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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$31.75

$16.4 B

6.51%

$2.07

0.46%

Vitals

YTD Return

-15.6%

1 yr return

-13.0%

3 Yr Avg Return

3.4%

5 Yr Avg Return

4.0%

Net Assets

$16.4 B

Holdings in Top 10

14.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.3
$29.95
$39.43

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.46%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 21.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Preferred Stock


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$31.75

$16.4 B

6.51%

$2.07

0.46%

PFF - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -15.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 4.56%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 6.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Mar 26, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    471100000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Greg Savage

Fund Description

The fund may invest at least 80% of its assets in the component securities of its underlying index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of its underlying index.


PFF - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PFF Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -15.6% -22.8% -4.1% 48.78%
1 Yr -13.0% -22.0% 2.9% 21.25%
3 Yr 3.4%* -12.1% 7.4% 3.95%
5 Yr 4.0%* -8.5% 6.0% 4.35%
10 Yr 4.8%* -3.1% 4.8% 2.33%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PFF Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 12.1% -3.1% 23.5% 7.69%
2020 6.6% -13.3% 7.3% 2.67%
2019 6.1% 2.1% 13.7% 11.11%
2018 -1.2% -4.0% -0.6% 13.04%
2017 1.6% -1.5% 3.5% 17.19%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PFF Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -15.6% -22.8% -4.1% 47.56%
1 Yr -13.0% -22.0% 16.6% 30.77%
3 Yr 3.4%* -12.1% 9.3% 9.52%
5 Yr 4.0%* -7.0% 6.2% 7.79%
10 Yr 4.8%* -2.9% 4.8% 2.17%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PFF Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 12.1% -3.1% 23.5% 7.69%
2020 6.6% -13.3% 7.3% 2.67%
2019 6.1% 2.3% 13.7% 11.11%
2018 -1.2% -4.0% -0.5% 20.29%
2017 1.6% 0.2% 3.8% 31.25%

PFF - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PFF Category Low Category High PFF % Rank
Net Assets 16.4 B 12.9 M 16.4 B 1.16%
Number of Holdings 500 32 500 1.06%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.37 B 2.06 K 2.37 B 1.06%
Weighting of Top 10 14.51% 12.4% 48.5% 85.11%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Broadcom Inc Broadcom Inc 8 % Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock Ser A 3.59%
  2. Wells Fargo & Co 7 1/2 % Non Cum Perp Conv Pfd Shs -A- Series -L- 1.89%
  3. Danaher Corp PRF CONVERT 15/04/2022 USD - Ser A 1.50%
  4. Bank of America Corp 7 1/4 % Non-Cum Perp Conv Pfd Shs Series -L- 1.30%
  5. BlackRock Cash Funds Treasury SL Agency 1.26%
  6. NextEra Energy Inc Unit 1.21%
  7. Danaher Corp 5% PRF PERPETUAL USD 1000 - Ser B 1.20%
  8. GMAC Capital Trust I Pfd Secs 2011-15.2.40 Gtd Series 2 1.20%
  9. Citigroup Capital XIII Floating Rate Trust Pfd Secs Registered 2010-30.10.4 1.20%
  10. ArcelorMittal S.A. 5.5% 1.06%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PFF % Rank
Preferred Stocks
90.69% 2.27% 115.85% 23.40%
Stocks
8.98% -2.67% 34.04% 13.83%
Cash
0.33% -27.79% 5.28% 67.02%
Other
0.00% -0.16% 11.21% 59.57%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 31.65% 82.98%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 83.26% 81.91%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PFF % Rank
Utilities
88.42% 0.00% 100.00% 54.29%
Industrials
7.56% 0.00% 7.56% 2.86%
Healthcare
4.02% 0.00% 4.02% 2.86%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 42.86%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 54.29%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 54.29%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 14.14% 48.57%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 1.77% 48.57%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 42.86%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 42.86%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 42.86%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PFF % Rank
US
8.06% -2.67% 34.04% 13.83%
Non US
0.92% 0.00% 2.17% 8.51%

PFF - Expenses

Operational Fees

PFF Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.46% 0.22% 2.45% 81.05%
Management Fee 0.46% 0.00% 1.00% 11.63%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.55% N/A

Sales Fees

PFF 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% 2.25% N/A

Trading Fees

PFF Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A N/A N/A 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.

PFF Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 21.00% 12.00% 199.00% 24.32%

PFF - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PFF Category Low Category High PFF % Rank
Dividend Yield 6.51% 0.00% 10.02% 13.40%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PFF Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PFF Category Low Category High PFF % Rank
Net Income Ratio 4.56% 0.88% 7.54% 34.57%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PFF Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Distributions History

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PFF - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2008

14.42

14.4%

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

Aug 01, 2012

9.84

9.8%

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.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2018

3.83

3.8%

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.

Paul Whitehead


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2022

0.41

0.4%

Paul Whitehead is responsible for supporting the day-to-day management of the MML Blend Fund’s portfolio, including setting the Fund’s overall investment strategy and overseeing the management of the Fund. Mr. Whitehead is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc., Co-Head of Index Equity, and Co-Head of BlackRock’s ETF and Index Investments business. Mr. Whitehead also oversees the management of BlackRock’s Institutional and iShares funds. Mr. Whitehead was previously the Global Head of Equity Trading and the Global Head of Transition Management within BlackRock’s Global Trading Group. Mr. Whitehead’s service with the firm dates back to 1996, including his years with Barclays Global Investors, which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Prior to his current role, Mr. Whitehead was Head of Americas Equity Trading. Previously, he managed the trading team responsible for all Institutional Index funds, Exchange Traded funds, and Transition Management mandates. Mr. Whitehead represents BlackRock on the board of Luminex, a buy-side owned Alternative Trading System launched in 2015.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 30.32 7.94 11.42