IShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Sector Index Fund (IYM)

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Market Intelligence Center  Nov 16  Comment 
IShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 4.44% return in just 123 days. A covered call on iShares DJ US Basic Materials at the $72.00 level expiring on Mar. '16 offers an assigned return rate of 4.44% or...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 22  Comment 
The patented option trade-picking algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered call trade on iShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM) that includes 3.54% downside protection. Sell one contract...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 12  Comment 
Option-trade picking algorithms patented by MarketIntelligenceCenter.com found a trading opportunity with iShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM) that should provide a 2.88% return in just 67 days. Buy one Dec. '15 call at the $71.00 level for each...
Market Intelligence Center  Jun 29  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on iShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM). Look at the Sep. '15 $82.00 covered call for a net debit in the $79.99 area. This trade has...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 14  Comment 
After closing Monday at $83.05, iShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 2.66% return in just 66 days, which is an annualized return of 14.71% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 8  Comment 
The patented option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered-call trade on iShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM) that includes 3.38% downside protection. Sell one...
Market Intelligence Center  Mar 24  Comment 
The patented option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered-call trade on iShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM) that includes 3.33% downside protection. Sell one...
Market Intelligence Center  Mar 11  Comment 
Option-trade picking algorithms patented by MarketIntelligenceCenter.com found a trading opportunity with iShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM) that should provide a 3.20% return in just 100 days. Buy one Jun. '15 call at the $82.00 level for each...
Market Intelligence Center  Feb 6  Comment 
The patented option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered-call trade on iShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM) that includes 3.81% downside protection. Sell one...
Market Intelligence Center  Jan 28  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on iShares DJ US Basic Materials (IYM). Look at the Mar. '15 $80.00 covered call for a net debit in the $78.12 area. This trade has...




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iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Sector Index Fund (IYM)

Overview

The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the basic materials economic sector of the U.S. equity market, as represented by the Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Ishares
  • Inception Date - 06/12/2000
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - IYM
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – IYM.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.48%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER-B 8.80%
DU PONT (E.I.) DE NEMOURS 7.85%
DOW CHEMICAL 7.83%
PRAXAIR INC 7.14%
NEWMONT MINING CORP 6.05%
AIR PRODUCTS&CHEMICALS INC 4.44%
ALCOA INC 3.52%
NUCOR CORP 3.31%
PEABODY ENERGY CORP 3.08%
ECOLAB INC 3.03%

Holdings as of 30/10/2009

References

  1. - Overview of iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Sector Index Fund (IYM)
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