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AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF

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CWS
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$47.85 -0.3 0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity
CWS (ETF)

AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$47.85 -0.3 0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity
CWS (ETF)

AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$47.85 -0.3 0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$47.85

-

0.25%

$0.12

0.77%

Vitals

YTD Return

9.4%

1 yr return

22.9%

3 Yr Avg Return

14.3%

5 Yr Avg Return

N/A

Net Assets

$30.3 M

Holdings in Top 10

44.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$48.15
$37.56
$49.29

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.77%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 23.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Mid-Cap Growth


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$47.85

-

0.25%

$0.12

0.77%

CWS - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    AdvisorShares
  • Inception Date
    Sep 20, 2016
  • Shares Outstanding
    620000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Dan Ahrens

Fund Description

The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in a focused group of U.S. exchange listed equity securities, including common and preferred stock and ADRs. It will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities. The Advisor allocates the fund's portfolio investments using research obtained from a proprietary model developed by Edward J. Elfenbein, which uses a variety of methods for security selection and focuses on firms that are fundamentally sound and have shown consistency in their financial results and high earnings quality.


CWS - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.4% -81.3% 45.5% 78.68%
1 Yr 22.9% 10.1% 96.5% 98.34%
3 Yr 14.3%* 7.2% 43.9% 89.88%
5 Yr N/A* 9.1% 44.7% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 9.6% 22.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 16.8% -69.7% 2474.5% 75.44%
2019 30.5% -50.2% 44.0% 26.62%
2018 -8.4% -70.5% 9.2% 21.20%
2017 20.6% -21.1% 84.9% 29.54%
2016 N/A -61.7% 20.7% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.4% -81.3% 45.5% 78.68%
1 Yr 22.9% 10.1% 96.5% 95.83%
3 Yr 14.3%* -5.6% 43.9% 87.41%
5 Yr N/A* 9.1% 44.7% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 9.6% 22.6% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 16.8% -69.7% 2474.5% 75.44%
2019 30.5% -50.2% 44.0% 26.62%
2018 -8.4% -51.7% 12.2% 43.34%
2017 20.6% -7.0% 84.9% 70.66%
2016 N/A -61.7% 20.7% N/A

CWS - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CWS Category Low Category High CWS % Rank
Net Assets 30.3 M 1.21 M 115 B 91.07%
Number of Holdings 26 19 3536 97.85%
Net Assets in Top 10 13.6 M 2.5 K 12.2 B 85.58%
Weighting of Top 10 44.92% 3.5% 91.6% 12.19%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Danaher Corp 5.15%
  2. The Middleby Corp 4.95%
  3. Ansys Inc 4.69%
  4. Moody's Corporation 4.62%
  5. Trex Co Inc 4.58%
  6. Aflac Inc 4.51%
  7. FactSet Research Systems Inc 4.45%
  8. Sherwin-Williams Co 4.39%
  9. Zoetis Inc Class A 4.36%
  10. Stepan Co 4.20%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CWS % Rank
Stocks
98.93% 16.18% 100.69% 43.71%
Cash
1.07% -0.69% 25.07% 52.15%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.36% 90.03%
Other
0.00% -0.44% 30.27% 88.34%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.30% 88.80%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 46.55% 89.88%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWS % Rank
Healthcare
25.45% 0.00% 37.31% 12.27%
Financial Services
17.00% 0.00% 36.63% 7.36%
Technology
14.52% 0.00% 61.26% 95.09%
Industrials
13.04% 0.00% 38.40% 59.05%
Consumer Cyclical
10.96% 0.00% 61.62% 80.67%
Basic Materials
7.97% 0.00% 25.59% 2.61%
Consumer Defense
7.57% 0.00% 13.55% 4.75%
Communication Services
3.50% 0.00% 30.80% 63.04%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 9.98% 89.88%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 11.46% 96.17%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 68.96% 92.02%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWS % Rank
US
95.65% 16.04% 100.00% 38.19%
Non US
3.28% 0.00% 55.84% 57.67%

CWS - Expenses

Operational Fees

CWS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.77% 0.01% 2.77% 74.58%
Management Fee 0.77% 0.00% 1.50% 67.53%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 21.05%
Administrative Fee 0.03% 0.01% 0.40% 4.72%

Sales Fees

CWS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

CWS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.20% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

CWS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 23.00% 0.00% 457.00% 22.46%

CWS - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CWS Category Low Category High CWS % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.25% 0.00% 0.18% 90.52%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CWS Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Semi-Annually Monthly Semi-Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CWS Category Low Category High CWS % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.24% -69.00% 2.16% 11.60%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

CWS Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency

Dividend Payout History

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CWS - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Dan Ahrens


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2020

0.83

0.8%

Dan Ahrens is a Managing Director and the Chief Operating Officer of AdvisorShares Investments, LLC. He joined the Advisor in 2008. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ahrens founded Ahrens Advisors, L.P., an SEC-registered investment advisor. Before forming Ahrens Advisors, he was President of the MUTUALS.com Funds. During that time he also was President and Chief Compliance Officer of Mutuals Advisors, Inc. and acted as President, Treasurer and Financial & Operations Officer of an affiliated Broker Dealer firm. He is the author of Investing in Vice (St. Martin’s Press, 2004) and has appeared on numerous financial programs, including CNBC, CNN, ABC News and Bloomberg, to discuss “Vice Stocks.” He has been featured, along with funds under his management, in major national and trade publications including The Economist, New York Times, Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He earned a Bachelor in Business Administration in Finance from Texas Tech University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.12 35.55 8.37 0.72