IDU - iShares U.S. Utilities ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
154.61
-1.86 (-1.19%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close156.47
Open156.73
Bid152.07 x 1000
Ask157.84 x 1300
Day's Range154.01 - 156.85
52 Week Range128.78 - 156.85
Volume44,627
Avg. Volume70,723
Net Assets872.18M
NAV154.66
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.68%
YTD Return17.00%
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.30
Expense Ratio (net)0.43%
Inception Date2000-06-12
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