NASDAQ:PFF - iShares US Preferred Stock ETF Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$37.50 +0.12 (+0.32 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 03:04 AM ET)
Previous Close$37.38
Today's Range$37.40 - $37.50
52-Week Range$36.52 - $39.05
Volume1.27 million shs
Average Volume2.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.64 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.63%
Beta0.15
iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results, which correspond to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index (the Underlying Index). The Underlying Index measures the performance of a select group of preferred stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE Arca, Inc. (NYSE Arca), NYSE Amex, NASDAQ Global Select Market, NASDAQ Select Market or NASDAQ Capital Market. The Underlying Index includes preferred stocks with a market capitalization over $100 million, which meet minimum price, liquidity, trading volume, maturity and other requirements determined by Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, a subsidiary of The McGraw Hill Companies (S&P). BlackRock Fund Advisors acts as an investment adviser of the Fund.

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Basic Details

Issuer Blackrock
Fund NameiShares US Preferred Stock ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNASDAQ:PFF
Inception Date3/26/2007
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason
Phone+1-800-4742737

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkS&P Preferred Stock TR USD
CategoryStrategy
FocusPreferred Stock
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$16.31 billion
Average Daily Volume$2.30 million
Discount/Premium0.05%

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
Trustee
Lead Market MakerIMC Chicago

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iShares US Preferred Stock ETF (NASDAQ:PFF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's stock symbol?

iShares US Preferred Stock ETF trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PFF."

How often does iShares US Preferred Stock ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares US Preferred Stock ETF?

iShares US Preferred Stock ETF announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.1762 per share on Tuesday, August 7th. This represents a $2.11 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 1st. View iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting iShares US Preferred Stock ETF?

iShares US Preferred Stock ETF saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,163,532 shares, a decrease of 45.8% from the July 13th total of 5,838,148 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,445,979 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.3 days. View iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's Current Options Chain.

Has iShares US Preferred Stock ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about PFF stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares US Preferred Stock ETF earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 44.81 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for iShares US Preferred Stock ETF.

Who are iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's major shareholders?

iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (2.09%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.57%), Creative Planning (1.46%), Morgan Stanley (1.32%), MD Financial Management Inc. (0.76%) and US Bancorp DE (0.62%).

Which institutional investors are selling iShares US Preferred Stock ETF stock?

PFF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Creative Planning, Pinebridge Investments L.P., Wells Fargo & Company MN, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, Northside Capital Management LLC, CNO Financial Group Inc., IndexIQ Advisors LLC and FMR LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying iShares US Preferred Stock ETF stock?

PFF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stephens Inc. AR, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., MD Financial Management Inc., W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Morgan Stanley and NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd.

How do I buy shares of iShares US Preferred Stock ETF?

Shares of PFF 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's stock price today?

One share of PFF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.50.

How big of a company is iShares US Preferred Stock ETF?

iShares US Preferred Stock ETF has a market capitalization of $16.64 billion.

How can I contact iShares US Preferred Stock ETF?

iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's mailing address is 525 Washington Boulevard Suite 1405, Jersey City, NJ 07310, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-800-4742737.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares US Preferred Stock ETF (NASDAQ PFF)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  68 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  79 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  147
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares US Preferred Stock ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PFF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PFF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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