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Global X Cloud Computing ETF (CLOU)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 18, 2023

CLOU is a passive ETF by Global X tracking the investment results of the Indxx Global Cloud Computing Index. CLOU launched on Apr 12, 2019 and has a 0.68% expense ratio.

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Global X Cloud Computing ETF in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $11,695 for a total return of roughly 16.95%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

CLOU (Global X Cloud Computing ETF)
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Global X Cloud Computing ETF had a return of 5.80% year-to-date (YTD) and -14.94% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Global X Cloud Computing ETF had an annualized return of 4.08%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 7.91%, indicating that Global X Cloud Computing ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.

1 month-8.32%-5.31%
6 months-2.02%0.39%
1 year-14.94%-10.12%
5 years (annualized)4.08%7.91%
10 years (annualized)4.08%7.91%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


Sharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Global X Cloud Computing ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.36. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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Dividend History

Global X Cloud Computing ETF granted a 0.00% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.00 per share.


Dividend yield


Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Global X Cloud Computing ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Global X Cloud Computing ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Global X Cloud Computing ETF is 52.92%, recorded on Nov 9, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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-52.92%Nov 5, 2021255Nov 9, 2022
-30.77%Feb 20, 202018Mar 16, 202037May 7, 202055
-18.8%Feb 10, 202165May 13, 202174Aug 27, 2021139
-15.52%Jul 29, 201961Oct 22, 201956Jan 13, 2020117
-14.37%Sep 2, 20207Sep 11, 202021Oct 12, 202028
-12.02%Oct 14, 202014Nov 2, 202025Dec 8, 202039
-8.95%Aug 6, 20204Aug 11, 202011Aug 26, 202015
-8.84%Sep 7, 202120Oct 4, 202113Oct 21, 202133
-8.59%Dec 23, 20209Jan 6, 202121Feb 5, 202130
-8.43%May 6, 201920Jun 3, 201911Jun 18, 201931

Volatility Chart

Current Global X Cloud Computing ETF volatility is 29.90%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

CLOU (Global X Cloud Computing ETF)
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