Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF (BLOK)

NYSEARCA: BLOK · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.70 (3.72%)
Jul 7, 2022 1:20 PM EDT - Market open
Assets $529.31M
NAV $19.04
Expense Ratio 0.71%
PE Ratio 25.56
Shares Out 27.80M
Dividend (ttm) $5.75
Dividend Yield 29.49%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 29, 2021
1-Year Return -58.96%
Volume 130,683
Open 18.88
Previous Close 18.80
Day's Range 18.88 - 19.54
52-Week Low 17.90
52-Week High 64.91
Beta 1.51
Holdings 50
Inception Date Jan 16, 2018

About BLOK

The fund is an actively managed ETF that seeks to provide total return by investing at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of companies actively involved in the development and utilization of transformational data sharing technologies. It may invest in non-U.S. equity securities, including depositary receipts.

Asset Class Equity
Region Global
Issuer Amplify ETFs
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol BLOK
Index Tracked Reality Shares Nasdaq Blockchain Economy Index

Top 10 Holdings

45.68% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
International Business Machines IBM 5.37%
CORE SCIENTIFIC INC CONVERT NOTE 10% 04/19/2025 n/a 5.19% OSTK 5.06%
Accenture ACN 4.90%
CME Group CME 4.60%
Silvergate Capital SI 4.48%
MicroStrategy MSTR 3.98%
Block SQ 3.20%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 29, 2021 $5.75021696 Dec 31, 2021
Dec 29, 2020 $0.65799 Dec 31, 2020
Dec 30, 2019 $0.38547448 Jan 2, 2020
Dec 28, 2018 $0.19194813 Jan 2, 2019
Full Dividend History


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