ELEMENTS ETN:RIC Agri TRFind Ratings Reports
- Last Ratings Update:03/31/2018
- Price as of 03/31/2018 :$6.18
- Net Assets:$302.91 Million
- Peer Rank:33 of 121
- Investment Rating:D
We rate ELEMENTS RIC Index Agri Total Ret at D. Negative factors that influence this rating include a well below average total return. The fund may be considered for investors seeking a Sector - Energy/Natural Res strategy.
POSITIVES AND RISKS
Total return ranks well below peers over the last three years. The ELEMENTS RIC Index Agri Total Ret has returned an annual rate of -4.52% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of -6.65% in the last five years, -3.61% in the last three years, and -1.75% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 11% of them. It has also outpaced 12% of its competitors on a three year basis and 16% of them over the last year for the period ending 3/31/2018. On a year to date basis, RJA has returned 3.00%.
Downside risk has been below average. RJA has a draw down risk of -17.63%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 11.9%. This fund has had moderate volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 3/31/2018, the fund was trading at a price of $6.18, which is 5.8% below its 52-week high of $6.56 and 5.1% above its 52-week low of $5.88.
Low expense ratio helps performance. On total assets of $302.91 million, RJA maintains a low expense ratio compared to its Sector - Energy/Natural Res peers of just 0.75% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As RJA is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.
The ELEMENTS RIC Index Agri Total Ret is managed by a team at Swedish Export Credit Corporation. This fund is one of 5 Swedish Export Credit Corporation exchange-traded funds launched since 10/17/2007 that we track.