Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta Emerging Markets Equity ETF
ALTAR
Score™
7.9% info Recommen-
dation
NEUTRAL
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
15.2x P/Sales
ratio
1.2x
P/BV
ratio
1.6x Div.
yield
2.7%


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GEM tracks an index of emerging market stocks comprising 4 subindexes: value, momentum, quality and low volatility. The index uses multiple factors to pick stocks, and each subindex receives equal weight.

FUND BASICS
Category Emerging Market Equities
Fund Sponsor Goldman Sachs
Website assetmanagement.gs.com
Inception date Sep 25, 2015
Assets (mns) $1,728
Currency USD
Expense ratio 45 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-End Investment Company
Custodian
Weighting Tiered
Index replication
Uses derivatives No
Options available Yes

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 426
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $120,642
Large cap (>$10bn) 68.3%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 28.8%
Small cap (<$2bn) 1.9%
Developed mkts 7.7%
Emerging mkts 90.1%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD. SPONSOR 6.0 %
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 6.0 %
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFAC 4.3 %
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 3.5 %
CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK-H 1.1 %
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO-H 1.0 %
RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LTD 0.8 %
MEITUAN DIANPING 0.8 %
NASPERS LTD-N SHS 0.8 %
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS-PFD 0.8 %
Total 25.2 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
CHINA 30.7 %
TAIWAN 14.9 %
SOUTH KOREA 13.2 %
INDIA 8.3 %
BRAZIL 6.6 %
RUSSIA 4.1 %
HONG KONG 4.1 %
SOUTH AFRICA 3.5 %
THAILAND 2.1 %
SAUDI ARABIA 2.1 %

HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru June 30)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
-11.4% -5.5% -- -- 7.1%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 0.87 65%
MSCI EAFE 1.04 81%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.90 95%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $32.48
30d moving avg. $30.26
Annualized volatility 18.2%
Short interest (ETF) 0.1%
Relative strength (RSI) 66

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 252
Turnover 0.5%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.11%
ADV underlying (mns) $41,067

