IGN
iShares North American Tech-Multimedia Networking ETF

Price: $76.52
Change: $0.92 (0.01%)
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Vitals

Brand iShares
Structure ETF
Expense Ratio 0.43%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Jul 10, 2001

Analyst Report

This iShares fund gives investors exposure to the networking sector of the U.S. technology market. A potentially attractive investment for many investors thanks to the rapidly developing cloud computing industry. As this technology continues to improve, these networking companies will act as a vital cornerstone for connecting users and supporting all of the new software. This ETF provides exposure to some of the biggest household names in the U.S., including Cisco and Research in Motion, although it maintains high weightings in a number of other, smaller, companies as well. As a result, the fund has heavy exposure to mid cap securities and close to 20% in small/micro caps as well. Due to this allocation profile, IGN will likely carry more risks, as smaller companies are much more susceptible to volatility, but it will also carry great potential for reward through potentially higher levels of growth. So while this fund could make for a good bet on the networking industry, most investors would probably be better served by looking at a broader technology fund that allocates assets across multiple sectors of the technology market instead of just the relatively obscure networking space.

ETF Database Themes

Asset Class Equity
Asset Class Size Multi-Cap
Asset Class Style Blend
Sector (General) Technology
Sector (Specific) Networking
Region (General) North America
Region (Specific) U.S.

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Equity: North America Communications Equipment
  • Category Sector
  • Focus Information Technology
  • Niche Communications Equipment
  • Strategy Vanilla
  • Weighting Scheme Market Cap

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $54.84
  • 52 Week Hi $79.44
  • AUM $132.3 M
  • Shares 1.8 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 23,505
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 13,031

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Communications Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest XTL 0.35% $85.6 M 6,858 16.84%
Largest (AUM) IYZ 0.42% $438.9 M 231,426 6.73%
Most Liquid (Volume) IYZ 0.42% $438.9 M 231,426 6.73%
Top YTD Performer XTL 0.35% $85.6 M 6,858 16.84%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Holdings Comparison

IGN ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 24 30 24
% of Assets in Top 10 68.45% 55.47% 68.45%
% of Assets in Top 15 86.97% 72.66% 86.97%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 99.98% 100.00%

Size Comparison

IGN ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) 32.37% 57.82% 32.37%
Mid (>2.7B) 43.99% 25.31% 43.99%
Small (>600M) 23.65% 16.75% 23.65%
Micro (<600M) 0.00% 0.13% 0.00%

IGN Valuation

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

IGN
P/E Ratio
37.48
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
24.78
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
37.48

IGN Dividend

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

IGN ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 0.05 $ 0.28 $ 0.05
Dividend Date 2021-09-24 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 0.23 $ 0.71 $ 0.23
Annual Dividend Yield 0.30% 1.35% 0.30%

IGN Price and Volume Charts

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IGN Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: 11.26 M 3 Month Net Flows: 18.56 M 6 Month Net Flows: 25.63 M 1 Year Net Flows: 52.78 M 3 Year Net Flows: 70.87 M 5 Year Net Flows: -12.43 M 10 Year Net Flows: -153.47 M

IGN Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

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Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IGN 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 Communications 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 B+ n/a
Expenses B+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

IGN Expenses & Fees

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

Expenses Ratio Analysis

IGN
Expense Ratio
0.43%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.40%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.43%

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
8.19/10
ESG Score
87.94%
Global Percentile
92.5%
Peer Percentile
    • Revenue Exposure to Environmental Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Environment Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      2.64%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons of CO2e / $M Sales)
      15.65
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • High Impact Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Water Stress High Risk Business Segment (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress High Risk Geography (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Moderate (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure High (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Low (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Revenue Exposure to Energy Efficiency (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Alternative Energy (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Green Building (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Pollution Prevention (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Water Sustainability (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Social Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      2.64%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • SRI Exclusion Criteria (%)
      5.2%
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Affordable Real Estate (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Education (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Major Disease Treatment (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Nutrition (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Sanitation (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to SME Finance (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Human Rights Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Labor Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Labor Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Labor Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Severe Customer Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Catholic Values Fail (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Islamic Non-Compliant (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Adult Entertainment Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Alcohol Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Gambling Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Nuclear Power Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Tobacco Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Controversies Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Retailer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Producer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Direct Predatory Lending Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Genetic Engineering Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Governance Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Independent Board Majority (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (0-25%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (25-50%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (50-75%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (75-100%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • No Female Directors (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Three OR More Female Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Females Represent 30% of Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Entrenched Board (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Overboarding (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Negative Director Votes (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Ownership AND Control Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • One Share One Vote (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Annual Director Elections (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Does Not Use Majority Voting (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Significant Votes Against Pay Practices (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder Concerns (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Cross Shareholdings (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Poison Pill (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Pay Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Pay Performance Link (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Internal Pay Equity (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Executive Pay Non-Disclosure (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Accounting Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score

IGN Performance

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

IGN ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return 7.62% 0.89% 7.62%
3 Month Return 4.09% -3.30% 4.09%
YTD Return 28.65% 16.42% 28.65%
1 Year Return 38.34% 22.69% 38.34%
3 Year Return 51.50% 40.47% 51.50%
5 Year Return 81.71% 36.45% 81.71%

Geographic Exposure

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

Region Percentage
North, Central and South America 99.88%
Other 0.12%
Country Percentage
United States 99.88%
Other 0.12%

Holdings Analysis

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

Sector Percentage
Electronic Technology 63.97%
Technology Services 28.37%
Producer Manufacturing 4.15%
Communications 3.39%
Other 0.12%
CASH 0.0%
Market Cap Percentage
Mid 43.99%
Large 32.37%
Small 23.65%
Micro 0.0%
Region Percentage
Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 99.88%
Other 0.12%
CASH 0.0%
Sector Percentage
Electronic Technology 63.97%
Technology Services 28.37%
Producer Manufacturing 4.15%
Communications 3.39%
Other 0.12%
CASH 0.0%

IGN Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
258.46%
Rank
1 of 4

20 Day Volatility
25.80%
Rank
1 of 4

50 Day Volatility
21.95%
Rank
1 of 4

200 Day Volatility
19.28%
Rank
1 of 4

Beta
1.02
Rank
2 of 4

Standard Deviation
5.06%
Rank
2 of 4

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $77.57
  • 60 Day MA $72.91
  • MACD 15 Period -1.11
  • MACD 100 Period 3.99
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 65.58
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 36.73
  • RSI 10 Day 49
  • RSI 20 Day 55
  • RSI 30 Day 56
  • Ultimate Oscillator 46

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $75.78
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $79.24
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $74.81
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $80.23
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $68.67
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $81.96

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $75.96
  • Support Level 2 $75.39
  • Resistance Level 1 $77.04
  • Resistance Level 2 $77.55

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 53.57
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 36.68
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 52.64
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 42.13

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