ETF Resumé

EEMVTicker Symbol

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility Index Fund ETFFund

 

61.48

  • Change -0.29 (-0.5%)
  • Volume 0.17 M

4:00 PM EDT Jul 29, 2014
U.S. Markets are closed

  • Assets $2,259.9M
  • Expense Ratio 0.25%
  • Yield 2.31%
  • Vs 50 Day EMA %
  • Vs 200 Day EMA %

Global Equity ETF

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of emerging market equities that in the aggregate have lower volatility characteristics relative to the broader emerging equity markets.

Performance
TODAY 1 DAY 5 DAY 10 DAY 1 MO 3 MO 6 MO 1 YR 2 YR 5 YR
-0.5% -0.5% -0.4% 0.6% 1.9% 7.2% 16.7% 8.9% 16.2% 0.0
Last Close Volume
AVG VOL (10 D) CHANGE
107,466 38.1%
Trend on Last Close
  Price EMA EMA P DATE CROSSED
50 DAY 61.48 60.43 1.7% 03-25-2014
200 DAY 61.48 58.69 4.8% 03-31-2014
Technical
ALPHA BETA R2 STD DEV
-0.0088 0.998 0.483 0.040
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  • Tom Lydon on FOX Business

    06-12-2014 04:58 PM by Tom Lydon

    Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business Thursday to discuss opportunities with emerging markets exchange traded funds, including the advantages of dividend-based and low volatility strategies found in ETFs such as the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund (NYSEArca: DEM) and ...

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  • iShares Introduces Three New Global Low Vol ETFs

    06-05-2014 11:41 AM by Tom Lydon

    BlackRock's (NYSE: BLK) iShares unit, the world's largest issuer of exchange traded funds, today added to its lineup of low volatility ETFs with the introduction of three global funds. The new ETFs are the iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: EUMV), the iShare...

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  • iShares to Boost Global Low Vol ETF Lineup

    06-04-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    BlackRock's (NYSE: BLK) iShares unit, the world's largest issuer of exchange traded funds, will add to its lineup of low volatility ETFs Thursday with the introduction of three new funds. All three new ETFs will trade on the New York Stock Exchange. The new ETFs are the iShare...

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  • Low Vol Approach Working in EM ETFs

    05-28-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Investors that have a once bitten twice shy view of emerging markets exchange traded funds still have reasons to consider developing economies. Recent strength in the emerging markets complex confirms as much. Over the past 90 days, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSE...

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  • A Defensive ETF Approach to Emerging Markets

    04-16-2014 02:43 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors who want exposure to emerging markets while avoiding elevated volatility can evaluate low-volatility exchange traded fund options. For example, the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: EEMV) and PowerShares S&P Emerging Markets Low Vola...

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  • Get Defensive with Low Volatility ETFs

    04-13-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    In an attempt to mitigate market swings, investors can take a look at exchange traded funds that focus on low-volatility stocks, but don't expect these to strategies to outperform the broader markets during bull runs. The two largest low-volatility ETFs, the PowerShares S&...

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  • The Other Side of Volatility ETFs

    02-19-2014 01:53 PM by Todd Shriber

    When it comes to equity-based volatility exchange traded funds, it is the "low vol" variety that command most of the attention and assets. The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV) and the iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: USMV) hav...

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  • EM Rout Puts New Breed of ETFs in the Spotlight

    02-14-2014 01:46 PM by Todd Shriber

    It probably will not be remembered as fondly as the March 9, 2009 market bottom, but for now, Feb. 3 stands as this year's bottom for emerging markets exchange traded funds. Since that day, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Ma...

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  • Another Sticking Point for the South Africa ETF

    01-27-2014 02:30 PM by Todd Shriber

    The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSEArca: EZA) is off another 1.4% Monday on volume that is nearly 50% above the daily average at this writing. Monday's tumble is more than enough to extend EZA's woes. Those woes have EZA sitting as not only one of the worst emerging market...

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  • These EM ETFs Could Shine in 2014

    12-24-2013 11:18 AM by Tom Lydon

    One takeaway from this year's emerging markets sell-off is that investors need to be ultra-selective when evaluating exchange traded funds that hold developing world equities. Following the second-quarter spike in Treasury yields that exposed emerging markets saddled with heav...

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  • Some Global Low Vol ETFs Worked in 2013

    12-23-2013 07:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    With last week's surge, the S&P 500 is now higher by 30.1% this year. Not surprisingly, low volatility exchange traded funds have not been able to keep pace. The average 2013 gain for the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV) and the iShares MSC...

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  • Low Vol ETFs Take Their Lumps

    12-16-2013 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    As U.S. stocks have soared in 2013, one of last year's most popular trends in the exchange traded funds world has taken some lumps. Low volatility ETFs, though not surprisingly, have lagged the S&P 500. While the S&P 500 is up almost 27% year-to-date, the PowerShares S...

