FM
iShares MSCI Frontier and Select EM ETF

Price: $26.13
Change: $0.43 (-0.02%)
Last Updated:

Vitals

Brand iShares
Structure ETF
Expense Ratio 0.80%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Sep 12, 2012

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ETF Database Themes

Asset Class Equity
Asset Class Size Multi-Cap
Asset Class Style Blend
Region (General) Frontier Markets
Region (Specific) Broad

FactSet Classifications

Segment Equity: Frontier Markets - Total Market
Category Size and Style
Focus Total Market
Niche Broad-based
Strategy Vanilla
Weighting Scheme Tiered

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $23.14
  • 52 Week Hi $34.00
  • AUM $725.4 M
  • Shares 27.7 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 463,939
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 542,802

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Foreign Large Cap Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SPDW 0.04% $15.4 B 4 M 8.93%
Largest (AUM) VEA 0.05% $110.5 B 15 M 8.74%
Most Liquid (Volume) EFA 0.32% $49.1 B 22 M 8.81%
Top YTD Performer DSTX 0.55% $16.0 M 1,571 12.36%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to its peers.

Holdings Comparison

FM ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 176 723 176
% of Assets in Top 10 28.64% 22.48% 28.64%
% of Assets in Top 15 39.58% 28.61% 39.58%
% of Assets in Top 50 71.49% 53.78% 71.49%

Size Comparison

FM ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) 9.86% 67.20% 9.86%
Mid (>2.7B) 51.13% 25.42% 51.13%
Small (>600M) 27.01% 3.68% 27.01%
Micro (<600M) 9.83% 0.25% 9.83%

FM Valuation

This section compares the P/E ratio of this ETF to its peers.

FM
P/E Ratio
17.82
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
25.16
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
17.82

FM Dividend

This section compares the dividend yield of this ETF to its peers.

FM ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 0.49 $ 0.43 $ 0.49
Dividend Date 2021-06-10 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 0.68 $ 1.04 $ 0.68
Annual Dividend Yield 1.88% 2.55% 1.88%

FM Price and Volume Charts

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FM Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: 34.11 M 1 Month Net Flows: 124.91 M 3 Month Net Flows: 379.33 M 6 Month Net Flows: 379.33 M 1 Year Net Flows: 322.63 M 3 Year Net Flows: 275.33 M 5 Year Net Flows: 120.06 M 10 Year Net Flows: 790.04 M

FM Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

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5 Day Net AUM Change: 27.57 M
1 Month Net AUM Change: 154.24 M
3 Month Net AUM Change: 420.96 M
6 Month Net AUM Change: 376.51 M
1 Year Net AUM Change: 224.59 M
3 Year Net AUM Change: 207.08 M
5 Year Net AUM Change: -56.85 M
10 Year Net AUM Change: 689.69 M

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FM 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 ETF Database Pro members, shows the ETF in the Foreign Large 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 ETF Database Pro. To view information on how the ETF Database Realtime Ratings work, click here.

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- EFA
Expenses C SCHF
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

FM Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to its peers.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

FM
Expense Ratio
0.80%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.40%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.80%

Tax Analysis

Max ST Capital Gains Rate 39.60%
Max LT Capital Gains Rate 20.00%
Tax On Distributions Qualified dividends
Distributes K1 No
ESG Themes and Scores

FM does not have an ESG score. There are no ESG themes that map to this ETF.

FM Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peers.

FM ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return 2.59% 7.49% 2.59%
3 Month Return 12.38% 19.30% 12.38%
YTD Return 2.59% 7.49% 2.59%
1 Year Return -20.87% -5.51% -20.87%
3 Year Return -7.66% 10.68% -7.66%
5 Year Return -12.09% 6.64% -12.09%

Geographic Exposure

The following charts reflect the geographic spread of FM's underlying holdings.

Region Percentage
Asia Pacific 45.91%
Europe 40.89%
North, Central and South America 11.03%
Other 2.19%
Country Percentage
Vietnam 31.34%
Kazakhstan 8.13%
Romania 7.49%
Philippines 7.4%
Morocco 6.29%
Colombia 5.76%
Egypt 4.44%
Oman 4.04%
Pakistan 3.42%
Bangladesh 3.41%
Peru 3.19%
Nigeria 2.9%
Jordan 2.86%
Other 2.19%
United States 2.08%
Kenya 1.67%
Estonia 1.01%
Lithuania 0.73%
Malta 0.67%
Bahrain 0.47%
Sri Lanka 0.33%
Slovenia 0.19%
India 0.01%

Holdings Analysis

The following charts reflect the allocation of FM's underlying holdings.

Sector Percentage
Finance 49.53%
Non-Energy Minerals 11.07%
Consumer Non-Durables 8.53%
Communications 7.12%
Energy Minerals 4.94%
Utilities 4.07%
Process Industries 3.25%
Transportation 2.31%
CASH 2.19%
Health Technology 1.56%
Consumer Durables 1.36%
Retail Trade 1.01%
Technology Services 0.64%
Industrial Services 0.53%
Producer Manufacturing 0.44%
Health Services 0.36%
Electronic Technology 0.35%
Consumer Services 0.33%
Commercial Services 0.24%
Distribution Services 0.19%
Market Cap Percentage
Mid 51.13%
Small 27.01%
Large 9.86%
Micro 9.83%
Region Percentage
Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 87.02%
Global Depositary Receipt 8.13%
CASH 2.19%
Preferred Equity 2.14%
American Depositary Receipt 0.54%
Sector Percentage
Finance 49.53%
Non-Energy Minerals 11.07%
Consumer Non-Durables 8.53%
Communications 7.12%
Energy Minerals 4.94%
Utilities 4.07%
Process Industries 3.25%
Transportation 2.31%
CASH 2.19%
Health Technology 1.56%
Consumer Durables 1.36%
Retail Trade 1.01%
Technology Services 0.64%
Industrial Services 0.53%
Producer Manufacturing 0.44%
Health Services 0.36%
Electronic Technology 0.35%
Consumer Services 0.33%
Commercial Services 0.24%
Distribution Services 0.19%

FM Technicals

Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETF Database Category.

5 Day Volatility 141.64%
20 Day Volatility 11.14%
50 Day Volatility 12.95%
200 Day Volatility 15.72%
Beta 0.71
Standard Deviation 2.92%
5 Day Volatility
141.64%
Rank
84 of 116

20 Day Volatility
11.14%
Rank
85 of 116

50 Day Volatility
12.95%
Rank
102 of 116

200 Day Volatility
15.72%
Rank
111 of 116

Beta
0.71
Rank
101 of 116

Standard Deviation
2.92%
Rank
40 of 116

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $26.56
  • 60 Day MA $25.82
  • MACD 15 Period -0.52
  • MACD 100 Period 0.86
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 90.09
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 78.13
  • RSI 10 Day 40
  • RSI 20 Day 49
  • RSI 30 Day 51
  • Ultimate Oscillator 41

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $26.02
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $27.26
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $25.97
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $27.15
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $25.25
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $27.27

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $25.99
  • Support Level 2 $25.85
  • Resistance Level 1 $26.38
  • Resistance Level 2 $26.63

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 42.02
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 33.65
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 49.39
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 38.36

Tradability

  • Tracking Difference Median (%) n/a
  • Tracking Difference Max Upside (%) n/a
  • Tracking Difference Max Downside (%) n/a
  • Median Premium Discount (%) -0.30
  • Maximum Premium Discount (%) 3.41
  • Average Spread (%) 2.16
  • Average Spread ($) 2.16

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