VSLU

Applied Finance Valuation Large Cap ETF

VSLU is an actively managed fund the selects at least 200 stocks globally based on a proprietary valuation driven investment process.


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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorApplied Finance Group
CategoryUS Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateApr 29, 2021
Assets (mns)$18
Expense ratio49 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsAnnually
Taxation1099
Stock selectionProprietary
WeightingProprietary
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableNo
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings
APPLE INC 6.4 %
MICROSOFT CORP 5.7 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS A 5.6 %
S&P GLOBAL, INC. 3.0 %
META PLATFORMS INC 2.8 %
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 2.6 %
MASTERCARD INC-CLASS A 2.5 %
HOME DEPOT INC 2.4 %
ABBVIE INC 2.0 %
PFIZER INC 1.8 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings333
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 182
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$476,494
Large cap (>$10bn)98.0%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)1.0%
Small cap (<$2bn)0.0%
Developed mkts.100.0%
Emerging mkts.0.0%
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 96.7 %
IRELAND 1.4 %
BRITAIN 0.6 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 01/31/2023)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
5.4% -7.4% -- -- -- -- 0.5%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.9497%
MSCI EAFE0.8875%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.5732%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)4
Turnover0.6%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.37%
ADV of underlying (mns)$94,531
Technical Indicators
Recent close$25.64
30d moving avg.$24.20
Annualized volatility19.3%
Relative strength (RSI)58
Short interest (ETF)1.1%
Short interest (underlying)0.0%
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Results & Estimates
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Valuation Metrics
  2022 2023E Fwd Est 2024E
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2.5 18.3 4.6 1.7% --
Based on closing prices from 2/2/2023
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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

Our measure of an ETF's overall investment merit

ALTAR Score™

VSLU

6.3%

Cat. Avg

5.8%

Fund Category: US Equities

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Divided by: Fwd. P/BV--x
Less: Expenses-- bp
Equals: ALTAR Score™6.3%
Recommendation

NEUTRAL

Average appreciation potential. A rating of NEUTRAL is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the middle quintile (ranking between 40%-60%) of their category. This indicates that valuations adequately reflect the fundamentals of stocks in these funds.

Category Overview
There are 872 funds in the US Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 5.8% and a standard deviation of 2.7%. VSLU's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.2 standard deviations above the category average. This places VSLU in the 58th percentile among funds in the category.
Consensus Recommendation

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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
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VSLU 49.0 36.5 85.5
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