Global X Social Media Index ETFFund
- Change -1.34 (-7.5%)
- Volume 0.06 M
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- Assets $74.4M
- Expense Ratio 0.65%
- Yield 0.01%
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Global Equity ETF
Global X Social Media Index ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF tracks the performance of the Solactive Social Media Index. The ETF holds technology stocks of all cap sizes located mostly in the U.S. and Asia. The ETF weights the holdings using a market capitalization methodology. The ETF is allowed to hold new IPOs after their fifth trading day.
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11-04-2015 04:30 PM by Max Chen
Despite the brief misstep in late summer, the social media exchange traded fund is gaining momentum on the improved earnings season and is waiting on Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) to report later Wednesday. The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) jumped 10.2% over the p...
10-27-2015 03:41 PM by Tom Lydon
Internet-related exchange traded funds will be tested this week as downtrodden social media names try to turn around their losing streak this earnings season. After the bell Tuesday, Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), which has declined almost 40% over the past year, will report earnings. ...
10-15-2015 04:09 PM by Tom Lydon
A long/short smart-beta index is in talks with fund issuers to launch an exchange traded fund based on financial twitter user sentiment. Market Prophit, the company behind the recently launched Market Prophit Social Media Sentiment Index (CROWD), is trying to find an ETF backe...
07-27-2015 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Social media names in the U.S. are jumping, but the social media sector exchange traded fund remains subdued after the plunge in Chinese stocks weigh on the overall portfolio. The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NYSEArca: SOCL) was up 1.4% over the past week and down 4.7% ove...
04-28-2015 01:30 PM by Todd Shriber
Shares of social media giant Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) are off about 1.1% ahead of the company's first-quarter earnings report due out of after the close of U.S. markets today. The move for the stock and the exchange traded funds that hold it could be significantly larger than toda...
04-24-2015 02:45 PM by Tom Lydon
In the technology space, social media stocks are leading the charge, with a sector-related exchange traded fund pushing on to a new 52-week high. The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) was up 1.4% Friday, hovering around its highest level since March 2014. SOCL h...
03-20-2015 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
These are not the go-go days of 2013, at least not yet, when the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) surged 64%, but the social media exchange traded is clawing its way back to respectability. After rising almost 0.4% Thursday on volume that was about triple the t...
02-26-2015 03:10 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors have poured into stable, old technology stocks last year, but are quickly becoming disappointed by the group's uninspiring expansion. Consequently, more are taking a look at high-growth tech names and sector-related exchange traded funds. Jim Cramer, the "Mad Money" ...
02-25-2015 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
After bottoming in early May 2014, the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) proceeded to rally nearly 20% through Sept. 11, 2014, but after that, the lone dedicated social media exchange traded fund has done little worth remembering. Actually, SOCL's performance si...
12-09-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Here is a vexing scenario from the world of exchange traded funds and one that might be an ominous sigh regarding investor sentiment toward social media stocks not named Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB). Year-to-date, shares of Mark Zuckerberg's company are up nearly 40%. Conversely, t...
10-28-2014 07:45 AM by Tom Lydon
Shares of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) tumbled more than 10% during Monday's after-hours session after the company reported slack third-quarter user growth. Twitter reported a third-quarter loss of $175 million, or 29 cents per share, compared with a loss of $64.6 million, or 48 cents...
09-05-2014 10:44 AM by Todd Shriber
Much like its momentum counterparts, such as the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NasdaqGM: IBB) and the First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund (NYSEArca: FDN), the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) suffered a real drubbing late in the first quarter and into th...
05-29-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
During the momentum bloodbath that occurred late in the first quarter and well into the current quarter, the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) was one of the most egregious offenders. Dragged lower by a plethora of offenders, including China's Tencent Holdings, ...
05-13-2014 01:37 PM by Tom Lydon
After a steep sell-off, internet stocks and related exchange traded funds are beginning to look cheap, with little or no change to their underlying fundamentals. Citigroup (NYSE: C) analyst Mark May argues that many tech stocks look attractive at current levels after the 20% o...
