goal is to closely track the return of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index over the long term. It has high potential for growth, but also high risk; share value may swing up and down more than that of stock funds that invest in developed countries, including the United States. Investing in this fund is only appropriate for long-term goals. Trade this fund FREE via: Firstrade, TDAmeritrade, Vanguard
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EEM) - The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in emerging markets, as represented by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, which is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure equity market performance in the global emerging markets. Trade this fund FREE via: Fidelity
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Inc (DEM) - WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Index, which is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of the highest dividend yielding stocks selected from the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Index. Securities ranking in the highest 30% by dividend yield are selected for inclusion. Companies are weighted in the Index based on annual cash dividends paid. Trade this fund FREE via: Etrade
SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap (EWX) - The SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the total return performance of the S&P Emerging Markets Under USD2 Billion Index, which is a float adjusted market cap weighted index that represents the small capitalization segment of emerging countries included in the S&P Global BMI Index. The Global BMI Index captures the full universe of institutionally investable stocks in developed and emerging markets with float-adjusted market capitalizations of at least $100 million. Trade this fund FREE via: TDAmeritrade
WisdomTree Emerging Mkts SmallCap Div (DGS) - WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Index, which is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of primarily small cap stocks selected from the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Index. Companies included in the Index fall within the bottom 10% of total market capitalization of the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Index as of the annual index measurement date. Companies are weighted in the Index based on annual cash dividends paid. Trade this fund FREE via: Etrade
BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index (ADRE) - The BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund based on the BNY Mellon Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index. The Fund normally holds at least 95% of its total assets in Depositary Receipts that comprise the Index. The Index is capitalization-weighted and designed to track the performance of approximately 50 emerging market-based depositary receipts. The Fund is rebalanced and reconstituted quarterly.
Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF (SCHE) - The fund offers diversified exposure to large- and mid-cap companies in over 20 emerging markets. It seeks investment results that track the performance, before fees and expenses, of the approximately 740-stock, FTSE All Emerging Index. Trade this fund FREE via: CharlesSchwab
SPDR S&P Emerging Markets (GMM) - The SPDR S&P Emerging Markets ETF, before expenses, seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the total return performance of the S&P Emerging BMI Index, which is a market capitalization weighted index that defines and measures the investable universe of publicly traded companies domiciled in emerging markets. The Emerging Index is float adjusted, meaning that only those shares publicly available to investors are included in the Emerging Index calculation.
SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend (EDIV) - The SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P Emerging Markets Dividend Opportunities Index, an index that tracks dividend paying securities of publicly-traded companies in emerging markets. Index generally includes 100 tradable, exchange-listed common stocks from emerging market countries that offer high dividend yields. To be included in the Index, stocks must have a total market capitalization greater than $1 billion, with a float-adjusted market cap greater than $300 million and a three-month average daily value traded greater than $1 million as of the rebalance reference date. Additionally, stocks must have positive 3-year earnings growth and profitability. Stocks are weighted by annual dividend yield. To ensure diverse exposure, no single country or sector has more than a 25% weight and no single stock has more than a 3% weight.
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