Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF
ALTAR
Score™
6.8% info Recommen-
dation
OVERWEIGHT
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
16.9x P/Sales
ratio
2.0x
P/BV
ratio
4.1x Div.
yield
2.5%


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The Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF tracks a multi-factor US large-cap index. Stocks are selected and weighted based on a combination of quality, value, momentum, and low-volatility factors.

FUND BASICS
Category US Equities
Fund Sponsor Franklin ETF Trust
Website www.libertyshares.com
Inception date Apr 26, 2017
Assets (mns) $1,497
Currency USD
Expense ratio 15 bp
Distributions Quarterly

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

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 248
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $125,936
Large cap (>$10bn) 92.5%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 7.4%
Small cap (<$2bn) 0.0%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
NEXTERA ENERGY GROUP 1.1 %
MICROSOFT CORP 1.1 %
MASTERCARD INC-CLASS A 1.1 %
APPLE INC 1.1 %
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO 1.1 %
INTUIT INC 1.1 %
COCA-COLA CO/THE 1.1 %
BIOGEN IDEC INC 1.1 %
HOME DEPOT INC 1.1 %
INTL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP 1.1 %
Total 11.0 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 96.7 %
IRELAND 1.1 %
BRITAIN 0.7 %
SWITZERLAND 0.3 %
BERMUDA 0.1 %






HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru January 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
-1.3% 18.4% -- -- 13.7%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 0.87 92%
MSCI EAFE 0.75 57%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.49 42%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $34.77
30d moving avg. $35.52
Annualized volatility 11.4%
Short interest (ETF) 0.0%
Relative strength (RSI) 56

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 181
Turnover 0.4%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.08%
ADV underlying (mns) $70,573

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 20 potential alternatives to the Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with FLQL. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: FLQL Expense: 15 bp ALTAR Score™: 6.8%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH FLQL
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs FLQL
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs FLQL
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs FLQL
(%)
JQUA JPMorgan U.S. Quality Factor ETF 53.4 12 3 5.8 -0.9
QARP Xtrackers Russell 1000 US Quality at a Reasonable Price ETF 48.4 19 -4 6.6 -0.2
OQAL Invesco Russell 1000 Quality Factor ETF 46.7 19 -4 6.0 -0.8
EQWL Invesco Russell Top 200 Equal Weight ETF 45.2 25 -10 6.4 -0.3
QUS SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFactors ETF 44.7 15 0 5.9 -0.9
MFUS PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor U.S. Equity ETF 44.7 29 -14 6.4 -0.4
OUSA O'Shares FTSE US Quality Dividend ETF 44.5 48 -33 6.1 -0.7
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund 44.1 28 -13 6.7 -0.1
USDY Pacific Global US Equity Income ETF 43.7 29 -14 7.7 +0.9
FQAL Fidelity Quality Factor ETF 43.5 29 -14 5.8 -1.0
DTD WisdomTree U.S.Total Dividend Fund 43.4 28 -13 6.8 +0.0
OVOL Invesco Russell 1000 Low Volatility Factor ETF 43.3 19 -4 6.6 -0.2
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Financials ETF 41.8 27 -12 5.7 -1.0
DYNF BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF 41.8 30 -15 6.6 -0.2
GSLC Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 41.7 9 6 6.0 -0.8
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index ETF 41.7 6 9 7.4 +0.6
DIVB iShares U.S. Dividend & Buyback ETF 40.9 25 -10 6.9 +0.2
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 40.8 8 7 6.6 -0.2
OYLD Invesco Russell 1000 Yield Factor ETF 40.8 19 -4 7.4 +0.6
QRFT Qraft Ai-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap ETF 40.8 75 -60 4.3 -2.5

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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Return on equity

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*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF
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OVERWEIGHT

Above average appreciation potential. A rating of OVERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 4th quintile (ranking higher than 60%-80%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at attractive valuations and/or having above-average fundamentals.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 27.6 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 4.0 x
Less: Expense ratio 15 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 6.8 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.62 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.56
 
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.