Equity: Germany - Total Market

EWG Top Performer Intra-day
Price $34.32
Today’s Change 1.36%
4:00pm 09/23/2021
DXGE Bottom Performer Intra-day
Price $35.79
Today’s Change 0.74%
4:00pm 09/23/2021

ETF.com Insight

With 6 ETFs and over $3.01B in combined AUM, the Equity: Germany - Total Market segment provides exposure to the Germany space with a focus on Total Market securities.

Year-to-date, the best-performing ETF in the segment is the WisdomTree Germany Hedged Equity Fund (DXGE), with a total return of 15.20%. Meanwhile, the most popular ETF is the iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG) with $2.79BB in assets under management.

Investors should take a look at the iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG). This fund has been chosen as an Analyst Pick by FactSet, thus is the best ETF for the average investor. EWG tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap German companies. EWG has an expense ratio of 0.51% and tracks the MSCI Germany Index.

ETF.com Efficiency Insight

The average efficiency score in the Equity: Germany - Total Market segment is 71 out of 100, with the Franklin FTSE Germany ETF(FLGR) obtaining the highest rating of 100 out of 100.

Costs dominate the discussion around efficiency. ETFs in the segment have an average expense ratio of 0.48% per year, with the Franklin FTSE Germany ETF (FLGR) having the lowest expense ratio, charging investors 0.09% yearly.

Investors should look for funds with tight tracking, such as the Xtrackers MSCI Germany Hedged Equity ETF (DBGR), with a 12-month median tracking difference of -0.06%.

Tracking Difference (12 Month)

ETF.com Tradability Insight

The average tradability score in the Equity: Germany - Total Market segment is 53 out of 100, with the iShares MSCI Germany ETF(EWG) obtaining the highest rating of 90 out of 100.

The iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG) is the undisputed segment leader when it comes to liquidity. The fund trades 84.63M in daily average volume. Investors should also find ample liquidity in the iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (HEWG), with $1.19M in daily dollar volume.

Use limit orders to trade funds such as the First Trust Germany AlphaDEX Fund(FGM), due to their double-digit market spreads.

ETF.com/ Block Liquidity

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HEWG
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FLGR
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DBGR
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DXGE
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FGM
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This measurement shows how easy it is to trade 25,000 shares of each ETF.

ETF.com Fit Insight

The MSCI Germany IMI 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 FLGR. 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, HEWG follows a Currency Hedged Vanilla strategy and obtains a low Fit score compared with our neutral benchmark.

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