iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETFFind Ratings Reports
- Last Ratings Update:06/30/2016
- Price as of 06/30/2016 :$127.74
- Net Assets:$2,565.6 Million
- Peer Rank:116 of 323
- Investment Rating:C+
We rate iShares S&P Small Cap 600 Growth at C+. 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 100% of its assets in stocks and may be considered for investors seeking a Growth - Domestic strategy.
POSITIVES AND RISKS
Total return ranks above peers over the last three years. The iShares S&P Small Cap 600 Growth has returned an annual rate of 8.03% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 10.37% in the last five years, 9.77% in the last three years, and -0.25% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 71% of them. It has also outpaced 69% of its competitors on a three year basis and 49% of them over the last year for the period ending 6/30/2016. On a year to date basis, IJT has returned 3.96%.
Downside risk has been below average. IJT has a draw down risk of -12.06%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 14.0%. This fund has had moderate volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 6/30/2016, the fund was trading at a price of $127.74, which is 3.2% below its 52-week high of $131.94 and 5.8% above its 52-week low of $120.76.
Low expense ratio helps performance. As IJT is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.
The iShares S&P Small Cap 600 Growth is managed by Diane Hsiung at BlackRock Fund Advisors. This fund is one of 305 BlackRock Fund Advisors exchange-traded funds launched since 3/12/1996 that we track.