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iShares Global Materials ETF (MXI)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated May 18, 2022

MXI is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the S&P Global Materials Index. MXI launched on Sep 21, 2006 and has a 0.46% expense ratio.

ETF Info

  • ISINUS4642886950
  • CUSIP464288695
  • IssueriShares
  • Inception DateSep 21, 2006
  • RegionDeveloped Markets (Broad)
  • CategoryMaterials
  • Expense Ratio0.46%
  • Index TrackedS&P Global Materials Index
  • ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
  • Asset ClassEquity
  • Asset Class Size

  • Asset Class Style


Trading Data

  • Previous Close$86.50
  • Year Range$82.02 - $95.41
  • EMA (50)$88.85
  • EMA (200)$89.29
  • Average Volume$54.98K

MXIShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares Global Materials ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $17,884 for a total return of roughly 78.84%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

MXI (iShares Global Materials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

MXIReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


MXIMonthly Returns Heatmap

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MXISharpe 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 Global Materials ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.39. 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.

MXI (iShares Global Materials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

MXIDividend History

iShares Global Materials ETF granted a 3.67% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 18, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $3.17 per share.


Dividend yield


MXIDrawdowns Chart

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

MXI (iShares Global Materials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

MXIWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares Global 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 Global Materials ETF is 43.77%, recorded on Jan 20, 2016. It took 448 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-43.77%May 2, 20111188Jan 20, 2016448Oct 31, 20171636
-39.58%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020102Aug 17, 2020643
-21.46%Jan 12, 2010101Jun 7, 201085Oct 6, 2010186
-14.03%Apr 4, 202228May 12, 2022
-11.52%May 10, 2021101Sep 30, 2021122Mar 25, 2022223
-10.94%Feb 15, 201121Mar 16, 201113Apr 4, 201134
-8.16%Sep 18, 202029Oct 28, 20207Nov 6, 202036
-7.95%Jan 8, 202115Jan 29, 202128Mar 11, 202143
-6.43%Nov 9, 201015Nov 30, 20104Dec 6, 201019
-4.33%Apr 11, 20116Apr 18, 20113Apr 21, 20119

MXIVolatility Chart

Current iShares Global Materials ETF volatility is 35.72%. 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.

MXI (iShares Global Materials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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