USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF
- All Cap Equities
USMV - Profile
- Issuer: iShares
- Structure: ETF
- Expense Ratio: 0.15%
- ETF Home Page: USMV
- Inception: Oct 20, 2011
- Tax Form: 1099
- USMV Tracks This Index: MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index
- 52 Week Lo: $26.41
- 52 Week Hi: $42.72
- AUM: $5,891.0 M
- Shares: 145.6 M
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The index aims to reflect the performance characteristics of a minimum variance strategy applied to the US large and mid cap equity universe. The index is calculated by optimizing the MSCI USA Index, its parent index, for the lowest absolute risk (within a given set of constraints). Historically, the index has shown lower beta and volatility characteristics relative to the MSCI USA Index.
USMV - Realtime Rating
Realtime Rating Summary
USMV is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index. The index aims to reflect the performance characteristics of a minimum variance strategy applied to the US large and mid cap equity universe. The index is calculated by optimizing the MSCI USA Index, its parent index, for the lowest absolute risk (within a given set of constraints). Historically, the index has shown lower beta and volatility characteristics relative to the MSCI USA Index.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for USMV 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 All Cap Equities 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.
USMV In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for USMV and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
USMV - HoldingsFilings Data as of: Aug 04, 2015
Top Ten Holdings
This section compares how balanced and deep USMV is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
USMV Asset Allocation
USMV Sector Breakdown
USMV Market Cap Breakdown
USMV Region Breakdown
USMV Market Tier Breakdown
USMV Country Breakdown
USMV - Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of USMV to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading in USMV
USMV is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Fidelity)
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 13 other ETFs in the All Cap Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
USMV - Performance
This section shows how USMV has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
USMV - 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 USMV relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
USMV - Technicals
USMV Volatility Analysis
This section shows how the volatility of USMV compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $41.51
- 60 Day MA: $41.27
- MACD 15 Period: -0.90
- MACD 100 Period: -0.85
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 13.98
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 13.98
- RSI 10 Day: 43
- RSI 20 Day: 44
- RSI 30 Day: 45
- Ultimate Oscillator: 74
USMV Bollinger Bands
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $36.29
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $44.76
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $37.92
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $44.70
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $38.61
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $44.20
USMV Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: n/a
- Support Level 2: $40.07
- Resistance Level 1: n/a
- Resistance Level 2: $40.71
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 69.35
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 83.37
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 59.23
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 71.44
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