"Deka STOXX Europe Strong Value 20 UCITS ETF" is an exchange-traded investment fund (ETF). It refers to the STOXX Europe Strong Value 20 Index. This index reflects the development of European stocks with "value" characteristics . The ETF replicates its index using full physical replication, so it contains all the securities of its reference index. The ETF's earnings (dividends) are distributed to the investors. The fund company Deka ETF claims a total expense ratio (TER) of 0.65% per year. The yearly average divergence from the index performance (Tracking Difference) since 2009 was -0.12% per year. Therefore, the ETF was significantly less expensive than the TER suggests and even exceeded the index performance.