ETF Worth Mentioning Today: iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (IJR) Rises 0.26% for Nov 18

November 18, 2016 - By Hazel Jackson   ·   0 Comments

Nov 18 is a positive day so far for iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (NYSEARCA:IJR) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.26% to hit $131.76 per share. The exchange traded fund has 23.94 billion net assets and 1.40% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 105,057 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 1.09 million over the last 30 days for iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (NYSEARCA:IJR).

The ETF is 1.91% of its 52-Week High and 36.12% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 2.06. This year’s performance is 17.75% while this quarter’s performance is 4.35%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 8.83%, the 1 year is 6.48% and the 3 year is 6.11%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 19.75, the price to book is 1.9, the price to sales is 0.91 and the price to cashflow is 7.83. It was started on 5/26/2000. The fund’s top holdings are: Take-Two Interactive Software for 0.61% of assets, PDC Energy Inc. for 0.55%, Littelfuse Inc. for 0.50%, Allete Inc. for 0.48%, Chemours Company (The) Common S for 0.48%, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. Comm for 0.47%, Blackbaud Inc. for 0.47%, Spire Inc. Common Stock for 0.46%, B&G Foods Inc. B&G Foods Inc. for 0.45%, ProAssurance Corporation Common for 0.45%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 8.23%, Consumer Cyclical 14.30%, Financial Services 16.48%, Realestate 6.29%, Consumer Defensive 3.33%, Healthcare 10.28%, Utilities 2.79%, Communication Services 1.27%, Energy 2.44%, Industrials 17.64%, Technology 16.94%. The ETF currently as 1.37% yield.

More notable recent iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IJR) news were published by: which released: “Big Differences Between Some Small-Cap ETFs” on June 10, 2016, also with their article: “Should You Own Small Cap ETFs? [iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF), iShares S&P …” published on August 20, 2015, published: “The Only Small-Cap Index ETF You Should Own [iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index …” on May 16, 2014. More interesting news about iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IJR) were released by: and their article: “Small-Cap ETFs Set To Outperform Again” published on March 03, 2015 as well as‘s news article titled: “An Inexpensive Small-Cap ETF For December Gains” with publication date: November 30, 2015.

iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF, formerly iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund, seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index . The ETF has a market cap of $23.94 billion. The Index measures the performance of publicly traded securities in the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market. It has a 18.59 P/E ratio. The Index serves as the underlying index for the S&P 600/Citigroup Growth and Value Index series.

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