iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA
47.170.26 (0.57%)
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Prev Close46.90
Bid46.00 x 100
52wk Range26.41 - 47.19
Day's Range46.83 - 47.19
Ask51.24 x 100
Avg Vol (3m)3,713,042
As of 4:00 PM EDT. Market closed.
  • Barrons.com23 hours ago

    [$$] Low-Vol ETFs Still Have Some Life Left

    The low-vol strategy is pretty simple, and primarily behavioral: Less risky stocks won’t soar as high during bull markets but also won’t decline as much when markets tumble. The $15.3 billion iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF (USMV) and the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV) have both returned about 15% over the past year, according to XTF, a research firm. The iShares fund has seen only 80% of the market volatility of the Standard & Poor’s 500 while the PowerShares fund has seen about 89% of it.

  • Barrons.comyesterday

    [$$] 3 Safe-Haven Stocks On Sale, With Healthy Yields

    Defensive investors have scored nicely this year, but the shares they favor have gotten pricey. Below are three steady earners that aren’t celebrated as safe havens but perhaps should be. The fund automatically selects stocks with a history of limited trading volatility, like General Mills (GIS) and Procter & Gamble (PG), with the goal of dampening downside movements in the market.