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07/30 6:05pm ET

iShares Global Telecom ETF (IXP)

65.29
Data as of 3:59pm ET
 -0.06 / -0.09%
Today’s Change
59.59
Today|||52-Week Range
70.16
-4.42%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of global equities in the telecommunications sector. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the underlying index. It seeks to track the investment results of the S&P Global 1200 Telecommunications Sector IndexTM, which measures the performance of companies that S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC ("S&P"), deems to be part of the telecommunications sector of the economy and that S&P believes are important to global markets. The fund is non-diversified.

Performance

1 month+3.39% 3 years+10.47%
3 months+6.31% 5 years+11.94%
1 year+18.11% Since inception+5.94%
Data through 07/30/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$65.35
Open day’s range65.00 – 65.54
Net asset value (NAV)65.32 (07/29/2014)
Daily volume29,556
Average volume (3 months)31,685
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 07/30/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Communications ETFs

 IXPCategory
Performance 5-yr return+11.94%+16.08%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.48%0.38%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.971.02
Net assets$447.9M$292.6M
Average market cap$81.3B$79.8B
Average P/E11.412.7
Dividend / Share--0.54%

Competitors

PBS PowerShares Dynamic Media Portfolio
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF
VOX Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Telecommunication 98.56%
Media 1.44%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
VZ Verizon Communications Inc14.77%
T AT&T Inc13.38%
-- Vodafone Group PLC6.44%
-- SOFTBANK Corp5.17%
-- Telefonica SA5.06%
-- Telstra Corp Ltd4.47%
-- Deutsche Telekom AG3.86%
-- China Mobile Ltd3.79%
-- BT Group PLC3.78%
-- Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp3.43%