SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Convertible Securities ETF

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CWB : n.a. :
$51.64 up 0.15 | 0.29%
Today's Range: 51.46 - 51.89
Avg. Daily Volume: 0
02/20/18 - 3:59 PM ET
  • Last Ratings Update:01/31/2018
  • Price as of 01/31/2018 :$53.15
  • Net Assets:$2,940.1 Million
  • NAV:$51.87
  • Premium2.47%
  • Peer Rank:45 of 129
  • Investment Rating:C+
  • Performance:C+
  • RiskC+
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We rate SPDR Bbg Barclays Conv Sec ETF at C+. Positive factors that influence this rating include a greater than above average total return, low price volatility, low expense structure and long term portfolio management tenure. The fund may be considered for investors seeking a Growth & Income strategy.


Total return ranks above peers over the last three years. The SPDR Bbg Barclays Conv Sec ETF has returned an annual rate of 12.17% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 10.30% in the last five years, 9.14% in the last three years, and 13.87% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 70% of them. It has also outpaced 65% of its competitors on a three year basis and 54% of them over the last year for the period ending 1/31/2018. On a year to date basis, CWB has returned 2.57%.

Downside risk has been below average. CWB has a draw down risk of -16.72%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 7.7%. This fund has had very little volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 1/31/2018, the fund was trading at a price of $53.15, which is 1.1% below its 52-week high of $53.73 and 4.9% above its 52-week low of $50.69.

Low expense ratio helps performance. On total assets of $2.94 billion, CWB maintains a low expense ratio compared to its Growth & Income peers of just 0.40% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As CWB is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.

The SPDR Bbg Barclays Conv Sec ETF is managed by Michael J. Brunell at SSgA Funds Management Inc. This fund is one of 127 SSgA Funds Management Inc exchange-traded funds launched since 12/16/1998 that we track.

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