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iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF

IYM
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US4642878387
CUSIP
464287838
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Jun 20, 2000
Region
Developed Markets (Broad)
Category
Materials
Expense Ratio
0.42%
Index Tracked
Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

IYMPrice Chart


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IYMPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $26,642 for a total return of roughly 166.42%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


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IYMReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M9.59%
6M4.93%
YTD19.50%
1Y34.29%
5Y13.44%
10Y9.32%

IYMMonthly Returns Heatmap


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IYMSharpe 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 U.S. Basic Materials ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.61. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


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IYMDividends

iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF granted a 1.34% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Oct 23, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.80 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.80$1.58$2.04$1.41$1.46$1.22$1.44$1.46$1.46$1.35$1.43$0.87

Dividend yield

1.34%1.39%2.09%1.68%1.43%1.47%2.03%1.77%1.79%1.94%2.22%1.12%

IYMDrawdowns Chart

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


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IYMWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares U.S. Basic Materials 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 U.S. Basic Materials ETF is 42.76%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 114 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-42.76%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020114Sep 2, 2020655
-34.48%May 2, 2011108Oct 3, 2011558Dec 20, 2013666
-29.87%Sep 19, 2014339Jan 25, 2016221Dec 7, 2016560
-19.99%Apr 15, 201056Jul 2, 201065Oct 5, 2010121
-15.07%Jan 11, 201020Feb 8, 201026Mar 17, 201046
-12.75%Jun 2, 202178Sep 21, 2021
-9.54%Jan 13, 202112Jan 29, 202127Mar 10, 202139
-8.87%Sep 3, 202039Oct 28, 20206Nov 5, 202045
-7.69%Feb 18, 201114Mar 10, 201114Mar 30, 201128
-7.15%Jan 2, 201422Feb 3, 20148Feb 13, 201430

IYMVolatility Chart

Current iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF volatility is 13.30%. 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.


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