Market Tracker

04/17 11:29am ET

iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX)

41.88
Real-Time Quote
 -0.47 / -1.11%
Today’s Change
39.85
Today|||52-Week Range
92.56
-1.57%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The iPath ® S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETN is designed to provide investors with exposure to the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ Index Total Return. The S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ Index Total Return (the "Index") is designed to provide access to equity market volatility through CBOE Volatility Index ® futures. The Index offers exposure to a daily rolling long position in the first and second month VIX futures contracts and reflects the implied volatility of the S&P 500 ® at various points along the volatility forward curve.

Performance

1 month-10.86% 3 years-54.07%
3 months+3.16% 5 years-62.92%
1 year-44.57% Since inception-61.81%
Data through 04/17/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$42.35
Open day’s range41.69 – 42.72
Net asset value (NAV)42.45 (04/16/2014)
Daily volume13,103,020
Average volume (3 months)39,284,558
Data as of 11:29am ET, 04/17/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Volatility ETFs

 VXXCategory
Performance 5-yr return-62.92%-48.69%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.89%1.11%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-1.31-1.19
Net assets$1.1B$165.4M
Average market cap--$82.9B
Average P/E--17.6
Dividend / Share----

Competitors

VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF
VIIX VelocityShares Long VIX Short Term ETN
VIXM ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
Holdings not available.