Exclusive: iShares Global Healthcare (IXJ) Declines 1.98% for Nov 22

November 22, 2016 - By Adrian Mccoy   ·   0 Comments

Nov 22 is a negative day so far for iShares Global Healthcare (NYSEARCA:IXJ) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 1.98% to hit $93.87 per share. The exchange traded fund has 1.28 billion net assets and 0.95% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 5,747 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 94,210 over the last 30 days for iShares Global Healthcare (NYSEARCA:IXJ).

The ETF is -8.43% of its 52-Week High and 9.47% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.29. This year’s performance is -4.32% while this quarter’s performance is -6.93%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is -7.69%, the 1 year is -7.32% and the 3 year is 6.29%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 19.05, the price to book is 2.96, the price to sales is 1.84 and the price to cashflow is 13.06. It was started on 11/26/2001. The fund’s top holdings are: Johnson & Johnson Common Stock for 8.32% of assets, Pfizer Inc. Common Stock for 5.05%, NOVARTIS AG CHF0.50 (REGD) for 4.91%, Merck & Company Inc. Common St for 4.26%, ROCHE HLDGS AG GENUSSCHEINE NPV for 4.24%, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for 3.53%, Medtronic plc. Ordinary Shares for 2.97%, Amgen Inc. for 2.77%, Gilead Sciences Inc. for 2.55%, GlaxoSmithKline PLC for 2.52%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 0.26%, Healthcare 97.57%, Industrials 1.26%, Technology 0.92%. The ETF currently as 2.51% yield.

More notable recent iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sect.(ETF) (NYSEARCA:IXJ) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Are Global Health Care ETFs Worth Prescribing?” on February 22, 2013, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Are We Seeing A Sector Rotation Away From Financials And Into Healthcare?” published on May 05, 2016, Etftrends.com published: “Behind the Stellar run for Healthcare ETFs” on April 10, 2015. More interesting news about iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sect.(ETF) (NYSEARCA:IXJ) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “The 5 Best Healthcare ETFs” published on June 26, 2016 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “The Probable Reason Behind Cerus Corp’s 11.2% Drop in May” with publication date: June 09, 2016.

iShares Global Healthcare ETF , formerly iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF has a market cap of $1.28 billion. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P Global 1200 Healthcare Sector Index (the Index). It has a 5.38 P/E ratio. The Index measures the performance of companies that Standards & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (S&P) deems to be a part of the consumer staples sector of the economy.

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