iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ETFFund
- Change 0.02 (0.2%)
- Volume 0.72 M
4:00 PM EDT Mar 10, 2014
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- Assets $995.9M
- Expense Ratio 0.48%
- Yield 15.13%
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US Equity ETF
iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks investment results that correspond to the FTSE NAREIT Mortgage Plus Capped Index.
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02-05-2014 08:15 AM by Todd Shriber
At the height of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing spectacle and when little thought was given to rising Treasury yields, income investors were smitten by multi-asset exchange traded funds. Under one wrapper, dividend seekers could almost have it all with multi-asset E...
01-29-2014 11:39 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
With interest rates moving sharply lower in 2014 with a strong rally in Treasury Bonds (for reference, IEF (iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond, Expense Ratio 0.15%) was trading with a $99 handle before the year began, currently $101.78), there appears to be interest in the ...
12-23-2013 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber
Rising Treasury yields hampered several previously prized income-generating asset classes to varying degrees in 2013. Exchange traded funds holdings shares of conservative utilities and telecommunications stocks will finish the year with attractive yields in tact, but those ET...
12-09-2013 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
The financial services sector has been one of the strongest drivers of S&P 500 dividend growth over the past several years. However, dividends on many major bank stocks, like the stocks themselves and the exchange traded funds that hold those equities, are still nowhere close...
11-24-2013 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The S&P 500 (^GSPC) has nearly tripled since the March 9, 2009 market bottom. Plenty of individual stocks (obviously) and exchange traded funds have gone along for the ride. Dividend ETFs have thrived as the Federal Reserve pushed interest rates lower, forcing investors to...
11-08-2013 02:17 PM by Tom Lydon
Attention shoppers: There may be bargains on aisle five, but when it comes to financial markets, price does not always tell the entire story regarding a stock's value. For example, a $20 stock can be richly valued while a $200 stock can be considered inexpensive on valuation. ...
10-29-2013 12:46 PM by Todd Shriber
Already one of this year's more embattled asset classes, mortgage real estate investment trusts and the exchange traded funds that hold mREIT shares are being taken to the woodshed again Tuesday. Shares of the iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (NYSEArca: REM) are off 3.4...
10-26-2013 07:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Ten-year Treasury yields are down more than 4% over the past month, but that decline has barely dented the 36.4% year-to-date rate spike. The reality of rising rate environment is not all bad news for stocks. However, some sectors and asset classes do struggle when rates spike...
10-15-2013 02:55 PM by Max Chen
Shrewd income-oriented investors got creative in their search for cash payouts during the historically low interest rate environment. Among exchange traded fund offerings, some of the highest dividend payers are not what you would typically expect. Typically, investors receive...
10-08-2013 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors have sought out mortgage-backed real estate investment trust exchange traded funds for their highly attractive yields, riding out short-term volatility as interest rates fluctuated. However, some mREITs are starting to cut back on payouts. At least 10 mortgage REITs ...
09-14-2013 11:54 AM by Tom Lydon
Following a pullback on rising rate fears, high-yield mortgage-related real estate investment trust exchange traded funds could be attractive due to cheaper valuations. The iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (NYSEArca: REM) has declined 4.1% over the past three months whi...
08-14-2013 04:15 PM by Tom Lydon
Mortgage real estate investment trust ETFs offer very attractive double-digit yields. Investors, though, are learning that the robust payouts come with risks, especially in a rising rate environment. The iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (NYSEArca: REM) has a 14.73% 12-m...
07-26-2013 03:45 PM by Tom Lydon
Real estate exchange traded funds are one of the best ways to play the real estate rally without buying and selling property. REITs, or real estate investment trusts, are another method to access yield minus physical ownership. "Real estate offers the potential to hedge agains...
07-14-2013 09:48 AM by Tom Lydon
Some ETF sectors that investors have favored for yield in recent years have taken a hit lately on rising interest rates. But the recent damage doesn't necessarily mean investors should give up on these asset classes. "The last three months of soaring interest rates have thrown...
07-05-2013 03:20 PM by Tom Lydon
Interest rates jumped on the back of a robust jobs report and renewed concern over Fed "tapering," pressuring rate sensitive mortgage real estate investment trust exchange traded funds. The iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage Plus Capped Index Fund (NYSEArca: REM) fell over 5% during...
06-12-2013 07:14 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors can choose from a number of dividend-oriented investments to quench their thirst for income, but some of the exchange traded funds that offer the beefiest yields might not be the ones you'd think of first. Singapore For instance, Trang Ho for Investor's Business D...
05-31-2013 06:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The stock markets and exchange traded funds continued to reach new highs over May but began to falter toward the end of the month as investors took the opportunity to take profits. Meanwhile, safe-haven Treasury prices are getting pummeled with yields on benchmark 10-year notes b...
05-28-2013 02:15 PM by Tom Lydon
Speculation that the Federal Reserve is mulling winding down or an outright end to its asset-buying activities has weighed on mortgage REIT ETFs recently. Funds previously prized for high yields tumbled last week because mortgage-backed securities are vulnerable to rising interes...
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: 36
|14.9%||NLY||Annaly Capital Manag...||Real Estate||10203540000||United States|
|12.2%||AGNC||American Capital Age...||Real Estate||8085900000||United States|
|6.6%||STWD||Starwood Property Tr...||Real Estate||5896900000||United States|
|6.4%||NRF||NorthStar Realty Fin...||Real Estate||4227390000||United States|
|5.2%||TWO||Two Harbors Investme...||Real Estate||3581820000||United States|
|4.5%||MFA||MFA Financial Inc||Real Estate||2669690000||United States|
|4.4%||CIM||Chimera Investment C...||Real Estate||3205890000||United States|
|4.0%||IVR||Invesco Mortgage Cap...||Real Estate||2124390000||United States|
|3.3%||HTS||Hatteras Financial C...||Real Estate||1756480000||United States|
|2.8%||CLNY||Colony Financial Inc||Real Estate||1698140000||United States|
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