IYM - iShares US Basic Materials ETF

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101.77
+1.11 (+1.10%)
As of 2:47PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close100.66
Open100.86
Bid101.69 x 1100
Ask101.71 x 1800
Day's Range101.59 - 102.23
52 Week Range93.11 - 108.32
Volume32,580
Avg. Volume59,392
Net Assets603.15M
NAV101.37
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.55%
YTD Return0.00%
Beta (3y)1.33
Expense Ratio (net)0.43%
Inception Date2000-06-12
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  • Did PPG’s Dividend Increase Help to Improve Its Dividend Yield?
    Market Realistlast month

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

    A higher dividend yield with good dividend growth is likely to attract more long-term investors and dividend investors. PPG’s peers Sherwin-Williams (SHW) and RPM International (RPM) have dividend yields of 0.77% and 2.21%, respectively, while Axalta (AXTA) hasn’t paid any dividends. In comparison to its peers’ yields, PPG’s dividend yield is neither better nor worse.

  • Axalta Launches New Glass and Ceramic Coatings—Eleglas
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    Axalta Launches New Glass and Ceramic Coatings—Eleglas

    On August 6, Axalta (AXTA) announced the launch of Eleglas, decorative coatings that can be used to protect and enhance glass and ceramic surfaces. These coatings are water-based polymers with anti-shatter technology that keeps the glass and ceramic pieces intact if it breaks. This development marks Axalta’s expansion into the glass coatings market.

  • What Caused IFF’s Flavors Segment’s Margin to Expand in Q2 2018?
    Market Realistlast month

    What Caused IFF’s Flavors Segment’s Margin to Expand in Q2 2018?

    International Flavors & Fragrances’ (IFF) Flavors segment saw a fall in its contribution to the company’s overall revenue by 0.2 percentage points in the second quarter. The growth in the segment’s revenue was driven primarily by price increases and higher volume growth across all its categories and regions. The segment reported a net profit of $109.6 million in the second quarter, a rise of 13.2% YoY.

  • Why Albemarle’s Catalysts Segment Revenue Rose despite Divestiture
    Market Realistlast month

    Why Albemarle’s Catalysts Segment Revenue Rose despite Divestiture

    Albemarle’s (ALB) Catalysts segment accounted for 33.4% of ALB’s total revenues in Q2 2018 compared to 35% in Q2 2017, a decrease of 1.6 percentage points on a YoY (year-over-year) basis. This segment was formed by merging the company’s Refining Solutions and PCS businesses.

  • DowDuPont Stock Fell despite Better-than-Expected Q2 EPS
    Market Realistlast month

    DowDuPont Stock Fell despite Better-than-Expected Q2 EPS

    DowDuPont (DWDP) announced its Q2 2018 earnings before the market opened on August 2. It reported adjusted earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.37, an increase of 41% over its pro forma adjusted earnings per share of $0.97 in Q2 2017. The company beat the analysts’ adjusted earnings per share estimate of $1.30. In this series, we’ll look at DowDuPont’s earnings, revenues, and segment-wise performance.

  • DowDuPont Reports Q2 2018 Earnings: Beats Estimates, Stock in Red
    Market Realist2 months ago

    DowDuPont Reports Q2 2018 Earnings: Beats Estimates, Stock in Red

    DowDuPont (DWDP) announced its Q2 2018 earnings today, August 2. Its revenues were ~$24.24 billion, a growth of 17% over Q2 2017 pro forma revenues from continuing operations. It beat Wall Street analysts’ estimates of $23.59 billion.

  • What Could Drive LyondellBasell’s Second-Quarter Adjusted EPS?
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    What Could Drive LyondellBasell’s Second-Quarter Adjusted EPS?

    LyondellBasell (LYB) is expected to report adjusted earnings per share of $2.92 in Q2 2018, implying a 3.5% increase on a year-over-year basis. In Q1 2017, LYB reported adjusted earnings per share of $2.82. LYB’s projected adjusted EPS growth is expected to be driven by higher revenue growth, share repurchases, and improved selling, general, and administrative expenses (or SG&A) as a percentage of sales.

  • Can LyondellBasell’s Top Line Beat Wall Street Expectations in Q2?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Can LyondellBasell’s Top Line Beat Wall Street Expectations in Q2?

    LyondellBasell (LYB) is expected to report revenues of $9.37 billion in Q2 2018, an increase of 11.5% on a year-over-year basis. In Q2 2017, LYB reported revenues of $8.4 billion. If LYB can meet Wall Street expectations, then this would be LYB’s highest second-quarter revenue in four years.

  • What Drove Praxair’s Revenue Growth in Q2 2018
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Drove Praxair’s Revenue Growth in Q2 2018

    In the second quarter, Praxair’s (PX) revenue rose 8.1% YoY (year-over-year) to $3.06 billion from $2.83 billion, beating analysts’ estimate of $3.03 billion. Its revenue breached the $3 billion mark for the first time in three years.

  • Air Products’ Adjusted EPS for Fiscal Q3 2018 Beat Estimates
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    Air Products’ Adjusted EPS for Fiscal Q3 2018 Beat Estimates

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  • What Will Drive DowDuPont’s Second-Quarter Revenue?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Will Drive DowDuPont’s Second-Quarter Revenue?

    DowDuPont (DWDP) is expected to report revenue of $23.59 billion in the second quarter, an increase of 11.0% over Dow Chemical’s and DuPont’s combined revenue in Q2 2017. Dow Chemical and DuPont have divested several businesses to facilitate the merger. DowDuPont’s projected revenue growth is expected to be driven by improvements in all of its reporting segments. DWDP’s Agriculture segment will likely be the leader.

  • Air Products and Chemicals’ Fiscal Q3 2018 Earnings Beat
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Air Products and Chemicals’ Fiscal Q3 2018 Earnings Beat

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  • Can APD’s Adjusted Earnings Beat the Estimates?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Can APD’s Adjusted Earnings Beat the Estimates?

    Air Products and Chemicals (APD) is expected to report an adjusted EPS of $1.84 in the third fiscal quarter—an increase of 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. In the third quarter of 2017, Air Products and Chemicals reported an adjusted EPS of $1.65. The company beat analysts’ estimates in the past five quarters.

  • PPG’s Q2 2018 Revenue: Highest in Six Years for Second Quarter
    Market Realist2 months ago

    PPG’s Q2 2018 Revenue: Highest in Six Years for Second Quarter

    For Q2 2018, PPG Industries (PPG) reported revenue of $4.13 billion, an increase of 8.7% YoY (year-over-year). On a continuing operational basis, PPG’s revenue grew 8.6%. In Q2 2017, it reported revenues of $3.8 billion on a continuing operational basis. Its revenue beat analysts’ estimate of $4.11 billion.

  • Ashland Declares 11.1% Increase in Fiscal Second-Quarter Dividend
    Market Realist4 months 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 Realist4 months 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 Realist4 months ago

    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 Realist4 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 Realist5 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 Realist5 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 Realist5 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 Realist5 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 Realist5 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 Realist5 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 Realist5 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%.