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iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 11, 2022

IEMG is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index. IEMG launched on Oct 18, 2012 and has a 0.14% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS46434G1031
CUSIP46434G103
IssueriShares
Inception DateOct 18, 2012
RegionBroad Asia (Pacific ex-Japan)
CategoryAsia Pacific Equities
Expense Ratio0.14%
Index TrackedMSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index
ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$49.70
Year Range$47.10 - $63.13
EMA (50)$49.33
EMA (200)$53.95
Average Volume$14.99M

IEMGShare Price Chart


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IEMGPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF in Oct 2012 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $12,797 for a total return of roughly 27.97%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-15.40%
-4.71%
IEMG (iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IEMGReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M1.51%7.97%
6M-16.01%-6.88%
YTD-16.01%-11.66%
1Y-19.28%-5.01%
5Y2.05%11.56%
10Y2.55%11.64%

IEMGMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-0.47%-3.94%-2.94%-5.94%0.61%-5.60%0.00%1.30%
20212.89%1.41%-0.57%1.72%1.80%1.22%-5.64%1.39%-3.64%1.08%-3.70%1.82%
2020-5.90%-3.72%-16.92%7.88%3.16%6.66%8.63%3.07%-0.94%1.27%9.63%7.10%
20199.61%-1.08%1.15%2.19%-7.04%5.77%-2.45%-3.81%1.55%4.39%0.00%7.48%
20187.98%-5.71%0.81%-2.65%-2.32%-4.67%3.03%-3.31%-1.01%-8.73%4.68%-2.95%
20176.57%2.03%3.53%1.90%2.34%1.12%5.50%2.31%0.02%3.26%0.13%3.66%
2016-5.20%-0.96%12.55%0.67%-3.41%4.34%5.09%1.00%2.70%-1.03%-4.14%-0.54%
2015-0.02%4.21%-1.37%7.26%-3.65%-2.95%-6.56%-9.36%-1.97%6.14%-2.29%-3.47%
2014-7.99%3.38%3.59%0.98%2.80%2.34%1.01%3.33%-7.26%0.78%-1.29%-4.18%
2013-0.23%-1.54%-1.01%1.40%-4.37%-5.56%1.04%-2.49%7.21%4.08%-0.56%-0.13%
2012-1.79%1.60%6.78%

IEMGSharpe 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 Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.94. 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.


-1.00-0.500.000.501.00MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-0.94
-0.25
IEMG (iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IEMGDividend History

iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF granted a 3.96% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.97 per share.


PeriodTTM2021202020192018201720162015201420132012
Dividend$1.97$1.83$1.16$1.69$1.29$1.33$0.96$0.99$1.08$0.87$0.12

Dividend yield

3.96%3.10%1.95%3.34%3.02%2.63%2.62%2.97%2.77%2.17%0.29%

IEMGDrawdowns Chart

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


-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-25.46%
-12.22%
IEMG (iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IEMGWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets 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 Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF is 38.72%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 166 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-38.72%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020166Nov 16, 2020707
-34.43%Sep 8, 2014345Jan 20, 2016372Jul 12, 2017717
-29.36%Feb 17, 2021355Jul 14, 2022
-17.5%Jan 3, 2013119Jun 24, 2013242Jun 10, 2014361
-5.38%Jan 22, 20216Jan 29, 20216Feb 8, 202112
-4.88%Nov 24, 20179Dec 6, 201716Dec 29, 201725
-4.14%Nov 7, 20126Nov 14, 201214Dec 5, 201220
-3.74%Jul 29, 20148Aug 7, 20148Aug 19, 201416
-3.39%Aug 8, 20173Aug 10, 20179Aug 23, 201712
-3.38%Sep 20, 20177Sep 28, 20178Oct 10, 201715

IEMGVolatility Chart

Current iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF volatility is 11.02%. 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.


10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
11.02%
16.23%
IEMG (iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IEMGAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
EEMApr 11, 20030.68%-16.47%2.01%2.71%Compare IEMG and EEM
VWOMar 4, 20050.08%-14.41%2.88%3.32%Compare IEMG and VWO

Portfolios with iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF


Portfolio NameYTD Return10Y ReturnDiv. Yield10Y VolatilityMax. DrawdownSharpe RatioExpense Ratio
Pinwheel Portfolio-10.20%6.73%2.16%12.50%-28.78%-0.440.09%