PFF iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF

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Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Preferred Stock/Convertible 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 measures the performance of a selected group of preferred stocks.

Realtime Rating

PFF - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

PFF is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index. The index measures the performance of a selected group of preferred stocks.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PFF 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 Preferred Stock/Convertible 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.

PFF Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A+ PFF
Expenses A- PFXF
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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PFF In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

PFF - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Dec 02, 2014
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. Hsbc Hldgs Pfd
    2.41%
  2. Gmac Cap Tr I Pfd
    1.68%
  3. BCS.PD 1.64%
    Barclays Bank Plc
  4. Wells Fargo & Co, San Francisco Ca Pfd
    1.50%
  5. Citigroup Cap Xiii Pfd
    1.43%
  6. Hsbc Hldgs Pfd
    1.41%
  7. Deutsche Bk Contingent Cap Tr Iii Pfd
    1.30%
  8. Wells Fargo & Co New Pfd
    1.08%
  9. Rbs Cap Fd Vii Pfd
    1.06%
  10. Arcelormittal Preferred Stock 01/16 6.
    1.05%

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
PFF Rank:
PFF 327
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
PFF Rank:
PFF 14.56%
Category Low
Category High
Expense

PFF - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
PFF Rank:
PFF 0.47%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in PFF

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 3 other ETFs in the Preferred Stock/Convertible Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

PFF - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
PFF Rank:
PFF 0.56%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
PFF Rank:
PFF -0.51%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
PFF Rank:
PFF 1.52%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
PFF Rank:
PFF 2.43%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
PFF Rank:
PFF 12.66%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
PFF Rank:
PFF 12.58%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
PFF Rank:
PFF 31.85%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
PFF Rank:
PFF 48.05%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

PFF - 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 PFF relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

PFF - Valuation

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

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

As of Dec 19, 2014

Dividend

PFF - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
PFF Rank:
PFF 6.43%
Category Low
Category High

As of Dec 19, 2014

Technicals

PFF - Technicals

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PFF Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
PFF Rank:
PFF 10.81%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
PFF Rank:
PFF 5.08%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
PFF Rank:
PFF 3.58%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
PFF Rank:
PFF 3.87%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
PFF Rank:
PFF 0.33
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
PFF Rank:
PFF 1.25%
Category Low
Category High

PFF Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $39.51
  • 60 Day MA: $39.33
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.12
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.38
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 3.70
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 45.89
  • RSI 10 Day: 55
  • RSI 20 Day: 53
  • RSI 30 Day: 54
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 47

PFF Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $39.09
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $39.58
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $39.06
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $39.98
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $39.16
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $39.97

PFF Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $39.43
  • Support Level 2: $39.33
  • Resistance Level 1: $39.59
  • Resistance Level 2: $39.65

PFF Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 63.59
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 62.98
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 48.09
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 40.15
Fact Sheet

PFF - Fact Sheet

Fact sheets are issued by the ETF provider and framed by ETFdb.com. Information contained within the fact sheet is not guaranteed to be timely or accurate.

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