Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF
ALTAR
Score™
4.9% info Recommen-
dation
NEUTRAL
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
26.1x P/Sales
ratio
2.5x
P/BV
ratio
4.7x Div.
yield
1.3%


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GSLC tracks an index of US large-cap 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 US Equities
Fund Sponsor Goldman Sachs
Website assetmanagement.gs.com
Inception date Sep 17, 2015
Assets (mns) $11,551
Currency USD
Expense ratio 9 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 444
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $423,036
Large cap (>$10bn) 98.6%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 1.0%
Small cap (<$2bn) 0.0%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
APPLE INC 5.4 %
MICROSOFT CORP 4.4 %
AMAZON.COM INC 3.6 %
FACEBOOK 1.7 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS A 1.4 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS C 1.3 %
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.2 %
HOME DEPOT INC 1.0 %
WAL-MART STORES INC 0.9 %
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 0.8 %
Total 21.6 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 95.0 %
IRELAND 1.6 %
BRITAIN 0.3 %
SWITZERLAND 0.3 %
NETHERLANDS 0.1 %
BERMUDA 0.1 %





HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru December 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
19.0% 19.0% 14.7% -- 15.3%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 0.98 100%
MSCI EAFE 0.90 83%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.73 69%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $76.12
30d moving avg. $75.23
Annualized volatility 18.4%
Short interest (ETF) 0.1%
Short interest (Underlying) 3.0%
Relative strength (RSI) 61

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 356
Turnover 0.2%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.05%
ADV underlying (mns) $257,283

