13 important things you should know about WisdomTree AGND ETF

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Before we start: if you’re looking for AGND “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "AGND quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on AGND "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "AGND". You’ll get all this info in one place.

Are you looking to buy or sell AGND? Or perhaps you’re looking for AGND fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

In this AGND ETF review, we’ll address key questions our readers have been asking us about this fund, above and beyond what you can find in its prospectus, and on Morningstar or Yahoo Finance.

Here is what you’ll be able to find in this review:

  • Fact Sheet: AGND performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: AGND buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in AGND ETF;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to AGND.

And here is the list of questions we’ll answer:

  1. Describe WisdomTree Barclays Negative Duration U.S. Aggregate Bond Fund (AGND).
  2. What is AGND underlying index?
  3. What are AGND holdings?
  4. What is AGND performance? What are AGND historical returns?
  5. How many up and down years did AGND have historically?
  6. What is AGND dividend yield?
  7. What is AGND expense ratio?
  8. What is AGND tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  9. What is AGND beta? How would you assess AGND risk?
  10. What is AGND Sharpe ratio?
  11. What is AGND Finny Score? AGND buy or sell?
  12. What are the pros of investing in AGND? What are AGND buy reasons?
  13. What are the cons of investing in AGND? What are AGND sell reasons?

So let’s start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Fact Sheet

1. Describe WisdomTree Barclays Negative Duration U.S. Aggregate Bond Fund (AGND).

The Fund seeks to track the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Bloomberg Barclays Rate Hedged US Aggregate Bond Index, Negative Five Duration. The Index provides long exposure to the Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index managing interest rate risk through short positions in US Treasury securities.

2. What is AGND underlying index?

Bloomberg Barclays Rate Hedged U.S. Aggregate Bond Index, Negative Five Duration.

3. What are AGND top holdings?

AGND has 0 stock holdings and 493 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 129.45% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Ultra 10 Year US Treasury Note Future June 20 TNM0 69.78%
5 Year Treasury Note Future June 20 ZFM0 30.70%
Us Ultra Bond Cbt Jun20 Xcbt 20200619 WNM0 21.26%
United States Treasury Notes 1.63% N/A 1.48%
United States Treasury Notes 2% N/A 1.37%
United States Treasury Notes 1.38% N/A 1.07%
United States Treasury Notes 2.88% N/A 1.05%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% N/A 1.01%
United States Treasury Notes 2.13% N/A 0.88%
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 4% N/A 0.85%

4. What is AGND performance? What are AGND historical returns?

AGND has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -0.39%;
  • 3-month return is -7.11%;
  • 1-year return is -8.30%;
  • 3-year return is -2.29%;
  • 5-year return is -1.39%.

5. How many up and down years did AGND have historically?

In the last 10 years, AGND had 2 up years and 4 down years.

6. What is AGND dividend yield?

AGND yield is 2.94%.

7. What is AGND expense ratio?

AGND expense ratio is 0.28%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

8. What is AGND tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.97%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.03%.

9. What is AGND beta? How would you assess AGND risk?

  • 3-year beta is -0.98;
  • 5-year beta is -1.03.

10. What is AGND Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.82;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.48.

Analysis

11. What is AGND Finny Score? AGND buy or sell?

AGND Finny Score is 40. Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy AGND and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 40.

12. What are the pros of investing in AGND? What are AGND buy reasons?

The following are AGND strengths from our perspective:

  • AGND 3-year Beta is -0.98, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • AGND 5-year Beta is -1.03, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.

13. What are the cons of investing in AGND? What are AGND negatives?

The following are AGND weaknesses from our perspective:

  • AGND net assets are $15.13 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • AGND 3-year return is -2.29%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 5.14%.
  • AGND 5-year return is -1.39%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 3.85%.
In the AGND review, we covered AGND key stats (return, performance, yield, expense ratio, and holdings), buy and sell analysis, and alternative investments. If this review was helpful to you, feel free to check out other mutual fund and ETF reviews.
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