November 22, 2016 - By Marguerite Chambers · 0 Comments
Nov 22 is a positive day so far for iShares US Basic Materials (NYSEARCA:IYM) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.15% to hit $82.01 per share. The exchange traded fund has 544.83M net assets and 1.07% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 15,267 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 129,400 over the last 30 days for iShares US Basic Materials (NYSEARCA:IYM).
The ETF is -1.57% of its 52-Week High and 38.07% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.05. This year’s performance is 14.83% while this quarter’s performance is 0.06%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 11.1%, the 1 year is 7.42% and the 3 year is 1.91%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 18.25, the price to book is 3.12, the price to sales is 1.45 and the price to cashflow is 8.27. It was started on 6/20/2000. The fund’s top holdings are: Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm for 11.38% of assets, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com for 11.29%, Monsanto Company Common Stock for 8.28%, Praxair Inc. Common Stock for 6.27%, Ecolab Inc. Common Stock for 5.63%, Air Products and Chemicals Inc for 5.43%, PPG Industries Inc. Common Sto for 4.66%, LyondellBasell Industries NV Or for 4.58%, Newmont Mining Corporation for 3.70%, Nucor Corporation Common Stock for 2.93%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 98.87%, Energy 0.57%, Industrials 0.56%. The ETF currently as 1.71% yield.
More recent iShares Dow Jones US Basic Mater. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IYM) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “3 ETFs to Buy, 3 ETFs to Take Profits On” on August 17, 2016. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Mid-Day ETF Update: ETFs, Stocks Turn Positive with Nasdaq, S&P 500 Hitting …” on November 21, 2016. Etftrends.com‘s news article titled: “Sector ETFs for the Late Business Cycle” with publication date: November 25, 2015 was also an interesting one.
iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF, formerly iShares Dow Jones U.S. The ETF has a market cap of $544.83 million. Basic Materials Sector Index Fund , is an exchange-traded fund. It has a 32.78 P/E ratio. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones U.S.
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By Marguerite Chambers