International Region & Country AIM Portfolio

Overview

Stats:
Funds:18
Acquired Fees:0.38%
TTM Yield:2.25%
Benchmark:IXUS

Inception Date: June 15, 2020

Investment Objective

The ETF Action International Region & Country AIM Portfolio primary objective is to outperform the Global ex-U.S. Market as measured by the MSCI ACWI ex USA Investable Market Index. To accomplish this objective the investment committee utilizes an actively managed process that is governed and implemented using a transparent and repeatable framework.

Key Facts

  • Selection universe limited to Region, Country & Market Developement ETFs (ex-U.S.)
  • Over/under weight positions driven by transparent, multi-faceted, and repeatable ratings process
  • Fully invested (no cash), does not use leverage or inverse funds

Philosophy

Returns across regions and countries diverge widely based on a number of factors including sector exposure, business cycle, macroeconomic environment, fundamentals, valuations, and sentiment. Following a disciplined process outlined in the methodology guide, ETF Action has created a proprietary process to track these factors in an attempt to identify sectors and industries that we believe have an outsized chance to outperform over various time frames.

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Composition

Model Insights

International Region & Country AIM Positioning Guide

9.28.2020

International Region & Country AIM Portfolio returned -3.24% last week, underperforming the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.02%

  • Top Performers: EWM -0.34%, IPAC -1.23%, ENZL -1.47% 
  • Bottom Performers: EFNL -5.07%, EWG -5.65%, BBEU -4.49%
  • Since Inception Performance: +6.80% outpacing the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.43%

International Region & Country AIM Positioning Guide

9.20.2020

International Region & Country AIM Portfolio returned 0.91% last week, outperforming the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.13%

  • Top PerformersEIS +2.87%, EFNL +2.85%, EWY +2.39%
  • Bottom Performers: ILF -0.89%, EWW -0.63%, EWC -0.61%
  • Since Inception Performance: +10.38% outpacing the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.47%

International Region & Country AIM Positioning Guide

9.14.2020

International Region & Country AIM Portfolio returned -0.19% last week, underperforming the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.16%

  • Top Performers: EWG +1.54%, INDA +1.38%, EWY +1.19%
  • Bottom Performers: EIS -4.10%, ILF -2.40%, EWM -1.92%
  • Since Inception Performance: +9.38% outpacing the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.33%

International Region & Country AIM Positioning Guide

9.7.2020

International Region & Country AIM Portfolio returned -1.88% last week, underperforming the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.13%

  • Top Performers: VNM +1.83%, ILF -0.13%, IPAC -0.53%
  • Bottom Performers: EIS -6.64%, INDA -3.30%, EWW -2.95%
  • Since Inception Performance: +9.58% outpacing the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.49%

International Region & Country AIM Positioning Guide

8.31.2020

International Region & Country AIM Portfolio returned 2.28% last week, outperforming the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.10%

  • Top Performers: INDA +4.47%, VNM +4.32%, ENZL +3.96%
  • Bottom Performers: EWM -2.16%, EWW +0.65%, EDEN +0.93%
  • Since Inception Performance: +11.68% outpacing the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.65%

 

Europe Playbook

8.24.2020

An overview of the European ETF landscape - Performance, Flows, Valuations, Earnings, & Technicals.

  • Germany and Russia lead net inflows (page 2)
  • 15 of 19 countries fall during the week, Developed Europe (IEV) finishes down -0.79% (page 3)
  • German manufacturing PMI up 10pts month/month, in expansion territory (PMI manufacturing) (page 17)

International Region & Country AIM Positioning Guide

8.24.2020

International Region & Country AIM Portfolio returned -0.44% last week, underperforming the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.07%

  • Top Performers: ENZL +3.43%, EWC +0.57%, INDA +0.49%
  • Bottom Performers: EWY -4.75%, VNM -3.88%, EWW -2.05%
  • Since Inception Performance: +9.20% outpacing the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.53%

 

Asia-Pacific Playbook

8.24.2020

An overview of the Asia-Pacific  ETF landscape - Performance, Flows, Valuations, Earnings, & Technicals.

  • China ETFs see $147 million in net outflows, India leads the region with $15MM in (page 2)
  • Emerging Asia-Pacific (EEMA -0.07%) falls despite advance in China (MCHI +2.73%), Developed Asia-Pacific gains (IPAC +0.14%) during the week (page 3)
  • Taiwan 2020E earnings estimates trending upwards (page 8)

International Region & Country AIM Positioning Guide

8.17.2020

International Region & Country AIM Portfolio returned 1.22% last week, underperforming the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.19%

  • Top Performers: EWW +4.21%, EWY +3.15%, IPAC +2.57%
  • Bottom Performers: ENZL -3.32%, EWM -0.40%, EWT -0.18%
  • Since Inception Performance: +9.68% outpacing the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. (IXUS) by 0.61%

 

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