PFF

iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

PFF Fund Description

PFF tracks an index of preferred stock traded on the NYSE and NASDAQ. Securities are selected by rules-based, proprietary methods and weighted by market value.

PFF Factset Analytics Insight

PFF targets preferred securities irrespective of credit rating, providing a broad and diversified portfolio. The fund’s holdings reflect the nature of the market in that financial institutions dominate the holdings. The underlying index and portfolio are rebalanced monthly. PFF particularly stands out for strong block liquidity, making it the fund of choice for large traders. For investors, it is important to consider how much of the distribution can be classified as qualified dividend income. Prior to February 1, 2019, the fund tracked a similar index from S&P.

PFF MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.10 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 Preferred and Income Securities ETF ranks in the 49th percentile within its peer group and in the 50th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

PERFORMANCE [as of 09/16/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
PFF 0.36% 2.18% 5.54% 12.55% 7.31% 5.54% 6.61%
PFF (NAV) 0.68% 2.52% 5.88% 12.90% 7.30% 5.67% 6.67%
S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index 0.94% 2.08% 6.44% 12.92% 8.19% 6.46% 7.34%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

PFF Summary Data

Blackrock
iShares
03/26/07
Open-Ended Fund
0.46%
$20.43B
$146.16M
0.03%

PFF Portfolio Data

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10/01/21
201

PFF Index Data

ICE Exchange-Listed Preferred & Hybrid Securities Index
Market Value
Proprietary
S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index

PFF Portfolio Management

0.46%
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PFF Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Ordinary income
No

PFF Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
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N/A
N/A
Low
Daily

PFF Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/17/21
5
4
3
2
1

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

PFF Tradability

3,723,344
$146.16M
3,539,867
$138.83M
0.03%
$0.01
0.02%
0.53% / -0.42%
None
85.00%
50,000
70.80
0.04%
0.88%
9,210
$39.44
5

PFF Top 10 Holdings[View All]

2.58%
1.71%
1.52%
1.46%
1.25%
1.21%
1.13%
1.10%
1.07%
0.92%
13.95%

PFF Performance Statistics

0.97
0.98
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PFF MSCI ESG Ratings

6.10 / 10
50.24
49.06
8.54%
2.67%
390.82

PFF Holdings Statistics

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Medium
201
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PFF Avg Life Maturity Distribution

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PFF OAS Breakdown

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