Syntax Stratified MidCap ETF
ALTAR
Score™
6.4% info Recommen-
dation
NEUTRAL
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
27.3x P/Sales
ratio
1.0x
P/BV
ratio
1.7x Div.
yield
1.5%


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SMDY tracks an index that holds all constituents of the S&P 400 Index, reweighted to diversify related business risk.

FUND BASICS
Category US Equities
Fund Sponsor Syntax Advisors
Website www.syntaxadvisors.com.
Inception date Jan 17, 2020
Assets (mns) $3
Currency USD
Expense ratio 30 bp
Distributions Annually

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

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 401
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $4,932
Large cap (>$10bn) 9.5%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 80.1%
Small cap (<$2bn) 10.5%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
SCIENTIFIC GAMES CORP-A 1.2 %
LUMENTUM HOLDINGS, INC. 1.1 %
NU SKIN ENTERPRISES INC - A 1.0 %
CIENA CORP 0.9 %
PARAMETRIC TECHNOLOGY CORP 0.9 %
ARROWHEAD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0.8 %
CATALENT INC 0.8 %
EXELIXIS INC 0.8 %
SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO-CL A 0.8 %
TELEPHONE AND DATA SYSTEMS, INC. 0.8 %
Total 8.9 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 96.8 %
BERMUDA 1.3 %
BRITAIN 1.1 %
SWITZERLAND 0.1 %
IRELAND 0.1 %






HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru August 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
11.4% -- -- -- 11.4%

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

Technical Indicators
Recent close $27.03
30d moving avg. $28.39
Annualized volatility 0.0%
Short interest (ETF) 0.0%
Relative strength (RSI) 45

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 0
Turnover 0.0%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.33%
ADV underlying (mns) $1,759

