iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ETFFund
- Change -0.19 (-1.3%)
- Volume 1.30 M
4:00 PM EDT May 21, 2013
U.S. Markets are closed
- Assets $1,224.1M
- Expense Ratio 0.48%
- Yield 11.58%
- Vs 50 Day EMA %
- Vs 200 Day EMA %
US Equity ETF
iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage Plus Capped Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the FTSE NAREIT Mortgage Plus Capped Index.
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05-04-2013 07:41 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds are still an investor favorite in this low-yield, income-starved environment. Investors have a number of fund choices to pick from that will complement an income-producing strategy. "There are a lot of reasons to recommend dividend investing. For...
04-25-2013 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors have been attracted to ETFs tracking real estate investment trusts for their high yields and outperformance relative to the S&P 500 in recent years. Within the sector, mortgage REITs generate the highest yields, but they are not without their risks. Mortgage REIT...
04-09-2013 07:24 AM by Tom Lydon
Alternative exchange traded fund strategies are garnering a greater following as investors look for options other than traditional beta-indexing products to diversify their portfolios. Alternative assets can be loosely defined as investments other than the traditional stocks, ...
03-21-2013 12:15 PM by Tom Lydon
I do the "ETF of the Week" for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe's MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded fund market. This week, I focused on the iShares Mortgage REIT Capped ETF (NYSEArca: REM). Mortgage-backed real...
03-20-2013 08:21 AM by Tom Lydon
ETFs tracking real estate investment trusts such as the Vanguard REIT Index (NYSEArca: VNQ) are a way for investors to participate in the recovering economy and property market, while earning some income. REITs tend to diversify better than an average real estate ETF. "Althoug...
03-15-2013 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Unsatisfied with your low, single-digit dividends and bond yields? Investors can squeeze out more income with mortgage-backed real estate investment trusts and exchange traded funds, but you will have to be comfortable with the potential risks. Mortgage REITs are leveraged inv...
02-12-2013 06:37 AM by Tom Lydon
The search for yield has investors looking beyond bond and equity dividend ETFs, and into alternative income investment themes such as mortgage real estate investments trusts (REITs). Year-to-date inflows into real estate focused exchange traded funds and mutual funds combined ar...
11-15-2012 03:18 PM by Tom Lydon
Mortgage-backed real estate investment trust exchange traded funds continue to weaken on expectations President Obama's re-election will offer no opposition to the Federal Reserve's $40 billion mortgage bond purchasing plan, causing spreads and yields to diminish. REIT earning...
11-01-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The markets are looking at uncertainty ahead, with the Presidential elections and fiscal cliff here in the U.S. and changes overseas like the new leadership in China, but investors can still find opportunities in sector exchange traded funds. For instance, real estate related ...
10-25-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors are parked in income yielding investments and will most likely stay there for some time as the Federal Reserve plans to keep rates low until 2015. There are about 32 dividend focused exchange traded funds available on the market, but for investors who want high yield fr...
08-01-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The low interest rate environment still has yields on a 30-year Treasury bond just under 2.5%, not enough to keep up with the cost of living. Investors that are searching for income should look at the following dividend exchange traded funds, yielding at least 10%. Of course, ...
04-27-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors are wary of real estate investment trusts since they crashed along with the market 2008 and failed to deliver their much-hyped diversification benefits. However, a desire for income and dividends could bring investors back to this beaten-down sector and REIT ETFs. Wi...
04-17-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
As witnessed last year, dividend paying exchange traded funds offer investors the opportunity to receive additional cash on the side while they wait out any market condition. Still, if you want high-yield dividend picks, an investor will have to look beyond the plain vanilla divi...
02-22-2012 04:15 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded fund investors have piled into dividend-generating investments after a year of high market volatility and low fixed-income yields, but there are other options available. For instance, real estate investment trusts, or REITs, also offer decent income streams. RE...
08-11-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Did you think real estate was dead? Not so fast - REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs) have actually handily outperformed the broader market year-to-date. Will it last? The standout performance of real estate ETFs this year has triggered a notion that the worst may be over for co...
02-09-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Tracking errors in most exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) seemed to be relatively minuscule, enabling them to stay relatively close to indexes, despite the roller coaster ride of 2008. Research from Morgan Stanley indicates that the average and wei...
09-14-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Every so often, there comes a reminder to look at the holdings in an exchange traded fund (ETF), along with their weightings. iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REIT (REM) holds a basket of real estate investment trusts that invests in mortgages. The idea of the fund is to provide e...
Number of Holdings: 30
|20.7%||NLY||Annaly Capital Manag...||Real Estate||14322430000||United States|
|16.4%||AGNC||American Capital Age...||Real Estate||12155190000||United States|
|6.3%||STWD||Starwood Property Tr...||Real Estate||4439420000||United States|
|4.8%||TWO||Two Harbors Investme...||Real Estate||4137470000||United States|
|4.7%||CIM||Chimera Investment C...||Real Estate||3370520000||United States|
|4.7%||MFA||MFA Financial Inc||Real Estate||3338220000||United States|
|4.0%||IVR||Invesco Mortgage Cap...||Real Estate||2741870000||United States|
|3.9%||HTS||Hatteras Financial C...||Real Estate||2644690000||United States|
|3.3%||ARR||ARMOUR Residential R...||Real Estate||2379400000||United States|
|3.0%||CYS||CYS Investments Inc||Real Estate||2097060000||United States|
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