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iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.36 (+0.93 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $147.80
50-Day Range
MA: $138.33
52-Week Range
Now: $147.80
Volume2.70 million shs
Average Volume3.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.11 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.21%
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (the Index). The Index contains securities of NASDAQ listed companies that are classified according to the Industry Classification Benchmark as either biotechnology or pharmaceuticals, which also meet other eligibility criteria determined by NASDAQ. The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. Due to the use of representative sampling, the Fund may or may not hold all of the securities that are included in the Index. The Fund’s investment advisor is BlackRock Fund Advisors, which is indirectly owned by BlackRock, Inc.
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Basic Details

Issuer BlackRock
Fund NameiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Inception Date2/5/2001
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkNASDAQ Biotechnology Index
FocusHealth Care
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$7.70 billion
Average Daily Volume$2.62 million

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.47%
Other Expenses0.00%
Total Expenses0.47%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.47%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

AdministratorState Street Bank and Trust Company
AdvisorBlackRock Fund Advisors
CustodianState Street Bank and Trust Company
DistributorBlackRock Investments, LLC
Transfer AgentState Street Bank and Trust Company
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial
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iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NASDAQ:IBB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's stock was trading at $106.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, IBB shares have increased by 38.2% and is now trading at $147.80.
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How often does iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF?

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.0554 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $0.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.15%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 25th.
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When did iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's stock split? How did iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's stock split work?

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF shares split on Friday, December 1st 2017. The 3-1 split was announced on Tuesday, November 7th 2017. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Thursday, November 30th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

Who are some of iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Tesla (TSLA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and PayPal (PYPL).

Who are iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's key executives?

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's management team includes the following people:
  • George G. C. Parker Ph.D., Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • Michael Arthur Latham, President, Trustee
  • Jack Gee, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Geoffrey D. Flynn, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • , Bio & Compensation - 
  • Amy Schioldager, Executive Vice President
  • Ira P. Shapiro, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
  • Matt Tucker, Vice President
  • , Bio & Compensation - 
  • Eilleen M. Clavere, Secretary
  • Cecilia H. Herbert, Independent Trustee
  • Charles A. Hurty, Independent Trustee

What is iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's stock symbol?

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "IBB."

Who are iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's major shareholders?

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Morgan Stanley (10.20%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.12%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (1.75%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.10%), Commerce Bank (0.77%) and LPL Financial LLC (0.74%).

Which institutional investors are selling iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF stock?

IBB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Paloma Partners Management Co, Advisors Preferred LLC, Janney Capital Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, and Aristides Capital LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF stock?

IBB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Natixis, Squarepoint Ops LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, Usca Ria LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, and Harbour Investment Management LLC.

How do I buy shares of iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF?

Shares of IBB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF's stock price today?

One share of IBB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $147.80.

How big of a company is iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF?

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF has a market capitalization of $10.11 billion.

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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