Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) ETF Research, Analysis & News

Quick Analysis on Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) ETF as of December 19, 2014

Previous Closing Price $35.31 is below its 50 day moving average $39.25
Previous Closing Price $35.31 is below its 200 day moving average $45.15
The ETF pays a dividend of 2.79%
Average trading volume is relatively low at 31,888
(See more information about Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) ETF below)

Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) ETF Profile Summary

Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) seeks to track the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the AMEX Steel index. Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) invests at least 80% of assets in common stocks and ADRs of companies involved in the steel industry. Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) is non-diversified.
ETF Inception Date: Oct 10, 2006
ETF Family: Market Vectors
ETF Category: Natural Resources
ETF Net Asset: $86.94M

Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) ETF Key Statistics Research and Analysis as of December 19, 2014

Stock ExchangePCX
Trade Volume (Average Trading Volume)25,812 (31,888)
Previous Closing Price$35.31
50 Day Price Moving Average$39.25
200 Day Price Moving Average$45.15
Dividend Yield2.79%
Ex-Dividend Date23-Dec-13

Top Stocks in Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) ETF as of Nov 27, 2014

Performance of Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX) ETF as of Nov 29, 2014

PeriodPerformance
Year to Date-20.56%
1 Year Total Return-16.23%
3 Year Total Return-6.19%
 

Compare with other Natural Resources category EFTs

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares Dow Jones US Basic Materials (IYM)4.66%9.56%10.03%
Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO)1.10%4.54%5.34%
Materials Select Sector SPDR (XLB)7.78%13.06%15.03%
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Materials (RTM)7.25%12.00%15.93%
Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW)6.11%11.00%14.97%

 

Compare with Top Natural Resources Category Mutual Funds

FundYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Dreyfus Natural Resources A (DNLAX)-1.460.004.76
Fidelity Select Materials Portfolio (FSDPX)0.584.4512.76
ICON Materials S (ICBMX)1.584.6812.56
Rydex Basic Materials Inv (RYBIX)-0.253.042.15
Fidelity Advisor Materials A (FMFAX)0.334.1712.45

 

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