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  • Value Factors and Emerging Markets ETFs

    12-13-2013 01:57 PM by Todd Shriber

    The Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the two largest emerging markets ETFs by assets, are down an average of 7.1% this year. In another sign that intelligent indexing can work for ETF investors, those...

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  • BlackRock: Three Ways to Invest in Emerging Markets Now

    11-27-2013 08:15 AM by Dodd Kittsley -- iShares

    Emerging market equity ETFs have had outflows of $4.3 billion for the month of November so far. Outflows total $9.4 billion year-to-date. What we're seeing here is that investors are very concerned about a potential tapering by the Federal Reserve in the near term. As a resul...

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  • Winning: High Beta ETFs

    11-27-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors still like low volatility exchange traded funds. Combine inflows of about $1.52 billion this year to the iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: USMV) and the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV)  say as much. It is also hard t...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs Remain Popular with Risk-Averse Investors

    05-24-2013 07:18 AM by Tom Lydon

    High-risk, high-return equities have been on a hot streak, outpacing the big, boring dividend payers in the current market rally. However, looking at risk-adjusted returns, low-volatility stock exchange traded funds could outperform in the long run. "In nearly every market stu...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs for Emerging Markets

    04-14-2013 07:18 AM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging market equities have been underperforming developed economies this year, but low-volatility ETFs have been holding up better in this notoriously risky asset class. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM) is down 5.1% year-to-date, whereas the S&P 500...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs for Emerging Markets

    03-24-2013 06:31 AM by Tom Lydon

    Low-volatility ETFs have been a hit with investors and could make even more sense for emerging markets, which are known for their higher risk and jarring price swings. With the growing interest for managing risk, investors may consider low-volatility emerging market strategies...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs Still Hot Despite Collapsing VIX

    03-13-2013 06:32 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors are still battle-scarred from suffering through two brutal market pullbacks since 2000. They can't seem to shake off the dot-com bust and subprime meltdown despite SDPR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEArca: DIA) breaking out to record highs. That's a big reason...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs are Raking In Cash

    03-04-2013 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds that track stocks with low volatility have been a popular holding during these turbulent times, with iShares recently announcing that its line of minimum volatility ETFs gathered over $4 billion in assets. The iShares suite of low-volatility ETFs cover br...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs for Emerging Markets

    02-13-2013 02:10 PM by Tom Lydon

    Low-volatility emerging market exchange traded funds have caught investors' attention as a way to get exposure to this notoriously capricious asset class. Specific country allocation is important when considering these funds, since the ETF portfolios can look different dependi...

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  • Where to Find Yield in ETFs with Less Risk

    01-23-2013 06:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    Many investors are scrambling for yield in a low-rate market for bonds and the Federal Reserve seems committed to keeping it that way. There are ETFs that can provide exposure to income-generating sectors with low costs and liquidity. However, investors just need to be careful...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs: Small and Mid-Cap Funds on Tap

    01-08-2013 08:01 AM by Tom Lydon

    Adding onto the growing interest for low-volatility exchange traded fund strategies, Invesco PowerShares is planning two more low-volatility products that slice into the U.S. equity market. According to a recent SEC filing, PowerShares is working on the PowerShares S&P 400...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs for an Uncertain Outlook

    12-12-2012 08:37 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dealing with uncertainty is just part of the game when it comes to investing. Nothing is ever clear when it comes to the future. However, the looming fiscal cliff deadline really has investors on edge. Investors who are skeptical a deal can be reached between the Obama Adminis...

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  • Low-Volatility and Dividend ETFs for Yield

    11-02-2012 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    A lot of people are stuck in their traditional stock and bond asset split, but with exchange traded fund products, investors can diversify and expand on traditional allocations to augment their current income. Low-volatility and dividend ETFs are attractive options for yield. ...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs Help Limit Downside Risk

    10-24-2012 09:20 AM by Tom Lydon

    The market has seen some big swings in recent days and volatility could ratchet higher in the coming weeks as the U.S. Presidential election is around the corner and the fiscal cliff is on investors' minds. As third-quarter earnings reports have been dull, investors should consid...

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  • Two Low-Volatility ETFs for Emerging Markets

    10-21-2012 07:16 AM by Tom Lydon

    With much of the developed world still eking out paltry growth rates, developing economies look like attractive investment opportunities. While there are those that may be turned away by the riskier nature of the emerging markets, investors can consider low-volatility exchange tr...

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  • State Street Planning Actively Managed Low-Volatility ETFs

    09-26-2012 05:53 AM by Tom Lydon

    Low-volatility exchange traded funds have garnered a lot of attention after investors were burned by the wild market swings in recent years. Joining in on the party, State Street Global Advisors plans to launch its own set of actively managed, low-volatility ETFs. According to...

