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iShares Transportation Average ETF (IYT)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated May 19, 2022

IYT is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the Dow Jones Transportation Average Index. IYT launched on Oct 10, 2003 and has a 0.42% expense ratio.

ETF Info

  • ISINUS4642871929
  • CUSIP464287192
  • IssueriShares
  • Inception DateOct 10, 2003
  • RegionNorth America (U.S.)
  • CategoryTransportation Equities
  • Expense Ratio0.42%
  • Index TrackedDow Jones Transportation Average Index
  • ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
  • Asset ClassEquity
  • Asset Class Size

  • Asset Class Style


Trading Data

  • Previous Close$224.81
  • Year Range$224.81 - $279.22
  • EMA (50)$246.46
  • EMA (200)$255.91
  • Average Volume$326.34K

IYTShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares Transportation Average ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $34,795 for a total return of roughly 247.95%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

IYT (iShares Transportation Average ETF)
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IYTReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


IYTMonthly Returns Heatmap

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IYTSharpe 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 Transportation Average ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.75. 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.

IYT (iShares Transportation Average ETF)
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IYTDividend History

iShares Transportation Average ETF granted a 0.97% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 19, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.18 per share.


Dividend yield


IYTDrawdowns Chart

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

IYT (iShares Transportation Average ETF)
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IYTWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares Transportation Average 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 Transportation Average ETF is 41.28%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 114 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-41.28%Sep 17, 2018381Mar 23, 2020114Sep 2, 2020495
-28.15%Jul 8, 201161Oct 3, 2011319Jan 10, 2013380
-27.27%Dec 30, 2014266Jan 20, 2016215Nov 23, 2016481
-19.49%Jan 5, 202293May 18, 2022
-18.2%May 4, 201044Jul 6, 201078Oct 25, 2010122
-12.41%May 10, 2021101Sep 30, 202126Nov 5, 2021127
-11.1%Sep 19, 201417Oct 13, 201411Oct 28, 201428
-11.09%Jan 16, 201858Apr 9, 201893Aug 20, 2018151
-10.42%Jan 12, 201019Feb 8, 201020Mar 9, 201039
-8.91%Nov 9, 202116Dec 1, 202123Jan 4, 202239

IYTVolatility Chart

Current iShares Transportation Average ETF volatility is 41.72%. 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.

IYT (iShares Transportation Average ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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