IWN
iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF

Price: $164.04
Change: $3.18 (0.02%)
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Vitals

Brand iShares
Structure ETF
Expense Ratio 0.24%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Jul 24, 2000
Index Tracked Russell 2000 Value Index

Analyst Report

IWN seeks to replicate a benchmark which offers exposure small cap firms that exhibit value characteristics in the U.S. equity market. The investment thesis behind small caps is that these firms are likely to provide strong growth prospects to a portfolio and should have a much easier time growing then their large cap counterparts. However, these securities are extremely volatile and can experience large losses or gains in a very short period of time. Despite their volatility, these products should probably be in every investors’ portfolio as they tend to move somewhat independently of large caps and can be a better ‘pure play’ on the American economy. This particular ETF, since it focuses on value securities, has certain biases in its portfolio holdings and may not offer as much of a cross section as funds such as IWM. However, IJS does an impressive job of dividing up assets as the fund holds close to 1,300 securities in total and doesn’t give any one security more than 0.6% of the total assets. Thanks to this extreme level of diversification and IWN’s reasonable expense ratio, the fund could make for a quality addition to portfolios of investors who are looking for small cap exposure but are seeking lower risk assets in the space. However, it should be noted that there are several other products in the space, namely VBR, VIOV, and VTWV, that offer similar diversification at a cheaper price, potentially making them better choices for long-term investors.

ETF Database Themes

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

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Equity: U.S. - Small Cap Value
  • Category Size and Style
  • Focus Small Cap
  • Niche Value
  • Strategy Value
  • Weighting Scheme Multi-Factor

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $93.65
  • 52 Week Hi $173.37
  • AUM $15,662.6 M
  • Shares 96.8 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 1,134,519
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 1,378,206

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Small Cap Blend Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest ISCB 0.04% $238.9 M 5,088 18.13%
Largest (AUM) IJR 0.06% $69.3 B 3 M 23.37%
Most Liquid (Volume) IJR 0.06% $69.3 B 3 M 23.37%
Top YTD Performer CALF 0.59% $435.4 M 109,463 42.89%

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Equity: U.S. - Small Cap Value Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest ISCV 0.06% $404.6 M 28,322 25.53%
Largest (AUM) VBR 0.07% $24.9 B 414,160 23.96%
Most Liquid (Volume) IJS 0.18% $8.7 B 527,954 28.29%
Top YTD Performer XSVM 0.39% $352.4 M 110,655 49.34%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Holdings Comparison

IWN ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 1434 431 630
% of Assets in Top 10 5.23% 21.23% 8.95%
% of Assets in Top 15 6.89% 26.26% 12.28%
% of Assets in Top 50 16.85% 47.94% 31.09%

Size Comparison

IWN ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) 1.02% 3.25% 0.99%
Mid (>2.7B) 41.53% 40.13% 36.84%
Small (>600M) 49.81% 41.33% 54.45%
Micro (<600M) 7.64% 8.73% 7.72%

IWN Valuation

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

IWN
P/E Ratio
15.52
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
16.86
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
15.81

IWN Dividend

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

IWN ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 0.77 $ 0.21 $ 0.32
Dividend Date 2021-09-24 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 2.21 $ 0.74 $ 1.15
Annual Dividend Yield 1.37% 1.43% 1.28%

IWN Fund Flows

View charts featuring ETF fund flow data.

5 Day Net Flows: 39.96 M 1 Month Net Flows: 62.15 M 3 Month Net Flows: -710.84 M 6 Month Net Flows: -1.16 B 1 Year Net Flows: 2.37 B 3 Year Net Flows: 2.47 B 5 Year Net Flows: 3.73 B 10 Year Net Flows: 4.68 B

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IWN 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 Small Cap Blend 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.

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

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

IWN Expenses & Fees

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

Expenses Ratio Analysis

IWN
Expense Ratio
0.24%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.58%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.29%

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
4.54/10
ESG Score
16.81%
Global Percentile
6.87%
Peer Percentile
    • Revenue Exposure to Environmental Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Environment Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      5.64%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons of CO2e / $M Sales)
      171.52
      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 (%)
      5.64%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • SRI Exclusion Criteria (%)
      2.52%
      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

IWN Performance

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

IWN ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return 0.72% -0.52% 1.24%
3 Month Return -1.18% -2.39% 0.50%
YTD Return 25.71% 19.98% 29.85%
1 Year Return 71.69% 56.86% 70.22%
3 Year Return 30.96% 21.69% 27.06%
5 Year Return 73.85% 38.03% 55.80%

IWN Price and Volume Chart

Geographic Exposure

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

Sector Breakdown

Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 99.72%
Open-ended Fund 0.21%
CASH 0.02%
Corporate 0.0%
Warrant 0.0%
Other 0.0%
Sector Percentage
Finance 37.33%
Health Technology 8.39%
Producer Manufacturing 6.41%
Consumer Services 4.65%
Utilities 4.54%
Energy Minerals 3.91%
Electronic Technology 3.79%
Technology Services 3.76%
Retail Trade 3.41%
Process Industries 3.39%
Commercial Services 3.15%
Consumer Durables 2.92%
Industrial Services 2.89%
Transportation 2.63%
Distribution Services 2.12%
Non-Energy Minerals 1.99%
Consumer Non-Durables 1.95%
Health Services 1.78%
Communications 0.63%
Miscellaneous 0.29%
CASH 0.02%
Other 0.0%
Market Cap Percentage
Small 49.81%
Mid 41.53%
Micro 7.64%
Large 1.02%
Region Percentage
North, Central and South America 99.93%
Other 0.02%
Region Percentage
Country Percentage
United States 96.64%
Bermuda 1.68%
Ireland 0.32%
Puerto Rico 0.3%
Other 0.23%
Canada 0.23%
France 0.17%
Monaco 0.13%
United Kingdom 0.08%
Cayman Islands 0.05%
Panama 0.04%
Netherlands 0.03%
Bahamas 0.02%
Israel 0.02%
British Virgin Islands 0.01%
Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 99.72%
Open-ended Fund 0.21%
CASH 0.02%
Corporate 0.0%
Warrant 0.0%
Other 0.0%

IWN Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
2.93%
Rank
61 of 61

20 Day Volatility
16.33%
Rank
22 of 61

50 Day Volatility
19.40%
Rank
17 of 61

200 Day Volatility
20.52%
Rank
15 of 61

Beta
1.26
Rank
24 of 61

Standard Deviation
20.88%
Rank
3 of 59

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $160.98
  • 60 Day MA $159.77
  • MACD 15 Period 3.97
  • MACD 100 Period 1.80
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 13.10
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 13.16
  • RSI 10 Day 63
  • RSI 20 Day 56
  • RSI 30 Day 54
  • Ultimate Oscillator 53

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $155.20
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $163.67
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $156.24
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $165.80
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $155.01
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $165.51

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $161.78
  • Support Level 2 $159.52
  • Resistance Level 1 $165.91
  • Resistance Level 2 $167.78

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 55.98
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 72.81
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 53.27
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 58.30

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