Are the EMKT and IZZ ETFs worth keeping tabs on in Apr?

It’s time to run a ruler over VanEck Vectors MSCI Multifactor Emerging Markets Equity ETF (ASX: EMKT) and iShares FTSE China Large-Cap ETF (ASX: IZZ). The ETFs invest across the International shares sector.

The VanEck EMKT ETF (ASX:EMKT)

The VanEck EMKT ETF gives investors exposure to companies across a range of emerging markets. Emerging markets (EM) are markets which are typically associated with higher average returns over 10+ years, but they (typically) come with higher risk, as measured by volatility.

According to our most recent data, the EMKT ETF had $40.2 million of money invested. Given its funds under management (also known as FUM or ‘market cap’) is less than $100 million, you should consider if this ETF is still too small and if it is sustainable for the ETF issuer. At Best ETFs we say an ETF with more than $100 million invested is typically more sustainable than one with less than $100 million (at least). However, there are exceptions to this general rule, especially if the ETF issuer/provider is reputable and committed to growing the ETF’s FUM through effective marketing strategies and distribution to financial advisers.

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iShares IZZ ETF (ASX:IZZ)

The iShares IZZ ETF provides investors with exposure to the 50 largest and most liquid companies in China which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

With our numbers for December 2020, IZZ’s FUM stood at $126.16 million. Since the IZZ’s FUM is over $100 million, our investing team would say the ETF has met our minimum criteria for the total amount invested, otherwise known as FUM. A very sustainable ETF in the Index sector should be able to scale well and become profitable for the ETF issuer.

Are the fees for the IZZ ETF bad?

iShares, the ETF issuer, charges a yearly management fee of 0.74% for the IZZ ETF. Meaning, if you invested $2,000 for a full 12-month period you could expect to pay a base management fee of around $14.80.

The management fee is above the average for all ETFs on our list of ASX ETFs, but keep in mind the ETF may be able to justify the higher price tag with superior performance over time.

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