SLV

iShares Silver Trust
A

N/A
  • Overview
  • Efficiency
  • Tradability
  • Fit

SLV Fund Description

The iShares Silver Trust tracks the silver spot price, less expenses and liabilities, using silver bullion held in London.

SLV Factset Analytics Insight

SLV gives investors direct exposure to silver by physically holding the metal in vaults in London. As such, investors get exposure to spot silver (determined by the London Silver Fix), less fund expenses. As this fund is considered a collectible for tax purposes, taxes on long-term gains are quite steep. The expense ratio is also significantly higher than comparable funds. Still, SLV is the most liquid fund in its peer group and trades easily for retail and institutional investors alike. It is also the largest fund in its segment, suggesting stability for buy-and-hold strategies.

  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • YTD
  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
  • Max
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SLV Top 10 Contracts

SLV Summary Data

BlackRock
iShares
04/21/06
Grantor Trust
0.5%
$5.45B
$108.05M
0.06%

SLV Portfolio Data

Physically Held
Physically Held
N/A
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SLV Index Data

Silver Spot Price
Single Asset
Single Asset
Silver Spot Price

Related ETFs to SLV

DBS, SIVR, SLVO, USV
Total Return
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • YTD
  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
  • Max

SLV Portfolio Management

0.5%
-0.5%
-0.35%
-0.68%

SLV Tax Exposures

28% / 39.6%
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No

SLV Fund Structure

Grantor Trust
No
N/A
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
Bats Book Viewer
TOP OF BOOK
SHARES/SIZEPRICE
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LAST 10 TRADES
TIMEPRICESHARES
13:58:3116.0910
13:12:5616.08100
13:12:2416.08100
13:05:2516.07100
13:05:2516.07100
13:05:0016.07200
13:05:0016.07700
13:00:3216.07100
13:00:1816.07100
13:00:1116.07100
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Daily Spread
Premium/Discount
Volume

SLV Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 11/22/17
5
4
3
2
1

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

SLV Tradability

6,773,228
$108.05M
6,445,867
$103.21M
0.06%
$0.01
0.12%
3.06% / -3.23%
None
100%
50,000
128.92
0.06%
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1,709,182
$16.05
5

SLV Sector Breakdown

SLVSegment Benchmark
100.00% 100.00%
0.00% 0.00%
0.00% 0.00%
0.00% 0.00%
0.00% 0.00%

SLV Top 10 Targeted Commodity Weights

100.00%

SLV Tenor Strategy

SLV holds physical bullion. Prices will reflect the current spot market values.

SLV Performance Statistics

1
1
1
1
0%

SLV Rolling Strategy

Since SLV holds physical bullion rather than futures contracts, it does not have a roll strategy.