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iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF (PFF)

NASDAQ: PFF · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
39.01
+0.05 (0.13%)
After-hours:Oct 15, 2021 7:42 PM EDT
38.96
-0.13 (-0.33%)
At close: Oct 15, 4:00 PM
Assets$20.25B
NAV$39.07
Expense Ratio0.46%
PE Ratio19.66
Shares Out518.35M
Dividend (ttm)$1.73
Dividend Yield4.43%
Ex-Dividend DateOct 1, 2021
1-Year Return
-
Volume5,768,379
Open39.06
Previous Close39.09
Day's Range38.94 - 39.13
52-Week Low34.65
52-Week High39.37
Beta0.45
Holdings508
Inception DateMar 26, 2007

About PFF

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the ICE Exchange-Listed Preferred & Hybrid Securities Index, which measures the performance of a select group of exchange-listed, U.S. dollar-denominated preferred securities, hybrid securities and convertible preferred securities listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ. The fund may invest at least 80% of its assets in the component securities of its underlying index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of its underlying index.

Asset ClassFixed Income
SectorIncome
RegionNorth America
IssuerBlackRock iShares
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolPFF
Index TrackedS&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index

Top 10 Holdings

13.66% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Broadcom Inc Broadcom Inc 8 % Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock Ser AN/A2.60%
Wells Fargo & Co 7 1/2 % Non Cum Perp Conv Pfd Shs -A- Series -L-N/A1.83%
Bank of America Corp 7 1/4 % Non-Cum Perp Conv Pfd Shs Series -L-N/A1.46%
Danaher Corp PRF CONVERT 15/04/2022 USD - Ser AN/A1.38%
Danaher Corp 5% PRF PERPETUAL USD 1000 - Ser BN/A1.15%
ArcelorMittal S.A. 5.5%N/A1.15%
NextEra Energy Inc UnitN/A1.08%
Avantor Inc Ser AN/A1.08%
Citigroup Capital XIII Floating Rate Trust Pfd Secs Registered 2010-30.10.4N/A1.04%
Aptiv PLC PRF CONVERT 15/06/2023 USD 0.01 - Ser AN/A0.89%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Oct 1, 2021$0.14865Oct 7, 2021
Sep 1, 2021$0.15179Sep 8, 2021
Aug 2, 2021$0.15055Aug 6, 2021
Jul 1, 2021$0.15408Jul 8, 2021
Jun 1, 2021$0.15642Jun 7, 2021
May 3, 2021$0.15633May 7, 2021
Full Dividend History

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