iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF
ALTAR
Score™
4.8% info Recommen-
dation
UNDERWEIGHT
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
28.3x P/Sales
ratio
2.3x
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) $6,950
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 246
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $7,289
Large cap (>$10bn) 23.7%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 74.8%
Small cap (<$2bn) 1.5%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
SOLAREDGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1.6 %
MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS INC 1.3 %
GENERAC HOLDINGS INC 1.3 %
TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LTD 1.3 %
FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC 1.3 %
FAIR ISAAC CORP 1.3 %
MASIMO CORPORATION 1.2 %
COGNEX CORP 1.2 %
CHARLES RIVER LABORATORIES 1.2 %
NORDSON CORP 1.1 %
Total 12.8 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 97.3 %
BERMUDA 1.7 %
IRELAND 0.6 %
BRITAIN 0.1 %







HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru September 30)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
1.1% 7.9% 10.0% 11.6% 7.6%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 1.12 92%
MSCI EAFE 1.14 78%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.83 66%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $62.73
30d moving avg. $61.08
Annualized volatility 20.7%
Short interest (ETF) 0.3%
Short interest (Underlying) 5.5%
Relative strength (RSI) 59

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 65
Turnover 0.1%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.09%
ADV underlying (mns) $13,163

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™: 4.8%


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 99.7 15 9 4.9 +0.1
IVOG Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF 94.6 15 9 4.9 +0.0
MDY SPDR S&P Midcap 400 ETF Trust 68.9 23 1 6.2 +1.4
SPMD SPDR Portfolio Mid Cap ETF 68.8 5 19 6.4 +1.6
IJH iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF 68.8 5 19 6.4 +1.6
IVOO Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF 65.9 10 14 6.2 +1.4
EWMC Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight ETF 53.2 40 -16 7.1 +2.3
RFG Invesco S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF 53.1 35 -11 3.9 -0.9
SMDY Syntax Stratified MidCap ETF 51.5 30 -6 6.6 +1.8
XMMO Invesco S&P MidCap Momentum ETF 41.6 34 -10 3.8 -1.0
BBMC JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 37.7 7 17 5.1 +0.2
SFYX Sofi Next 500 ETF 35.2 0 24 5.7 +0.9
RWK Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Revenue ETF 35.1 39 -15 7.9 +3.0
AFMC First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF 34.9 65 -41 6.2 +1.3
BKSE BNY Mellon US Small Cap Core Equity ETF 31.6 4 20 5.6 +0.8
EZM WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Earnings Fund 31.4 38 -14 8.6 +3.8
RNMC Mid Cap US Equity Select ETF 31.2 60 -36 7.4 +2.6
VBK Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index Fund 31.1 7 17 2.2 -2.6
SCHM Schwab U.S. Mid-Cap ETF 31.0 4 20 5.9 +1.0
FSMD Fidelity Small-Mid Factor ETF 29.8 29 -5 6.1 +1.3
XMLV Invesco S&P MidCap Low Volatility ETF 29.2 25 -1 5.5 +0.6
MDYV SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF 29.1 15 9 8.3 +3.5
IJJ iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF 29.1 25 -1 8.1 +3.3
JHSC John Hancock Multifactor Small Cap ETF 28.8 42 -18 5.5 +0.6
PBSM Invesco PureBeta MSCI USA Small Cap ETF 28.7 6 18 5.0 +0.2
ESML iShares MSCI USA Small-Cap ESG Optimized ETF 28.3 17 7 4.7 -0.1
JKK iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF 28.0 30 -6 1.0 -3.8
FNY First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund 27.8 70 -46 2.1 -2.8
HSMV First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Small/Mid ETF 27.4 80 -56 5.6 +0.8
IVOV Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF 27.1 15 9 8.2 +3.3
VB Vanguard Small-Cap ETF 26.8 5 19 5.2 +0.3
FNX First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund 26.6 61 -37 6.3 +1.5
EQWM Invesco S&P MidCap Quality ETF 24.8 25 -1 6.2 +1.3
DON WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund 24.0 38 -14 7.4 +2.6
VBR Vanguard Small Cap Value Index Fund 23.8 7 17 7.9 +3.1
NUSC Nuveen ESG Small-Cap ETF 22.0 40 -16 4.7 -0.1
SCHA Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF 21.8 4 20 4.7 -0.2
JKJ iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF 20.7 25 -1 6.3 +1.4
PSM Principal U.S. Small-MidCap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF 20.5 20 4 9.0 +4.2
IUSS Invesco Strategic US Small Company ETF 20.4 23 1 5.1 +0.2
SMMD iShares Russell 2500 ETF 19.8 15 9 5.6 +0.8
FNDA Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Co. Index ETF 19.6 25 -1 7.2 +2.3
VXF Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund 19.5 6 18 3.5 -1.4
JHMM John Hancock Multifactor Mid Cap ETF 18.9 42 -18 5.4 +0.5
