IShares Goldman Sachs Software Index Fund (IGV)

QUOTE AND NEWS
Forbes  Oct 7  Comment 
The iShares North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Friday, with over 521,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 222,000.  Shares of IGV were down about 0.9% on the day.
Forbes  May 19  Comment 
Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst...
Forbes  Oct 22  Comment 
In trading on Thursday, the iShares North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.1% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Proofpoint (PFPT), up about 10.9% and shares of...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 5  Comment 
The patented option trade-picking algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered call trade on iShares S&P North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) that includes 1.75% downside protection....
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 1  Comment 
After closing Wednesday at $94.64, iShares S&P North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 4.59% return in just 50 days, which is an annualized return of 33.53% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 18  Comment 
For a hedged play on iShares S&P North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option-trade picking algorithms recommend the Feb. '16 $98.00 covered call for a net debit in the $94.06 area. That is also the break-even price...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 15  Comment 
After Monday's trading in iShares S&P North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) the option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center uncovered a trade that offers a 7.17% return, or 16.68%...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 8  Comment 
After closing Friday at $93.43, iShares S&P North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 5.64% return in just 73 days, which is an annualized return of 28.19% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 4  Comment 
After closing Thursday at $94.63, iShares S&P North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 2.34% return in just 77 days, which is an annualized return of 11.08% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 31  Comment 
IShares S&P North American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 3.95% return in just 81 days. A covered call on iShares S&P North American Tech-Software ETF at the $98.00 level expiring on Nov. '15 offers an...




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iShares Goldman Sachs Software Index Fund (IGV)

Overview

The iShares S&P North American Technology-Software Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of U.S.-traded software-related stocks as represented by the S&P North American Technology-Software Index™. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Ishares
  • Inception Date - 07/10/2001
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - IGV
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – IGV.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.48%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
MICROSOFT CORP 9.85%
ADOBE SYSTEMS INC 8.61%
SYMANTEC CORP 8.15%
ORACLE CORP 7.87%
INTUIT INC 5.56%
CA INC 4.90%
CITRIX SYSTEMS INC 4.03%
BMC SOFTWARE INC 4.02%
MCAFEE INC 3.89%
SALESFORCE.COM INC 3.64%


Holdings as of 02/11/2009

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
ProShares UltraShort Utilities ETF (SDP)ishares0.48%
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Utilities ETF (RYU)Invesco PowerShares0.60%


References

  1. - Overview of iShares Goldman Sachs Software Index Fund (IGV)
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