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iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF inches higher, resistance at 12-day EMA 17 August, 2018

NEWS BITES - ETF

iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF (L:IMV), the 35th largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in the United Kingdom, has increased 0.01% but fell short of the 12-day Exponential Moving Average [EMA] of GBX3,803.53. The volume was 0.3 times the average daily trading of 11,028 units.

Price Change %1 Month3 Month6 Month1 Year
IMV0.93.18.12.9
MSCI UNITED KINGDOM-1.86.2

YEAR-TO-DATE

iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF adds 4% in 2018

iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF (L:IMV), added GBX153.25 (or 4.2%) year-to-date (YTD) in 2018 to close at GBX3,800.75 today. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International United Kingdom Index which has risen 1.2% YTD, this is a relative price increase of 3%.

SECTION 1

ISHARES EDGE MSCI EUROPE MINIMUM VOLATILITY UCITS ETF BULLISH SIGNALS

1.1 Technicals:

+ The price increased 0.01% in the last week and 0.9% in the last month.

+ The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator of 12-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) of 3,803.53 minus the 26-day EMA of 3,791.4 is positive 12.13 suggesting a bullish signal.

+ In the last three months the ETF has hit a new 52-week high twelve times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

+ The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested three years ago in iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF is GBP1,374, for a capital gain of GBP374.

+ 3 years Multiplier in GBP = 1.374x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in GBP = 11.1%

Present Value of USD1,000 invested 3 years ago:

+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested three years ago in iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF is $US1,119, for a capital gain of $US119.

+ 3 years ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.5622

+ 3 years Multiplier in USD = 1.119x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = 3.8%

1.2 Oversold/Bullish/Support Signals:

+ The Money Flow Index [MFI] is 13.6 suggesting an oversold 14-day trend, being under 20. The Money Ratio of 0.2 suggests positive money flow was 0.2 times negative money flow.

1.3 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price/MAP501.02In Top Quartile
Price/MAP2001.04In Top Quartile

SECTION 2

PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS

2.1 Technicals:

+ iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF is at a discount of 1.6% to its 12-month high of GBX3,861.50 on August 08. It is also at a premium of 12.2% to the 12-month low of GBX3,388.50 on March 26.

+ The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF is GBP1,029, for a capital gain of GBP29.

A comparison with Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World] and Morgan Stanley Capital International United Kingdom Index [MSCI UNITED KINGDOM] is shown below:

PV10001-week1-month1-year
IMV.L1,0001,0091,029
MSCI World9859891,104
MSCI UNITED KINGDOM9889951,069

2.2 The Best 3 weeks in the past quarter [Relative Price Change or RPC]

Mon-FriChange %MSCI UNITED KINGDOM Change %RPC %Vol Ind [1 is avg]
Jul 16-201.20.210.5
Jul 02-061.2-0.21.40.1
Jun 11-151-0.71.70.2

2.3 The Worst 3 weeks in the past quarter [Relative Price Change or RPC]

Mon-FriChange %MSCI UNITED KINGDOM Change %RPC %Vol Ind [1 is avg]
Aug 06-10-0.60.6-1.31.8
Jun 18-22-0.50.7-1.20.1
May 14-18-0.30.8-1.10.2

2.4 Trailing 3 months

TurnoverUS$14 million
Volume291,916
Volume Index (1 is avg)0.4

2.5 Trailing Price Change %

3-Year price change of 37.4% for IMV outperformed the change of 22.6% in the Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World] for a relative price change of 14.8%.

Price Change %QuarterYear3 Years
IMV3.12.937.4
MSCI World0.49.422.6

2.6 Year-on-Year Comparison (Trailing year - ended 29 Jun)

In the past 5 years, IMV has jumped 63.5% from 2,261 to 3,696, an average annual compound rise of 10.3%.

201820172016201520142013
Close3,6963,581.53,0472,7052,577.52,261
% Price Change3.217.512.64.914
Avg Daily Volume9,55926,73526,19418,2744,3461,518
VWP3,616.613,405.612,789.872,784.042,415.442,292.31
Turnover Period4 yrs 10 mo4 yrs 2 mo2 yrs 3 mo3 yrs 3 mo6 yrs 4 mo1 yr 7 mo
Price Range3,388.5 - 3,7403,156.5 - 3,7342,574 - 3,0472,399.75 - 2,923.52,250 - 2,6402,028 - 2,411.5

SECTION 3

RANKING

3.1 Global Rank out of 5,430 ETFs

The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,018, ranking it 2270 out of 5,430 ETFs. Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 59.

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
Net Assets (US$)1B608Top
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)592251Second
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*1,0182270Second

* 1 year ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.29

Aug 17, 2018: GBP 1 equals USD 1.2723

3.2 Rank in the Total United Kingdom ETF Market [out of 543 ETFs]

DescriptionValueRank
Rel Strength 6 Mon (GBP)81102
PV1000-1Year (GBP)1,029170

SECTION 4

PROFILE

4.1 Description

iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF is an open-end, UCITS compliant exchange traded fund incorporated in Ireland. The Fund aims to track the performance of the MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility Index. The fund reinvests income received back into the fund.

4.2 SNAPSHOT

iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF (L:IMV)

ISIN: IE00B86MWN23

Inception DateDecember 03, 2012
Expense Ratio0.2% of average net assets
CategoryEuropean Region-Equity
Asset ClassEquity ETF

4.3 ETF Summary

LastGBX3,800.50
Volume921
Volume Index (1 is avg)0.1
Market CapGBP414.3 million [US$526.8 million]
Day's Range3,774.75 - 3,801.50
52-Week Range3,388.50 - 3,861.50
Units Outstanding10,900,000
Relative Strength (3 mo)77

4.4 Management Fees

+ The management fee is 0.25% of total assets

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