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 99 potential alternatives to the Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta Emerging Markets Equity ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with GEM. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: GEM Expense: 45 bp ALTAR Score™: 7.9%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH GEM
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs GEM
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs GEM
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs GEM
(%)
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 67.2 68 -23 7.4 -0.5
DBEM Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Hedged Equity ETF 65.5 65 -20 7.4 -0.4
GSEE Goldman Sachs MarketBeta Emerging Markets Equity ETF 65.4 36 9 8.1 +0.3
IEMG iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 63.3 13 32 7.9 +0.0
EEMX SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets Fossil Fuel Free ETF 62.3 30 15 7.8 -0.0
JHEM John Hancock Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF 60.2 49 -4 8.3 +0.5
BKEM BNY Mellon Emerging Markets Equity ETF 59.8 11 34 8.4 +0.5
EEMA iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF 58.5 50 -5 7.5 -0.4
ESGE iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF 58.0 25 20 8.6 +0.8
SCHE Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF 56.3 11 34 7.8 -0.0
AAXJ iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF 55.8 68 -23 7.0 -0.9
FLAX Franklin FTSE Asia Ex Japan ETF 54.9 19 26 7.7 -0.2
VWO Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF 52.7 10 35 8.0 +0.2
XSOE WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund 52.6 32 13 6.1 -1.7
PBEE Invesco PureBeta FTSE Emerging Markets ETF 52.4 15 30 8.6 +0.8
DVEM WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Fund 47.9 32 13 8.2 +0.3
QEMM SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets StrategicFactors ETF 47.7 30 15 8.6 +0.8
SPEM SPDR Portfolio Emerging Markets ETF 47.6 11 34 7.8 -0.1
EMSG Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Leaders Equity ETF 46.2 20 25 6.8 -1.0
BKF iShares MSCI BRIC ETF 45.7 69 -24 7.3 -0.6
PXH Invesco FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets ETF 42.8 50 -5 12.8 +4.9
EMXC iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF 42.6 25 20 8.3 +0.4
EMCG WisdomTree Emerging Markets Consumer Growth Fund 42.0 32 13 7.5 -0.3
TLTE FlexShares Morningstar Emerging Markets Factor Tilt Index 41.3 59 -14 10.9 +3.1
GMF SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF 40.7 49 -4 7.2 -0.7
KEMX KraneShares MSCI Emerging Markets EX China Index ETF 39.8 49 -4 7.9 +0.1
MFEM PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor Emerging Markets Equity ETF 39.3 49 -4 8.6 +0.7
DGRE WisdomTree Emerging Markets Quality Dividend Growth Fund 37.8 32 13 8.8 +1.0
FNDE Schwab Fundamental Emerging Markets Large Co. Index ETF 36.1 39 6 12.5 +4.7
AVEM Avantis Emerging Markets Equity ETF 35.8 33 12 8.9 +1.0
RFEM First Trust Riverfront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF 35.6 95 -50 9.1 +1.3
QLVE FlexShares Emerging Markets Quality Low Volatility Index Fun 34.4 40 5 7.1 -0.7
EEMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Emerging Markets ETF 33.9 25 20 7.6 -0.3
NUEM Nuveen ESG Emerging Markets Equity ETF 33.5 45 0 7.2 -0.6
JPEM JPMorgan Diversified Return Emerging Markets Equity ETF 32.6 44 1 8.8 +1.0
MCHI iShares MSCI China ETF 32.4 59 -14 7.5 -0.4
GXC SPDR S&P China ETF 31.9 59 -14 7.7 -0.2
FDEM Fidelity Targeted Emerging Markets Factor ETF 31.1 45 0 9.4 +1.5
KALL KraneShares FTSE Emerging Markets Plus ETF 31.1 49 -4 7.8 -0.1
FLCH Franklin FTSE China ETF 30.8 19 26 7.9 +0.1
EEMO Invesco S&P Emerging Markets Momentum ETF 30.6 29 16 6.6 -1.2
EMGF iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF 30.2 45 0 9.1 +1.2
CEZ VictoryShares Emerging Market Volatility Wtd Index ETF 30.2 50 -5 10.1 +2.2
ISEM Invesco Strategic Emerging Markets ETF 30.1 35 10 10.0 +2.2
MXDE Nationwide Maximum Diversification Emerging Mkts Core Eq 29.9 64 -19 4.7 -3.2
WCHN WisdomTree ICBCCS S&P China 500 Fund 29.7 55 -10 8.7 +0.8
EMMF WisdomTree Emerging Markets Multifactor Fund 29.7 48 -3 9.3 +1.5
CN Xtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF 28.9 50 -5 7.7 -0.2
ROAM Hartford Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF 27.6 44 1 14.4 +6.5
AXJL WisdomTree Asia Pacific ex-Japan Fund 27.3 48 -3 9.7 +1.9
RNEM Emerging Markets Equity Select ETF 26.2 75 -30 10.2 +2.3
AIA iShares Asia 50 ETF 24.9 50 -5 7.9 +0.1
CHIL Global X MSCI China Large-Cap 50 ETF 24.7 29 16 7.9 +0.1
ACSG Xtrackers MSCI ACWI ex USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF 24.3 16 29 6.9 -0.9
UEVM VictoryShares USAA MSCI Emerging Markets Value Momentum ETF 24.0 45 0 13.2 +5.3
CXSE WisdomTree China ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund 23.5 32 13 6.0 -1.9
DBAW Xtrackers MSCI All World ex US Hedged Equity ETF 21.9 40 5 7.0 -0.9
ECON Columbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF 21.8 59 -14 4.4 -3.4
ACWX iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF 20.4 32 13 7.2 -0.7
XCEM Columbia EM Core ex-China ETF 20.3 16 29 7.3 -0.6
EELV Invesco S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility ETF 20.2 29 16 9.6 +1.8
VSGX Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF 19.3 17 28 7.2 -0.7
IXUS ishares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF 19.2 9 36 7.3 -0.5
BICK First Trust BICK Index Fund 19.0 64 -19 4.7 -3.2
EMQQ EMQQ The Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF 18.2 86 -41 2.1 -5.7
VXUS Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund 17.9 8 37 7.5 -0.3
PIE Invesco DWA Emerging Markets Momentum ETF 17.7 90 -45 5.1 -2.7
VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund 17.4 8 37 7.5 -0.3
FDNI First Trust Dow Jones International Internet ETF 17.3 65 -20 2.2 -5.7
VYMI Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF 16.5 32 13 10.0 +2.2
KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF 16.4 76 -31 1.7 -6.1
CWI SPDR MSCI ACWI ex-US ETF 16.0 30 15 7.1 -0.7
FXI iShares China Large-Cap ETF 15.1 74 -29 11.8 +3.9
TTTN UP Fintech China-U.S. Internet Titans ETF 15.1 59 -14 4.1 -3.7
JOYY Infusive Compounding Global Equities ETF 14.9 50 -5 3.7 -4.1
EWT iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF 14.9 59 -14 5.8 -2.0
FLTW Franklin FTSE Taiwan ETF 14.0 19 26 6.3 -1.6
OGIG O'Shares Global Internet Giants ETF 13.7 48 -3 0.7 -7.2
DEM WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund 13.3 63 -18 13.6 +5.8
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World ex US High Dividend Yield Hedged 13.2 20 25 10.9 +3.1
FLKR Franklin FTSE South Korea ETF 12.9 9 36 9.4 +1.6
VIGI Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation ETF 12.6 25 20 5.5 -2.4
EWY iShares MSCI South Korea ETF 12.5 59 -14 8.9 +1.1
FEM First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund 11.5 80 -35 10.9 +3.1
CHIQ Global X China Consumer ETF 11.2 65 -20 7.2 -0.6
AIQ Global X Future Analytics Tech ETF 10.8 68 -23 3.8 -4.0
EMDV ProShares MSCI Emerging Markets Dividend Growers ETF 10.8 60 -15 8.2 +0.4
FNI First Trust Chindia ETF 10.5 60 -15 2.7 -5.1
FRDM Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF 10.5 49 -4 6.8 -1.0
GBUY Goldman Sachs Motif New Age Consumer ETF 10.5 50 -5 1.9 -6.0
EMFM Global X MSCI Next Emerging & Frontier ETF 10.2 66 -21 8.9 +1.1
PGJ Invesco Golden Dragon China ETF 10.0 70 -25 3.1 -4.8
KEMQ Kraneshares Emerging Markets Consumer Technology Index ETF 9.9 80 -35 3.8 -4.0
ADRE Invesco BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund 9.7 18 27 5.6 -2.2
ACWF iShares FactorSelect MSCI Global ETF 9.4 35 10 7.9 +0.0
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF 9.4 49 -4 10.7 +2.9
DINT Davis Select International ETF 9.4 68 -23 5.7 -2.2
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 9.3 20 25 6.1 -1.8
FLLA Franklin FTSE Latin America ETF 9.3 19 26 6.6 -1.3

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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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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Historical valuation trends

Forward
multiple:
Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta Emerging Markets 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 13.0 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 1.6 x
Less: Expense ratio 45 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 7.9 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.41 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.45
 
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.
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