ITA

iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF
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ITA Fund Description

The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US manufacturers, assemblers and distributors of airplane and defense equipment.

ITA Factset Analytics Insight

ITA delivers a reasonable representation of the aerospace & defense industry. The fund caps its holdings to meet diversification requirements, preventing completely unbiased exposure to an industry dominated by United Technologies, Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Our benchmark allocates over half its weight to these three firms; ITA allocates only about a quarter. It follows that ITA tilts smaller than our benchmark, with about half of its portfolio in mid- or small-caps. Concentration risk remains high despite the caps, reflecting the undiversified nature of the industry. The fund offers ample primary and secondary liquidity for investors of all sizes. Spreads are generally tight and block trades are easy to execute. While ITA's fee isn't cheap, it compares well within its segment and excellent tracking means that its holding costs should be in line with ITA's expense ratio. Overall, it's a solid, reliable ETF for aerospace and defense exposure.

ITA 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 December 11, 2017 the iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 5.54 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. ITA ranks in the 43th percentile within its peer group and in the 54th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

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ITA Summary Data

BlackRock
iShares
05/01/06
Open-Ended Fund
0.44%
$4.90B
$45.24M
0.06%

ITA Portfolio Data

$44.48B
29.62
4.33
1.05%
12/19/17
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ITA Index Data

Market Cap
Market Cap
Thomson Reuters US Aerospace & Defense

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Total Return
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ITA Portfolio Management

0.44%
-0.54%
-0.50%
-0.66%

ITA Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

ITA Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
72% / 29%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
Bats Book Viewer
TOP OF BOOK
SHARES/SIZEPRICE
ASKS1,500186.27
1,600186.26
1,700186.25
1,700186.24
1,400186.23
BIDS5186.17
105186.15
100186.14
100186.12
100186.10
LAST 10 TRADES
TIMEPRICESHARES
11:49:42186.2550
11:40:59186.0740
11:38:43186.0790
11:38:41186.08100
11:38:41186.105
11:37:37186.1825
11:35:29186.225
11:34:29186.15100
11:34:16186.1310
11:30:34186.185
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Daily Spread
Premium/Discount
Volume

ITA Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 12/12/17
5
4
3
2
1

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

ITA Tradability

248,690
$45.24M
215,001
$39.23M
0.06%
$0.11
0.02%
0.41% / -0.09%
None
100.00%
50,000
4.30
0.00%
0.51%
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$183.50
5

ITA Geographic Exposure

ITASegment Benchmark
100.00% 100.00%
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ITASegment Benchmark
100.00% 100.00%
0.00% / 0.00% 0.00% / 0.00%

ITA Performance Statistics

0.87
1.02
1.02
1.09
0.25%
Thomson Reuters US Aerospace & Defense

ITA MSCI ESG Ratings

5.54 / 10
42.50
54.02
74.62%
0.39%
107.18

ITA BENCHMARK COMPARISON

    ITA
    38 Holdings
    Segment Benchmark
    33 Constituents
    Shared Holdings
    30 (Count)
     
    63.75% (Weight)
ITASegment Benchmark
87.21% 57.81%
10.93% 28.66%
1.87% 13.53%
0.00% 0.00%
1.74% 1.15%
-- High