iShares DJ US Consumer Services
ALTAR
Score™
4.8% info Recommen-
dation
UNDERWEIGHT
2019E    2020E
P/E
ratio
24.4x P/Sales
ratio
1.4x
P/BV
ratio
5.4x Div.
yield
1.3%


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iShares Dow Jones US Consumer Services Sector Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund's objective seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Cyclical Sector Index. The Index measures the performance of the consumer cyclical economic sector of the U.S. equity market.

FUND BASICS
Category US Equities
Fund Sponsor Barclays Global Fund Advisors
Website www.ishares.com
Inception date Jun 28, 2000
Assets (mns) $928
Currency USD
Expense ratio 42 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 156
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $193,934
Large cap (>$10bn) 90.1%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 9.7%
Small cap (<$2bn) 0.2%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
AMAZON.COM INC 10.2 %
WALT DISNEY CO/THE 7.2 %
HOME DEPOT INC 5.0 %
COMCAST CORP-CL A 4.8 %
MCDONALD'S CORP 4.7 %
NETFLIX INC 4.4 %
WAL-MART STORES INC 4.1 %
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP 3.9 %
STARBUCKS CORP 3.2 %
LOWE'S COS INC 2.7 %
Total 50.3 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 98.5 %
BRITAIN 1.3 %









HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru December 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
27.4% 27.4% 11.7% 16.4% 8.0%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 1.05 84%
MSCI EAFE 0.97 59%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.62 42%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $232.07
30d moving avg. $228.52
Annualized volatility 13.9%
Short interest (ETF) 0.1%
Short interest (Underlying) 3.7%
Relative strength (RSI) 67

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 17
Turnover 0.4%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.04%
ADV underlying (mns) $29,569

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 20 potential alternatives to the iShares DJ US Consumer Services ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with IYC. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: IYC Expense: 42 bp ALTAR Score™: 4.8%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH IYC
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs IYC
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs IYC
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs IYC
(%)
IEDI iShares Evolved U.S. Discretionary Spending 59.1 18 24 4.8 -0.0
VCR Vanguard Consumer Discretionary 55.3 10 32 5.1 +0.4
FDIS Fidelity MSCI Consumer Discrettionary 55.2 8 34 5.1 +0.3
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR 48.8 13 29 5.3 +0.6
JHMC John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Discretionary 46.8 40 2 5.6 +0.8
RXI iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary 42.9 46 -4 6.4 +1.7
RTH VanEck Vectors Retail 39.9 35 7 5.5 +0.8
RCD Invesco S&P Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary 29.4 40 2 8.2 +3.4
FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail 29.3 60 -18 6.7 +2.0
MILN Global X Millennials Thematic 26.8 50 -8 2.7 -2.1
IEME iShares Evolved U.S. Media and Entertainment 24.3 18 24 5.7 +0.9
FXD First Trust Consumer Discretionary 24.1 64 -22 7.7 +2.9
AMOM Qraft AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap Momentum 23.9 75 -33 3.5 -1.2
JHCS John Hancock Multifactor Media & Communications 23.0 40 2 5.5 +0.8
VOX Vanguard Communication Services 22.4 10 32 4.8 +0.0
FCOM Fidelity MSCI Communication Services 22.3 8 34 4.9 +0.1
QYLD Global X NASDAQ 100 Covered Call ETF 21.3 60 -18 4.5 -0.3
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue ETF 20.7 39 3 7.2 +2.4
QQXT First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Tech 20.7 60 -18 4.8 +0.0
QQQ Invesco QQQ 20.3 20 22 4.7 -0.1

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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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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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 23.6 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 4.6 x
Less: Expense ratio 42 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 4.8 %
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MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.44 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.55
 
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.
 

 

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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.