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iShares U.S. Technology ETF (IYW)

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

IYW is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index. IYW launched on May 19, 2000 and has a 0.42% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS4642877215
CUSIP464287721
IssueriShares
Inception DateMay 19, 2000
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryTechnology Equities
Expense Ratio0.42%
Index TrackedDow Jones U.S. Technology Index
ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Trading Data

Previous Close$91.57
Year Range$77.53 - $116.95
EMA (50)$86.25
EMA (200)$94.78
Average Volume$377.38K

IYWShare Price Chart


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IYWPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares U.S. Technology ETF in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $69,586 for a total return of roughly 595.86%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-10.86%
-7.56%
IYW (iShares U.S. Technology ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IYWReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M12.05%8.19%
6M-10.82%-7.42%
YTD-20.15%-13.03%
1Y-12.09%-5.85%
5Y21.02%10.86%
10Y18.60%11.53%

IYWMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-8.33%-4.86%2.94%-13.05%-1.43%-9.39%11.49%2.73%
20210.82%1.33%1.01%6.11%-0.64%7.59%3.81%4.87%-6.37%9.00%2.68%1.42%
20204.13%-6.60%-9.32%14.62%7.53%7.28%5.99%11.62%-5.54%-2.77%11.07%4.76%
20198.85%5.42%4.07%6.66%-9.57%7.89%4.57%-2.91%1.86%3.82%5.50%4.16%
20187.19%0.41%-3.78%-0.12%7.50%-1.08%2.37%7.32%-0.74%-8.48%-2.02%-7.89%
20174.72%4.95%2.56%2.25%4.33%-2.88%3.64%3.44%0.32%7.78%0.87%0.05%
2016-5.62%-1.26%9.19%-5.73%5.68%-2.31%8.41%2.14%2.37%-0.34%0.30%1.37%
2015-3.87%8.38%-3.25%2.20%2.34%-4.43%2.14%-5.86%-1.42%10.45%0.97%-2.65%
2014-1.71%4.65%0.36%-0.20%3.70%3.10%1.00%4.24%-0.94%0.86%5.12%-1.93%
20131.43%0.17%2.31%0.44%4.26%-3.79%4.92%-0.62%2.96%4.42%3.55%4.13%
20128.28%7.20%5.04%-2.70%-8.00%2.45%0.41%5.41%0.86%-7.35%0.81%0.18%
20113.96%2.06%-2.50%2.79%-1.78%-3.04%1.09%-6.65%-3.45%11.84%-2.06%-1.19%
2010-10.26%4.92%6.14%2.00%-7.44%-6.28%7.44%-7.03%12.37%6.60%-1.18%5.77%

IYWSharpe 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. Technology ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.41. 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.


-0.500.000.501.00MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-0.41
-0.31
IYW (iShares U.S. Technology ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IYWDividend History

iShares U.S. Technology ETF granted a 0.33% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.30 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.30$0.36$0.47$0.42$0.37$0.33$0.34$0.30$0.30$0.24$0.17$0.10$0.07

Dividend yield

0.33%0.31%0.56%0.73%0.93%0.84%1.18%1.18%1.20%1.14%1.03%0.67%0.47%

IYWDrawdowns Chart

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


-35.00%-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-21.70%
-13.58%
IYW (iShares U.S. Technology ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IYWWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares U.S. Technology 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. Technology ETF is 33.70%, recorded on Jun 16, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-33.7%Dec 28, 2021119Jun 16, 2022
-30.47%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 202052Jun 5, 202075
-23.96%Aug 30, 201880Dec 24, 201859Mar 21, 2019139
-19.54%Feb 18, 2011127Aug 19, 2011113Feb 1, 2012240
-16.56%Apr 26, 201049Jul 2, 201081Oct 27, 2010130
-16.04%Dec 7, 201544Feb 9, 2016112Jul 20, 2016156
-14.86%May 28, 201563Aug 25, 201545Oct 28, 2015108
-14.37%Apr 3, 2012157Nov 15, 2012166Jul 17, 2013323
-13.31%Sep 3, 202014Sep 23, 202051Dec 4, 202065
-12.91%Apr 30, 201924Jun 3, 201928Jul 12, 201952

IYWVolatility Chart

Current iShares U.S. Technology ETF volatility is 32.67%. 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%60.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
32.67%
19.67%
IYW (iShares U.S. Technology ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

IYWAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
QQQMar 10, 19990.20%-18.88%18.32%0.58%Compare IYW and QQQ
VGTJan 26, 20040.10%-17.01%19.77%0.79%Compare IYW and VGT
XLKDec 16, 19980.13%-15.07%19.14%0.81%Compare IYW and XLK