iShares Global Telecom ETF (IXP)

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Best Fit Telecommunication Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 10 Telecommunication Funds ETFs and 4 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 Good
Holdings Diversity Typical

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of global equities in the telecommunications 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 Telecommunications Sector IndexTM, which measures the performance of companies that S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC ("S&P"), deems to be part of the telecommunications sector of the economy and that S&P believes are important to global markets. The fund is non-diversified.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.16.2014

Previous Close $66.92 Expense Ratio 0.48%
YTD Return 1.93% Avg. 30-Day Volume 27,007
1-Year Return 13.4% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $66.99 Shares Outstanding 7,150,000
Ask $67.10 Dividends $2.33
Top 10 Holdings
Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) 16.38%
At&T Inc (T) 15.42%
Vodafone Group (E:VOD) 7.80%
Softbank Corp (E:9984) 5.93%
Telefonica Sa (E:TEF) 5.29%
Telstra Corp Ltd (E:TLS) 4.87%
China Mobile Ltd (E:941) 4.13%
Bt Group (E:BT.A) 4.08%
Deutsche Telekom (E:DTE) 4.02%
America Movil Sab (E:AMX\L) 3.64%
% of Total Holdings 71.60%

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Best Fit Telecommunication Funds

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