GUSHDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 2X Shares
GUSH Fund Description
GUSH provides 3x daily exposure to an equal-weighted index of the largest oil and gas exploration and production companies in the US.
GUSH Factset Analytics Insight
GUSH seeks to deliver 300% of the daily performance of the S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Select Industry Index. Unlike State Street’s XOP—an unlevered fund tracking the same index—GUSH uses over-the-counter derivatives to achieve its objective. As with all levered and inverse funds, GUSH should not be expected to deliver 3 times the performance of its index for periods longer than one day. Compounding and path-dependency can cause significant deviations over longer time frames, so it's best used for single-day tactical plays. It's worth noting that GUSH's index is equal weighted; market-cap weighting would require extreme concentration in a handful of major firms. As a result, GUSH exhibits a serious small-cap tilt and the elevated market risk that comes with it. GUSH's leverage factor only amplifies the potential for volatility. GUSH charges a typically steep fee for a geared fund, but trading costs are the predominant concern here. While spreads can be sizeable at times, ample trading volume means market can absorb some hefty orders.
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GUSH Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of GUSH. GUSH is rated a 5 out of 5.