05-09-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
On above average volume the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) posted a gain of just under 1% Thursday. That is of little compensation to investors that have dealt with SOCL's 11% dive over the past month. Down more than 22% in just the past 90 days, the once hig...
05-07-2014 03:09 PM by Tom Lydon
Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL) has acted as shining beacon in the tech sector, providing some sense of stability in technology-related exchange traded funds. Shares of Apple stocks jumped following a strong second quarter earnings result and on plans to offer an additional $30 billion...
05-07-2014 12:39 PM by Todd Shriber
This should have been a good day for momentum stocks, particularly of the Internet varietal, and the exchange traded funds that own those shares. Tuesday evening, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba filed for an initial public offering that could be the largest in U.S. history. I...
05-05-2014 06:30 AM by Todd Shriber
The recent woes suffered by momentum stocks and exchange traded funds are well-documented. At this point, it is not a stretch to say plenty of investors are aware that ETFs that were last year's darlings have fallen out of favor. That list includes large, well-known funds such...
05-03-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
It was a tepid end to April and start to May this week as the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out modestly weekly gains. The Nasdaq Composite was the leader of the trio with a gain of almost 1%. While the evidence is anecdotal and represents just one week of ...
04-30-2014 04:07 PM by Tom Lydon
With just a short time left in Wednesday's trading session, it appears likely that the S&P 500 will finish April with a modest loss. Finishing April in the red is a fate that will befall over 600 traditional exchange traded funds and data from ETFScreen.com turns up plenty...
04-30-2014 02:29 PM by Max Chen
Despite the sell-off in momentum stocks and exchange traded funds in mid-April, the markets recovered from the decline as earnings and improved economic data helped support further equity gains. The top performing non-leveraged exchange traded products over the past month incl...
04-29-2014 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) lost nearly 4% Monday on heavy volume, a decline that took the once high-flying ETF to its lowest levels in nine month. Ongoing retrenchment in social media and other momentum names is taking a toll on the Nasdaq. The Fideli...
04-22-2014 02:24 PM by Max Chen
After testing bear market territory, social media stocks are bouncing back, with the related exchange traded fund among the best performers over the past week. The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) was up 1.0% Tuesday and gained 5.8% over the past week. SOCL, th...
04-12-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Sometimes, the song changes and other times it remains the same. There was a little bit of both among this week's searched ETF tickers as momentum stocks and ETFs were again punished. To that end, it probably will not surprise devoted followers of this space that the iShares N...
04-07-2014 03:14 PM by Tom Lydon
Technology stocks and related exchange traded funds have been among the worst performers since the sell-off began at the start of April. The more intrepid investor, though, is beginning to look at the sector as a bargain opportunity. Since the April 2 high, the Technology Sele...
04-04-2014 01:41 PM by Todd Shriber
Momentum stocks giveth and taketh away. Previously beloved "momo" names from industries such as biotechnology, Internet and social media have been doing a lot more taking than giving in recent weeks. Pain inflicted by the theme of momentum lost is abundantly clear with the pre...
03-24-2014 01:24 PM by Tom Lydon
The big news in the world of momentum stocks and exchange traded funds is the ongoing retrenchment in the biotechnology sub-sector. On Monday, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NasdaqGM: IBB), the largest biotech ETF, is off 2.8% on volume that is already nearly triple the...
03-17-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The next wave of Chinese Internet initial public offerings is expected to come to U.S. exchanges in the coming months and that could shine the spotlight on some already high-flying exchange traded funds. Last Friday, Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) filed ...
02-20-2014 11:54 AM by Tom Lydon
Shares of Facebook (NasdaqGM: FB), the largest social media company, are down 2.1% in midday trading, perhaps something of a pleasant surprise given the controversy and criticism surrounding the company's $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp. Facebook, ...
02-18-2014 03:00 PM by Max Chen
The social media exchange traded fund is strengthening Tuesday after King Digital Entertainment, a developer of popular Facebook and Smartphone games, files for an initial public offering. The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGS: SOCL) was up 2.3% Tuesday. SOCL is 2.6% h...
