IShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund (IAK)

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Forbes  Nov 6  Comment 
The iShares U.S. Insurance ETF (IAK) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Friday, with over 79,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 31,000.  Shares of IAK were up about 0.8% on the day.
Forbes  Oct 15  Comment 
The iShares U.S. Insurance ETF (IAK) is seeing unusually high volume in morning trading Thursday, with over 40,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 30,000. Shares of IAK were up about 0.7% on the day.
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 11  Comment 
For investors seeking momentum, iShares US Insurance ETF (IAK) is probably on radar now. The fund just hit a 52-week high, and shares of IAK are up roughly 23.7% from their 52-week low price of $43.34/share. But could more gains be in store for...
Forbes  May 29  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT), where 2,200,000 units were destroyed, or a 6% decrease week over...
Wall Street Sector Selector  Feb 7  Comment 
Wall Street managed to march higher early last week, however, domestic equities settled into range-bound trading for the remainder of the period given a lack of upbeat economic news and(...)Read the rest of Three ETFs To Watch This Week: (IYK,...




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iShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund (IAK)

Overview

The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance 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 Insurance Index. [1]

Fund Information

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

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portflio
TRAVELERS COS INC/TH 10.39%
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC 7.77%
METLIFE INC 7.33%
AFLAC INC 7.25%
CHUBB CORP 6.44%
ALLSTATE CORP 6.00%
LOEWS CORP 4.50%
PROGRESSIVE CORP 3.92%
HARTFORD FINANCIAL SVCS GRP 3.67%
PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP 2.94%

Holdings as of 30/10/2009

Other Insurance ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund (IAK)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Insurance Portfolio ETF (PIC)Invesco PowerShares0.60%

References

  1. - Overview of iShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund (IAK)
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