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Thursday, July 26, 2012

S&P Capital IQ Examines Worthwhile New ETFs

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Benzinga reports that a note published by S&P Capital IQ studied six ETFs that have been trading for less than three years.

The S&P observed that new equity ETF issues decreased slightly from the 111 in the 12-month period ending July 2011, but is up from two periods ago. There is also greater geographic diversification among the ETFs being issued, with absolute gains in the Global, Asia developed, and Europe developed regions.

Here are the funds that made it to the S&P's fave list:

Market Vectors Oil Services ETF - S&P gave this re-emerged fund from Van Eck [profile] an Overweight rating.

Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF - This $401 million Charles Schwab [profile] fund joined the market October 2011. The S&P gave it an Overweight rating.

Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF - Another Schwab [profile] ETF with an Overweight rating. It currently has $1 billion AUM and competes with Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF and the SPDR Dow Jones Total Market ETF.

PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio - This early player in the low volatility ETF game from Invesco [profile] received a Market-weight rating.

iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund - This $442 million fund from BlackRock [profile] also got the Market-weight rating.

Global X Norway ETF - This $43.7 million fund offered by Global X Funds [profile] tracks Europe's steadier economies. It bagged an Overweight rating.  

Edited by: HFD

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