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04/23 12:04pm ET

iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF (PFF)

39.15
Real-Time Quote
 +0.025 / +0.06%
Today’s Change
36.63
Today|||52-Week Range
41.09
+6.29%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. preferred stocks. 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 U.S. Preferred Stock IndexTM (the "underlying index"), which measures the performance of a select group of preferred stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange (" NYSE"), NYSE Arca, Inc. ("NYSE Arca"), NYSE Amex, NASDAQ Global Select Market, NASDAQ Select Market or NASDAQ Capital Market. The fund is non-diversified.

Performance

1 month+1.17% 3 years+5.96%
3 months+4.42% 5 years+17.46%
1 year+3.63% Since inception+3.82%
Data through 04/23/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$39.12
Open day’s range39.13 – 39.18
Net asset value (NAV)39.07 (04/22/2014)
Daily volume348,765
Average volume (3 months)1,373,381
Data as of 12:03pm ET, 04/23/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Preferred stock ETFs

 PFFCategory
Performance 5-yr return+17.46%+19.25%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.48%0.56%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.301.36
Net assets$9.0B$1.5B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Dividend / Share--0.15%

Competitors

PGX PowerShares Preferred Portfolio
PSK SPDR Wells Fargo Preferred Stock ETF
PGF PowerShares Financial Preferred Portfoli...

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
HSEB Hsbc Hldgs Pfd2.60%
ALLYPRA Gmac Cap Tr I Pfd1.85%
BCSPRD Barclays Bank Plc1.75%
WFCPRJ Wells Fargo & Co, San Francisco Ca Pfd1.59%
CPRN Citigroup Cap Xiii Pfd1.58%
HSEA Hsbc Hldgs Pfd1.45%
-- Arcelormittal Preferred Stock 01/16 6.1.37%
DTK Deutsche Bk Contingent Cap Tr Iii Pfd1.36%
WFCPRQ Wells Fargo & Co New Pfd1.09%
PNCPRP Pnc Finl Svcs Grp Pfd1.02%