CWS

AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

CWS Fund Description

CWS is an actively-managed ETF that aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation and outperform the S&P 500 Index by holding a focused group of US-listed stocks using proprietary models.

CWS Factset Analytics Insight

CWS holds a small basket of fundamentally sound US mid and large-cap companies in order to outperform the S&P 500 Index. These are companies that have shown strong sales history, high earnings quality and dominant positions in their respective markets, among other attributes. The fund manager uses a variety of proprietary models to evaluate companies’ intrinsic value and growth potential. Unlike other active equity funds on the market, CWS takes a longer-term view on its holdings and aims to minimize portfolio turnover.

CWS MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.94 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF ranks in the 66th percentile within its peer group and in the 77th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

CWS MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

PERFORMANCE [as of 10/14/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
CWS -3.23% -1.41% 7.28% 15.09% 15.61% 14.76% --
CWS (NAV) -0.46% 1.00% 9.90% 17.77% 16.37% 15.28% --
No Underlying Index -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MSCI USA IMI 0.37% 2.26% 19.08% 30.79% 19.64% 18.17% 16.11%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

CWS Summary Data

AdvisorShares
09/20/16
Open-Ended Fund
0.77%
$29.08M
$72.75K
0.50%

CWS Portfolio Data

$74.37B
27.63
4.81
0.25%
N/A
26

CWS Index Data

No Underlying Index
Proprietary
Proprietary
MSCI USA IMI

CWS Portfolio Management

0.77%
--
--
--

CWS Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
0.64%
Qualified dividends
No

CWS Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
-- / --
N/A
N/A
High
Daily

CWS Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 10/15/21
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of CWS. CWS is rated a 4 out of 5.

CWS Tradability

1,548
$72.75K
1,329
$61.92K
0.50%
$0.24
0.07%
2.12% / -0.82%
None
100.00%
25,000
0.05
0.04%
0.21%
0
$47.72
4

CWS Sector/Industry Breakdown


CWS
Segment Benchmark
25.51%
13.09%
20.02%
14.74%
19.79%
9.19%
12.02%
2.62%
8.25%
14.20%
7.58%
5.23%
6.84%
33.75%

CWS Countries


CWS
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
99.93%
--
0.07%

CWS Regions


CWS
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

CWS Economic Development


CWS
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

CWS Performance Statistics

0.76
0.81
0.92
0.77
0.44%
MSCI USA IMI

CWS MSCI ESG Ratings

6.94 / 10
76.52
66.17
--
--
32.66

CWS Benchmark Comparison Holdings

26
2469
23
3.71%

CWS Benchmark Comparison Summary


CWS
Segment Benchmark
26
2469
$74.37B
$504.44B
27.63
31.21
4.81
4.50
0.77%
1.21%
High
Low

CWS Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


CWS
Segment Benchmark
79.33%
87.77%
13.70%
9.78%
3.51%
2.35%
3.46%
0.10%