ETF On Watch: iShares MSCI BRIC (BKF) Declines 1.64% for Dec 1

December 1, 2016 - By Darrin Black   ·   0 Comments

Dec 1 is a negative day so far for iShares MSCI BRIC (NYSEARCA:BKF) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 1.64% to hit $32.48 per share. The exchange traded fund has 172.21M net assets and 1.00% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 7,705 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 21,430 over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI BRIC (NYSEARCA:BKF).

The ETF is -9.24% of its 52-Week High and 33.20% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.56. This year’s performance is 10.13% while this quarter’s performance is -5.32%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 17.37%, the 1 year is 11.37% and the 3 year is -1.73%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 12.12, the price to book is 1.34, the price to sales is 1.18 and the price to cashflow is 3.54. It was started on 11/20/2007. The fund’s top holdings are: Barclays Global In for 7.82% of assets, TENCENT HLDGS LTD HKD0.00002 for 7.28%, Alibaba Group Holding Limited A for 5.47%, CHINA MOBILE LTD NPV for 3.39%, CHINA CONST BK ‘H’CNY1 for 2.99%, Baidu Inc. – American Deposita for 2.33%, IND & COM BK CHINA ‘H’CNY1 for 2.14%, ITAUUNIBANCOPN N1 for 1.87%, BANK OF CHINA LTD ‘H’CNY1 for 1.71%, HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CO for 1.51%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 5.73%, Consumer Cyclical 12.81%, Financial Services 26.74%, Realestate 2.37%, Consumer Defensive 6.90%, Healthcare 3.35%, Utilities 3.11%, Communication Services 5.85%, Energy 11.31%, Industrials 3.99%, Technology 17.85%. The ETF currently as 2.19% yield.

More notable recent iShares MSCI BRIC Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:BKF) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “3 ETFs For A BRIC Bounce” on August 12, 2013, also Forbes.com with their article: “Ways To Invest In Developing Countries” published on June 11, 2012, Etftrends.com published: “Best Emerging Market ETFs” on February 22, 2012. More interesting news about iShares MSCI BRIC Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:BKF) were released by: Etftrends.com and their article: “Are BRIC Economies and ETFs Coming Back?” published on April 13, 2011 as well as Etftrends.com‘s news article titled: “Slowdown, Debt Fears May Weigh on BRIC ETFs in 2012” with publication date: December 28, 2011.

iShares MSCI BRIC ETF , formerly iShares MSCI BRIC Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF has a market cap of $172.21 million. The Fund is an exchange-traded fund that seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI BRIC Index (the Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure the combined equity market performance in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC).

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