Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF (FRDM)

BATS: FRDM · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.03 (0.10%)
Sep 22, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $622.40M
Expense Ratio 0.49%
PE Ratio 9.22
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $1.14
Dividend Yield 3.93%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 28, 2023
Payout Ratio 36.27%
1-Year Return +8.59%
Volume 104,622
Open 29.29
Previous Close 28.93
Day's Range 28.87 - 29.29
52-Week Low 24.29
52-Week High 33.14
Beta n/a
Holdings 107
Inception Date May 23, 2019

About FRDM

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The Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF (FRDM) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in total market equity. FDRM tracks an index that selects and weights exposure to emerging market equities based on personal and economic freedom metrics. FRDM was launched on May 23, 2019 and is issued by Alpha Architect.

Asset Class Equity
Category Diversified Emerging Mkts
Region Global
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol FRDM
Index Tracked Life + Liberty Freedom 100 Emerging Markets Index

Top 10 Holdings

42.43% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 005930.KS 8.38%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited TSM 7.61%
Bank Polska Kasa Opieki SA PEO.WA 4.32%
Dino Polska SA DNP.WA 3.45%
Banco De Chile CHILE.SN 3.38%
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd 2317.TW 3.30%
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. SQM 3.23%
MediaTek Inc 2454.TW 3.09%
PT Bank Central Asia Tbk BBCA.JK 2.80%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
2023-06-28 $0.28962 2023-06-30
2023-03-29 $0.0987 2023-03-31
2022-12-29 $0.75104 2023-01-06
2021-12-30 $0.49958 2022-01-05
2021-09-13 $0.12727 2021-09-20
2021-06-14 $0.09336 2021-06-21
Full Dividend History


Emerging Market Funds That Exclude China Are Beating the Index

Ex-China funds are attracting assets as geopolitical tensions with the U.S. grab headlines and China underperforms other emerging market countries.

Other symbols: EMXCIEMGXCEM
2 months ago - Barrons

China ETFs fall after services sector data, deepening losses this year as U.S. stocks, emerging-markets funds rise in 2023

Exchange-traded funds that invest in Chinese stocks were trading down Wednesday afternoon, deepening the ETFs' losses this year after data showed China's services sector cooled in June and as investor...

2 months ago - Market Watch

VettaFi Voices On: Investing in Emerging Markets

Emerging markets can come with a lot of growth potential. However, they also usually have more volatility than you might get with developed markets.

3 months ago - ETF Trends

International stocks outperform, decouple from U.S. equities by ‘unusual degree'

International stocks are broadly outperforming this quarter, decoupling from the U.S. to an unusual extent, according to DataTrek Research.

6 months ago - Market Watch

Dave Nadig Drills Into the Big Year For ETFs on Yahoo

VettaFi Financial Futurist Dave Nadig appeared on Yahoo Finance to discuss the big year for ETFs. “We had over 400 launches this year,” Nadig said, which he thinks could be a record.

9 months ago - ETF Trends

Spotlight: In Solid LatAm, Chile Stands Out

MSCI Chile ETF's commodity exposure boosting 2022 returns.

Other symbols: ECHILF
10 months ago - ETFcom

Freedom ETF Challenger Among Latest Fund Proposals

Filings roundup: Calamos plans industry comeback; new iShares, Amplify and more.

11 months ago - ETFcom

‘Just so full of autocracies': For the Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF, outperformance in 2022 goes beyond nixing China

Hi! In this week's ETF Wrap, Life + Liberty Indexes founder Perth Tolle weighs in on why emerging-markets funds that exclude China don't go far enough, as well as on the Freedom 100 Emerging Markets E...

11 months ago - Market Watch

5 Emerging Market ETFs That Limit China Investments

Emerging market exchange-traded funds that limit exposure to China may be a better bet for investors as China's stocks get battered.

11 months ago - Barrons

Nadig Appears on ETF Edge to Talk Emerging Markets, Value Investing, Crypto, and More

VettaFi Financial Futurist Dave Nadig joined Wes Crill and host Bob Pisani on CNBC's ETF Edge to discuss a grab bag of topics ranging from emerging markets, to value investing, to cryptocurrency. Over...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

For Some Investors, ETFs Help Take ESG Up A Notch

Recent ETFs offer new criteria to assess emerging market risk.

1 year ago - ETFcom

Some Emerging Market ETFs Are Shining

During a recent ETF Trends webcast focused on emerging markets, 42% of advisor respondents said that they allocate between 5% and 10% of client assets to emerging markets, and an additional 11% report...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Life + Liberty Indexes Founder: “We Are Either Using Our Allocation Powers for Good or For Evil”

On a recent Twitter Spaces event, ETF Trends' head of research Todd Rosenbluth was joined by Life + Liberty Indexes founder Perth Tolle and TKer editor Sam Ro to discuss how geopolitical risks affect ...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

ETF Prime: Dave Nadig Discusses All Things ETF in Relation to Russia

On this week's episode of ETF Prime, host Nate Geraci is joined by ETF Trends' Dave Nadig, who talks about Russia ETFs and Emerging Market ETFs that have exposure to Russian securities in the face of ...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

ETF Prime: Tom Hendrickson on Geopolitics & ETFs

On this week's episode of ETF Prime, host Nate Geraci is joined by Tom Hendrickson, president of ETF Trends and ETF Database, to discuss how recent geopolitical events are impacting the ETF world and ...

Other symbols: ICAP
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Freedom As The Source Of Growth

The Freedom 100 Emerging Market ETF (FRDM), which tracks the index, saw success in 2021, crossing the $100 million milestone after China's government cracked down on various sectors including tech and...

1 year ago - ETFcom

A Look Ahead With ETF Industry Experts and Funds to Watch in 2022

Last year was a banner year for the ETF industry, with record inflows reaching close to $1 trillion, but historic inflation and a hawkish turn by the Fed at the end of year has led to a less sure star...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Bottom Fishing In China Not Safe

What looks like value for some is really China's heavy hand clamping down.

2 years ago - ETFcom

ETF Edge, August 2, 2021

CNBC's Bob Pisani tackles how to trade China and emerging markets with Kevin Carter, founder of EMQQ, Perth Tolle, founder of Life + Liberty Indexes, and John Davi, founder of Astoria Advisors.

Other symbols: EMQQ
2 years ago - CNBC Television

China's Heavy Hand In Emerging Market ETFs

Emerging market ETFs promise a diversified portfolio but can deliver a good deal of country-specific risk.

2 years ago - ETFcom

10 Fantastic Funds With Diverse Leadership

If you really want to invest for change, pay attention to who is running the show. Here's a list of funds ran by a diverse group of portfolio managers.

Other symbols: IPOVT
2 years ago - Kiplinger

3 Emerging Markets ETFs For 2021

One of the asset classes generating plenty of buzz as a 2021 idea is emerging markets. Up 4.5% over the past month, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is already pricing in that enthusiasm.

Other symbols: KMEDXSOE
3 years ago - Benzinga

This is one of the biggest mistakes investors can make when it comes to the China trade, ETF analyst says

Investors may find success investing in Chinese consumer discretionary stocks as tensions between the world's two largest economies rise, says Global X's Jay Jacobs.

3 years ago - CNBC

3 ETFs Enjoying The Benefits of Taiwan Semiconductor Exposure

It fell 7.6% on Tuesday, but the rally by shares of Taiwan Semiconductor (NYSE: TSM) has been nothing short of breathtaking.

Other symbols: EWTSMH
3 years ago - Benzinga

ETFs Capturing Emerging Market Gains

Two trends make for interesting opportunities in EM ETF investing right now.

3 years ago - ETFcom