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iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF (FM)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 10, 2022

FM is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the MSCI Frontier Markets 100 Index. FM launched on Sep 12, 2012 and has a 0.79% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS4642861458
CUSIP464286145
IssueriShares
Inception DateSep 12, 2012
RegionFrontier Markets (Broad)
CategoryEmerging Markets Equities
Expense Ratio0.79%
Index TrackedMSCI Frontier Markets 100 Index
ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$27.74
Year Range$26.23 - $35.40
EMA (50)$27.62
EMA (200)$30.38
Average Volume$81.45K

FMShare Price Chart


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FMPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF in Sep 2012 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $15,023 for a total return of roughly 50.23%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-17.17%
-8.47%
FM (iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

FMReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M3.55%5.72%
6M-16.81%-8.06%
YTD-17.94%-13.51%
1Y-13.96%-7.08%
5Y1.98%10.77%
10Y4.20%11.07%

FMMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-1.54%-0.62%-3.73%-3.05%-5.04%-8.52%1.38%2.02%
20212.22%-0.41%2.18%4.54%4.25%4.84%-0.99%3.99%-0.76%6.61%-5.20%1.33%
20200.89%-10.29%-22.28%6.23%3.97%5.46%-1.57%7.22%0.20%2.70%3.50%4.94%
20198.15%0.71%-0.07%-0.42%1.31%5.99%0.20%-2.83%-2.43%0.46%3.40%4.37%
20186.64%-2.43%1.89%-5.07%-9.30%-2.12%3.16%-5.99%1.79%-4.82%1.96%-4.13%
201711.11%-2.14%2.66%3.53%0.59%-0.13%2.45%3.59%3.30%1.12%3.44%2.31%
2016-7.79%4.18%2.76%2.36%2.19%-2.73%2.49%-3.27%5.77%-3.54%-0.36%0.79%
2015-2.95%2.41%-2.84%4.24%-3.55%-0.06%-6.32%-3.39%-5.10%6.36%-5.57%-1.09%
20140.18%3.34%3.78%2.57%4.60%-5.15%6.71%-0.91%-0.79%-4.02%-4.67%-1.56%
20135.83%-0.62%1.07%3.20%5.25%-6.96%6.68%-2.20%2.87%2.76%1.88%2.48%
20122.21%-0.48%-0.00%3.60%

FMSharpe 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 Frontier 100 ETF Sharpe ratio is -1.08. 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.


-1.50-1.00-0.500.000.501.001.502.00MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-1.08
-0.34
FM (iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

FMDividend History

iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF granted a 2.96% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.82 per share.


PeriodTTM2021202020192018201720162015201420132012
Dividend$0.82$0.70$0.83$0.95$1.12$0.68$0.53$0.69$3.80$0.37$0.00

Dividend yield

2.96%2.08%3.04%3.37%4.78%2.36%2.55%3.34%15.30%1.56%0.00%

FMDrawdowns Chart

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


-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-21.63%
-14.05%
FM (iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

FMWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI Frontier 100 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 Frontier 100 ETF is 41.63%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 302 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-41.63%Jan 23, 2018545Mar 23, 2020302Jun 3, 2021847
-36.61%Jul 17, 2014381Jan 20, 2016477Dec 8, 2017858
-25.89%Nov 12, 2021167Jul 14, 2022
-10.71%Jun 4, 201315Jun 24, 201343Aug 23, 201358
-6.78%Jun 9, 201416Jun 30, 20147Jul 10, 201423
-6.56%Aug 26, 20139Sep 6, 201328Oct 16, 201337
-5%Apr 24, 201419May 20, 20146May 29, 201425
-4.4%Jan 22, 20149Feb 3, 20148Feb 13, 201417
-3.63%Jul 6, 202110Jul 19, 202116Aug 10, 202126
-2.49%Sep 14, 20215Sep 20, 202115Oct 11, 202120

FMVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF volatility is 8.90%. 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.


5.00%10.00%15.00%20.00%25.00%30.00%35.00%40.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
8.90%
13.69%
FM (iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)