IBB - iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF
|Ex-Dividend Date||Mar 25, 2021|
|Trading Day||April 19|
|Day's Range||150.68 - 153.67|
|52-Week Range||119.37 - 173.89|
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index, which contains securities of companies listed on NASDAQ that are classified according to the Industry Classification Benchmark as either biotechnology or pharmaceuticals and that also meet other eligibility criteria determined by Nasdaq, Inc. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the index. It may invest the remainder of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents. It is non-diversified.
|Asset Class |
|Inception Date |
Feb 5, 2001
|Ticker Symbol |
|Index Tracked |
NASDAQ Biotechnology Index
Top 10 Holdings45.23% of assets
|Mar 25, 2021||$0.131059||Mar 31, 2021|
|Dec 14, 2020||$0.0655||Dec 18, 2020|
|Sep 23, 2020||$0.063||Sep 29, 2020|
|Jun 15, 2020||$0.127||Jun 19, 2020|
|Mar 25, 2020||$0.0554||Mar 31, 2020|
|Dec 16, 2019||$0.0578||Dec 20, 2019|
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