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

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$36.17 +0.09 (+0.25 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 11:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.08
Today's Range$36.09 - $36.18
52-Week Range$35.81 - $38.72
Volume40,296 shs
Average Volume2.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.64 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.75%
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$15.75 billion
Average Daily Volume$4.37 million
Discount/Premium0.11%

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 Monday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.1592 per share on Friday, October 5th. This represents a $1.91 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 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 drop in short interest in September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 1,772,584 shares, a drop of 60.8% from the August 31st total of 4,520,219 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,431,801 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.5 days. View iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's Current Options Chain.

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

iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.16%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.12%), Northside Capital Management LLC (0.08%), Patriot Wealth Management Inc. (0.08%), PFS Investments Inc. (0.06%) and Comprehensive Portfolio Management LLC (0.06%).

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

PFF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH, LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA, Rockland Trust Co., Coastline Trust Co, NEXT Financial Group Inc, Park National Corp OH, North American Management Corp and Investment House LLC.

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

PFF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Friedenthal Financial, United Capital Management of KS Inc., Atria Investments LLC, Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV, PFS Investments Inc., Welch & Forbes LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Quattro Financial Advisors LLC.

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 $36.17.

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

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

What is iShares US Preferred Stock ETF's official website?

The official website for iShares US Preferred Stock ETF is http://www.ishares.com.

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:  93 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  105 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  198
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This page was last updated on 10/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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