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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$25.27

$1.57 B

14.35%

$3.63

0.48%

Vitals

YTD Return

10.4%

1 yr return

13.0%

3 Yr Avg Return

-0.7%

5 Yr Avg Return

-2.9%

Net Assets

$1.57 B

Holdings in Top 10

59.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$25.8
$21.00
$31.13

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.48%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 27.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$25.27

$1.57 B

14.35%

$3.63

0.48%

ILF - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 6.07%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 14.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares Latin America 40 ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Oct 25, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    55250000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Greg Savage

Fund Description

The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the S&P Latin America 40TM (the “Underlying Index”), which is composed of selected equities trading on the exchanges of five Latin American countries. The Underlying Index includes securities that S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (the “Index Provider” or “SPDJI”), a subsidiary of S&P Global, Inc., considers to be highly liquid from major economic sectors of the Mexican and South American equity markets. Companies from Brazil, Chilé, Colombia, Mexico and Peru are represented in the Underlying Index. The Underlying Index includes large blue-chip companies. As of March 31, 2022, a significant portion of the Underlying Index is represented by securities of companies in the financials and materials industries or sectors. The components of the Underlying Index are likely to change over time.
BFA uses a “passive” or indexing approach to try to achieve the Fund’s investment objective. Unlike many investment companies, the Fund does not try to “beat” the index it tracks and 
does not seek temporary defensive positions when markets decline or appear overvalued. 
Indexing may eliminate the chance that the Fund will substantially outperform the Underlying Index but also may reduce some of the risks of active management, such as poor security selection. Indexing seeks to achieve lower costs and better after-tax performance by aiming to keep portfolio turnover low in comparison to actively managed investment companies. 
BFA uses a representative sampling indexing strategy to manage the Fund. “Representative sampling” is an indexing strategy that involves investing in a representative sample of securities that collectively has an investment profile similar to that of an applicable underlying index. The securities selected are expected to have, in the aggregate, investment characteristics (based on factors such as market capitalization and industry weightings), fundamental characteristics (such as return variability and yield) and liquidity measures similar to those of an applicable underlying index. The Fund may or may not hold all of the securities in the Underlying Index. 
The Fund generally will invest at least 80% of its assets in the component securities of its Underlying Index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of its Underlying Index (i.e., depositary receipts representing securities of the Underlying Index) and may invest up to 20% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents, including shares of money market funds advised by BFA or its affiliates, as well as in securities not 
included in the Underlying Index, but which BFA believes will help the Fund track the Underlying Index. Cash and cash equivalent investments associated with a derivative position will be treated as part of that position for the purposes of calculating the percentage of investments included in the Underlying Index. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Underlying Index before fees and expenses of the Fund. 
The Fund may lend securities representing up to one-third of the value of the Fund's total assets (including the value of any collateral received). 
The Underlying Index is a product of SPDJI, which is independent of the Fund and BFA. The Index Provider determines the composition and relative weightings of the securities in the Underlying Index and publishes information regarding the market value of the Underlying Index. 
Industry Concentration Policy. The Fund will concentrate its investments (i.e., hold 25% or more of its total assets) in a particular industry or group of industries to approximately the same extent that the Underlying Index is concentrated. For purposes of this limitation, securities of the U.S. government (including its agencies and instrumentalities) and repurchase agreements collateralized by U.S. government securities are not considered to be issued by members of any industry. 
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ILF - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ILF Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.4% 3.4% 10.4% 4.55%
1 Yr 13.0% -10.0% 17.8% 13.64%
3 Yr -0.7%* -16.8% 0.2% 9.52%
5 Yr -2.9%* -8.1% 5.4% 44.44%
10 Yr -1.9%* -8.5% 1.8% 40.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ILF Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2022 9.8% -14.4% 12.1% 19.05%
2021 -7.0% -12.2% -1.3% 28.57%
2020 -4.1% -7.7% 0.3% 38.10%
2019 3.3% 3.3% 11.8% 100.00%
2018 -1.4% -2.6% -0.4% 50.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ILF Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.4% 3.4% 10.4% 4.55%
1 Yr 13.0% -10.0% 17.8% 13.64%
3 Yr -0.7%* -16.8% 0.2% 9.52%
5 Yr -2.9%* -8.1% 5.4% 44.44%
10 Yr -1.9%* -7.6% 1.8% 40.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ILF Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2022 9.8% -14.4% 12.1% 19.05%
2021 -7.0% -12.2% -1.3% 28.57%
2020 -4.1% -7.7% 0.3% 38.10%
2019 3.3% 3.3% 11.8% 100.00%
2018 -1.4% -2.5% -0.4% 50.00%

