iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF
ALTAR
Score™
4.6% info Recommen-
dation
UNDERWEIGHT
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
29.5x P/Sales
ratio
2.4x
P/BV
ratio
3.4x Div.
yield
1.1%


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The iShares S&P MidCap 400 Growth Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of U.S. mid-cap growth stocks as represented by the S&P MidCap 400/Citigroup Growth Index.

FUND BASICS
Category US Equities
Fund Sponsor Barclays Global Investors
Website www.ishares.com
Inception date Jul 24, 2000
Assets (mns) $6,945
Currency USD
Expense ratio 24 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian State Street Bank & Trust
Weighting Market Cap
Index replication n/a
Uses derivatives No
Options available Yes

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 242
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $7,405
Large cap (>$10bn) 24.5%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 74.3%
Small cap (<$2bn) 1.3%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
ETSY, INC. 1.7 %
TERADYNE INC 1.5 %
CATALENT INC 1.5 %
FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC 1.4 %
POOL CORP 1.4 %
FAIR ISAAC CORP 1.3 %
TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LTD 1.3 %
MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS INC 1.2 %
COGNEX CORP 1.2 %
GENERAC HOLDINGS INC 1.2 %
Total 13.5 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 98.0 %
BERMUDA 1.7 %
BRITAIN 0.1 %








HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru July 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
0.4% 5.2% 7.7% 12.3% 7.6%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 1.16 94%
MSCI EAFE 1.16 79%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.82 64%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $247.60
30d moving avg. $235.07
Annualized volatility 20.6%
Short interest (ETF) 0.2%
Short interest (Underlying) 5.5%
Relative strength (RSI) 70

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 108
Turnover 0.4%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.09%
ADV underlying (mns) $12,432

