EMB iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF

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Alternative ETFs in the Emerging Markets Bonds Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The index is a broad, diverse U.S. dollar denominated emerging markets debt benchmark that tracks the total return of actively traded debt instruments in emerging market countries.

Realtime Rating

EMB - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

EMB is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate JPMorgan EMBI Global Core Index. The index is a broad, diverse U.S. dollar denominated emerging markets debt benchmark that tracks the total return of actively traded debt instruments in emerging market countries.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EMB on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Emerging Markets Bonds with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

EMB Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A n/a
Expenses B- n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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EMB In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for EMB and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

EMB - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jun 02, 2015
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. Russian Federation 7.5%
    1.90%
  2. Republic Of Argentina Sr Unsecured 12/33 8.28
    1.18%
  3. Republica Oriental Del Uruguay 5.1%
    1.05%
  4. Poland Rep 6.375%
    1.02%
  5. State Treas Republic Poland 5%
    0.97%
  6. Petronas Cap 5.25%
    0.94%
  7. Peru Rep 8.75%
    0.92%
  8. Brazil Federative Rep 4.25%
    0.89%
  9. Peru Rep 5.625%
    0.88%
  10. Argentina Rep 1.33%
    0.86%

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep EMB is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
EMB Rank:
EMB 290
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
EMB Rank:
EMB 10.59%
Category Low
Category High

EMB Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 1.2%
International Bonds 98.32%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.21%
Other 0.26%

EMB Bond Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Treasury 0.0%
TIPS 0.0%
U.S. Agency 0.0%
MBS 0.0%
U.S. Corporate 0.0%
Asset-Backed 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Muni 0.0%
Foreign Government 0.0%
Foreign Corporate 0.0%
Other 100.0%

EMB Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Government 77.02%
Corporate Bond 21.53%
Covered Bond 0.73%
Government Related 0.46%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Cash And Equivalents 0.0%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Asset Backed 0.0%
Preferred 0.0%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Municipal Taxable 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

EMB Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 2.32%
1% to 2% 0.86%
2% to 3% 2.51%
3% to 4% 9.06%
4% to 5% 17.55%
5% to 6% 21.36%
6% to 7% 21.59%
7% to 8% 15.36%
8% to 9% 4.25%
9% to 10% 1.69%
Greater Than 10% 2.98%

EMB Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 0.0%
AA 4.66%
A 15.98%
BBB 45.83%
BB 9.08%
B 6.03%
Below B 8.38%
Not Rated 10.05%

EMB Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 2.52%
3-5 Years 16.06%
5-7 Years 16.26%
7-10 Years 28.64%
10-15 Years 8.46%
15-20 Years 6.26%
20-30 Years 18.56%
30+ Years 2.77%
Expense

EMB - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of EMB to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
EMB Rank:
EMB 0.60%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in EMB

EMB is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Fidelity)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 10 other ETFs in the Emerging Markets Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

EMB - Performance

This section shows how EMB has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
EMB Rank:
EMB -0.28%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
EMB Rank:
EMB -0.63%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
EMB Rank:
EMB -1.84%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
EMB Rank:
EMB 1.98%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
EMB Rank:
EMB 1.98%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
EMB Rank:
EMB -0.17%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
EMB Rank:
EMB 8.56%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
EMB Rank:
EMB 32.41%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

EMB - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of EMB relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

EMB - Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of EMB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
EMB Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 02, 2015

Dividend

EMB - Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of EMB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
EMB Rank:
EMB 4.43%
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 02, 2015

Technicals

EMB - Technicals

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EMB Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of EMB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

5 Day Volatility
EMB Rank:
EMB 52.77%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
EMB Rank:
EMB 4.67%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
EMB Rank:
EMB 4.93%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
EMB Rank:
EMB 5.78%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
EMB Rank:
EMB 0.48
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
EMB Rank:
EMB 1.43%
Category Low
Category High

EMB Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $109.76
  • 60 Day MA: $111.40
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.13
  • MACD 100 Period: -0.98
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 51.20
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 33.68
  • RSI 10 Day: 47
  • RSI 20 Day: 45
  • RSI 30 Day: 46
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 49

EMB Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $109.54
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $110.67
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $108.82
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $110.72
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $108.36
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $112.43

EMB Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $109.63
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $110.19

EMB Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 64.19
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 50.44
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 51.91
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 48.81
Fact Sheet

EMB - Fact Sheet

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