iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bo

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EMB : NAL : Financial
$116.19 | %
Today's Range: 115.77 - 116.20
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,610,000
07/29/16 - 4:00 PM ET
  • Last Ratings Update:06/30/2016
  • Price as of 06/30/2016 :$115.17
  • Net Assets:$4,422.2 Million
  • NAV:$114.43
  • Premium0.65%
  • Peer Rank:5 of 83
  • Investment Rating:B-
  • Performance:C+
  • RiskB-
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We rate iShares JPMorgan USD Emg Mkts B ETF at B-. This overall rating indicates it is among the top 10% of all closed end funds in its peer group. Positive factors that influence this rating include a greater than above average total return, low price volatility, low expense structure and long term portfolio management tenure. The fund invests approximately 96% of its assets in bonds and may be considered for investors seeking an Emerging Market Income strategy.


Total return ranks above peers over the last three years. The iShares JPMorgan USD Emg Mkts B ETF has returned an annual rate of 6.75% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 5.77% in the last five years, 7.32% in the last three years, and 10.45% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 52% of them. It has also outpaced 58% of its competitors on a three year basis and 79% of them over the last year for the period ending 6/30/2016. On a year to date basis, EMB has returned 11.33%.

Downside risk has been below average. EMB has a draw down risk of -8.52%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 6.2%. This fund has had very little volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 6/30/2016, the fund was trading at a price of $115.17, which is 0.0% below its 52-week high of $115.19 and 4.2% above its 52-week low of $110.53.

Low expense ratio helps performance. As EMB is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.

The iShares JPMorgan USD Emg Mkts B ETF is managed by Scott F. Radell at BlackRock Fund Advisors. This fund is one of 305 BlackRock Fund Advisors exchange-traded funds launched since 3/12/1996 that we track.

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