16 September, 2019 (16:00:00 EST)

SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund rises in 4 out of last 5 days

SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund (ASX:STW), the 2nd largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in Australia, has increased 11.0c (or 0.2%). The ETF rose in four out of the last 5 trading days, for a 5-day rise of 0.4% to close at $A62.61. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International Australia Index [MSCI AUSTRALIA] which rose 6.5 points (0.1%) in the day, the relative price increase was 0.1%. Its MCap is $A3.8 billion.

STWToday1 Day agoWeek agoMonth ago
Price, AUD62.6162.462.3461.16
MSCI AUSTRALIA6,685.16,678.636,630.896,342.62

THE PAST WEEK [Price up 0.9% to $A62.50]
In the past week the ETF rose on 3 days, fell on 1 day and was untraded on 1 day,.
DAYHeadlineClose price [AUD]Price Change %Comment
Sep 13Increases62.50.16 
Sep 12Rises for a second consecutive day, a two-day rise of 0.8%62.40.42Top Rise
Sep 11Increases on low volume62.140.36 
Sep 10Decreases 0.7% on average volume61.92-0.67Steepest Fall


SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund jumps 22% in 2019

SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund (AU:STW), jumped $A11.27 (or 21.9%) year-to-date (YTD) in 2019 to close at $A62.61 today. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International Australia Index which has risen 22.6% YTD, this is a relative price change of -0.7%.



1.1 Technicals:
Uptrend: The ETF increased on firm volume, rising for a fourth consecutive day.
+ The price increased 0.4% in the last week and lifted 2.4% in the last month.
+ The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator of 12-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) of 61.98 minus the 26-day EMA of 61.62 is positive 0.36 suggesting a bullish signal. Both EMA prices are rising, another bullish signal.
+ Rises to Falls: in the past month the number of rises outnumbered falls 15:7 or 2.1:1.
+ In the last three months the ETF has hit a new 52-week high eleven times, pointing to a significant uptrend.
+ The present value of $A1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund is $A1,185, comprising a capital gain of $A125 and dividend reinvested of $A59. A comparison with Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World] and Morgan Stanley Capital International Australia Index [MSCI AUSTRALIA] is shown below:
MSCI World1,0121,0531,018
MSCI AUSTRALIA1,0081,0331,150
+ The present value of AUD1,000 (PV1000) invested ten years ago in SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund is $A2,284, for a capital gain of $A1,284.
+ 10 years Multiplier in AUD = 2.284x
+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in AUD = 8.6%
Present Value of USD1,000 invested 10 years ago:
+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested ten years ago in SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund is $US1,817, for a capital gain of $US817.
+ 10 years ago AUD 1 equalled USD 0.864
+ 10 years Multiplier in USD = 1.817x
+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = 6.2%

1.2 High Performance Indicators:
DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price/MAP2001.1In Top 10%
Today's Turnover$A9.7 millionIn Top Quartile



2.1 Technicals:
+ The 1.8% discount to 12-month high of $A63.75 against the 27.7% premium to 12-month low of $A49.02 suggests the climb might be peaking.

2.2 Overbought/Bearish/Resistance Signals:
+ The Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 78.4 has penetrated the overbought line of 70, suggesting the price gain of 3.3% in the last 14 days is unusually high.
+ The ETF is overbought according to the Williams % R indicator of -6.1, suggesting the price is close to its 14-day high of $A62.76.



3.1 Momentum:
+ Volume: there were 155,166 units worth $A9.7 million traded today. In the past week, volume was 0.8 times average and the units were up 0.4%.The rise has been propped up by firm volume of 1.2 times the average daily volume of 126,924 units.