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  • Some Overlooked Low-Volatility ETFs

    08-22-2012 07:24 AM by Tom Lydon

    Low-volatility exchange traded funds offer investors the opportunity to track securities that mitigate the potential swings that would eat away returns during quick market corrections. While one low-volatility fund has attracted the lion's share of assets in this sub-segment, inv...

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  • An Overview of Low-Volatility ETFs

    08-06-2012 08:13 AM by Tom Lydon

    Low-volatility exchange traded funds have given investors good risk-adjusted returns over the past year. Some investors are using these ETFs as core holdings, but it's important to understand how they work and the differences between the competing products. "Why have low-volat...

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  • Using Low-Volatility ETFs to Endure Market Swings

    08-01-2012 02:31 PM by Tom Lydon

    Tired of the market's twists and turns on lingering debt concerns, investors are looking to low-volatility exchange traded funds that promise to provide stable returns, even over periods of wild market swings. Wednesday's market provides a good example of the volatility that i...

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  • Low-Volatility ETFs to Protect Against Market Gyrations

    05-02-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    After the wild market oscillations in 2011, many investors have become guarded in their equities allocations. Meanwhile, exchange traded funds that track the "low volatility" theme have made their way into the markets, providing investors a more cautious position to global stocks...

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  • ETF Performance: A Selective Approach to Emerging Markets

    04-19-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Since the October 2011 lows, emerging market equities and stock exchange traded funds have made significant gains, but some areas are beginning to taper off. It may be time to selectively pick performing countries and cut out the rest. "Despite emerging markets' strong recent ...

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  • Best Emerging Market ETFs

    02-22-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    With global growth, copious liquidity and low interest rates spurring riskier investment strategies, emerging market equities and exchange traded funds have been among the most attractive assets this year. "The main argument for investing in international equities is for diver...

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  • BlackRock Lists Four Low-Volatility ETFs

    10-21-2011 08:19 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded fund providers are introducing more ETFs designed for conservative investors who want to limit volatility in their portfolios. BlackRock's iShares this week listed four low-volatility ETFs. "The new funds can help provide a portfolio with downside protection w...

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Number of Holdings: 235

Financials 26.9%
Consumer Staples 13.5%
Telecommunications 12%
Technology 11.1%
Utilities 8.4%
Health Care 6.6%
Industrials 6.3%
Energy 6%
Materials 4.4%
Consumer Discretionary 4.2%
Other 0.33%
Unknown 0.27%
Banks 16.6%
Telecom Carriers 10.9%
Unknown 6.74%
Utility Networks 6.1%
Integrated Oils 3.2%
Household Products Mfg 3.2%
Infrastructure Const 3.1%
Food Manufacturing 2.8%
Health Care Facilities 2.7%
Generic Pharmaceuticals 2.6%
Food Retailers 2.3%
Power Generation 2.3%
Life Insurance 2.2%
Tobacco 2.2%
Computer Hardware 1.9%
Beverages 1.8%
Property & Casualty 1.8%
Semiconductor Mfg Services 1.7%
Communications Equipment 1.7%
Internet Media 1.6%
Department Stores 1.4%
Cement & Aggregates 1.4%
Basic & Diversified Chemicals 1.3%
Midstream - Oil & Gas 1.1%
Convenience Stores 1.1%
Steel Producers 1%
China 36.4%
Korea 12.2%
South Africa 9.4%
Malaysia 8.6%
Brazil 6.3%
Chile 4.9%
Indonesia 4.6%
Columbia 3.2%
Thailand 3.1%
Philippines 2.7%
Mexico 2.1%
United States 1.4%
India 1.3%
RM 1.2%
Germany 1%
Egypt 0.8%
- 0.3%
Unknown 0.3%
RU 0.2%
Large-cap 94.2%
Mid-cap 4.4%
Unknown 1.4%

Number of Holdings: 235

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Ticker

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Sector

Market Cap

Country

1.6% PBBANK Public Bank Bhd Financials 76661520000 Malaysia
1.6% KT&G Corp Consumer Staples 12534804980000 Korea
1.5% Taiwan Semiconductor... Technology 3487467170000 China
1.4% China Mobile Ltd Communications 1545307370000 China
1.4% MAYBANK Malayan Banking Bhd Financials 89814380000 Malaysia
1.4% Chunghwa Telecom Co ... Communications 743163380000 China
1.3% BBCA Bank Central Asia Tb... Financials 270588726100000 Indonesia
1.3% CHILE Banco de Chile Financials 6906134260000 Chile
1.2% IHH IHH Healthcare Bhd Health Care 36215330000 Malaysia
1.2% SBK Standard Bank Group ... Financials 233329740000 South Africa

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