Avantis U.S. Equity ETF
ALTAR
Score™
7.5% info Recommen-
dation
NEUTRAL
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
15.4x P/Sales
ratio
1.3x
P/BV
ratio
2.0x Div.
yield
2.4%


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AVUS is an actively managed diverse portfolio of U.S. large-, mid-, and small-cap stocks aiming to find those with lower price relative to valuations.

FUND BASICS
Category US Equities
Fund Sponsor American Century
Website www.avantisinvestors.com
Inception date Sep 24, 2019
Assets (mns) $254
Currency USD
Expense ratio 15 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian
Weighting Proprietary
Index replication
Uses derivatives No
Options available No

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 2003
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $212,376
Large cap (>$10bn) 76.9%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 16.5%
Small cap (<$2bn) 6.6%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.1%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
APPLE INC 4.0 %
MICROSOFT CORP 3.7 %
AMAZON.COM INC 2.7 %
FACEBOOK 1.5 %
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.5 %
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 1.2 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS C 1.1 %
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.0 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS A 1.0 %
INTEL CORP 0.9 %
Total 18.6 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 96.1 %
IRELAND 1.5 %
BRITAIN 0.9 %
BERMUDA 0.5 %
SWITZERLAND 0.3 %
CANADA 0.1 %
SINGAPORE 0.1 %
PUERTO RICO 0.1 %
CAYMAN ISLANDS 0.1 %


HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru March 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
-24.6% -- -- -- -17.9%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 -- --
MSCI EAFE -- --
MSCI Emg. Mkts. -- --

Technical Indicators
Recent close $41.74
30d moving avg. $43.69
Annualized volatility 0.0%
Short interest (ETF) 0.3%
Relative strength (RSI) 35

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 183
Turnover 3.0%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.39%
ADV underlying (mns) $319,249

