IYF - iShares U.S. Financials ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
124.59
+0.68 (+0.55%)
As of 2:29PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close123.91
Open124.60
Bid124.49 x 1000
Ask124.54 x 1200
Day's Range124.37 - 124.73
52 Week Range99.30 - 130.15
Volume87,441
Avg. Volume155,560
Net Assets1.72B
NAV123.85
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.70%
YTD Return18.83%
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.97
Expense Ratio (net)0.43%
Inception Date2000-05-22
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