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 100 potential alternatives to the iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with IJK. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: IJK Expense: 24 bp ALTAR Score™: 4.6%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH IJK
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs IJK
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs IJK
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs IJK
(%)
MDYG SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF 99.6 15 9 4.7 +0.1
IVOG Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF 97.9 15 9 4.7 +0.1
MDY SPDR S&P Midcap 400 ETF Trust 68.9 23 1 6.0 +1.4
SPMD SPDR Portfolio Mid Cap ETF 68.8 5 19 6.2 +1.6
IJH iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF 68.7 6 18 6.2 +1.6
IVOO Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF 67.3 10 14 6.1 +1.5
RFG Invesco S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF 54.6 35 -11 3.8 -0.8
EWMC Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight ETF 53.5 40 -16 6.6 +2.0
SMDY Syntax Stratified MidCap ETF 51.5 30 -6 5.9 +1.3
BBMC JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 42.2 7 17 5.2 +0.6
XMMO Invesco S&P MidCap Momentum ETF 36.2 39 -15 4.3 -0.3
SFYX Sofi Next 500 ETF 35.1 0 24 5.7 +1.1
FNY First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund 35.0 70 -46 2.0 -2.6
VBK Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index Fund 34.9 7 17 2.2 -2.4
AFMC First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF 34.5 65 -41 5.9 +1.3
RWK Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Revenue ETF 34.4 39 -15 7.3 +2.7
FSMD Fidelity Small-Mid Factor ETF 33.7 29 -5 6.6 +2.0
JHSC John Hancock Multifactor Small Cap ETF 32.1 42 -18 5.6 +1.0
EZM WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Earnings Fund 31.4 38 -14 8.6 +4.0
BKSE BNY Mellon US Small Cap Core Equity ETF 30.7 4 20 5.7 +1.1
RNMC Mid Cap US Equity Select ETF 30.4 60 -36 7.1 +2.5
SCHM Schwab U.S. Mid-Cap ETF 30.3 4 20 5.9 +1.3
VB Vanguard Small-Cap ETF 29.3 5 19 5.2 +0.5
ESML iShares MSCI USA Small-Cap ESG Optimized ETF 29.3 17 7 4.8 +0.2
FNX First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund 29.0 61 -37 6.3 +1.7
PBSM Invesco PureBeta MSCI USA Small Cap ETF 28.9 6 18 5.0 +0.4
OUSM O'Shares FTSE Russell Small Cap Quality Dividend ETF 28.9 48 -24 5.3 +0.7
IJJ iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF 28.5 25 -1 8.0 +3.3
MDYV SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF 28.5 15 9 8.1 +3.5
IVOV Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF 27.6 15 9 8.1 +3.5
XMLV Invesco S&P MidCap Low Volatility ETF 27.5 25 -1 5.4 +0.8
HSMV First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Small/Mid ETF 27.1 80 -56 5.0 +0.4
EQWM Invesco S&P MidCap Quality ETF 27.0 25 -1 5.9 +1.3
DON WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund 24.4 38 -14 7.3 +2.7
NUSC Nuveen ESG Small-Cap ETF 24.1 40 -16 4.8 +0.2
JKK iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF 24.0 30 -6 1.1 -3.5
VBR Vanguard Small Cap Value Index Fund 23.8 7 17 7.9 +3.2
SCHA Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF 23.8 4 20 4.4 -0.2
VXF Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund 22.0 7 17 3.5 -1.1
SMMD iShares Russell 2500 ETF 21.3 15 9 5.6 +1.0
PSM Principal U.S. Small-MidCap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF 20.7 20 4 8.9 +4.3
IUSS Invesco Strategic US Small Company ETF 20.7 23 1 4.9 +0.3
FNDA Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Co. Index ETF 19.9 25 -1 6.0 +1.4
JKJ iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF 19.7 25 -1 6.3 +1.6
JPME JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 19.4 24 0 5.9 +1.2
JHMM John Hancock Multifactor Mid Cap ETF 18.5 42 -18 5.4 +0.8
JSMD Janus Henderson Small/Mid Cap Growth Alpha ETF 18.0 30 -6 5.4 +0.8
USEQ Invesco Russell 1000 Enhanced Equal Weight ETF 17.7 29 -5 6.6 +2.0
USVM VictoryShares USAA MSCI USA Small Cap Value Momentum ETF 17.4 24 0 6.5 +1.8
SMMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Small-Cap ETF 17.3 20 4 4.5 -0.1
TPLC Timothy Plan US Large Cap Core ETF 17.3 52 -28 5.1 +0.5
FLQM Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 17.2 30 -6 5.4 +0.8
EQAL Invesco Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF 16.0 20 4 5.4 +0.7
ONEO SPDR Russell 1000 Momentum Focus ETF 16.0 20 4 6.1 +1.5
ONEV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility Focus ETF 15.8 20 4 6.7 +2.1
REGL ProShares S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF 15.8 40 -16 5.9 +1.3
OMFL Invesco Russell 1000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF 14.8 29 -5 9.0 +4.4
FAD First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund 14.6 66 -42 2.2 -2.4
PEXL Pacer US Export Leaders ETF 14.3 60 -36 5.5 +0.9
IWO iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF 14.3 24 0 -0.1 -4.7
PRFZ Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid ETF 14.2 39 -15 3.9 -0.7
DEUS Xtrackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF 14.2 17 7 6.1 +1.5
SMLF iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Small-Cap ETF 14.1 30 -6 7.2 +2.5
VFLQ Vanguard U.S. Liquidity Factor ETF 14.1 14 10 4.4 -0.2
FXR First Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX Fund 14.1 63 -39 6.0 +1.4
VTWG Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund 14.0 15 9 -0.0 -4.6
IWP iShares Russell Mid-Cap Growth ETF 14.0 24 0 2.9 -1.8
BFOR Barron's 400 ETF 13.8 65 -41 5.9 +1.3
KLCD KFA Large Cap Quality Dividend Index ETF 13.7 41 -17 5.0 +0.4
AFSM First Trust Active Factor Small Cap ETF 13.6 75 -51 5.2 +0.6
QGRO American Century STOXX U.S. Quality Growth ETF 13.1 29 -5 3.1 -1.5
FNK First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund 12.9 70 -46 10.3 +5.7
JKH iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF 12.8 30 -6 2.2 -2.5
IWM iShares Russell 2000 ETF 12.5 19 5 3.4 -1.2
USLB Invesco Russell 1000 Low Beta Equal Weight ETF 12.4 35 -11 5.2 +0.6
IWR iShares Russell Midcap ETF 12.4 19 5 5.4 +0.8
JHMI John Hancock Multifactor Industrials ETF 12.3 40 -16 5.4 +0.8
AMOM Qraft AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap Momentum ETF 12.2 75 -51 1.2 -3.4
VTWO Vanguard Russell 2000 Index Fund 12.2 10 14 3.5 -1.1
USMF WisdomTree U.S. Multifactor Fund 12.1 28 -4 5.3 +0.7
CFA VictoryShares US 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF 12.0 35 -11 5.6 +0.9
CFO VictoryShares US 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF 12.0 35 -11 5.6 +0.9
VFMF Vanguard U.S. Multifactor ETF 11.6 19 5 6.7 +2.1
IWS iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF 11.5 24 0 6.8 +2.2
OSCV Opus Small Cap Value Plus ETF 11.1 79 -55 5.0 +0.4
VFQY Vanguard U.S. Quality Factor ETF 10.7 13 11 5.7 +1.0
TUSA First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF 10.6 70 -46 5.6 +1.0
JPSE JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF 10.6 29 -5 4.6 +0.0
ETHO Etho Climate Leadership U.S. ETF 10.4 47 -23 4.2 -0.4
GSSC Goldman Sachs Activebeta U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF 10.3 20 4 4.7 +0.1
BUL Pacer US Cash Cows Growth ETF 10.1 60 -36 6.0 +1.3
QMOM Alpha Architect U.S. Quantitative Momentum ETF 10.1 49 -25 2.0 -2.6
ONEY SPDR Russell 1000 Yield Focus ETF 9.4 20 4 8.8 +4.1
FXH First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund 9.4 62 -38 3.9 -0.7
JPUS JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Equity ETF 8.9 18 6 5.9 +1.3
VUSE Vident Core US Equity Fund 8.8 48 -24 8.4 +3.8
JKL iShares Morningstar Small Cap Value ETF 8.7 30 -6 9.6 +5.0
FREL Fidelity MSCI Real Estate Index ETF 8.6 8 16 6.6 +2.0
IYR iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF 8.6 42 -18 6.4 +1.8
SDVY First Trust SMID Cap Rising Dividend Achievers ETF 8.6 60 -36 7.6 +3.0

