IYM - iShares US Basic Materials ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
100.31
+1.51 (+1.53%)
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Previous Close98.80
Open99.41
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range99.41 - 100.61
52 Week Range88.48 - 108.32
Volume45,316
Avg. Volume115,253
Net Assets652.78M
NAV99.66
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.56%
YTD Return-2.21%
Beta (3y)1.27
Expense Ratio (net)0.44%
Inception Date2000-06-12
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  • Ashland Declares 11.1% Increase in Fiscal Second-Quarter Dividend
    Market Realist25 days ago

    Ashland Declares 11.1% Increase in Fiscal Second-Quarter Dividend

    In a press release on May 17, Ashland (ASH) announced the key dates for its fiscal second-quarter dividend. Ashland is expected to pay the dividend on June 15. Ashland has declared a dividend of $0.25 per share, an increase of 11.1% over the previous year. Its peers Chemours (CC), DowDuPont (DWDP), and Huntsman (HUN) have declared second-quarter dividends of $0.17, $0.38, and $0.16, respectively.

  • Looking at Chemours’s Stock Performance in 2018
    Market Realist27 days ago

    Looking at Chemours’s Stock Performance in 2018

    So far this year, Chemours (CC) stock has been muted and has failed to repeat its 2017 performance. Year-to-date, CC has risen 1.2%, outperforming peers Tronox (TROX), Kronos Worldwide (KRO), and RPM International (RPM), which have fallen 1.9%, 11.0%, and 1.7%, respectively.

  • Why IFF Flavors Segment’s Profit Margin Expanded
    Market Realistlast month

    Why IFF Flavors Segment’s Profit Margin Expanded

    International Flavors and Fragrances’ (IFF) Flavors segment saw a fall in its revenue contribution by 0.8 percentage points to the company’s overall revenue in 1Q18. The growth in the segment’s revenue was primarily driven by higher volume growth across most of the reporting regions. EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) led with growth of 24% driven by the strong performance in the dairy, savory, and beverage businesses. North America revenue grew by 10% due to double-digit growth in Tastepoint along with the new business wins in the beverage and dairy businesses. Asia witnessed revenue growth of 6% resulting from double-digit growth in China and India.

  • Weather Impacts DowDuPont’s 1Q18 Agriculture Segment
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Weather Impacts DowDuPont’s 1Q18 Agriculture Segment

    DowDuPont’s (DWDP) Agriculture segment accounted for 17.7% of DWDP’s 1Q18 revenues, compared to 24.7% in 1Q17 on a pro forma basis. This segment reported revenues of ~$3.8 billion in 1Q18, a decrease of 24.6% on a year-over-year basis.

  • What Does IFF’s Short Interest Indicate ahead of 1Q18 Earnings?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Does IFF’s Short Interest Indicate ahead of 1Q18 Earnings?

    Based on the latest short interest report on April 13, International Flavors and Fragrances’ short interest has risen to its highest level since the beginning of 2018. IFF’s short interest as a percentage of its outstanding shares stands at 1.8% as of April 13 as compared to 1.3% at the beginning of the year. However, IFF stock fell 9.8% during this period, indicating the prevailing weakness in the stock.

  • W. R. Grace Bags New UNIPOL Technology Client
    Market Realist2 months ago

    W. R. Grace Bags New UNIPOL Technology Client

    On April 24, W. R. Grace (GRA) announced that it would be licensing its UNIPOL PP Process Technology to Inter Pipeline to be used in its Heartland Petrochemical complex in Alberta, Canada. The pipeline is expected to be in service by 2021. W.R. Grace did not specify the financial aspects of the deal, its second so far in 2018.

  • Air Products and Chemicals Sees Growth across the Board in 2Q18
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Air Products and Chemicals Sees Growth across the Board in 2Q18

    Air Products and Chemicals’ (APD) revenue rose 9.0% YoY (year-over-year) to $2.16 billion in fiscal 2Q18, missing analysts’ estimate of $2.2 billion. In 2Q17, APD’s revenue stood at $1.98 billion.

  • DowDuPont: Analysts’ Ratings before Its 1Q18 Earnings
    Market Realist2 months ago

    DowDuPont: Analysts’ Ratings before Its 1Q18 Earnings

    Since the beginning of 2018, the number of analysts tracking DowDuPont (DWDP) has increased from 25 to 27. Analysts’ consensus target price has moved up marginally from $81.87 to the current target price, which indicates analysts’ bullishness on the stock. The company reported an adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.83—an increase of 40.7% year-over-year.

  • W.R. Grace Stock Spirals on 1Q18 Earnings and Revenue Beat
    Market Realist2 months ago

    W.R. Grace Stock Spirals on 1Q18 Earnings and Revenue Beat

    W.R. Grace (GRA) reported revenues of $431.5 million for 1Q18 today, reflecting growth of 8.4% from 1Q17. The company beat Wall Street analysts’ estimates of $419.76 million. Revenue growth was driven by a 14.2% increase in Specialty Catalysts sales. GRA’s Materials Technologies grew 11.0% while the Catalysts Technologies’ segments grew 7.5%.

  • What Could Drive LyondellBasell’s Revenue in 1Q18?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Could Drive LyondellBasell’s Revenue in 1Q18?

