Blackrock North American Tech-Software ETF | IGV

Medium RiskEquity
Blackrock North American Tech-Software ETF
Issued by:iShares by Blackrock
Exchange : BATS
Unit Price (NAV) :
Minimum investment: 1 unit
Blackrock North American Tech-Software ETF | IGV

Blackrock North American Tech-Software ETF | IGV


ETF Name: BlackRock US Technology Software ETF (IGV) Sector: IGV has invested 100% of its assets in Technology. Geography: IGV has invested 100% of its assets in the US. Fund Manager Name: BlackRock ETF Description: IGV provides exposure to the North American software industry. It caps individual securities' weights at 8.5% to provide more diversified exposure. IGV underweights tech giants like Microsoft and overweights smaller, more growth-oriented software companies, and diversifies into closely related sectors such as IT services and counselling. What ETFdb says about it: IGV provides investors with access to a fair amount of lesser-known, potentially high growth technology firms. Why is that Kristal there: A complete pool of 2100+ ETFs are screened on various qualitative and quantitative parameters to evaluate efficiency, tradability and fit. The metrics used were alpha, beta and R-Squared with respect to the segment benchmark and ETF specific metrics such as expense ratio, drawdown, volatility and the overall rating. We evaluate all ETFs and assign a composite score based on our analysis and then select the top ones in a category based on that comprehensive score by the inhouse research / quant analysts team. IGV is liquid and easy to trade, with reasonable spreads and good block liquidity. Good tracking and low fee helps with holding costs. The strategy is rebalanced on a quarterly basis with the rebalancing mechanism being determined by an algorithm that takes into account the overall performance of the strategy so far. Fund Manager Description: Founded in 1988, Blackrock is the largest asset manager in the world managing $6.28T. BlackRock operates globally with 70 offices in 30 countries and clients in 100 countries. Due to its power and the sheer size and scope of its financial assets and activities, BlackRock has been called the world's largest shadow bank. More Information: 7 Scorching Software ETFs There's Nothing Soft About This Software ETF


PerformanceYTD actual1Y p.a3Y p.a5Y p.a10Y p.a
Blackrock North American Tech-Software ETF22.34%33.40%33.15%31.20%22.61%

Asset Class

Asset type breakdown
Stock US98.47%
Stock non-US1.40%

IGV Holdings - Top 10

NameiWeightage (%) inc9.24%
Microsoft Corporation8.56%
Adobe Inc8.01%
Oracle Corporation5.85%
Intuit Inc5.84%
ServiceNow Inc4.92%
Autodesk Inc2.45%
Activision Blizzard Inc2.23%
Zoom Video Communications Inc2.17%
Snap Inc2.09%

IGV Sectors/Industry Breakdown

Sectori% of market value
Communication Services7.97%

IGV Countries

Countryi% of market value
North America100%

Returns Calculator

Investment ofper month
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IGV Summary Data

Total Net Assets $i
Average Mkt Cap Mil $i
Symbol IGV
Exchange BATS
ISIN US4642875151
Cat. Benchmark MSCI ACWI NR USD
Asset class Equity
Category Technology
Country US

IGV Key Metrics

Net Expense Ratio 0.46i
Beta 1.02i
Valuations Rates Portfolio PE 44.80599i
3 Year Standard Deviation 21.92i

Fund Strategy

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the S&P North American Expanded Technology Software IndexTM. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the underlying index. The index measures the performance of U.S.-traded stocks from the software industry and select companies from the interactive home entertainment and interactive media and services industries in the U.S. and Canada.

IGV Fact Sheets & Reports

About iShares by Blackrock

"iShares" is a gathering of ETFs managed by Blackrock. Blackrock is an American investment management corporation founded in 1988. Some iShares ETFs are actively managed but most funds track a bond or share market index.

Blackrock North American Tech-Software ETF | IGV