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Auto Industry ETF

Reviewed by Sweta | Updated on Sep 30, 2020

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Introduction

The auto industry ETF is an exchange-traded fund derives its value from the prices of stocks of auto industries. All types of auto companies are included such as auto manufacturers and auto ancillaries.

ETFs are investment products offering exposure to the stocks of a particular sector. ETFs diversify risks across different stocks and provide retail investors with an opportunity to invest in an industry.

The underlying group of auto industry ETF consists of manufacturers of all types of auto components and auto-parts. The ETF can also include companies which undertake research and development, distribution of materials and sale of automobile and automobile equipment.

Understanding Auto Industry ETF

  1. Auto industry stock prices rise with increased spending by consumers.
  2. In a growing economy, auto companies deliver better financial results and deliver good returns to investors.
  3. The auto industry stocks are tied to consumer spending and economic growth. So when the economy does well, the stocks of auto companies have a bull run. Consumers buy an automobile when they are financially stable enough to do so. Also, most public prefer to use public transportation systems for most travel requirements.
  4. The performance of auto stocks is directly related to consumer’s appetite for spending.
  5. When the entire auto industry does well financially, the auto industry ETFs are favoured for investments.
  6. The prices of ETFs stabilise the volatility in individual stock prices.

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