1Overlap is the percentage of holdings by weight that are identical. For example, if Fund A has a 2% position in Apple, Inc. (AAPL) and Fund B has a 5% position, their overlapping position in AAPL is 2%.

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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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OTHER FUNDAMENTAL METRICS

Long term EPS growth est. **%   Debt-to-equity **x
Asset turnover **%   Assets-to-equity **x

Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

Compound annual growth rates

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VALUATION METRICS
  2019 2020E 2021E
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Price-to-book value ** ** **
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Historical valuation trends

Forward
multiple:
iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF
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S&P500 MSCI EAFE MSCI Emg. Mkts. Other ETF:

UNDERWEIGHT

Below average appreciation potential. A rating of UNDERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 2nd quintile (ranking higher than only 20%-40%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at relatively expensive valuations and/or having below-average fundamentals.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 15.6 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 3.2 x
Less: Expense ratio 24 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 4.6 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.54 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.52
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

See RATING tab for calculation of ALTAR Score™
Risk & reward. Uses std. dev. as proxy for risk, ALTAR Score™ for return forecast.
Dividends paid by constituents to the fund. May differ from actual distributions to shareholders due to constituent changes, timing issues or other factors.
Monthly returns based on changes in price plus dividends. May differ from daily returns reported by funds. See below for standardized returns.