IBBiShares Biotechnology ETF
IBB Fund Description
IBB tracks the performance of a market-cap-weighted index of US biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies listed on the NASDAQ.
IBB Factset Analytics Insight
IBB is known for providing of the US biotech companies that are exclusively listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market. The index includes companies of all capitalizations but is market-cap-weighted, includes thus producing a basket that heavily favors large-caps and concentrates exposure in top 10 names. The fund’s emphasis on pharmaceuticals makes it to differ from some peer funds and its segment benchmark. 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. Individual holdings are subject to capping requirements, 8% on the five largest constituents and 4% for the remaining. The index is rebalanced quarterly and reconstituted annually.
IBB MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
iShares Biotechnology ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BBB based on a score of 5.38 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.
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. iShares Biotechnology ETF ranks in the 36th percentile within its peer group and in the 42nd percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
IBB MSCI FaCS and Factor Box
MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.
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IBB Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
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 Sector/Industry Breakdown
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