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 100 potential alternatives to the Syntax Stratified MidCap ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with SMDY. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: SMDY Expense: 30 bp ALTAR Score™: 6.4%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH SMDY
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs SMDY
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs SMDY
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs SMDY
(%)
EWMC Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight ETF 70.2 40 -10 7.2 +0.7
IJH iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF 67.4 5 25 6.7 +0.3
MDY SPDR S&P Midcap 400 ETF Trust 67.1 23 7 6.5 +0.1
SPMD SPDR Portfolio Mid Cap ETF 66.6 5 25 6.7 +0.3
IVOO Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF 66.2 10 20 6.6 +0.2
RWK Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Revenue ETF 54.7 39 -9 8.0 +1.6
IJJ iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF 51.6 25 5 8.6 +2.2
MDYV SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF 51.6 15 15 8.8 +2.4
IVOG Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF 51.4 15 15 5.2 -1.3
IVOV Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF 51.1 15 15 8.8 +2.4
MDYG SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF 50.7 15 15 5.2 -1.3
IJK iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF 50.4 24 6 5.1 -1.4
EZM WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Earnings Fund 41.1 38 -8 9.3 +2.8
BKSE BNY Mellon US Small Cap Core Equity ETF 38.5 4 26 6.2 -0.2
SFYX Sofi Next 500 ETF 37.9 0 30 6.1 -0.3
AFMC First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF 37.6 65 -35 6.6 +0.1
JHSC John Hancock Multifactor Small Cap ETF 37.5 42 -12 6.1 -0.3
FNX First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund 35.9 61 -31 6.7 +0.3
VB Vanguard Small-Cap ETF 35.9 5 25 5.5 -0.9
PBSM Invesco PureBeta MSCI USA Small Cap ETF 35.1 6 24 5.4 -1.0
BBMC JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 34.5 7 23 5.6 -0.9
VBR Vanguard Small Cap Value Index Fund 34.1 7 23 8.5 +2.1
ESML iShares MSCI USA Small-Cap ESG Optimized ETF 33.9 17 13 5.1 -1.3
FSMD Fidelity Small-Mid Factor ETF 32.9 29 1 6.6 +0.1
RNMC Mid Cap US Equity Select ETF 32.2 60 -30 7.9 +1.4
SCHM Schwab U.S. Mid-Cap ETF 30.5 4 26 6.3 -0.1
SCHA Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF 29.3 4 26 4.8 -1.7
PSM Principal U.S. Small-MidCap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF 29.1 20 10 9.3 +2.8
RFG Invesco S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF 28.9 35 -5 4.2 -2.2
VXF Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund 28.1 6 24 3.7 -2.8
IUSS Invesco Strategic US Small Company ETF 27.8 23 7 5.5 -1.0
FNDA Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Co. Index ETF 27.2 25 5 7.2 +0.7
JKL iShares Morningstar Small Cap Value ETF 26.7 30 0 10.4 +4.0
VBK Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index Fund 26.2 7 23 2.4 -4.0
DON WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund 25.2 38 -8 7.9 +1.5
SMMD iShares Russell 2500 ETF 24.6 15 15 6.1 -0.4
FNY First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund 24.1 70 -40 2.2 -4.3
XMMO Invesco S&P MidCap Momentum ETF 24.0 34 -4 4.7 -1.8
FNK First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund 23.0 70 -40 11.4 +5.0
JKJ iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF 22.6 25 5 6.8 +0.3
OUSM O'Shares FTSE Russell Small Cap Quality Dividend ETF 22.6 48 -18 5.8 -0.7
HSMV First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Small/Mid ETF 22.6 80 -50 5.9 -0.5
NUSC Nuveen ESG Small-Cap ETF 22.2 40 -10 5.2 -1.3
OMFL Invesco Russell 1000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF 21.9 29 1 9.7 +3.3
EQAL Invesco Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF 21.8 20 10 5.8 -0.7
XMLV Invesco S&P MidCap Low Volatility ETF 21.4 25 5 5.7 -0.7
USEQ Invesco Russell 1000 Enhanced Equal Weight ETF 21.3 29 1 7.1 +0.6
JHMM John Hancock Multifactor Mid Cap ETF 21.1 42 -12 5.8 -0.7
JPME JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 20.2 24 6 6.3 -0.2
USVM VictoryShares USAA MSCI USA Small Cap Value Momentum ETF 19.7 24 6 6.8 +0.4
EQWM Invesco S&P MidCap Quality ETF 19.6 25 5 6.6 +0.2
RFV Invesco S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF 18.7 35 -5 9.8 +3.3
SMLF iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Small-Cap ETF 18.5 30 0 7.9 +1.4
IWM iShares Russell 2000 ETF 18.4 19 11 3.7 -2.7
ONEO SPDR Russell 1000 Momentum Focus ETF 18.1 20 10 6.6 +0.2
AVUV Avantis U.S. Small Cap Value ETF 18.0 25 5 8.7 +2.2
VTWO Vanguard Russell 2000 Index Fund 17.9 10 20 3.8 -2.7
PXMV Invesco S&P MidCap Value with Momentum ETF 17.9 39 -9 10.2 +3.8
VUSE Vident Core US Equity Fund 17.8 48 -18 9.1 +2.7
SMMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Small-Cap ETF 17.7 20 10 4.8 -1.7
FAB First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund 17.3 71 -41 10.1 +3.6
ONEV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility Focus ETF 17.3 20 10 7.1 +0.7
AFSM First Trust Active Factor Small Cap ETF 16.9 75 -45 5.6 -0.8
ISMD Inspire Small/Mid Cap Impact ETF 16.2 60 -30 6.3 -0.1
JPSE JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF 16.2 29 1 5.5 -1.0
VFLQ Vanguard U.S. Liquidity Factor ETF 16.2 14 16 4.4 -2.1
TUSA First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF 15.8 70 -40 6.0 -0.5
DEUS Xtrackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF 15.6 17 13 6.5 +0.1
IWS iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF 15.6 24 6 7.2 +0.8
IWN iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF 15.5 24 6 7.4 +1.0
IWR iShares Russell Midcap ETF 15.4 19 11 5.7 -0.8
PRFZ Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid ETF 15.3 39 -9 4.9 -1.6
GSSC Goldman Sachs Activebeta U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF 15.2 20 10 5.2 -1.2
VFMF Vanguard U.S. Multifactor ETF 15.1 19 11 7.8 +1.3
BUY USCF SummerHaven SHPEI Index Fund 14.9 80 -50 9.3 +2.8
JKK iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF 14.9 30 0 1.3 -5.2
VFVA Vanguard U.S. Value Factor ETF 14.8 14 16 11.4 +5.0
TPLC Timothy Plan US Large Cap Core ETF 14.8 52 -22 5.5 -1.0
VFQY Vanguard U.S. Quality Factor ETF 14.7 13 17 6.6 +0.1
PSC Principal U.S. Small Cap Index ETF 14.6 38 -8 7.1 +0.7
FAD First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund 14.1 66 -36 2.5 -4.0
IWO iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF 13.7 24 6 0.0 -6.4
FLQM Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 13.4 30 0 5.8 -0.7
VTWV Vanguard Russell 2000 Value Index Fund 13.1 15 15 7.4 +1.0
FLQS Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF 12.9 35 -5 6.2 -0.2
VTWG Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund 12.7 15 15 0.1 -6.4
BFOR Barron's 400 ETF 12.7 65 -35 6.5 +0.1
USMF WisdomTree U.S. Multifactor Fund 12.7 28 2 5.9 -0.6
ONEY SPDR Russell 1000 Yield Focus ETF 12.3 20 10 9.3 +2.8
TILT Flexshares Morningstar US Market Factors Tilt Index Fund 12.3 25 5 6.9 +0.5
CFA VictoryShares US 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF 12.1 35 -5 5.9 -0.6
IWP iShares Russell Mid-Cap Growth ETF 12.1 24 6 3.0 -3.4
CFO VictoryShares US 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF 12.0 35 -5 5.9 -0.6
USLB Invesco Russell 1000 Low Beta Equal Weight ETF 12.0 35 -5 5.6 -0.9
PVAL Principal Contrarian Value Index ETF 11.9 29 1 9.5 +3.1
REGL ProShares S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF 11.6 40 -10 6.5 +0.0
JSMD Janus Henderson Small/Mid Cap Growth Alpha ETF 10.9 30 0 5.9 -0.5
JVAL JPMorgan U.S. Value Factor ETF 10.6 12 18 9.0 +2.6
ETHO Etho Climate Leadership U.S. ETF 10.3 47 -17 4.6 -1.8
STLV iShares Factors US Value Style ETF 9.8 25 5 7.4 +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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Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

Forward
multiple:
Syntax Stratified MidCap ETF
Relative
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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 11.0 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 1.6 x
Less: Expense ratio 30 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 6.4 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.54 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.52
 
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.