iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility Index Fund ETFFund
- Change -0.10 (-0.2%)
- Volume 0.03 M
1:04 PM EDT Dec 13, 2013
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- Assets $912.9M
- Expense Ratio 0.20%
- Yield 2.60%
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Global Equity ETF
iShares MSCI EAFE 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 developed market equities that in the aggregate have lower volatility characteristics relative to the broader developed equity markets excluding the U.S. and Canada.
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
11-26-2012 08:22 AM by Tom Lydon
Low-volatility stocks and exchange traded funds appear to be the new safe havens for those investors who are risk-averse but still want some exposure to equities. Stocks that tout prices which have fluctuated the least in the past are attracting nervous investors during this time...
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. ...
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...
09-18-2012 09:41 AM by Tom Lydon
International ETFs are one way to diversify a portfolio of U.S. stocks. Most investors gravitate to ETFs tracking the MSCI EAFE Index, the well-established benchmark for international developed markets. However, there are many ways to carve up non-U.S. stocks that are worthy o...
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...
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...
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...
Number of Holdings: 190
|Household Products Mfg||5.3%|
|Entertainment Fac & Srvcs||1.3%|
|Health Care Facilities||1.3%|
|Basic & Diversified Chemicals||1.2%|
|Other Commercial Services||1.1%|
Number of Holdings: 190
|1.6%||AZN||AstraZeneca PLC||Health Care||-||England|
|1.5%||VOD||Vodafone Group PLC||Communications||-||England|
|1.5%||GSK||GlaxoSmithKline PLC||Health Care||-||England|
|1.5%||RB||Reckitt Benckiser Gr...||Consumer Staples||-||England|
|1.5%||Hang Seng Bank Ltd||Financials||-||China|
|1.5%||NESN||Nestle SA||Consumer Staples||-||Switzerland|
|1.5%||NOVN||Novartis AG||Health Care||-||Switzerland|
|1.5%||NG||National Grid PLC||Utilities||-||England|
|1.5%||ROG||Roche Holding AG||Health Care||-||Switzerland|
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