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iShares MSCI Frontier and Select EM ETF

etf
FM
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$34.14 +0.14 +0%
primary theme
Emerging Markets Equity
FM (ETF)

iShares MSCI Frontier and Select EM ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$34.14 +0.14 +0%
primary theme
Emerging Markets Equity
FM (ETF)

iShares MSCI Frontier and Select EM ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$34.14 +0.14 +0%
primary theme
Emerging Markets Equity

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$34.14

-

1.99%

$0.68

0.79%

Vitals

YTD Return

20.4%

1 yr return

34.8%

3 Yr Avg Return

9.5%

5 Yr Avg Return

10.0%

Net Assets

$496 M

Holdings in Top 10

29.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.00
$25.53
$34.60

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.79%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 25.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Diversified Emerging Mkts


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$34.14

-

1.99%

$0.68

0.79%

FM - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 20.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.27%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares MSCI Frontier and Select EM ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Sep 12, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    14650000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Greg Savage

Fund Description

The index aims to reflect the performance of frontier markets and the lower size spectrum of emerging markets, while putting a stronger emphasis on tradability and investability of the constituents compared to the parent index. The fund generally will invest at least 80% of its assets in the component securities of the index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the underlying index.


FM - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.4% -24.1% 28.2% 2.21%
1 Yr 34.8% -6.1% 57.8% 12.61%
3 Yr 9.5%* -1.8% 34.9% 65.32%
5 Yr 10.0%* -2.1% 23.0% 51.75%
10 Yr N/A* -0.9% 11.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -6.6% -22.1% 480.0% 97.64%
2019 16.1% -26.9% 42.0% 64.24%
2018 -21.0% -58.5% 34.6% 74.89%
2017 33.3% -33.4% 66.6% 57.19%
2016 -0.2% -11.5% 241.3% 93.19%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.4% -24.1% 28.2% 2.34%
1 Yr 34.8% -10.7% 57.8% 11.58%
3 Yr 9.5%* -1.8% 34.9% 60.39%
5 Yr 10.0%* -2.1% 23.0% 48.31%
10 Yr N/A* -0.9% 11.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -6.6% -22.1% 480.0% 97.64%
2019 16.1% -14.7% 42.0% 64.51%
2018 -21.0% -31.2% 36.2% 78.18%
2017 33.3% -24.0% 66.6% 64.54%
2016 -0.2% -10.0% 249.6% 93.19%

FM - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FM Category Low Category High FM % Rank
Net Assets 496 M 872 K 114 B 53.25%
Number of Holdings 209 10 6168 25.61%
Net Assets in Top 10 147 M 3.68 K 23.8 B 51.70%
Weighting of Top 10 29.36% 2.6% 68.0% 66.59%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%
  2. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%
  3. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%
  4. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%
  5. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%
  6. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%
  7. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%
  8. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%
  9. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%
  10. National Bank of Kuwait SAK 10.84%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FM % Rank
Stocks
97.24% 0.90% 102.19% 65.27%
Cash
2.76% -67.46% 38.32% 29.82%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.99% 96.49%
Other
0.00% -0.95% 7.48% 94.39%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.83% 95.56%
Bonds
0.00% -0.11% 60.65% 96.04%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FM % Rank
Financial Services
39.05% 0.00% 44.76% 0.47%
Communication Services
11.11% 0.00% 48.10% 54.29%
Basic Materials
10.30% 0.00% 30.50% 22.68%
Real Estate
9.74% 0.00% 14.33% 1.88%
Consumer Defense
8.39% 0.00% 28.29% 25.97%
Energy
5.81% 0.00% 26.54% 19.39%
Industrials
4.69% 0.00% 41.15% 59.81%
Technology
3.94% 0.00% 43.59% 98.82%
Healthcare
2.48% 0.00% 98.56% 72.86%
Utilities
2.29% 0.00% 40.22% 23.15%
Consumer Cyclical
2.18% 0.00% 44.87% 98.94%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FM % Rank
Non US
94.34% 0.00% 102.19% 71.35%
US
2.90% -0.07% 99.99% 18.60%

FM - Expenses

Operational Fees

FM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.79% 0.01% 2.88% 81.71%
Management Fee 0.79% 0.00% 2.00% 33.49%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.85% N/A

Sales Fees

FM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

FM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 25.00% 3.00% 331.00% 17.22%

FM - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FM Category Low Category High FM % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.99% 0.00% 3.09% 95.59%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FM Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FM Category Low Category High FM % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.27% -1.97% 5.62% 2.13%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FM Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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FM - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 12, 2012

8.97

9.0%

Greg Savage, Managing Director; has been associated with BlackRock Fund Advisors since 2009. Mr. Savage has been a senior portfolio manager for BFA and BTC since 2009. Prior to his employment with BFA and BTC, Mr. Savage was a senior portfolio manager from 2006 to 2009 for BGFA and BGI and a portfolio manager from 2001 to 2006 for BGFA and BGI.

Jennifer Hsui


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 12, 2012

8.97

9.0%

Jennifer Hsui, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at BlackRock Investment Management LLC has been employed by BlackRock Fund Advisors as a senior portfolio manager since 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Hsui was a portfolio manager from 2006 to 2007 for BGFA. She was a research analyst for RBC Capital Markets from 2003 to 2006.

Alan Mason


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 15, 2016

5.38

5.4%

Alan Mason is a Managing Director of BlackRock Advisors, LLC since 2009. Previously, Mr. Mason was a Managing Director of Barclays Global Investors from 2008 to 2009 and a Principal from 1996 to 2008.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 28, 2018

2.68

2.7%

Amy Whitelaw is Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2013 and was Director of the firm from 2009 to 2012. Ms. Whitelaw's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Ms. Whitelaw served as Principal of BGI from 2000 to 2009. Previously Ms. Whitelaw worked in the Transition Services group as a transition manager and strategist, and was also an international equity trader on BGI’s trading desk.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 34.53 5.98 12.67