Commodities: Agriculture Sugar

SGAR Top Performer Intra-day
Price $20.70
Today’s Change 0.00%
4:00pm 02/20/2018
CANE Bottom Performer Intra-day
Price $8.91
Today’s Change -0.67%
11:09am 02/23/2018

ETF.com Insight

With 4 ETFs and over $89.07M in combined AUM, the Commodities: Agriculture Sugar segment provides exposure to the Global space with a focus on Sugar securities.

Year-to-date, the best-performing ETF in the segment is the iPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN (SGAR), with a total return of -4.60%. Meanwhile, the most popular ETF is the iPath Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN (SGG) with $71.27MB in assets under management.

Investors should take a look at the iPath Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN (SGG). This fund has been chosen as an Analyst Pick by FactSet, thus is the best ETF for the average investor. The iPath Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN tracks an index of a single futures contract on sugar with varying maturity. SGG has an expense ratio of 0.75% and tracks the Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return.

ETF.com Efficiency Insight

The average efficiency score in the Commodities: Agriculture Sugar segment is 62 out of 100, with the iPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN(SGAR) obtaining the highest rating of 73 out of 100.

Costs dominate the discussion around efficiency. ETFs in the segment have an average expense ratio of 0.94% per year, with the iPath Series B Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN (SGGB) having the lowest expense ratio, charging investors 0.45% yearly.

Investors should look for funds with tight tracking, such as the iPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN (SGAR), with a 12-month median tracking difference of -0.54%.

Tracking Difference (12 Month)

ETF.com Tradability Insight

The average tradability score in the Commodities: Agriculture Sugar segment is 65 out of 100, with the iPath Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN(SGG) obtaining the highest rating of 96 out of 100.

The iPath Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN (SGG) is the undisputed segment leader when it comes to liquidity. The fund trades 3.17M in daily average volume. Investors should also find ample liquidity in the Teucrium Sugar Fund (CANE), with $229.59K in daily dollar volume.

Use limit orders to trade funds such as the iPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN(SGAR), due to their double-digit market spreads.

ETF.com/ Block Liquidity

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ETF.com Fit Insight

The S&P GSCI Sugar has been selected as the index that most accurately represents the market in question. The benchmark has been selected by the ETF Analytics team at FactSet, according to a series of guidelines to ensure this index accurately captures its market.

Investors trying to match a broad market exposure should pay attention to SGG. This fund obtains a high Fit score and investors should capture market-like returns.

Other funds diverge from the market, by nature of their investment mandates; for example, SGAR follows a Optimized commodity strategy and obtains a low Fit score compared with our neutral benchmark.

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