02-08-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
The S&P 500 closed the week in strong form, helping U.S. equities to the first weekly rise in four despite a less-than-impressive January jobs report. For the week, the three major U.S. indices all posted gains of at least 0.5%. Despite the gains for equities, commodities ...
02-06-2014 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGS: SOCL) has been down this road before. That road being the first trading day after a hot new addition to the ETF's lineup delivers its first set of quarterly results as a public firm. That day is today for Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) and ...
02-05-2014 02:26 PM by Max Chen
Tech investors are focusing on Twitter (NasdaqGS: TWTR) Wednesday as the company announces its first ever earnings report, either justifying or contradicting the stock's lofty price. Exchange traded fund investors can track the action through initial public offering or social med...
01-31-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
The social media exchange traded fund was not immune to the latest market upheaval but it did rebound Thursday after Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) surged on mobile-ad growth. Next week will also be a big week for social media sector as players reveal fourth quarter earnings. The Glo...
01-28-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
With all the attention being paid to emerging markets equities and the next move, if any, by the Federal Reserve, price action in some sector and industry exchange traded funds may not be getting the usual, thoughtful treatment. That should not be the case with one of 2013's h...
01-27-2014 12:32 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Social Media stocks this morning are demonstrating downright anti-social behavior, with the increasingly well-known SOCL(Global X Social Media Index, Expense Ratio 0.65%) getting clobbered for the fourth straight trading session on heavier trading volume. SOCL has broken throu...
01-17-2014 01:38 PM by Todd Shriber
Buoyed by the best year for U.S. initial public offerings since the height of the late 1990s tech bubble, the First Trust US IPO Index Fund (NYSEArca: FPX), surged almost 48% last year while ranking as one of the ETF industry's best asset gatherers on a percentage basis. As of...
01-14-2014 08:15 AM by Todd Shriber
Following Facebook's (NasdaqGM: FB) 2012 initial public offering, Twitter (NYSEArca: TWTR) was the 2013 IPO nearly everyone was talking about. With little doubt, this year's most awaited IPO is going to be China's Alibaba. When highly anticipated IPOs and the ensuing fanfare c...
01-11-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Seasoned pros know to expect the unexpected in the financial markets. However, there are times when the expected is just what we get. That was the case with the most searched tickers on ETF Trends this week. Without the benefit of a fully functional crystal ball, we do not kno...
01-10-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Exchange traded funds holdings richly valued but soaring Internet stocks were among 2013's top performers. A risk-off tenor to start 2014 and concerns about the aforementioned valuations, among other factors, have sparked some lethargy in Internet ETFs in the new year. The Fir...
01-09-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
"Good" does not adequately describe the performance of Internet and social media exchange traded funds in 2013. No, "good" does not suffice when the three largest Internet and social media ETFs posted an average gain of almost 61%, nearly double that of the S&P 500. Return...
01-08-2014 01:56 PM by Todd Shriber
Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), the newly public social media darling, certainly gets its fair share of press. Look at media coverage of Twitter this way: By market value, the company is roughly 10% larger than General Mills (NYSE: GIS), but Twitter receives much more than 10% more media c...
12-24-2013 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon
It is already one of this year's top-performing industry exchange traded funds, but the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGS: SOCL) could add to its 59% year-to-date and do so before 2014 arrives. "The price action since Dec. 11 appears to be forming a handle. A handle is...
12-06-2013 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Even with what was supposed to be a positive catalyst in the form of the Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) initial public offering, November was a turbulent month for the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGS: SOCL). SOCL,still one of this year's better-performing industry ETFs and one...
11-26-2013 07:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Perhaps it is a case of lofty valuations finally coming home to roost. Or maybe it is just a correction before the start of another move higher. Whatever the case may be, social media stocks have rapidly fallen out of favor with investors in recent weeks, sapping the exchange ...
11-19-2013 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Exchange traded funds offering exposure to social media have been the toast of the town this year due in large part to Facebook's (NasdaqGM: FB) resurgence and Twitter's (NYSE: TWTR) recent initial public offering. The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGS: SOCL), the lone...
