ETF Characteristics

  • Underlying data are from FactSet. Fund characteristics are weighted averages by security weight and derived by Alpha Architect.
  • Market capitalization is defined as the total market value of the company’s listed equity in billions.
  • Earnings/Price is defined as net income divided by price (inverted to create Price/Earnings).
  • EBIT/TEV is defined as earnings before interest and taxes divided by total enterprise value.
  • Momentum (2-12) is defined as the cumulative total return for the past 12 months, excluding the most recent month. Momentum is a characteristic of the underlying holdings and should not be construed as fund or index performance.
  • Return on assets is defined as net income divided by total assets.
  • The CRSP Mid-Cap Index, CRSP Mid-Cap Value Index, Russell 1000 Index, and S&P 500 Index benchmark holdings data are derived from the Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF (“VO”), the Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (“VOE”), the iShares Russell 1000 ETF (“IWB”), and the SPDR® S&P 500® ETF Trust (“SPY”), respectively.
  • The MSCI EAFE, MSCI EAFE Value, and MSCI EAFE Growth Index benchmark holdings data are derived from the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (“EFA”), the iShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF (“EFV”), and iShares MSCI EAFE Growth ETF (“EFG”), respectively.
  • The Russell 1000 Index (Russell 1000) is a capitalization-weighted index that measures the performance of the broad U.S. equity market. Indexes are unmanaged, do not reflect management or trading fees, and one cannot invest directly in an index.
  • The S&P 500 Index (S&P 500) is a capitalization-weighted index that measures the performance of the broad U.S. equity market. Indexes are unmanaged, do not reflect management or trading fees, and one cannot invest directly in an index.
  • The CRSP US Mid-Cap Index is a capitalization-weighted index that measures the performance of medium-size U.S. stocks. Indexes are unmanaged, do not reflect management or trading fees, and one cannot invest directly in an index.
  • The CRSP US Mid-Cap Value Index is a capitalization-weighted index that measures the performance of medium-size U.S. value stocks. Indexes are unmanaged, do not reflect management or trading fees, and one cannot invest directly in an index.
  • The CRSP US Mid-Cap Growth Index is a capitalization-weighted index that measures the performance of medium-size U.S. growth stocks. Indexes are unmanaged, do not reflect management or trading fees, and one cannot invest directly in an index.
  • The MSCI EAFE Index is a capitalization-weighted index that measures the performance of international developed stocks. Indexes are unmanaged, do not reflect management or trading fees, and one cannot invest directly in an index.
  • The MSCI EAFE Value Index is a capitalization-weighted index that measures the performance of international developed value stocks. It is not possible to invest directly in an index. Indexes are unmanaged, do not reflect management or trading fees, and one cannot invest directly in an index.
  • The MSCI EAFE Growth Index is a capitalization-weighted index that measures the performance of international developed growth stocks. It is not possible to invest directly in an index. Indexes are unmanaged, do not reflect management or trading fees, and one cannot invest directly in an index.

ETF Sector Allocations