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iShares International Preferred Stock ETF (IPFF)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 6, 2022

IPFF is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the S&P International Preferred Stock Index. IPFF launched on Nov 15, 2011 and has a 0.55% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS46429B1355
CUSIP46429B135
IssueriShares
Inception DateNov 15, 2011
RegionNorth America (Canada)
CategoryPreferred Stock/Convertible Bonds
Expense Ratio0.55%
Index TrackedS&P International Preferred Stock Index
ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassPreferred Stock

Asset Class Size

Micro-Cap

IPFFShare Price Chart


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IPFFPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares International Preferred Stock ETF in Nov 2011 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $10,428 for a total return of roughly 4.28%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


IPFF (iShares International Preferred Stock ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IPFFReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-1.63%3.04%
6M3.86%18.83%
YTD8.73%20.57%
1Y18.48%29.10%
5Y4.46%15.68%
10Y0.43%14.25%

IPFFMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
20210.85%3.80%1.94%3.04%5.41%-3.48%-1.19%-1.63%
2020-1.29%-6.10%-26.43%14.76%0.69%6.70%9.36%5.71%-2.97%-0.78%8.42%4.21%
20195.52%-0.66%-1.52%0.84%-4.02%2.47%1.76%-6.09%5.36%-1.64%0.36%5.10%
20185.15%-5.80%-1.62%-0.08%-0.78%-1.96%2.36%-0.04%0.60%-4.64%-5.78%-3.66%
20177.69%0.48%2.62%-1.26%-0.26%6.10%4.45%-1.19%1.26%-0.30%0.92%0.95%
2016-10.49%-0.36%13.59%8.35%-5.07%-5.49%4.35%2.49%-1.04%-2.47%-0.87%2.27%
2015-11.95%5.42%-3.18%6.23%-1.09%-5.96%-7.56%-5.36%-3.69%4.20%-2.38%-1.00%
2014-2.96%2.48%0.72%4.97%0.68%1.41%-1.19%-0.55%-2.85%-0.59%-1.02%-3.10%
20130.65%-3.08%2.56%0.49%-4.35%-6.22%2.21%-1.62%2.94%1.42%-1.04%-0.14%
20123.51%1.57%-0.69%3.07%-6.69%1.88%3.40%1.34%2.18%0.23%0.53%2.32%
20110.77%0.99%

IPFFSharpe 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 International Preferred Stock ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.85. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


IPFF (iShares International Preferred Stock ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IPFFDividend History

iShares International Preferred Stock ETF granted a 3.24% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.54 per share.


PeriodTTM2020201920182017201620152014201320122011
Dividend$0.54$0.63$0.68$0.72$0.68$0.80$0.95$0.95$1.40$1.09$0.10

Dividend yield

3.24%4.09%4.69%5.29%4.27%6.15%7.54%5.70%8.18%5.95%0.59%

IPFFDrawdowns Chart

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


-10.00%-8.00%-6.00%-4.00%-2.00%0.00%Mon 09Wed 11Fri 13Aug 15Tue 17Thu 19Sat 21Mon 23Wed 25Fri 27Aug 29
-10.69%
0
IPFF (iShares International Preferred Stock ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IPFFWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares International Preferred Stock 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 International Preferred Stock ETF is 56.63%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-56.63%Jul 7, 20141434Mar 23, 2020
-11.81%May 8, 201374Aug 21, 2013216Jul 1, 2014290
-7.46%May 1, 201224Jun 4, 201247Aug 9, 201271
-3.82%Feb 7, 201312Feb 25, 201348May 3, 201360
-3.59%Dec 7, 20116Dec 14, 20116Dec 23, 201112
-2.6%Nov 21, 20114Nov 25, 20113Nov 30, 20117
-2.56%Mar 2, 201228Apr 11, 20127Apr 20, 201235
-2.05%Sep 28, 201234Nov 16, 20129Nov 30, 201243
-1.95%Feb 9, 20124Feb 14, 201211Mar 1, 201215
-1.72%Jan 16, 20137Jan 25, 20135Feb 1, 201312

IPFFVolatility Chart

Current iShares International Preferred Stock ETF volatility is 3.87%. 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.


IPFF (iShares International Preferred Stock ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)