11-15-2013 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGS: SOCL) has allocated 4.5% of its weight to newly public social media firm Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), making the stock the ETF's eleventh-largest holding. At a weight of 4.5%, Twitter is just behind Yandex (NasdaqGM: YNDX), the Google (N...
11-14-2013 12:14 AM by Todd Shriber
Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), the newly public social media darling, has joined the Renaissance IPO ETF (NYSEArca: IPO), itself a new offering, as a top-10 holding. To be precise, IPO added shares of Twitter after the close of U.S. markets Wednesday at a weight of 2.44%, making the st...
11-13-2013 02:55 PM by Todd Shriber
Fans of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), social media stocks, initial public offerings and the exchange traded funds that hold social media shares and IPOs could be getting excited in anticipation of Twitter's ETF debut. After the close of U.S. markets Wednesday, Twitter will be added to...
11-08-2013 12:33 PM by Todd Shriber
Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) is now into its second day as a public company and those investors want a slice of the social media company's potential upside without the commitment of the stock itself, there are options among ETFs. As was reported after Thursday's close (and widely expe...
11-07-2013 05:28 PM by Todd Shriber
ETF Trends has learned the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGS: SOCL) will add Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) on Nov. 13. SOCL tracks the Solactive Social Media Index, which allows for the inclusion of some stocks after the fifth trading day. SOCL, which is almost two years old, a...
11-07-2013 11:23 AM by Todd Shriber
Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), this year's most eagerly anticipated initial public offering, has finally commenced trading. As of this writing, shares of the social media firm are flirting with $46 after opening at $45 and over 51 million shares have changed hands. None of that means m...
11-05-2013 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber
The big news on the initial public offering front this week is the Thursday debut of social media outfit Twitter (NYSE: TWTR). On Monday, the company raised is offering range to $23-$25 a share and sources believe the offering is oversubscribed even at the high end of that ran...
10-31-2013 07:00 AM by Todd Shriber
The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGS: SOCL) is still up almost 50% year-to-date, but October has not been particularly kind to the high-flying fund. Since the start of the month, SOCL is off about 3.7% and as valuation concerns regarding the ETF's holdings accelerated...
10-24-2013 01:52 PM by Tom Lydon
Some of the best things come in small packages. Exchange traded funds cover a range of investment segments, and in the current rally, smaller areas in the market are generating robust gains. The S&P 500 Index rallied 25.1% year-to-date and has been hitting new historic hig...
10-23-2013 12:11 PM by Todd Shriber
Membership in the club known as the Four Horsemen of the Nasdaq seems like it is always changing. At one point in the 1990s, that club was comprised of Cisco (NasdaqGM: CSCO), Dell (NasdaqGM: DELL), Intel (NasdaqGM: INTC) and Microsoft (NasdaqGM: MSFT). Then it was Oracle (NYS...
10-10-2013 02:57 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors can gain broad exposure to the stock market's latest offerings through initial public offering exchange traded funds, but they may not enjoy the first-day pop. ETF offerings target the new-to-market discovery period of an IPO stock - the time after the price settles ...
10-08-2013 01:14 PM by Tom Lydon
Riding out tax hikes, interest rate risk and geopolitical tensions, the broad equity markets touched historic highs this year, with alternative energy, biotech and technology stock exchange traded funds leading the pack. In the technology space, social media stocks are experie...
10-03-2013 03:10 PM by Tom Lydon
Expectations for a strong Twitter Inc initial public offering is lifting tech-related stocks and exchange traded funds, especially in the emerging markets where the sector is at a 13-year high. The MSCI Emerging Markets and Information Technology Index is hovering around its h...
10-02-2013 03:00 PM by Gary Gordon
Stocks as an asset class have shrugged off a wide variety of risks throughout the year. Sequestration failed to derail equity enthusiasm. The May-June interest rate spike did little to deter dip-buyers. And I suspect that any actual downside for the markets in October, whether ca...
