iShares Global Materials ETF (MXI)

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Best Fit Basic Materials Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 18 Basic Materials Funds ETFs and 5 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Good
Tracking Error Typical
Bid/Ask Ratio Excellent
Holdings Diversity Good

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of global equities in the materials sector. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the underlying index. It seeks to track the investment results of the S&P Global 1200 Materials Sector IndexTM (the "underlying index"), which measures the performance of companies that S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC ("S&P"), a subsidiary of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., deems to be part of the materials sector of the economy and that S&P believes are important to global markets.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.16.2014

Previous Close $62.88 Expense Ratio 0.48%
YTD Return 0.74% Avg. 30-Day Volume 17,452
1-Year Return 15.7% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $62.96 Shares Outstanding 5,950,000
Ask $62.98 Dividends $1.33
Top 10 Holdings
Bhp Billiton Ltd (E:BHP) 6.07%
Basf Se (E:BAS) 5.26%
Rio Tinto (E:RIO) 3.66%
Bhp Billiton Plc (E:BLT) 3.60%
Du Pont E I De Nemours & Co (DD) 3.34%
Monsanto Co New (MON) 3.14%
Dow Chem Co (DOW) 3.13%
Glencore Xstrata (E:GLEN) 3.09%
Air Liquide(L') (E:AI) 2.25%
Praxair Inc (PX) 2.05%
% of Total Holdings 35.60%

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Best Fit Basic Materials Funds

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