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08/29 6:01pm ET

iShares Global Telecom ETF (IXP)

64.62
Data as of Aug 29
 +0.23 / +0.36%
Today’s Change
60.30
Today|||52-Week Range
70.16
-5.40%
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 track the investment results of the S&P Global 1200 Telecommunications Services Sector IndexTM, which measures the performance of companies that S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a subsidiary of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., 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.

No recent news for iShares Global Telecom ETF.

Performance

1 month-1.22% 3 years+11.51%
3 months+2.48% 5 years+10.73%
1 year+18.91% Since inception+5.80%
Data through 08/30/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$64.39
Open day’s range64.27 – 64.62
Net asset value (NAV)64.52 (08/29/2014)
Daily volume124,775
Average volume (3 months)51,999
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 08/29/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Communications ETFs

 IXPCategory
Performance 5-yr return+10.73%+16.08%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.48%0.38%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.910.96
Net assets$436.9M$292.2M
Average market cap$83.1B$78.6B
Average P/E11.912.7
Dividend / Share--0.54%

Competitors

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

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 Inc16.43%
T AT&T Inc14.54%
-- Vodafone Group PLC6.98%
-- SOFTBANK Corp5.52%
-- Telefonica SA5.20%
-- Telstra Corp Ltd5.01%
-- China Mobile Ltd4.67%
-- BT Group PLC4.11%
-- America Movil SAB de CV Class L4.02%
-- Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp3.96%