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iShares MSCI BRIC ETF (BKF)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 2, 2024

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.

Summary

ETF Info

ISINUS4642866572
CUSIP464286657
IssueriShares
Inception DateNov 12, 2007
RegionEmerging Markets (Broad)
CategoryAsia Pacific Equities
Index TrackedMSCI BRIC Index
Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

The iShares MSCI BRIC ETF has a high expense ratio of 0.69%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.69%

Share Price Chart


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Performance

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in iShares MSCI BRIC ETF, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


0.00%50.00%100.00%150.00%200.00%250.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarch
-19.00%
252.16%
BKF (iShares MSCI BRIC ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

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Return

iShares MSCI BRIC ETF had a return of 0.11% year-to-date (YTD) and -0.23% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, iShares MSCI BRIC ETF had an annualized return of 1.94%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.63%, indicating that iShares MSCI BRIC ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date0.11%7.70%
1 month6.10%6.01%
6 months-1.28%13.76%
1 year-0.23%29.03%
5 years (annualized)-2.26%12.89%
10 years (annualized)1.94%10.63%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2024-5.64%4.56%
2023-7.43%-2.30%-3.29%5.03%1.10%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

This table presents risk-adjusted performance metrics for iShares MSCI BRIC ETF (BKF) and compares them with a selected benchmark (^GSPC). These performance indicators assess an investment's returns in relation to its risk, enabling a more accurate comparison of different investment options.


Sharpe ratioSortino ratioOmega ratioCalmar ratioUlcer Index
BKF
iShares MSCI BRIC ETF
0.02
^GSPC
S&P 500
2.44

Sharpe Ratio

The current iShares MSCI BRIC ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.02. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio-1.00-0.500.000.501.001.502.002.50OctoberNovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarch
0.02
2.44
BKF (iShares MSCI BRIC ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividend History

iShares MSCI BRIC ETF granted a 1.68% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.58 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$0.58$0.58$0.70$1.31$0.53$0.75$0.87$0.67$0.58$0.92$1.05$0.90

Dividend yield

1.68%1.68%2.03%2.92%1.01%1.65%2.32%1.51%1.81%3.14%3.00%2.39%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for iShares MSCI BRIC ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2024$0.00$0.00
2023$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.25$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.32
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.31$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.39
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.17$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.14
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.38
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.24$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.51
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.23$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.64
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.52
2016$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.19$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.39
2015$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.38$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.54
2014$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.48$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.57
2013$0.67$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.23

Drawdowns Chart

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


-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarch
-39.33%
0
BKF (iShares MSCI BRIC ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI BRIC ETF. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the iShares MSCI BRIC ETF was 70.29%, occurring on Nov 20, 2008. Recovery took 2310 trading sessions.

The current iShares MSCI BRIC ETF drawdown is 39.33%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-70.29%Dec 7, 2007242Nov 20, 20082310Jan 26, 20182552
-49.21%Feb 18, 2021425Oct 24, 2022
-33.32%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020141Oct 12, 2020682
-7.36%Nov 19, 20075Nov 26, 20072Nov 28, 20077
-5.08%Jan 26, 20214Jan 29, 20215Feb 5, 20219

Volatility Chart

The current iShares MSCI BRIC ETF volatility is 5.70%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


2.00%3.00%4.00%5.00%6.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarch
5.70%
3.47%
BKF (iShares MSCI BRIC ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)