Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, the Global X Uranium ETF
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Global X Uranium and see what CAPS investors are saying about the ETF right now.
Global X Uranium facts
|Total Assets||$180 million|
|Investment Approach||Seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the Solactive Global Uranium Index, which reflects the performance of the uranium mining industry|
|1-Month / 3-Month / Year-to-Date Return||(5.3%) / (26.1%) / (55.6%)|
|Top Holdings with High CAPS Rating (4 or 5 Stars) and Portfolio Weight||
Market Vectors Nuclear Energy ETF
iShares S&P Global Nuclear Energy Index
Sources: Morningstar and Motley Fool CAPS.
Nuclear power is being hated on, and uranium prices have followed suit. I expect this trend to reverse in time. Taking a long-term view on this one.
Global X Uranium, in particular, offers high liquidity relative to its competitors. In fact, it has a higher average trading volume (438,000 shares) and higher net assets ($180 million) than that of Market Vectors Nuclear Energy and iShares S&P Global Nuclear Energy.
CAPS member fvolyand elaborates on the bull case:
After the Nuclear spill, this ETF has decreased tremendously in faith for uranium energy's future. However, I strongly believe that all plants that will be built in the future will take extreme measures to ensure that this does not happen again and although it is an expensive investment, if harnessed correctly, uranium can help produce energy for our world's greatest needs.
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