iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF (PFF)
|Ex-Dividend Date||Oct 1, 2021|
|Day's Range||38.94 - 39.13|
|Inception Date||Mar 26, 2007|
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.
Top 10 Holdings13.66% of assets
|Broadcom Inc Broadcom Inc 8 % Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock Ser A||N/A||2.60%|
|Wells Fargo & Co 7 1/2 % Non Cum Perp Conv Pfd Shs -A- Series -L-||N/A||1.83%|
|Bank of America Corp 7 1/4 % Non-Cum Perp Conv Pfd Shs Series -L-||N/A||1.46%|
|Danaher Corp PRF CONVERT 15/04/2022 USD - Ser A||N/A||1.38%|
|Danaher Corp 5% PRF PERPETUAL USD 1000 - Ser B||N/A||1.15%|
|ArcelorMittal S.A. 5.5%||N/A||1.15%|
|NextEra Energy Inc Unit||N/A||1.08%|
|Avantor Inc Ser A||N/A||1.08%|
|Citigroup Capital XIII Floating Rate Trust Pfd Secs Registered 2010-30.10.4||N/A||1.04%|
|Aptiv PLC PRF CONVERT 15/06/2023 USD 0.01 - Ser A||N/A||0.89%|
|Oct 1, 2021||$0.14865||Oct 7, 2021|
|Sep 1, 2021||$0.15179||Sep 8, 2021|
|Aug 2, 2021||$0.15055||Aug 6, 2021|
|Jul 1, 2021||$0.15408||Jul 8, 2021|
|Jun 1, 2021||$0.15642||Jun 7, 2021|
|May 3, 2021||$0.15633||May 7, 2021|
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