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 100 potential alternatives to the Avantis U.S. Equity ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with AVUS. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: AVUS Expense: 15 bp ALTAR Score™: 7.5%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH AVUS
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs AVUS
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs AVUS
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs AVUS
(%)
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF 73.3 3 12 6.7 -0.9
JHML John Hancock Multifactor Large Cap ETF 73.2 34 -19 7.0 -0.5
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Index Fund 73.2 10 5 6.6 -1.0
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund 73.2 3 12 6.6 -1.0
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF 73.2 3 12 6.6 -0.9
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 73.0 20 -5 6.5 -1.1
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ETF 71.9 20 -5 6.6 -1.0
SCHK Schwab 1000 Index ETF 71.6 5 10 6.7 -0.9
SPTM SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF 71.5 3 12 6.9 -0.6
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF 71.2 8 7 6.7 -0.9
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 70.9 15 0 6.6 -0.9
TILT Flexshares Morningstar US Market Factors Tilt Index Fund 70.7 25 -10 8.1 +0.6
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 70.1 3 12 6.7 -0.9
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite ETF 69.4 49 -34 6.3 -1.3
PBUS Invesco PureBeta MSCI USA ETF 68.9 4 11 6.7 -0.9
HSPX Global X S&P 500 Covered Call ETF 68.8 65 -50 6.1 -1.4
BBUS JP Morgan Betabuilders U.S. Equity ETF 68.8 2 13 6.7 -0.8
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index Fund 68.6 4 11 6.6 -0.9
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 67.5 9 6 6.7 -0.9
SPLG SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF 67.5 3 12 6.8 -0.8
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 67.4 4 11 6.7 -0.8
VOO VANGUARD S&P 500 ETF 67.4 3 12 6.7 -0.8
ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 66.6 12 3 6.6 -1.0
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF 66.2 25 -10 8.0 +0.4
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF 65.8 20 -5 6.7 -0.8
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Energy ETF 65.7 27 -12 6.6 -0.9
GSLC Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 65.0 9 6 6.9 -0.6
SFY SoFi Select 500 ETF 64.8 0 15 6.3 -1.3
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings 500 Fund 63.7 8 7 8.0 +0.5
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt ETF 63.7 12 3 9.1 +1.6
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Co. Index ETF 63.3 25 -10 7.9 +0.4
PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000 ETF 62.8 39 -24 8.7 +1.2
JUST Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 62.2 20 -5 6.3 -1.3
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Financials ETF 61.2 27 -12 6.3 -1.3
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values Custom ETF 61.2 29 -14 6.6 -0.9
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Tilt ETF 60.6 12 3 6.4 -1.2
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Health Care ETF 60.4 27 -12 6.4 -1.1
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index Fund 60.4 7 8 6.5 -1.1
TOK iShares MSCI Kokusai ETF 59.1 25 -10 7.0 -0.5
IUS Invesco Strategic US ETF 59.1 19 -4 7.5 0.0
QUS SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFactors ETF 59.0 15 0 6.9 -0.6
ESGU iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF 58.5 15 0 6.3 -1.2
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 ETF 56.6 15 0 6.3 -1.3
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue ETF 55.8 39 -24 8.7 +1.2
URTH iShares MSCI World ETF 55.1 24 -9 7.2 -0.4
DIVB iShares U.S. Dividend & Buyback ETF 55.1 25 -10 8.3 +0.8
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Technology ETF 54.7 27 -12 7.0 -0.6
SNPE Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF 54.2 11 4 6.5 -1.0
DTD WisdomTree U.S.Total Dividend Fund 53.4 28 -13 8.1 +0.6
DYNF BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF 53.1 30 -15 7.5 -0.1
IUSG iShares Core S&P US Growth ETF 52.8 4 11 5.5 -2.0
IQSU IQ Candriam ESG US Equity ETF 52.2 9 6 6.3 -1.2
MFUS PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor U.S. Equity ETF 51.8 29 -14 7.7 +0.1
EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund 50.4 28 -13 7.3 -0.3
RSP Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF 50.3 20 -5 8.2 +0.7
ACWI iShares MSCI ACWI ETF 50.2 32 -17 7.4 -0.1
SPYG SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF 49.9 4 11 5.5 -2.1
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF 49.9 18 -3 5.3 -2.2
VOOG Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF 49.9 10 5 5.4 -2.1
VT Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund 49.8 8 7 7.7 +0.2
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 49.7 8 7 8.0 +0.4
EUSA iShares MSCI USA Equal Weighted ETF 49.6 15 0 7.9 +0.4
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Value ETF 49.2 4 11 8.9 +1.4
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund 48.7 28 -13 7.6 +0.1
SIZE iShares Edge MSCI USA Size Factor ETF 48.6 15 0 7.8 +0.3
GSEW Goldman Sachs Equal Weight U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 48.4 9 6 7.9 +0.4
XOUT GraniteShares XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF 48.1 60 -45 5.6 -1.9
ESG FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund 48.0 32 -17 6.4 -1.1
LOWC SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 47.9 20 -5 7.7 +0.2
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF 47.8 19 -4 5.3 -2.2
PLC Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF 47.7 15 0 6.5 -1.1
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund 47.7 8 7 5.4 -2.1
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 47.7 20 -5 7.8 +0.2
CFA Victory CEMP US 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF 47.3 35 -20 7.6 +0.1
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Value Index Fund 46.3 8 7 8.8 +1.3
RECS Columbia Research Enhanced Core ETF 46.2 15 0 7.1 -0.5
VOOV Vanguard S&P 500 Value ETF 46.1 15 0 8.7 +1.2
SPYV SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Value ETF 46.1 4 11 8.8 +1.3
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF 46.1 18 -3 8.7 +1.1
AFLG First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF 46.0 55 -40 7.3 -0.3
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF 46.0 19 -4 8.7 +1.2
OMFL Oppenheimer Russell 1000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF 45.9 29 -14 5.3 -2.3
QARP Xtrackers Russell 1000 US Quality at a Reasonable Price ETF 45.7 19 -4 7.1 -0.4
OEF iShares S&P 100 ETF 45.6 20 -5 6.0 -1.5
QWLD SPDR MSCI World StrategicFactors ETF 45.4 30 -15 7.1 -0.4
USEQ Invesco Russell 1000 Enhanced Equal Weight ETF 45.3 29 -14 8.7 +1.2
QRFT Qraft Ai-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap ETF 45.2 75 -60 4.6 -2.9
RNLC Large Cap US Equity Select ETF 44.8 60 -45 7.6 +0.1
DSI iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF 44.1 25 -10 6.4 -1.1
SUSL iShares ESG MSCI USA Leaders ETF 43.6 10 5 6.6 -1.0
USSG Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF 43.5 10 5 6.6 -1.0
SPGM SPDR Portfolio MSCI Global Stock Market ETF 43.0 9 6 7.5 -0.1
ROUS Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF 42.5 19 -4 8.8 +1.2
ONEO SPDR Russell 1000 Momentum Focus ETF 42.4 20 -5 8.8 +1.3
SCHV Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Value ETF 42.4 4 11 8.6 +1.0
EQAL Invesco Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF 42.4 20 -5 7.1 -0.4
JPUS JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Equity ETF 42.2 19 -4 7.9 +0.3
DEUS Xtrackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF 41.9 17 -2 8.5 +1.0
NACP Impact Shares NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF 41.8 75 -60 5.8 -1.7
VEGN US Vegan Climate ETF 41.3 60 -45 6.6 -0.9

1Overlap is the percentage of holdings by weight that are identical. For example, if Fund A has a 2% position in Apple, Inc. (AAPL) and Fund B has a 5% position, their overlapping position in AAPL is 2%.

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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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OTHER FUNDAMENTAL METRICS

Long term EPS growth est. **%   Debt-to-equity **x
Asset turnover **%   Assets-to-equity **x

Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

Compound annual growth rates

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VALUATION METRICS
  2019 2020E 2021E
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Price-to-cash flow ** ** **
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Price-to-book value ** ** **
Yield ** ** **

Historical valuation trends

Forward
multiple:
Avantis U.S. Equity ETF
Relative
to:
S&P500 MSCI EAFE MSCI Emg. Mkts. Other ETF:

NEUTRAL

Average appreciation potential. A rating of NEUTRAL is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the middle quintile (ranking between 40%-60%) of their category. This indicates that valuations adequately reflect the fundamentals of stocks in these funds.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 14.6 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 1.9 x
Less: Expense ratio 15 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 7.5 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.47 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.51
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

See RATING tab for calculation of ALTAR Score™
Risk & reward. Uses std. dev. as proxy for risk, ALTAR Score™ for return forecast.
Dividends paid by constituents to the fund. May differ from actual distributions to shareholders due to constituent changes, timing issues or other factors.
Monthly returns based on changes in price plus dividends. May differ from daily returns reported by funds. See below for standardized returns.