IDU - iShares U.S. Utilities ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
127.71
-0.42 (-0.33%)
As of 1:53PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close128.13
Open127.78
Bid127.69 x 500
Ask127.74 x 500
Day's Range127.48 - 128.63
52 Week Range119.51 - 142.50
Volume21,314
Avg. Volume66,745
Net Assets611.42M
NAV127.38
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.75%
YTD Return-3.32%
Beta (3y)0.20
Expense Ratio (net)0.44%
Inception Date2000-06-12
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