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iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF (IYM)
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ETF Info

ISINUS4642878387
CUSIP464287838
IssueriShares
Inception DateJun 20, 2000
RegionDeveloped Markets (Broad)
CategoryMaterials
Index TrackedDow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index
Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

The iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF has a high expense ratio of 0.42%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.42%

Share Price Chart


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Performance

Performance Chart

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


-5.00%0.00%5.00%10.00%15.00%20.00%NovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarchApril
15.68%
17.08%
IYM (iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF had a return of 3.30% year-to-date (YTD) and 8.69% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF had an annualized return of 7.36%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.50%, indicating that iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date3.30%5.90%
1 month-0.81%-1.28%
6 months12.67%15.51%
1 year8.69%21.68%
5 years (annualized)10.35%11.74%
10 years (annualized)7.36%10.50%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2024-3.66%4.03%7.02%
2023-5.03%-3.25%7.80%5.42%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current rank of IYM is 42, suggesting that the investment has average results relative to the market in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is determined by the cumulative values of the indicators listed below.

The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of IYM is 4242
iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF(IYM)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of IYM is 4242Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of IYM is 4141Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of IYM is 4040Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of IYM is 4646Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of IYM is 4040Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF (IYM) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


IYM
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for IYM, currently valued at 0.57, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.005.000.57
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for IYM, currently valued at 0.91, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.000.91
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for IYM, currently valued at 1.11, compared to the broader market1.001.502.002.501.11
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for IYM, currently valued at 0.45, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.000.45
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for IYM, currently valued at 1.65, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.001.65
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.89, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.005.001.89
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.74, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.002.74
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.33, compared to the broader market1.001.502.002.501.33
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.43, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.001.43
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 7.62, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.007.62

Sharpe Ratio

The current iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.57. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio-0.500.000.501.001.502.002.503.00NovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarchApril
0.57
1.89
IYM (iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF granted a 1.72% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.45 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$2.45$2.44$2.67$2.08$1.58$2.04$1.41$1.46$1.22$1.44$1.46$1.46

Dividend yield

1.72%1.77%2.14%1.48%1.39%2.08%1.68%1.43%1.47%2.04%1.77%1.79%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for iShares U.S. Basic Materials 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$0.46
2023$0.00$0.00$0.46$0.00$0.00$0.53$0.00$0.00$0.73$0.00$0.00$0.73
2022$0.00$0.00$0.42$0.00$0.00$0.83$0.00$0.00$0.72$0.00$0.00$0.71
2021$0.00$0.00$0.42$0.00$0.00$0.44$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.70
2020$0.00$0.00$0.34$0.00$0.00$0.41$0.00$0.00$0.41$0.00$0.00$0.42
2019$0.00$0.00$0.40$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.50$0.00$0.00$0.62
2018$0.00$0.00$0.33$0.00$0.00$0.44$0.00$0.00$0.35$0.00$0.00$0.30
2017$0.00$0.00$0.24$0.00$0.00$0.42$0.00$0.00$0.45$0.00$0.00$0.34
2016$0.00$0.00$0.22$0.00$0.00$0.31$0.00$0.00$0.33$0.00$0.00$0.36
2015$0.00$0.00$0.26$0.00$0.00$0.31$0.00$0.00$0.40$0.00$0.00$0.47
2014$0.00$0.00$0.23$0.00$0.00$0.30$0.00$0.00$0.37$0.00$0.00$0.56
2013$0.29$0.00$0.00$0.48$0.00$0.00$0.27$0.00$0.00$0.41

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%NovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarchApril
-4.54%
-3.86%
IYM (iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the iShares U.S. Basic Materials 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 U.S. Basic Materials ETF was 67.78%, occurring on Nov 20, 2008. Recovery took 1281 trading sessions.

The current iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF drawdown is 4.54%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-67.78%Jun 19, 2008109Nov 20, 20081281Dec 24, 20131390
-42.76%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020114Sep 2, 2020655
-31.03%Mar 20, 2002142Oct 9, 2002288Dec 1, 2003430
-29.94%Apr 20, 2022110Sep 26, 2022381Apr 3, 2024491
-29.87%Sep 19, 2014339Jan 25, 2016221Dec 7, 2016560

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF volatility is 3.91%, 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%7.00%NovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarchApril
3.91%
3.39%
IYM (iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)