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iShares MSCI BRIC ETF (BKF)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated May 17, 2022

BKF is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the MSCI BRIC Index. BKF launched on Nov 12, 2007 and has a 0.69% expense ratio.

ETF Info

  • ISINUS4642866572
  • CUSIP464286657
  • IssueriShares
  • Inception DateNov 12, 2007
  • RegionEmerging Markets (Broad)
  • CategoryAsia Pacific Equities
  • Expense Ratio0.69%
  • Index TrackedMSCI BRIC Index
  • ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
  • Asset ClassEquity
  • Asset Class Size

    Large-Cap
  • Asset Class Style

    Blend

Trading Data

  • Previous Close$34.44
  • Year Range$33.50 - $54.00
  • EMA (50)$37.32
  • EMA (200)$43.28
  • Average Volume$15.92K

BKFShare Price Chart


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BKFPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI BRIC ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $9,410 for a total return of roughly -5.90%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


BKF (iShares MSCI BRIC ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BKFReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-9.46%-8.76%
YTD-23.06%-15.91%
6M-29.45%-14.41%
1Y-31.77%-3.97%
5Y-0.19%10.80%
10Y2.16%11.90%

BKFMonthly Returns Heatmap


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BKFSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current iShares MSCI BRIC ETF Sharpe ratio is -1.19. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


BKF (iShares MSCI BRIC ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BKFDividend History

iShares MSCI BRIC ETF granted a 3.81% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 17, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.31 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.31$1.31$0.53$0.75$0.88$0.67$0.58$0.92$1.06$0.91$0.84$0.82$0.85

Dividend yield

3.81%2.93%1.05%1.72%2.47%1.64%1.99%3.53%3.47%2.85%2.51%2.81%2.21%

BKFDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


BKF (iShares MSCI BRIC ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BKFWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI BRIC ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the iShares MSCI BRIC ETF is 46.75%, recorded on Feb 11, 2016. It took 440 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-46.75%Apr 5, 20111222Feb 11, 2016440Nov 8, 20171662
-42.72%Feb 18, 2021309May 9, 2022
-33.3%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020141Oct 12, 2020682
-19.94%Apr 12, 201029May 20, 201093Oct 1, 2010122
-17.07%Jan 7, 201022Feb 8, 201038Apr 5, 201060
-10.26%Nov 5, 201067Feb 10, 201136Apr 4, 2011103
-6.86%Nov 24, 20179Dec 6, 201717Jan 2, 201826
-5.08%Jan 26, 20214Jan 29, 20215Feb 5, 20219
-3.26%Oct 14, 20104Oct 19, 201011Nov 3, 201015
-2.91%Nov 9, 20175Nov 15, 20173Nov 20, 20178

BKFVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI BRIC ETF volatility is 33.03%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


BKF (iShares MSCI BRIC ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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