PFFiShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF
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 6.52 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 41st percentile within its peer group and in the 27th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
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PFF Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of PFF. PFF is rated a 5 out of 5.
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