iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB)

276.55
Data as of Aug 29
 +2.43 / +0.89%
Today’s Change
191.29
Today|||52-Week Range
276.71
+21.80%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of biotechnology and pharmaceutical equities listed on the NASDAQ. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the underlying index. The underlying index contains securities of NASDAQ « listed companies that are classified according to the Industry Classification Benchmark as either biotechnology or pharmaceuticals and that also meet other eligibility criteria determined by the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. The fund is non-diversified.

Performance

1 month+8.57% 3 years+43.02%
3 months+14.99% 5 years+28.94%
1 year+41.48% Since inception+7.95%
Data through 08/30/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$274.12
Open day’s range273.85 – 276.63
Net asset value (NAV)276.56 (08/29/2014)
Daily volume603,318
Average volume (3 months)1,156,900
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 08/29/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

 IBBCategory
Performance 5-yr return+28.94%+24.14%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.48%0.43%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.361.41
Net assets$5.0B$1.3B
Average market cap$16.2B$28.6B
Average P/E34.725.7
Dividend / Share--0.21%

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Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 99.91%
Business service 0.09%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
CELG Celgene Corp8.69%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc8.60%
AMGN Amgen Inc8.38%
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc7.99%
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc6.67%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc4.69%
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc3.93%
ILMN Illumina Inc3.85%
MYL Mylan Inc3.78%
ENDP Endo International PLC2.33%

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