IShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (ITB)

QUOTE AND NEWS  Mar 9  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Emirates Airlines Thursday said bookings to the US plunged 35 percent after U.S. President Donald Trump issued a travel ban in January. "The first U.S. travel order saw the booking velocity fall by 35% overnight. The effect...
Clusterstock  Mar 8  Comment 
On Tuesday, Qatar Airways unveiled its new QSuite Business Class at the ITB Berlin travel industry trade show.  "Today I am proud to unveil the future of premium travel with our new QSuite Business Class," Qatar Airways Group CEO His Excellency...
Forbes  Nov 17  Comment 
  In trading on Thursday, the iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.1% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of LGI Homes (LGIH), up about 6.8% and shares of...
Clusterstock  Oct 20  Comment 
A major fallout from the housing crisis has improved to the lowest level since then. Distressed sales — foreclosures and short sales — as a percent of residential sales fell to 4% in September. That's the lowest level since the National...
Clusterstock  Oct 19  Comment 
New residential construction unexpectedly fell in September. Housing starts fell by 9% at a  seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.05 million, according to the Census Bureau.  Starts of multi-family structures with five or more units...
Clusterstock  Sep 26  Comment 
New home sales fell 7.6% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 609,000 in August, according to the Census Bureau. That was a sharp pullback from a strong pace last month, by an upwardly revised 13.8% at a rate of 659,000, which was...
Clusterstock  Aug 31  Comment 
Pending home sales rose 1.3% in July, according to the National Association of Realtors. Compared to the prior year, sales fell 2.2%. Economists had forecast that pending sales, which measure contract activity and are an indicator...
Clusterstock  Aug 25  Comment 
There's a new housing crisis across the US. In short, buyers outnumber the available homes for sale, especially in lower-priced units, and affordability is becoming a big problem. But the housing market in the South has done better than...
Forbes  Aug 23  Comment 
In trading on Tuesday, the iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.1% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of American Woodmark (AMWD), up about 7.7% and shares of...
Clusterstock  Aug 23  Comment 
New home sales jumped 12.4% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000 in July, according to the Census Bureau. It was the strongest print since October 2007. Economists had forecast that sales of new single-family houses fell...


iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (ITB)


The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Home Construction Index. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Ishares
  • Inception Date - 05/01/2006
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - ITB
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – ITB.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.48%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
NVR INC 9.47%
KB HOME 4.51%

Holdings as of 30/10/2009

Other Construction ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
Emerging Markets Infrastructure Portfolio ETF (PXR)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund (FLM)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.70%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (ITB)ishares0.48%
iShares S&P Global Infrastructure Index Fund (IGF)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Building & Construction Portfolio ETF (PKB)Invesco PowerShares0.60%


  1. - Overview of iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (ITB)
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