ILF - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ILF Category Low Category High ILF % Rank
Net Assets 1.57 B 7.18 M 6.22 B 9.09%
Number of Holdings 52 26 171 68.18%
Net Assets in Top 10 957 M 2.94 M 3.61 B 9.09%
Weighting of Top 10 59.51% 25.4% 60.4% 31.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vale SA ADR 16.14%
  2. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 7.23%
  3. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 7.23%
  4. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 7.23%
  5. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 7.23%
  6. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 7.23%
  7. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 7.23%
  8. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 7.23%
  9. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 7.23%
  10. B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 7.23%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ILF % Rank
Stocks
91.50% 80.70% 100.00% 95.45%
Preferred Stocks
6.45% 0.00% 6.45% 4.55%
Cash
2.05% -0.03% 14.93% 27.27%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 0.73% 54.55%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 50.00%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.37% 54.55%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ILF % Rank
Basic Materials
30.27% 6.29% 30.27% 4.55%
Financial Services
30.22% 5.70% 35.31% 22.73%
Consumer Defense
12.42% 6.76% 16.72% 63.64%
Energy
7.32% 3.95% 17.38% 72.73%
Communication Services
7.08% 0.00% 7.08% 4.55%
Industrials
5.09% 2.78% 17.03% 95.45%
Consumer Cyclical
2.93% 0.00% 17.94% 72.73%
Healthcare
1.37% 1.37% 22.01% 100.00%
Technology
1.34% 0.00% 5.06% 50.00%
Utilities
1.20% 0.56% 24.83% 86.36%
Real Estate
0.76% 0.00% 9.45% 50.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ILF % Rank
Non US
90.33% 74.45% 99.74% 95.45%
US
1.17% 0.00% 6.25% 72.73%

ILF - Expenses

Operational Fees

ILF Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.48% 0.19% 2.26% 90.48%
Management Fee 0.48% 0.19% 1.10% 13.64%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.08% 0.15% N/A

Sales Fees

ILF Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ILF Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

ILF Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.00% 17.00% 115.00% 20.00%

ILF - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ILF Category Low Category High ILF % Rank
Dividend Yield 14.35% 0.00% 11.81% 9.09%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ILF Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ILF Category Low Category High ILF % Rank
Net Income Ratio 6.07% -0.05% 8.87% 18.18%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ILF Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Distributions History

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ILF - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2008

14.42

14.4%

Greg Savage, Managing Director; has been associated with BlackRock Fund Advisors since 2009. Mr. Savage has been a senior portfolio manager for BFA and BTC since 2009. Prior to his employment with BFA and BTC, Mr. Savage was a senior portfolio manager from 2006 to 2009 for BGFA and BGI and a portfolio manager from 2001 to 2006 for BGFA and BGI.

Jennifer Hsui


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2012

9.84

9.8%

Jennifer Hsui, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at BlackRock Investment Management LLC has been employed by BlackRock Fund Advisors as a senior portfolio manager since 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Hsui was a portfolio manager from 2006 to 2007 for BGFA. She was a research analyst for RBC Capital Markets from 2003 to 2006.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2018

3.83

3.8%

Amy Whitelaw is Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2013 and was Director of the firm from 2009 to 2012. Ms. Whitelaw's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Ms. Whitelaw served as Principal of BGI from 2000 to 2009. Previously Ms. Whitelaw worked in the Transition Services group as a transition manager and strategist, and was also an international equity trader on BGI’s trading desk.

Paul Whitehead


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2022

0.41

0.4%

Paul Whitehead is responsible for supporting the day-to-day management of the MML Blend Fund’s portfolio, including setting the Fund’s overall investment strategy and overseeing the management of the Fund. Mr. Whitehead is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc., Co-Head of Index Equity, and Co-Head of BlackRock’s ETF and Index Investments business. Mr. Whitehead also oversees the management of BlackRock’s Institutional and iShares funds. Mr. Whitehead was previously the Global Head of Equity Trading and the Global Head of Transition Management within BlackRock’s Global Trading Group. Mr. Whitehead’s service with the firm dates back to 1996, including his years with Barclays Global Investors, which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Prior to his current role, Mr. Whitehead was Head of Americas Equity Trading. Previously, he managed the trading team responsible for all Institutional Index funds, Exchange Traded funds, and Transition Management mandates. Mr. Whitehead represents BlackRock on the board of Luminex, a buy-side owned Alternative Trading System launched in 2015.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
2.04 8.17 5.41 6.63