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10/31 7:50am ET

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

Thursday’s Trading Day
31.14 +0.121 / +0.39%
Data as of Oct 30
Day’s Change
Friday’s Pre-Market   Switch to standard view »
29.91 -1.23 / -3.95%
 
Volume: 97.3K

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-0.57% 3 years-62.31%
3 months+6.93% 5 years-60.12%
1 year-39.70% Since inception-60.41%
Data through 10/31/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$31.02
Open day’s range-- – --
Net asset value (NAV)31.09 (10/30/2014)
Daily volume45,749,050
Average volume (3 months)51,178,816
Data as of 10/30/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Volatility ETFs

 VXXCategory
Performance 5-yr return-60.12%-45.75%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.89%1.11%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-1.14-1.06
Net assets$1.4B$189.9M
Average market cap--$68.3B
Average P/E--17.7
Dividend / Share----

Competitors

VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF
VIIX VelocityShares 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.