Global exchange-traded fund - ISHARES PLC ISHARES GLOBAL CORPORATE BOND

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ISH GLOBAL CORP rises for a second consecutive day, a two-day rise of 0.6% 17 October, 2017

NEWS BITES - ETF

ISHARES PLC ISHARES GLOBAL CORPORATE BOND (L:CRPS), the 40th largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in the United Kingdom, has risen 42.0 GBX (0.6%) for a second consecutive day on Tuesday. This brought its two-day rise to 44.0 GBX (0.6%), compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International United Kingdom Index which fell 33.7 points (0.29%) in the two days for a relative price increase of 0.9%. Cumulative volume in the 2 days was 0.3 times the average 2-day volume of 5,683 units. The ETF last traded at GBP75.26.

SECTION 1

ISH GLOBAL CORP BULLISH SIGNALS

1.1 Technicals:

Uptrend: The ETF rose on high volatility today and expanding price range.

+ The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in ISH GLOBAL CORP is GBP1,286, including a capital gain of GBP196 and dividend reinvested of GBP91.

+ 5 years Multiplier in GBP = 1.286x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in GBP = 5.2%

Present Value of USD1,000 invested 5 years ago:

+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in ISH GLOBAL CORP is $US1,055, including a capital loss of $US19 and dividend reinvested of $US75.

+ 5 years ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.6075

+ 5 years Multiplier in USD = 1.055x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = 1.1%

1.2 High Performance Indicator:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price Change %0.6In Top Quartile

SECTION 2

ISH GLOBAL CORP BEARISH SIGNALS

Low Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price/MAP2000.93In Bottom Quartile
Volatility %1.4In Bottom Quartile

SECTION 3

PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS

3.1 Technicals:

+ Volume: there were 1,781 units worth GBP133,664 (US$176,223) traded today. In the past week, volume was 0.2 times average and the units were up 0.5%. The volume was 0.3 times the average daily trading of 5,683 units.

+ ISH GLOBAL CORP is at a discount of 6.8% to its 12-month high of GBP80.72 on October 26, 2016. It is also at a premium of 91.3% to the 12-month low of GBP39.34 on December 28, 2016.

+ The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in ISH GLOBAL CORP is GBP956, comprising a capital loss of GBP59 and dividend reinvested of GBP15.

PV10001-week1-month1-year
CRPS.L1,0051,025956
Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World]1,0031,0221,201
Morgan Stanley Capital International United Kingdom Index9971,0331,125

3.2 Performance Indicator:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Today's TurnoverGBP133,664 (US$176,223)In 2nd Quartile

3.3 Year-on-Year Comparison (Trailing year - ended 29 Sep)

In the past 5 years, CRPS has jumped 18.8% from 62.06 to 73.72, an average annual compound rise of 3.5%.

201720162015201420132012
Close73.7276.262.1661.3661.0462.06
% Price Change-3.322.61.30.5
Avg Daily Volume6,1218,9614,2842,5281,232
VWP76.0372.3963.4160.4164.01
Turnover Period2 yrs 9 mo2 yrs 2 mo4 yrs 8 mo7 yrs 48 d16 yrs 11 mo
Price Range39.34 - 80.7461.12 - 77.9660.29 - 66.6459.78 - 62.660.36 - 67.9161.85 - 62.06

In the past 4 years average daily volume has jumped 396.8% from 1,232 units to 6,121 units. Turnover period has decreased from 16 years 11 months to 2 years 9 months.

SECTION 4

RANKING

4.1 Global Rank out of 5,706 ETFs

The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,034, ranking it 3360 out of 5,706 ETFs. Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 34.

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
Net Assets (US$)1.9B377Top
Price/NAV1.02345Top
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)343751Third
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*1,0343360Third

* 1 year ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.2186

Oct 17, 2017: GBP 1 equals USD 1.3184

4.2 Rank in the Total United Kingdom ETF Market [out of 593 ETFs]

DescriptionValueRank
Rel Strength 6 Mon (GBP)55268
PV1000-1Year (GBP)956262

SECTION 5

PROFILE

5.1 Description

iShares Global Corporate Bond UCITS ETF is an open-end, UCITS compliant exchange traded fund incorporated in Ireland. The Fund aims to track the performance of the Barclays Global Aggregate Corporate Bond Index. The fund distributes income received to shareholders.

5.2 SNAPSHOT

ISHARES PLC ISHARES GLOBAL CORPORATE BOND (L:CRPS)

ISIN: IE00B7J7TB45

Inception DateSeptember 25, 2012
Expense Ratio0.2% of average net assets
CategoryCorporate-Fixed Income
Asset ClassFixed Income ETF

5.3 Management Fees

+ The management fee is 0.2% of total assets

SECTION 6

DIVIDEND

Dividend Date:March 16, 2017
Dividend Yield:1.6%
Annual Dividend:GBP1.21

CRPS.L

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