UCI

ETRACS UBS Bloomberg Constant Maturity Commodity Index TR ETN
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

UCI Fund Description

UCI tracks an index of 28 commodities. It uses a set of five futures contracts of different maturities to maintain exposure to each commodity.

UCI Factset Analytics Insight

UCI attempts to provide diversified exposure to a large basket of commodities by weighting each commodity sector by "economic importance" and each commodity by consumption. As a result, the ETN underweights our benchmark's heavy allocation to energy in favor of more evenly distributed sector weights. The most striking difference is a large allocation to industrial metals, but UCI overall offers a relatively balanced portfolio. It attempts to beat contango by using up to five different futures contracts for each commodity, rather than simply one front-month contract, and by continuously rolling its exposure. UCI is a reasonably priced ETN that may need some care to trade, but is overall a viable choice for commodity exposure. Note: UCIB, a B series version of the ETN, launched in Oct. 2015. It tracks the same index but its liquidity may differ.

UCI Charts And Performance

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PERFORMANCE [as of 04/02/20] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
UCI -19.02% -27.60% -27.53% -27.86% -8.42% -6.80% -5.72%
UCI (NAV) -18.68% -27.51% -27.36% -27.84% -8.22% -6.77% -5.62%
UBS Bloomberg CMCI Total Return Index -- -- -- -- -- -- -5.62%
S&P GSCI -29.16% -40.53% -40.45% -40.26% -12.37% -12.44% -10.27%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

UCI Summary Data

UBS
ETRACS
04/01/08
Exchange-Traded Note
0.55%
$22.19M
$346.30K
0.72%

UCI Portfolio Data

Futures
Laddered
Monthly
0

UCI Index Data

Multi-Factor
Committee
S&P GSCI

UCI Portfolio Management

0.55%
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UCI Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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No

UCI Fund Structure

Exchange-Traded Note
No
N/A
UBS AG (Jersey Branch)
Low
High
None
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UCI Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 04/03/20
5
4
3
2
1

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

UCI Tradability

25,825
$346.30K
7,589
$95.77K
0.72%
$0.10
-0.09%
0.89% / -0.85%
Potential
100.00%
50,000
0.15
0.00%
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0
$10.85
5

UCI Tenor Strategy

UCI's laddered strategy is diversified across 5 constant maturities ranging from 3 months to 3 years.

UCI Rolling Strategy

UCI's constant maturity strategy requires continuous rolling of furtures contracts.

UCI Performance Statistics

0.92
0.58
0.53
0.57
0.00%