iPath Bloomberg Agri AFind Ratings Reports
- Last Ratings Update:02/28/2018
- Price as of 02/28/2018 :$32.36
- Net Assets:$68.43 Million
- Peer Rank:37 of 122
- Investment Rating:D
We rate iPath Bloomberg Agri SI TR A at D. Negative factors that influence this rating include a well below average total return. The fund may be considered for investors seeking a Sector - Energy/Natural Res strategy.
POSITIVES AND RISKS
Total return ranks well below peers over the last three years. The iPath Bloomberg Agri SI TR A has returned an annual rate of -4.12% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of -9.78% in the last five years, -5.21% in the last three years, and -10.04% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 8% of them. It has also outpaced 10% of its competitors on a three year basis and 8% of them over the last year for the period ending 2/28/2018. On a year to date basis, JJA has returned 7.85%.
Downside risk has been below average. JJA has a draw down risk of -25.91%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 17.1%. This fund has had moderate volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 2/28/2018, the fund was trading at a price of $32.36, which is 11.8% below its 52-week high of $36.70 and 8.4% above its 52-week low of $29.85.
Low expense ratio helps performance. On total assets of $68.43 million, JJA maintains a low expense ratio compared to its Sector - Energy/Natural Res peers of just 0.75% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As JJA is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.
The iPath Bloomberg Agri SI TR A is managed by a team at Barclays Bank PLC. This fund is one of 77 Barclays Bank PLC exchange-traded funds launched since 6/6/2006 that we track.