Global X Social Media Index ETF

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SOCL : NASDAQ : Financial
$23.15 | %
Today's Range: 23.08 - 23.23
Avg. Daily Volume: 99200.0
01/20/17 - 4:00 PM ET
  • Last Ratings Update:12/31/2016
  • Price as of 12/31/2016 :$21.62
  • Net Assets:$136.1 Million
  • NAV:$21.67
  • Premium-0.23%
  • Peer Rank:167 of 255
  • Investment Rating:C-
  • Performance:D+
  • RiskB-
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We rate Global X Social Media Index ETF at C-. Positive factors that influence this rating include a low price volatility and low expense structure. The fund may be considered for investors seeking a Global Equity strategy.


Total return ranks below peers over the last three years. The Global X Social Media Index ETF has returned an annual rate of 7.83% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 11.37% in the last five years, 0.70% in the last three years, and 9.00% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 73% of them. It has also outpaced 36% of its competitors on a three year basis and 54% of them over the last year for the period ending 12/31/2016. On a year to date basis, SOCL has returned 9.00%.

Downside risk has been below average. SOCL has a draw down risk of -23.03%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 20.8%. This fund has experienced a high level of volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 12/31/2016, the fund was trading at a price of $21.62, which is 7.0% below its 52-week high of $23.24 and 0.4% above its 52-week low of $21.54.

Low expense ratio helps performance. On total assets of $136.10 million, SOCL maintains a low expense ratio compared to its Global Equity peers of just 0.65% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As SOCL is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.

The Global X Social Media Index ETF is managed by Luis Berruga at Global X Management Company LLC. This fund is one of 49 Global X Management Company LLC exchange-traded funds launched since 2/5/2009 that we track.

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