• iShares MSCI USA Small-Cap Min Vol Factor ETF

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iShares MSCI USA Small-Cap Min Vol Factor ETF

SMMV

Summary

The fund seeks to replicate the total return performance of the benchmark index, before fees and expenses, by investing in small-size companies in the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

As part of its strategy, the fund employs a passive or indexing approach.

Next, the research team invests significantly in the component securities of the Underlying Index.

The Underlying Index is composed of small-capitalization U.S. equities that, in the aggregate, have lower volatility characteristics relative to the small-capitalization U.S. equity market.

The team utilizes a representative sampling indexing strategy to evaluate companies based on factors such as market capitalization and industry weightings.

In addition, the team also assesses a company’s return variability, yield and liquidity characteristics.

Then the manager constructs a portfolio of stocks from a list of companies favored by the research team and allocates capital based on its conviction level.

The fund may or may not hold all of the securities in the Underlying Index.

The fund will concentrate its investments in a particular industry or group of industries to approximately the same extent that the Underlying Index is concentrated.

Also, the fund may invest up to 10% of its net assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents.

Additionally, the fund may lend securities representing up to one-third of the value of its net assets.

Price

Last Close

$ 37.32 ( +0.69 )

52 Week HL

$39.41 - $31.81

Net Assets

$841.61 M

Expense Ratio

Performance

10.56 % YTD

3 Year

29.27%

5 Year

54.56%

Best

22.53% 2019

Worst

0% 2020

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Q

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Q1 - -27.1% 11.3% -1.4% 3.7% - - - - - -
Q2 - 12.1% 3.2% 10.1% 3% - - - - - -
Q3 - 0.8% 2.5% 5.1% 3.3% 0.7% - - - - -
Q4 - 16% 3.4% -9.8% 3.1% 6.7% - - - - -

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M

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2021 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2020 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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    2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
    11%18%24%-12%13%19%-6%4%37%15%-5%

Alpha SMMV and ^RUT - Russell 2000 Index

SMMV and ^RUT - Russell 2000 Index

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