iShares S&P MidCap 400 Index Fund ETFFund
- Change -2.09 (-1.7%)
- Volume 1.05 M
4:00 PM EDT May 22, 2013
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- Assets $16,581.3M
- Expense Ratio 0.20%
- Yield 1.48%
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US Equity ETF
iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. The Fund uses a Representative Sampling strategy to track the Index. The Index measures the performance of the mid-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market.
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03-25-2013 02:48 PM by Tom Lydon
When constructing a well diversified exchange traded fund portfolio, it is important to maintain strong "core" allocations before diverging off the beaten path. "Ideal strategic 'core' portfolios give broadly diversified exposure to an entire asset class," according to Morning...
03-01-2013 12:21 PM by Tom Lydon
Diversified ETFs are a great way to buy the total U.S. stock market. However, mid-cap and small-cap ETFs provide a way to focus on particular market segments . "Mid caps are considered too big and safe for those seeking volatile small cap exposures, while they are often co...
01-16-2013 10:47 AM by Tom Lydon
Mid-cap stocks are posting highs in 2013, with focused exchange traded funds rallying along side them. This asset class could be a happy medium for an uncertain stock market. "These middle of the road securities, as represented by the benchmark S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index, are n...
11-05-2012 07:40 AM by Tom Lydon
After Vanguard and Charles Schwab aggressively cut expense ratios in the so-called exchange traded fund fee war, BlackRock's iShares responded with low fees on its line of "core" funds. For the long-term investor, the price cuts will translate to a nice bundle of extra cash. T...
02-17-2012 10:22 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Earlier this week we noticed sizable outflows in one of the largest and well known equity exchange traded funds out there, SPDR S&P Midcap 400 (NYSEArca: MDY). The fund has seen at least $600 million exit this week via redemption activity as it challenges its highest price le...
01-04-2012 10:11 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Sticking with yesterday's theme of recapping how various index methodologies performed in the U.S. large cap core equity space in 2011, today we examine exchange traded funds that focus on mid cap stocks. A dividend weighted approach, DON (WisdomTree Mid Cap Dividend), fared v...
07-18-2011 09:49 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
In late 2009, Charles Schwab Investment Management forayed into the exchange traded fund market by unveiling some of the lowest cost, if not the lowest cost index ETFs in various slices of the market including U.S. large, mid, and small-cap equity, U.S. REITs, fixed income, and i...
04-26-2011 03:06 PM by Tom Lydon
A centuries-old adage seems to hold true for a seasonal trend in the stock market. Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor's Equity Research, uses the old quote to best describe the next few months: "Sell in May and go away. Do not return until St. Lege...
03-15-2011 11:30 AM by Tom Lydon
As investors start to diversify their equity holdings, medium-sized companies and mid-cap exchange traded funds (ETFs) are standing out and experiencing greater flows of cash into the asset class. In February, mid-cap ETFs experienced five times the amount of new investment in...
11-27-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Over the long run, U.S. equities have provided a sizable return, but short-term volatility may make or break investments in the market and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Investors should invest intelligently to maximize potential gains in U.S. stocks. Inflation poses a short-te...
09-21-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Like middle children, it's easy for mid-cap exchange traded funds (ETFs) to get lost in the shuffle between the larger and smaller corporations. But mid-caps have a role, too, and shouldn't be neglected. Mid-cap ETFs generally are intended to add diversification to a broader l...
10-30-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
When we listen to the news, we mostly hear about large, brand-name companies. However, mid-sized companies and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) have shown some decent gains as the economy rights itself. According to Will McClatchy for ETFZone, overweighting or underweighti...
09-25-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Mid-cap stocks and the related exchange traded funds (ETFs) have enjoyed the same rally as the broader market, but is there enough power behind them to sustain the momentum they have? Mid-cap stocks and companies have done well as the broader market has recovered: in the las...
Number of Holdings: 401
|Trading Companies & Distributors||1%|
|Invest Mgmnt/Advis Serv||1.6%|
|Diversified Manufact Op||1.4%|
|Commer Banks-Central US||1.4%|
|Commer Banks-Western US||1.1%|
Number of Holdings: 401
|1.2%||VRTX||Vertex Pharmaceutica...||Technology||16615370000||United States|
|0.9%||KSU||Kansas City Southern||Road & Rail||12136540000||United States|
|0.8%||EQIX||Equinix Inc||Utilities||10468380000||United States|
|0.8%||O||Realty Income Corp||Real Estate||10158030000||United States|
|0.8%||AME||AMETEK Inc||Technology||9953250000||United States|
|0.7%||HFC||HollyFrontier Corp||Real Estate||10365670000||United States|
|0.7%||GMCR||Green Mountain Coffe...||Consumer Staples||8642800000||United States|
|0.6%||ADS||Alliance Data System...||Technology||8675650000||United States|
|0.6%||AMG||Affiliated Managers ...||Real Estate||8101040000||United States|
|0.6%||CHD||Church & Dwight Co I...||Real Estate||8821240000||United States|
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