Xtrackers MSCI EAFE High Div Yld Hedged
ALTAR
Score™
8.4% info Recommen-
dation
SPECULATIVE
2019E    2020E
P/E
ratio
13.1x P/Sales
ratio
1.1x
P/BV
ratio
1.6x Div.
yield
5.0%


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The Xtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF tracks a cap-weighted index of developed country stocks, ex-North America, selected by quality and dividend factors. The fund is currency hedged for USD investors.

FUND BASICS
Category International Equities
Fund Sponsor Deutsche Bank
Website etfus.deutscheawm.com
Inception date Aug 12, 2015
Assets (mns) $439
Currency USD
Expense ratio 20 bp
Distributions Quarterly

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

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 118
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $54,315
Large cap (>$10bn) 86.9%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 13.1%
Small cap (<$2bn) 0.0%
Developed mkts 99.3%
Emerging mkts 0.7%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
SANOFI-AVENTIS 5.4 %
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC 5.2 %
ALLIANZ SE-REG 4.8 %
TOTAL SA 4.7 %
RIO TINTO PLC 3.7 %
BASF SE 3.5 %
IBERDROLA SA 3.4 %
ZURICH FINANCIAL SERVICES AG 3.3 %
AXA SA 2.8 %
NATIONAL GRID PLC 2.4 %
Total 39.1 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
BRITAIN 25.5 %
FRANCE 14.9 %
GERMANY 11.1 %
JAPAN 10.1 %
AUSTRALIA 6.5 %
SPAIN 6.0 %
SWITZERLAND 5.1 %
HONG KONG 4.9 %
FINLAND 3.5 %
SINGAPORE 3.4 %

HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru December 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
25.0% 25.0% -- -- 6.7%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 0.64 51%
MSCI EAFE 0.85 75%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.55 53%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $24.83
30d moving avg. $24.50
Annualized volatility 10.8%
Short interest (ETF) 0.1%
Relative strength (RSI) 67

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 92
Turnover 0.5%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.22%
ADV underlying (mns) $4,995

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 20 potential alternatives to the Xtrackers MSCI EAFE High Div Yld Hedged ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with HDEF. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: HDEF Expense: 20 bp ALTAR Score™: 8.4%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH HDEF
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs HDEF
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs HDEF
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs HDEF
(%)
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World ex US High Div Yield 49.9 20 0 9.5 +1.2
DTH WisdomTree DEFA Equity Income 30.5 58 -38 8.2 -0.1
DOO WisdomTree Int'l Dividend Ex-Financials 29.8 58 -38 7.7 -0.6
CID Victory CEMP International High Div Volatility Wtd 28.4 45 -25 8.6 +0.3
RIDV Invesco International Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF 28.0 42 -22 8.8 +0.5
LVHI Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend 25.6 40 -20 8.9 +0.5
IDY Pacific Global International Equity Income 23.7 39 -19 8.0 -0.4
EFV iShares MSCI EAFE Value 23.3 38 -18 8.8 +0.4
IDHD Invesco S&P Intl Developed High Div Low Volatility 23.0 30 -10 6.4 -2.0
IDOG ALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs 22.6 50 -30 7.9 -0.4
OEUR O'Shares FTSE Europe Quality Dividend 22.0 48 -28 6.1 -2.3
FDD First Trust STOXX European Select Dividend 21.7 57 -37 7.3 -1.1
IQLT iShares MSCI Int'l Developed Quality 21.1 30 -10 5.7 -2.6
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom 20.4 47 -27 7.0 -1.4
QGBR SPDR MSCI UK Quality Mix 20.1 14 6 7.5 -0.9
EFAV iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility 19.9 20 0 5.5 -2.8
IDV iShares DJ Int'l Select Dividend 19.5 49 -29 8.2 -0.1
FLGB Franklin FTSE United Kingdom 19.4 9 11 7.4 -0.9
IQDE FlexShares Int'l Quality Dividend Defensive 19.2 47 -27 8.7 +0.4
IQDF FlexShares Int'l Quality Dividend 19.2 47 -27 8.7 +0.4

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

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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SPECULATIVE

Deeply undervalued but risky. A rating of SPECULATIVE is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the top quintile (the top 20%) of their category, indicating exceptional appreciation potential. However, often these are narrowly-focused funds or in industries with structural issues, which may also make them very risky. Nonetheless they may still be useful as part of a well-diversified portfolio.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 13.1 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 1.5 x
Less: Expense ratio 20 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 8.4 %
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MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.70 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.63
 
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.