OLEM

iPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN
LAST TRADECHANGE (%)VOLUME
$14.07-- (--)1
4:00:00 p.m. (ET) 08/16/2017
BID SIZEBID ($)ASK ($)ASK SIZE
20013.9914.08500
D

82
  • Overview
  • Efficiency
  • Tradability
  • Fit

OLEM Fund Description

The iPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN tracks an index of a single crude oil futures contract whose expiration date is chosen to mitigate contango.

OLEM FactSet Analytics Insight

OLEM tries to be a contango-busting alternative to OIL (another iPath ETN), but it's marred by weak retail liquidity and a relatively steep fee. Like all oil ETPs, OLEM uses oil futures, since spot oil is uninvestable. OLEM tries to tame the impact of the futures curve by rolling its exposure into the single contract with the best roll yield. In contrast, OIL and our benchmark simply roll expiring contracts into the next-nearest month. When futures are in contango, OLEM's approach is supposed to help, and indeed the ETN's returns have slightly exceeded those of our benchmark. Accessing this strategy isn't easy for retail investors, however, due to extremely low volume. Unless and until investor interest improves, better choices exist in the segment.

  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • YTD
  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
  • Max
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OLEM Top 10 Contracts

OLEM Summary Data

04/20/11
Exchange-Traded Note
0.85%
$23.98 M
$15.67 K
0.48%

OLEM Portfolio Data

Futures
Optimized
N/A
1

OLEM Index Data

Barclays WTI Crude Oil Pure Beta TR Index
Single Asset
Single Asset
S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index

Related ETFs to OLEM

DBO, OLO, USO, OIL, BNO
Total Return
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • YTD
  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
  • Max

OLEM Portfolio Management

0.85%
-0.48%
-0.40%
-0.55%

OLEM Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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No

OLEM Fund Structure

Exchange-Traded Note
No
N/A
Barclays Bank PLC
Low
High
None
Bats Book Viewer
TOP OF BOOK
SHARES/SIZEPRICE
ASKS50014.12
50014.11
50014.10
50014.09
50014.08
BIDS20013.99
20013.98
20013.97
20013.96
10013.76
LAST 10 TRADES
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OLEM FactSet Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 08/17/17
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of OLEM. OLEM is rated a 5 out of 5.

OLEM Tradability

857
$15.67 K
200
$5.85 K
0.48%
$0.07
-0.12%
3.75% / -5.33%
None
100.00%
50,000
0.00
0%
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$14.07
5

OLEM Performance Statistics

0.98
0.92
0.94
0.95
0.00%