3.2 The Best 3 weeks in the past quarter [Relative Price Change or RPC]
Mon-FriChange %MSCI AUSTRALIA Change %RPC %Vol Ind [1 is avg]
Jul 01-
Aug 19-2322-0.10.8
Jul 22-

3.3 The Worst 3 weeks in the past quarter [Relative Price Change or RPC]
Mon-FriChange %MSCI AUSTRALIA Change %RPC %Vol Ind [1 is avg]
Aug 05-09-2.6-0.7-1.91.7
Aug 12-16-2.5-1.8-0.71.5
Jul 08-12-1-0.9-0.10.9

3.4 Trailing 3 months
TurnoverUS$339 million
Volume Index (1 is avg)1.0

3.5 Trailing Price Change %
3-Year price change of 40.4% for STW outperformed the change of 29.4% in the Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World] for a relative price change of 11%.
Price Change %QuarterYear3 Years
MSCI World3.21.829.4

3.6 MCap: 5-Year Perspective
In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by $A373.6 million from $A3.4 billion to $A3.8 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there have been declines in MCap in 3 out of 5 years.
 Close PriceMCap (AUD M)MCap (US$ M)
1 Year ago$A55.243,796.22,694.9
2 Years ago$A49.743,561.62,859.6
3 Years ago$A44.673,232.42,436.2
4 Years ago$A43.333,1352,222.4
5 Years ago$A47.033,402.93,100

3.7 Moving Annual Return (Past 5 years)
Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, the real rate of return has averaged 8.4%. The Moving Annual Return has been positive in 4 of the last 5 years. An investment a year ago in STW would have produced a return of 17.8%.
STWClose (AUD)Dividends (AUD)Capital Gain / (Loss) %% YieldAnnual Return %
Sep 1662.612.9312.55.317.8
1 Yr ago55.642.2611.94.516.4
2 Yrs ago49.720.5711.51.312.8
3 Yrs ago44.59-2.9-2.9
4 Yrs ago43.33-(7.9)-(7.9)

Close 5 years ago $A47.03

3.8 Year-on-Year Comparison (Trailing year - ended 30 Aug)

In the past 5 years, STW has jumped 29.5% from 47.57 to 61.58 , an average annual compound rise of 5.3%.
% Price Change7.814.4-5.60.512.717.2
Avg Daily Volume110,752156,481173,609124,004128,465198,288
Turnover Period2 yrs 5 mo1 yr 8 mo1 yr 5 mo2 yrs 37 d2 yrs 37 d1 yr 4 mo
Price Range49.02 - 63.7548.81 - 57.1542.71 - 50.4639.62 - 47.4741.29 - 50.8542.17 - 47.94

In the past 5 years average daily volume has declined 44.1% from 198,288 units to 110,752 units. Turnover period has increased from 1 year 4 months to 2 years 5 months. This indicates a larger number of core investors, making a long-term investment safer.



4.1 Global Rank out of 5,034 ETFs
The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,131, ranking it 487 out of 5,034 ETFs.Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 83.
MCap (US$)2.6B316Top
Net Assets (US$)2.6B297Top
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)83836Top
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*1,131487Top

* 1 year ago AUD 1 equalled USD 0.72
Sep 16, 2019: AUD 1 equals USD 0.6874

4.2 Rank in the Total Australia ETF Market [out of 123 ETFs]
Rel Strength 6 Mon ($A)7827
PV1000-1Year ($A)1,18525



5.1 Description
SPDR S&P/ASX 200, seeks to closely match, before fees and expenses, the returns of the S&P/ASX 200 Index. Our approach is designed to provide portfolios with low portfolio turnover, accurate tracking, and lower costs.

ISIN: AU000000STW9
Inception DateAugust 27, 2001
Expense Ratio0.2% of average net assets
CategoryEquities All
Fund Family NameState Street Global Advisors
Index TrackedS&P/ASX 200
Asset ClassEquity

5.3 Contact details
Physical AddressState Street Global Advisors Australia, Limited Level 17 420 George Street Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

5.4 ETF Summary
Volume Index (1 is avg)0.8
Market Cap$A3.8 billion [US$2.6 billion]
Day's Range62.45 - 62.68
52-Week Range49.02 - 63.75
Units Outstanding60,424,283
Relative Strength (3 mo)58

5.5 Fund Manager and Management Fees
+ The manager of the ETF is State Street Global Advisors. The management fee is 0.19% of total assets



Dividend Date:June 27, 2019
Dividend Yield:4.7%
Annual Dividend:$A2.93

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