iShares MSCI Turkey ETFFind Ratings Reports
- Last Ratings Update:08/31/2017
- Price as of 08/31/2017 :$46.24
- Net Assets:$442.2 Million
- Peer Rank:276 of 360
- Investment Rating:D+
We rate iShares MSCI Turkey at D+. Negative factors that influence this rating include a well below average total return. The fund invests approximately 99% of its assets in stocks and may be considered for investors seeking a Non-US Equity strategy.
POSITIVES AND RISKS
Total return ranks well below peers over the last three years. The iShares MSCI Turkey has returned an annual rate of 1.90% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of -1.87% in the last five years, -4.04% in the last three years, and 24.49% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 18% of them. It has also outpaced 16% of its competitors on a three year basis and 88% of them over the last year for the period ending 8/31/2017. On a year to date basis, TUR has returned 48.71%.
Downside risk has been above average. TUR has a draw down risk of -44.83%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 25.1%. This fund has experienced excessive volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 8/31/2017, the fund was trading at a price of $46.24, which is 0.6% below its 52-week high of $46.51 and 6.3% above its 52-week low of $43.50.
High expense ratio hinders performance. On total assets of $442.20 million, TUR maintains a high expense ratio compared to its Non-US Equity peers of 0.64% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As TUR is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.
The iShares MSCI Turkey is managed by Diane Hsiung at BlackRock Fund Advisors. This fund is one of 310 BlackRock Fund Advisors exchange-traded funds launched since 3/12/1996 that we track.