IBB

iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF
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IBB Fund Description

The iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF tracks the performance of a market-cap-weighted index of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies listed on the NASDAQ.

IBB Factset Analytics Insight

The coverage offered by hugely popular IBB differs dramatically from most peer funds. It tracks a market-cap-weighted index of NASDAQ-listed biotech companies, while most peer funds use alternative weighting schemes. IBB’s cap-weighting produces a basket that heavily favors large-caps and concentrates exposure in top 10 names. IBB also differs from some peer funds and our segment benchmark in its emphasis on pharmaceuticals. Since the fund can only hold companies traded on the NASDAQ, IBB may miss opportunities in companies traded on the NYSE, which several of the other biotech funds are eligible to hold. This extremely large and liquid product has a good history of tracking its underlying index and does so at a cost towards the lower end of its segment.

IBB MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

The MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score measures the ability of ETF underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors, as determined by MSCI ESG Research LLC. As of February 19, 2018 the iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 4.38 out of 10.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. IBB ranks in the 21st percentile within its peer group and in the 16th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

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IBB Summary Data

BlackRock
iShares
02/05/01
Open-Ended Fund
0.47%
$9.73B
$314.01M
0.05%

IBB Portfolio Data

$39.97B
-182.05
5.09
0.29%
03/22/18
198

IBB Index Data

Market Cap
NASDAQ - Listed
Thomson Reuters US Biotechnology & Medical Research

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Total Return
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  • 1 Year
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IBB Portfolio Management

0.47%
-0.35%
-0.26%
-0.47%

IBB Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

IBB Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
72% / 29%
N/A
N/A
Low
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IBB Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 02/20/18
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of IBB. IBB is rated a 5 out of 5.

IBB Tradability

2,850,469
$314.01M
2,616,201
$297.47M
0.05%
$0.05
-0.01%
0.17% / -0.20%
None
100.00%
50,000
52.32
0.01%
0.08%
113,425
$110.37
5

IBB Geographic Exposure

IBBSegment Benchmark
100.00% 97.48%
-- 1.73%
-- 0.45%
-- 0.16%
-- 0.14%
-- 0.03%

IBBSegment Benchmark
100.00% 97.52%
-- 2.48%
0.00% / 0.00% 0.00% / 0.00%

IBB Performance Statistics

0.93
0.96
0.93
0.94
0.31%
Thomson Reuters US Biotechnology & Medical Research

IBB MSCI ESG Ratings

4.38 / 10
20.63
15.55
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35.82%
19.69

IBB BENCHMARK COMPARISON

    IBB
    198 Holdings
    Segment Benchmark
    122 Constituents
    Shared Holdings
    104 (Count)
     
    50.46% (Weight)
IBBSegment Benchmark
50.36% 60.04%
30.98% 21.76%
15.78% 14.79%
2.88% 3.42%
168.62 -182.05
0.77% 0.44%
-- High

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