09-30-2013 02:40 PM by Tom Lydon
Despite a brief Fed policy scare, U.S. stocks and equity-based exchange traded funds raced to all-time highs as the easy money fueled rally continued through the third quarter. However, the euphoria waned near quarter's end on fears of a looming U.S. government shutdown and polit...
09-26-2013 01:10 PM by Tom Lydon
I do the "ETF of the Week" for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe's MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded fund market. This Thursday, I looked at the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NYSEArca: SOCL). This tech ETF pro...
08-07-2013 12:45 PM by Tom Lydon
The social media exchange traded fund, once criticized by some as a gimmicky investment strategy, is outperforming the broader markets, with social networking sites leading the charge in the tech sector. The Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGS: SOCL) gained 16% in July a...
08-16-2012 01:24 PM by Tom Lydon
Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) shares have fallen to a new low in the wake of the disastrous IPO as the lockup period on some shares expired Thursday. However, the social media ETF benefited from strength in the broader market Thursday and has been moving higher in August despite the...
06-05-2012 01:42 PM by John Spence
A social media ETF that counts Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) as its third-largest holding is down 16% the past month amid the fallout of the IPO bomb. Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) has 7.8% of its portfolio in Facebook. The ETF is relatively small with about $18 m...
05-25-2012 08:37 AM by John Spence
Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) joined the social media exchange traded fund on Thursday as the third-largest stock holding with an 8.8% portfolio weight. The stock was added to the tracking benchmark, the Solactive Social Media Index, after five days of trading. Global X Social Me...
05-24-2012 02:17 PM by John Spence
Despite the controversial Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) IPO, the social networking company "is not going away," said ETFtrends editor Tom Lydon in a FOX Business interview Thursday. [Social Media ETF Down on Facebook IPO] Tom pointed out that Facebook will soon be placed in major in...
05-18-2012 01:39 PM by John Spence
Global X Social Media ETF (NYSEArca: SOCL) has seen volume ramp this week in the days leading up to the historic Facebook IPO but the fund slipped 3% amid volatile trading in newly-minted Facebook shares Friday. Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) shares recovered Friday after falling to ...
05-17-2012 09:26 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors are salivating over the Facebook IPO slated for Friday. Facebook will eventually join exchange traded funds that focus on IPOs and sectors, although investors won't participate in any early pop. This is because ETFs' tracking indices have rules that prohibit a new st...
04-16-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Facebook is making headlines again with its latest move to capture the photo sharing service of Instagram. As the social media sub-sector of the technology market continually heats up, how can investors gain exposure to these hot spots with exchange traded funds? A game plan i...
03-22-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Social media is a growing business, and investors are already positioning for the Facebook IPO. Still, for those who would rather sample the overall industry, there are social media-related exchange traded funds available. IPO buyers face the risk of a huge price drop as exist...
03-05-2012 01:25 PM by John Spence
A 7% rally in Pandora (NYSE: P) shares Monday following an analyst upgrade wasn't enough to boost an exchange traded fund that specializes in social media stocks. Global X Social Media ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) was down 1.7% in recent trading. The $8.5 million fund has a 3% weighti...
02-06-2012 04:27 PM by John Spence
Trading volume and assets in a small exchange traded fund that invests in social media stocks are ramping higher in the wake of Facebook filing to go public. Assets in the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) have jumped to $5.3 million from $1.4 million after Face...
01-31-2012 12:53 PM by Tom Lydon
The social media exchange traded fund has been moving higher on increased trading volume in recent days on anticipation Facebook could file for an initial public offering as soon as this week. Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL), the first social media-based ETF, ...
11-22-2011 02:43 PM by Tom Lydon
An exchange traded fund that invests in "social media" stocks was down more than 1% on Tuesday as a position in Groupon (NasdaqGS: GRPN) weighed on the sector ETF. Global X Funds launched the first ETF targeting the social media sub-sector earlier this month, and it has met a ...
11-16-2011 03:49 PM by ETF Trends
Global X, a fund provider known for its alternative and niche exchange traded fund products, recently launched the first social media-based ETF. Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) tries to reflect the performance of the Solactive Social Media Index, which tracks ...