    LyondellBasell (LYB) is expected to report revenues of $9.4 billion in 1Q18, an increase of 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. In 1Q17, LYB reported revenues of $8.4 billion. LYB’s revenue has been on an upward trend since 1Q16 with the exception of 2Q17.

  • PPG Industries’ 1Q18 Revenue Rose: Here’s Why
    Market Realist2 months ago

    PPG Industries’ 1Q18 Revenue Rose: Here’s Why

    For 1Q18, PPG Industries (PPG) reported revenue of $3.78 billion, an increase of 6.2% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis. On a continuing operation basis, PPG’s revenue grew 8.6%. In 1Q17, PPG Industries reported revenue of $3.48 billion on a continuing operation basis. Since 2013, PPG’s revenue has grown at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 2.6%.

  • Why RPM’s Industrial Segment Grew in Fiscal 3Q18
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Why RPM’s Industrial Segment Grew in Fiscal 3Q18

    RPM International’s (RPM) Industrial segment has been the largest contributor to RPM’s overall revenue, comprising 51.6% of revenue in fiscal 3Q18 and 51.0% in fiscal 3Q17. YoY (year-over-year), its share grew 0.6 percentage points. The segment’s revenue grew 9.2% YoY to $569.2 million in fiscal 3Q18 from $521.4 million in fiscal 3Q17.

  • RPM International’s Earnings Are Expected to Double in 3Q18
    Market Realist3 months ago

    RPM International’s Earnings Are Expected to Double in 3Q18

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  • Did APD’s Dividend Increase Help to Improve Its Dividend Yield?
    Market Realist3 months ago

    Did APD’s Dividend Increase Help to Improve Its Dividend Yield?

    Long-term investors love stocks with higher dividend yields because they provide a steady income. A dividend yield is the return investors get for every dollar they invest in a company’s equity during their holding period. On March 27, 2018, APD’s dividend yield was 2.7%, its highest in the past two years on a quarterly basis. Peers Praxair (PX), Eastman Chemical (EMN), and Celanese (CE) have dividend yields of 2.0%, 2.1%, and 1.8%, respectively.

  • Olin’s Interest Expense Is on the Rise—What Does this Mean?
    Market Realist3 months ago

    Olin’s Interest Expense Is on the Rise—What Does this Mean?

    As Olin’s (OLN) debt increased, it’s natural for its interest expenses to increase. Although Olin’s debt has declined marginally since 2015, its interest expenses increased for the same period. The primary reason for the increase in Olin’s interest expense level is the increasing interest rates, as more than half of its debt is at a variable rate.

  • Axalta Opened a New Color Solutions Center in Frankfurt
    Market Realist3 months ago

    Axalta Opened a New Color Solutions Center in Frankfurt

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  • W.R. Grace Increases Dividend for a Second Year in a Row
    Market Realist3 months ago

    W.R. Grace Increases Dividend for a Second Year in a Row

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  • Axalta Plans to Expand Its Capacity
    Market Realist3 months ago

    Axalta Plans to Expand Its Capacity

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  • Why Economist Argue That Tariffs Are Bad for the Economy
    Market Realist4 months ago

    Why Economist Argue That Tariffs Are Bad for the Economy

    One of the key reasons for tariffs is to protect domestic industries, jobs, and consumption. Tariffs inflate costs for consumers and protect inefficient domestic companies from global competition. Consumers could be forced to purchase expensive steel from US producers to avoid a 25% tariff, but domestically produced steel could be more expensive than global steel.

  • Investopedia4 months ago

    The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Aluminum (IYM, AA)

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  • What Pushed IFF’s Flavors Segment’s Revenue in 4Q17?
    Market Realist4 months ago

    What Pushed IFF’s Flavors Segment’s Revenue in 4Q17?

    International Flavors and Fragrances’ (IFF) Flavors segment saw a fall in its revenue contribution to the company’s overall revenue in 4Q17. The growth in the segment’s revenue was primarily driven by higher volume growth along with continued contributions from the acquisition of PowderPure. The segment reported a net profit of $85.5 million, a rise of 10.2% on a YoY basis.

  • Investopedia4 months ago

    The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Aluminum (IYM, AA)

    Discover information about how investors can use ETFs to obtain exposure to the aluminum market, including information on specific funds.

  • W.R. Grace Declares a 14.3% Raise in Its Cash Dividends
    Market Realist4 months ago

    W.R. Grace Declares a 14.3% Raise in Its Cash Dividends

    Global Sell-Off and Chemical Updates for Week Ended February 9

  • How Analysts View International Flavors and Fragrances
    Market Realist4 months ago

    How Analysts View International Flavors and Fragrances

    In the past few months, the number of analysts tracking International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) has remained more or less steady. At present, 15 analysts are actively tracking IFF. Among them, 40% of the analysts have recommended the stock as a “buy,” 53% of the analysts have recommended the stock as a “hold,” while 7% of analysts have given a “sell” recommendation.

  • LyondellBasell Stock Fell despite Rise in 4Q17 Earnings
    Market Realist5 months ago

    LyondellBasell Stock Fell despite Rise in 4Q17 Earnings

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