iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF (IYM)

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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 Excellent
Bid/Ask Ratio Typical
Holdings Diversity Typical

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. equities in the basic 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 Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (the "underlying index"), which measures the performance of the basic materials sector of the U.S. equity market. The fund is non-diversified.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.16.2014

Previous Close $83.45 Expense Ratio 0.47%
YTD Return 2.75% Avg. 30-Day Volume 129,533
1-Year Return 28.9% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $83.42 Shares Outstanding 11,300,000
Ask $83.44 Dividends $1.39
Top 10 Holdings
Du Pont E I De Nemours & Co (DD) 9.58%
Monsanto Co New (MON) 9.02%
Dow Chem Co (DOW) 9.00%
Lyondellbasell Industries N V (LYB) 6.03%
Praxair Inc (PX) 5.90%
Freeport-Mcmoran Copper & Gold (FCX) 5.23%
Ecolab Inc (ECL) 4.42%
Ppg Inds Inc (PPG) 4.05%
Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD) 3.84%
Intl Paper Co (IP) 3.05%
% of Total Holdings 60.10%

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Best Fit Basic Materials Funds

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