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ISH EUR MIN VOL increases on weak volume 17 October, 2017

NEWS BITES - ETF

iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF (L:IMV), the 35th largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in the United Kingdom, has increased GBX8.0 (or 0.2%) from its last trading session of October 16, 2017 to close at GBX3,686.0. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International United Kingdom Index which fell 20.2 points (0.2%) in the day, the relative price increase was 0.4%. The volume was 0.6 times the average daily trading of 12,393 units., ending a two-day streak of losses.

SECTION 1

ISH EUR MIN VOL BULLISH SIGNALS

1.1 Technicals:

+ The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator of 12-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) of 3,677.68 minus the 26-day EMA of 3,661.38 is positive 16.31 suggesting a bullish signal. Both EMA prices are rising, another bullish signal.

+ Rises to Falls: in the past month the number of rises outnumbered falls 14:8 or 1.8:1.

+ In the last three months the ETF has hit a new 52-week high twice.

+ The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested three years ago in ISH EUR MIN VOL is GBP1,536, for a capital gain of GBP536.

+ 3 years Multiplier in GBP = 1.536x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in GBP = 15.2%

Present Value of USD1,000 invested 3 years ago:

+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested three years ago in ISH EUR MIN VOL is $US1,266, for a capital gain of $US266.

+ 3 years ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.6

+ 3 years Multiplier in USD = 1.266x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = 8.1%

1.2 High Performance Indicator:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price/MAP501.01In Top Quartile

SECTION 2

ISH EUR MIN VOL BEARISH SIGNALS

2.1 Technicals:

+ The price decreased 0.1% in the last week.

+ The 1.4% discount to 12-month high of GBX3,740.0 against the 16.8% premium to 12-month low of GBX3,156.50 suggests the climb might be peaking.

2.2 Overbought/Bearish/Resistance Signals:

+ The Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 74.6 has penetrated the overbought line of 70, suggesting the price gain of 3.1% in the last 14 days is unusually high.

+ The Stochastic indicator of 81.5 has broken through the overbought line of 80; this indicates the price is close to its 14-day high and is likely to revert to a downtrend.

2.3 Low Performance Indicator:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Volatility %1.0In Bottom Quartile

SECTION 3

PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS

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

In the past 4 years, IMV has jumped 53.9% from 2,341 to 3,603, an average annual compound rise of 11.4%.

20172016201520142013
Close3,6033,0472,646.52,545.52,341
% Price Change18.215.148.7
Avg Daily Volume19,75526,32125,0613,7171,819
VWP3,436.272,789.92,747.442,436.612,309.1
Turnover Period3 yrs 8 mo2 yrs 3 mo2 yrs 2 mo5 yrs 18 d8 yrs 17 d
Price Range3,156.5 - 3,7402,574 - 3,0472,399.75 - 2,923.52,293.46 - 2,6402,028 - 2,411.5

In the past 4 years average daily volume has jumped 986% from 1,819 units to 19,755 units. Turnover period has decreased from 8 years 17 days to 3 years 8 months.

SECTION 4

RANKING

4.1 Global Rank out of 5,706 ETFs

Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 18.

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
Net Assets (US$)1.4B471Top
Price/NAV1.01423Top
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)184655Bottom

* 1 year ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.22

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)83100

SECTION 5

PROFILE

5.1 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.

5.2 SNAPSHOT

iShares 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

5.3 Management Fees

+ The management fee is 0.25% of total assets

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