Global exchange-traded fund - ISHARES VI PLC ISHARES MSCI EUROPE MIN VOLATILITY

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ISH EUR MIN VOL increases 0.8% on low volume 19 January, 2018

NEWS BITES - ETF

iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETF (L:IMV), the 34th largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in the United Kingdom, has increased GBX28.25 (or 0.8%) from its last trading session of January 18, 2018 to close at GBX3,667.75., ending a three-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 3,662.86 minus the 26-day EMA of 3,652.82 is positive 10.04 suggesting a bullish signal. Both EMA prices are rising, another bullish signal.

+ The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in ISH EUR MIN VOL is GBP1,141, for a capital gain of GBP141.

PV10001-week1-month1-year
IMV.L9991,0061,141
Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World]1,0001,0001,186

+ The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in ISH EUR MIN VOL is GBP1,734, for a capital gain of GBP734.

+ 5 years Multiplier in GBP = 1.734x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in GBP = 11.6%

Present Value of USD1,000 invested 5 years ago:

+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in ISH EUR MIN VOL is $US1,508, for a capital gain of $US508.

+ 5 years ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.6

+ 5 years Multiplier in USD = 1.508x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = 8.6%

1.2 High Performance Indicator:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price Change %0.8In Top Quartile

SECTION 2

ISH EUR MIN VOL BEARISH SIGNALS

Technicals:

+ The price decreased 0.1% in the last week.

+ The 1.9% discount to 12-month high of GBX3,740.0 against the 16.2% premium to 12-month low of GBX3,156.50 suggests the climb might be peaking.

SECTION 3

PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS

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

In the past 5 years, IMV has jumped 53.4% from 2,377.5 to 3,647.5, an average annual compound rise of 8.9%.

20172016201520142013
Close3,647.53,0472,877.52,6432,377.5
% Price Change19.75.98.911.2
Avg Daily Volume19,14026,32127,4962,1484,118
VWP3,487.362,789.92,755.782,558.542,366.61
Turnover Period2 yrs 8 mo2 yrs 3 mo2 yrs 3 d16 yrs 7 mo4 yrs 4 mo
Price Range3,156.5 - 3,7402,574 - 3,0472,574 - 2,923.52,360 - 2,680.52,039 - 2,443.5

In the past 4 years average daily volume has jumped 364.8% from 4,118 units to 19,140 units. Turnover period has decreased from 4 years 4 months to 2 years 8 months.

SECTION 4

RANKING

4.1 Global Rank out of 5,647 ETFs

The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,281, ranking it 1178 out of 5,647 ETFs. Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 23.

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
Net Assets (US$)1.5B459Top
Price/NAV1.01426Top
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)234345Bottom
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*1,2811178Top

* 1 year ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.24

Jan 19, 2018: GBP 1 equals USD 1.3909

4.2 Rank in the Total United Kingdom ETF Market [out of 561 ETFs]

DescriptionValueRank
Rel Strength 6 Mon (GBP)72159
PV1000-1Year (GBP)1,141134

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

SECTION 6

TOP HOLDINGS & PORTFOLIO ALLOCATION

6.1 Top Holdings (November 15, 2017)

HoldingsWeight (%)
Endesa SA1.6
Kuehne und Nagel International AG1.6
Sampo Oyj1.5
Iberdrola SA1.5
L'Oreal SA1.5
Oersted A/S1.5
Novartis AG1.5
British American Tobacco PLC1.5
Nestle SA1.5
Danske Bank1.5

6.2 Sector Breakdown (November 15, 2017)

Sector%
Healthcare17.5
Financial Services15.8
Industrials10
Utilities9
Communication Services8.7
Consumer Cyclical8.5
Basic Materials3.7
Energy3

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