ETF Research and Analysis

by John Gabriel
Investors might look to iShares Global Agriculture COW for diversified exposure to fertilizer and agricultural chemical producers, farm machinery and packaged food companies. This ETF offers global exposure to the agricultural   Read more 

Bull Case

Global population growth and increasing demand for food from emerging markets are sustainable tailwinds that will benefit the fund's holdings.
The fund provides access to the largest companies in the global agriculture industry that are best positioned to capitalize on global opportunities.
Low fees reduce the performance drag. Read more 

Bear Case

This fund's returns can be volatile at times, as unpredictable weather patterns can influence grain prices.
A narrow focus on the agriculture space could make this a bumpy ride, especially if commodity prices decline.
Many of COW's holdings lack competitive advantages, which makes our fair value estimates more uncertain. Read more 

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