iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF
Top 10 Holdings
What is IYM?
The iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. equities in the basic materials sector. IYM changed its index from the Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index to the Russell 1000 Basic Materials RIC 22.5/45 Capped Index.
ETFs related toIYM
ETFs correlated to IYM include FMAT, VAW, XLB
What is ETF correlation?
Correlation is a measure of the strength of the relationship between two ETFs. It quantifies the degree to which prices of the two ETFs typically move together.
Here, correlation is measured over the past year with the Pearson correlation coefficient (Pearon’s r), which ranges from -1 to 1.
Using ETF correlations in portfolio and strategy construction
ETF correlations can help you create investing strategies and portfolios. Use them to:
- •Build a diversified portfolio from uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETFs with the aim of minimizing portfolio risk.
- •Compare correlated or related ETFs to find one with a lower expense ratio or higher trading volume.
- •Create an investing strategy that hedges an ETF with an uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETF.
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