ETFG Quant Movers – those ETFs who have had the largest weekly change in their respective, overall ETFG Quant ratings:
ETFG Quant Winners: This week’s biggest winner was iShares U.S. Infrastructure ETF (IFRA) gaining 10.54 to finish with a Quant Score of 56.74. Hartford Global Impact NextShares Fund (HFGIC) finished a close second gaining 10.38 points to move up to a Quant Score of 55.66. Vanguard U.S. Quality Factor ETF (VFQY) moved to a Quant Score of 54.53 after posting a 9.89 increase. Rounding out the top five were Reality Shares DIVCON Dividend Guard ETF (GARD) and AAM S&P 500 High Dividend Value ETF (SPDV) gaining 9.77 and 9.50 respectively.
ETFG Quant Losers: This week’s biggest loser was Xtrackers Harvest CSI 500 China A-Shares Small Cap ETF (ASHS) dropping 11.64 points to a Quant Score of 45.13. At a distant second and third were Pacer Trendpilot US Mid Cap ETF (PTMC) and VictoryShares US Discovery Enhanced Volatility Wtd ETF (CSF) down 7.82 and 7.75 respectively. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF (EEMS) fell 6.67 points to 41.29 and Invesco KBW Bank ETF (KBWB) rounded out the bottom five losing 6.32 points to move to a Quant Score of 41.20.
ETFG Weekly Select List - the five most highly rated ETFs per Sector, Geographic Region and Strategy as ranked by the ETFG Quant model. Because of the Sector’s success on the 1W Quant Rating of the ETFG Heat Map, we’d like to highlight some substantial movement in the Natural Resources Sector when comparing this week’s Select List to last. First Trust Index Global Natural Resources Income ETF (FTRI) fell from first to third making way for FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA) and Global X U.S. Infrastructure Development ETF (PAVE) to take the top two spots in the Natural Resources Select List. DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF (TOLZ) dropped to the four spot while newcomer SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF (NANR) rounded out the sector Select List. With the sector as a whole posting a strong week, investors should consider these ETFs when reviewing their portfolios.
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