JSMD Janus Henderson Small/Mid Cap Growth Alpha ETF 18.5 30 -6 5.5 +0.7
JPME JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 18.3 24 0 6.0 +1.1
USEQ Invesco Russell 1000 Enhanced Equal Weight ETF 17.4 29 -5 6.7 +1.8
IWO iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF 16.9 24 0 -0.1 -5.0
TPLC Timothy Plan US Large Cap Core ETF 16.9 52 -28 5.2 +0.4
USVM VictoryShares USAA MSCI USA Small Cap Value Momentum ETF 16.4 24 0 6.4 +1.5
FLQM Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 16.0 30 -6 5.5 +0.7
SMMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Small-Cap ETF 15.9 20 4 4.6 -0.2
BUL Pacer US Cash Cows Growth ETF 15.9 60 -36 6.7 +1.8
REGL ProShares S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF 15.8 41 -17 6.1 +1.2
AFSM First Trust Active Factor Small Cap ETF 15.7 75 -51 5.4 +0.6
EQAL Invesco Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF 15.6 20 4 5.8 +1.0
CZA Invesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF 15.4 69 -45 5.9 +1.1
ONEV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility Focus ETF 15.4 20 4 6.7 +1.9
VTWG Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund 15.3 15 9 0.1 -4.8
ONEO SPDR Russell 1000 Momentum Focus ETF 15.3 20 4 6.2 +1.4
OMFL Invesco Russell 1000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF 15.1 29 -5 9.2 +4.3
OUSM O'Shares FTSE Russell Small Cap Quality Dividend ETF 15.0 48 -24 6.2 +1.4
SMLF iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Small-Cap ETF 14.8 30 -6 7.4 +2.6
FNK First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund 14.7 70 -46 10.6 +5.8
FXR First Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX Fund 14.5 63 -39 5.9 +1.1
PRFZ Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid ETF 14.4 39 -15 4.5 -0.4
IWM iShares Russell 2000 ETF 14.2 19 5 3.3 -1.5
STMB iShares Factors US Mid Blend Style ETF 13.9 30 -6 5.5 +0.7
VTWO Vanguard Russell 2000 Index Fund 13.9 10 14 3.5 -1.3
VFLQ Vanguard U.S. Liquidity Factor ETF 13.6 14 10 4.1 -0.7
DEUS Xtrackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF 13.5 17 7 6.2 +1.4
QQQJ Invesco NASDAQ Next Gen 100 ETF 13.4 15 9 3.6 -1.2
PEXL Pacer US Export Leaders ETF 13.1 60 -36 5.9 +1.0
BFOR Barron's 400 ETF 13.1 65 -41 6.4 +1.5
JPSE JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF 12.9 29 -5 4.9 +0.1
FAD First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund 12.5 66 -42 2.2 -2.6
IWP iShares Russell Mid-Cap Growth ETF 12.3 24 0 2.9 -2.0
VFMF Vanguard U.S. Multifactor ETF 12.2 19 5 7.2 +2.4
GSSC Goldman Sachs Activebeta U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF 12.0 20 4 4.7 -0.1
JHMI John Hancock Multifactor Industrials ETF 11.9 40 -16 5.5 +0.7
USLB Invesco Russell 1000 Low Beta Equal Weight ETF 11.7 35 -11 5.3 +0.5
VFQY Vanguard U.S. Quality Factor ETF 11.6 13 11 6.2 +1.4
IWR iShares Russell Midcap ETF 11.5 19 5 5.4 +0.5
QGRO American Century STOXX U.S. Quality Growth ETF 11.2 29 -5 3.7 -1.2
STSB iShares Factors US Small Blend Style ETF 11.1 35 -11 3.6 -1.2
USMF WisdomTree U.S. Multifactor Fund 11.0 28 -4 5.7 +0.8
IWS iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF 11.0 24 0 6.8 +2.0
KLCD KFA Large Cap Quality Dividend Index ETF 11.0 42 -18 5.3 +0.5
CFA VictoryShares US 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF 10.7 35 -11 5.6 +0.7
CFO VictoryShares US 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF 10.7 35 -11 5.6 +0.8
OSCV Opus Small Cap Value Plus ETF 10.3 79 -55 5.3 +0.5
ETHO Etho Climate Leadership U.S. ETF 10.2 47 -23 4.3 -0.6
TUSA First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF 10.2 70 -46 5.6 +0.8
PDP Invesco DWA Momentum ETF 9.7 62 -38 2.3 -2.5
FLQS Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF 9.5 35 -11 5.8 +1.0
ONEY SPDR Russell 1000 Yield Focus ETF 9.4 20 4 8.8 +4.0
JKH iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF 9.3 30 -6 2.0 -2.9
FXH First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund 9.2 62 -38 4.0 -0.9
PQSG PGIM QMA Strategic Alpha Small-Cap Growth ETF 9.2 29 -5 0.2 -4.7
VUSE Vident Core US Equity Fund 8.9 48 -24 8.7 +3.9

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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Historical valuation trends

Forward
multiple:
iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF
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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 15.7 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 3.1 x
Less: Expense ratio 24 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 4.8 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.52 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.51
 
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.
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Monthly returns based on changes in price plus dividends. May differ from daily returns reported by funds. See below for standardized returns.