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iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF

USMV - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.2%
  • Net Assets $32.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

N/A
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.15%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare USMV to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$188.18

+0.35%

$921.44 B

1.17%

$2.20

15.01%

-

$91.54

+0.37%

$921.44 B

-

$0.00

14.91%

-

$334.14

+0.29%

$557.01 B

1.61%

$5.35

12.96%

-

$336.56

+0.25%

$557.01 B

-

$0.00

12.88%

-

$363.67

+0.28%

$277.59 B

1.57%

$5.68

12.99%

-

USMV - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 2.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Oct 18, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding
    521300000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Greg Savage

Fund Description

The fund will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the index and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents. The index measures the performance of large and mid-capitalization equity securities listed on stock exchanges in the U.S. that, in the aggregate, have lower volatility relative to the large- and mid-cap U.S. equity market.


USMV - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USMV Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.9% -36.5% 2188.6% 94.25%
1 Yr -1.5% -21.4% 36.7% 91.30%
3 Yr 8.5%* -18.8% 14.0% 49.59%
5 Yr 10.2%* -6.8% 15.3% 45.94%
10 Yr N/A* -1.0% 16.4% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USMV Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.2% -22.7% 41.1% 35.78%
2018 -0.7% -100.0% 1.4% 0.40%
2017 16.7% -100.0% 33.2% 31.96%
2016 8.1% -44.8% 25.0% 39.06%
2015 3.3% -51.1% 20.5% 3.04%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USMV Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.9% -36.5% 2188.6% 94.25%
1 Yr -1.5% -21.4% 36.7% 88.05%
3 Yr 8.5%* -18.8% 14.0% 46.22%
5 Yr 10.2%* -6.8% 15.3% 42.75%
10 Yr N/A* -1.0% 16.4% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USMV Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.2% -21.6% 41.1% 35.78%
2018 -0.7% -100.0% 1.4% 1.27%
2017 16.7% -100.0% 33.2% 69.58%
2016 8.1% -16.4% 26.8% 66.94%
2015 3.3% -26.4% 106.5% 7.84%

USMV - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

USMV Category Low Category High USMV % Rank
Net Assets 32.1 B 153 K 921 B 5.03%
Number of Holdings 199 1 3591 35.79%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.91 B -95.2 M 210 B 8.17%
Weighting of Top 10 15.34% 2.3% 100.0% 96.04%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. NextEra Energy Inc 1.82%
  2. McDonald's Corp 1.70%
  3. T-Mobile US Inc 1.60%
  4. Microsoft Corp 1.53%
  5. Verizon Communications Inc 1.50%
  6. Republic Services Inc Class A 1.47%
  7. Waste Management Inc 1.46%
  8. Visa Inc Class A 1.46%
  9. Merck & Co Inc 1.45%
  10. PepsiCo Inc 1.45%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High USMV % Rank
Stocks
99.80% 0.00% 148.88% 23.63%
Cash
0.20% -110.24% 100.00% 72.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.67% 90.61%
Other
0.00% -7.86% 100.00% 89.74%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 27.81% 90.68%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 85.20% 90.55%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High USMV % Rank
Technology
17.44% 0.00% 52.52% 82.84%
Healthcare
15.64% 0.00% 53.39% 31.31%
Financial Services
14.41% 0.00% 44.52% 28.84%
Consumer Defense
13.43% 0.00% 46.61% 7.25%
Industrials
9.29% 0.00% 29.63% 41.29%
Utilities
8.91% 0.00% 18.14% 2.26%
Communication Services
6.60% 0.00% 34.05% 84.96%
Consumer Cyclical
6.07% 0.00% 53.63% 91.59%
Real Estate
4.93% 0.00% 18.16% 8.27%
Basic Materials
2.42% 0.00% 34.89% 41.90%
Energy
0.86% 0.00% 13.74% 76.01%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High USMV % Rank
US
96.85% 0.00% 147.48% 44.29%
Non US
2.95% 0.00% 62.26% 38.89%

USMV - Expenses

Operational Fees

USMV Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.15% 0.01% 20.53% 93.43%
Management Fee 0.15% 0.00% 2.00% 13.90%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.95% N/A

Sales Fees

USMV Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

USMV Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% 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.

USMV Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 22.00% 0.00% 451.00% 36.29%

USMV - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

USMV Category Low Category High USMV % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 17.60% 91.42%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

USMV Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

USMV Category Low Category High USMV % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.06% -3.04% 3.34% 5.16%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

USMV Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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USMV - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 18, 2011

9.04

9.0%

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

Dec 01, 2012

7.92

7.9%

Jennifer Hsui 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.

Alan Mason


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 15, 2016

4.55

4.6%

Alan Mason is a Managing Director of BlackRock Advisors, LLC since 2009. Previously, Mr. Mason was a Managing Director of Barclays Global Investors from 2008 to 2009 and a Principal from 1996 to 2008.

Rachel Aguirre


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 29, 2018

1.92

1.9%

Rachel Aguirre is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2018. Rachel Aguirre has been with BlackRock since 2006, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (“BGI”), which merged with BlackRock in 2009.Ms. Aguirre was previously a Director of BlackRock, Inc. from 2012 to 2017, Vice President of BlackRock, Inc. from 2009 to 2011 and Principal and Portfolio Manager of Barclays Global Investors from 2005 to 2009.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 29, 2018

1.92

1.9%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 41.86 6.27 0.67
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