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ITA - iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF

Stock Price: $105.98 USD 0.07 (0.07%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $3.01B
NAV $105.93
Expense Ratio 0.42%
PE Ratio 18.37
Beta (5Y) 1.27
Dividend (ttm) $1.14
Dividend Yield 1.08%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 25, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $105.98
Previous Close $105.91
Change ($) 0.07
Change (%) 0.07%
Day's Open 106.19
Day's Range 105.21 - 106.55
Day's Volume 126,250
52-Week Range 67.50 - 107.08

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Aerospace & Defense Index composed of U.S. equities in the aerospace and defense sector. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the underlying index. The underlying index measures the performance of the aerospace and defense sector of the U.S. equity market. Aerospace companies in the index include manufacturers, assemblers and distributors of aircraft and aircraft parts. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
Transportation
Region
North America
Inception Date
May 1, 2006
Exchange
BATS
Ticker Symbol
ITA
Index Tracked
Dow Jones U.S. Select Aerospace & Defense Index

Top 10 Holdings

74.43% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
BoeingBA21.22%
Raytheon TechnologiesRTX18.15%
Lockheed MartinLMT4.92%
Northrop GrummanNOC4.87%
L3Harris TechnologiesLHX4.68%
General DynamicsGD4.55%
TransDigm GroupTDG4.49%
Teledyne TechnologiesTDY4.35%
TextronTXT3.69%
Howmet AerospaceHWM3.52%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 25, 2021$0.315402Mar 31, 2021
Dec 14, 2020$0.203136Dec 18, 2020
Sep 23, 2020$0.408388Sep 29, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.418094Jun 19, 2020
Mar 25, 2020$0.787282Mar 31, 2020
Dec 30, 2019$0.575492Jan 6, 2020
Full Dividend History

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