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 97 potential alternatives to the Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with GSLC. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: GSLC Expense: 9 bp ALTAR Score™: 4.9%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH GSLC
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs GSLC
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs GSLC
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs GSLC
(%)
PBUS Invesco PureBeta MSCI USA ETF 73.1 4 5 4.7 -0.2
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 72.3 3 6 4.6 -0.3
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite ETF 72.3 49 -40 4.4 -0.5
ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 72.2 12 -3 4.6 -0.3
GSUS Goldman Sachs MarketBeta U.S. Equity ETF 72.2 7 2 4.6 -0.3
BBUS JP Morgan Betabuilders U.S. Equity ETF 72.0 2 7 4.7 -0.2
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index Fund 72.0 4 5 4.7 -0.2
XYLG Global X S&P 500 Covered Call & Growth ETF 71.9 60 -51 4.4 -0.5
SPLG SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF 71.8 3 6 4.8 -0.1
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 71.8 9 -0 4.8 -0.1
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 71.7 3 6 4.8 -0.1
SCHK Schwab 1000 Index ETF 71.6 5 4 4.7 -0.2
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF 71.3 20 -11 4.9 -0.0
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 71.2 15 -6 4.6 -0.4
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ETF 71.2 20 -11 4.5 -0.4
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Energy ETF 71.2 27 -18 4.7 -0.2
VOO VANGUARD S&P 500 ETF 71.0 3 6 4.9 0.0
JHML John Hancock Multifactor Large Cap ETF 70.2 29 -20 4.9 +0.0
SPTM SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF 69.8 3 6 4.9 -0.0
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Index Fund 69.8 10 -1 4.5 -0.4
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 68.6 20 -11 4.4 -0.5
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF 68.6 3 6 4.5 -0.4
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF 68.3 3 6 4.5 -0.4
SFY SoFi Select 500 ETF 68.2 0 9 4.6 -0.3
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF 68.0 8 1 4.6 -0.3
DFAU Dimensional US Core Equity Market ETF 67.7 12 -3 4.7 -0.2
ESGU iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF 67.7 15 -6 4.5 -0.4
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund 67.3 3 6 4.5 -0.4
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Financials ETF 67.3 27 -18 4.5 -0.4
JUST Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 66.6 20 -11 4.7 -0.2
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values Custom ETF 65.2 29 -20 4.7 -0.3
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index Fund 64.3 7 2 4.7 -0.2
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Tilt ETF 64.0 12 -3 4.1 -0.8
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Health Care ETF 62.7 27 -18 4.4 -0.5
BKLC BNY Mellon US Large Cap Core Equity ETF 62.7 0 9 4.6 -0.3
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings 500 Fund 62.4 8 1 6.0 +1.1
DYNF BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF 62.2 30 -21 5.3 +0.4
JCTR JPMorgan Carbon Transition U.S. Equity ETF 62.0 15 -6 4.7 -0.2
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 ETF 62.0 15 -6 4.5 -0.4
IQSU IQ Candriam ESG US Equity ETF 60.6 9 0 4.6 -0.3
VOOG Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF 60.1 10 -1 4.1 -0.9
QUS SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFactors ETF 59.4 15 -6 5.3 +0.4
KOKU Xtrackers MSCI Kokusai Equity ETF 59.2 9 0 5.1 +0.2
TOK iShares MSCI Kokusai ETF 59.0 25 -16 5.0 +0.1
AVUS Avantis U.S. Equity ETF 58.7 15 -6 4.9 -0.0
SNPE Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF 58.1 10 -1 4.7 -0.2
XOUT GraniteShares XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF 58.1 60 -51 3.7 -1.2
EFIV SPDR S&P 500 ESG ETF 58.1 10 -1 4.7 -0.2
SPYG SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF 56.8 4 5 3.8 -1.1
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF 56.8 18 -9 3.7 -1.2
IUSG iShares Core S&P US Growth ETF 56.5 4 5 3.8 -1.1
TILT Flexshares Morningstar US Market Factors Tilt Index Fund 55.9 25 -16 5.0 +0.1
RESP WisdomTree US ESG Fund of Benef Interest 55.8 28 -19 5.2 +0.3
AFLG First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF 55.7 55 -46 4.8 -0.1
GSEW Goldman Sachs Equal Weight U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 55.7 9 0 5.0 +0.1
MFUS PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor U.S. Equity ETF 55.5 30 -21 5.1 +0.2
URTH iShares MSCI World ETF 55.4 24 -15 5.0 +0.1
ESG FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund 55.3 32 -23 4.6 -0.3
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF 54.7 19 -10 3.6 -1.3
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund 54.3 8 1 3.7 -1.2
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Technology ETF 53.6 27 -18 4.9 +0.0
IUS Invesco Strategic US ETF 53.0 19 -10 5.5 +0.6
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Co. Index ETF 52.5 25 -16 5.8 +0.9
DIVB iShares U.S. Dividend & Buyback ETF 52.3 25 -16 5.9 +1.0
PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000 ETF 52.2 39 -30 5.8 +0.9
PLC Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF 52.2 15 -6 5.8 +0.9
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue ETF 51.6 39 -30 6.3 +1.4
KRMA Global X Conscious Companies ETF 50.9 43 -34 4.9 +0.0
VUG Vanguard Growth Index Fund 50.8 4 5 3.6 -1.3
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF 50.4 25 -16 5.7 +0.8
ROUS Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF 50.4 19 -10 5.9 +1.0
OEF iShares S&P 100 ETF 49.8 20 -11 4.3 -0.6
RSP Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF 49.7 20 -11 5.6 +0.7
EUSA iShares MSCI USA Equal Weighted ETF 49.5 15 -6 5.1 +0.2
CFO VictoryShares US 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF 49.3 35 -26 5.1 +0.2
CFA VictoryShares US 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF 49.2 35 -26 5.1 +0.2
ACVF American Conservative Values ETF 49.1 75 -66 4.2 -0.7
HIPR Direxion High Growth ETF 48.9 40 -31 4.0 -0.9
ACWI iShares MSCI ACWI ETF 48.7 32 -23 5.2 +0.3
SIZE iShares MSCI USA Size Factor ETF 48.5 15 -6 5.2 +0.3
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund 48.1 28 -19 6.2 +1.3
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 47.7 20 -11 5.4 +0.5
RECS Columbia Research Enhanced Core ETF 47.6 15 -6 5.2 +0.3
LOWC SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 47.4 20 -11 5.4 +0.5
QLC FlexShares US Quality Large Cap Index Fund 47.0 32 -23 4.5 -0.4
SPUS SP Funds S&P 500 Sharia Industry Exclusions ETF 47.0 49 -40 3.5 -1.4
DTD WisdomTree U.S.Total Dividend Fund 46.9 28 -19 6.3 +1.4
RNLC Large Cap US Equity Select ETF 46.9 60 -51 5.3 +0.4
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt ETF 46.5 12 -3 6.2 +1.3
DSI iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF 46.4 25 -16 4.7 -0.3
QARP Xtrackers Russell 1000 US Quality at a Reasonable Price ETF 46.2 19 -10 5.4 +0.5
QWLD SPDR MSCI World StrategicFactors ETF 46.0 30 -21 5.4 +0.5
SUSA iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF 46.0 25 -16 4.3 -0.6
SPYV SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Value ETF 45.8 4 5 6.4 +1.5
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF 45.7 18 -9 6.3 +1.4
IWY iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF 45.6 20 -11 3.7 -1.2
JQUA JPMorgan U.S. Quality Factor ETF 45.2 12 -3 5.1 +0.2

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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Historical valuation trends

Forward
multiple:
Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap 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 20.4 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 4.1 x
Less: Expense ratio 9 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 4.9 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.45 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.49
 
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.