iShares Core S&P 500 ETF | IVV

iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV) is an index stock ETF (Exchange Traded Fund). It is investing in large U.S. companies. Its objective is to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of large-capitalization U.S. equities. This stock fund provide low cost access to 500 top US stocks in a single fund.

IVV Fund Details

    iShares Core S&P 500 ETF holdings
  • Fund Inception Date: 05/15/2000
  • Ticker Symbol: IVV
  • CUSIP: 464287200
  • Rank in category (YTD): 23%
  • Category: Large Blend
  • Yield: 1.75%
  • Capital Gains: -
  • Expense Ratio: 0.07%
  • Total Assets: $ 59.42 billion
  • Annual Turnover Rate: -
This stock ETF has a dividend yield of 1.75%. The total assets are $59 billion. As one of popular ETFs, this large blend fund has low expense fee of 0.07%, the current share price is $200.48. This fund price has 52 week range between $165.44 and $202.90.

Best Sector Stocks Week 39, 2014: Research Services & Drug Delivery

Find best industry stocks of week 39 of 2014. Top stock industries are manufactured housing, research services, photographic equipment & supplies, etc

Top Stocks

This post will look into the top performing stocks, industry, and sector. The S&P 500 index has a weekly return of -1.34%. NASDAQ Composite has a weekly return of -1.48%. Dow Jones Industrials Average has a weekly return of -0.96%. The small cap (Russell 2000) has a return of -2.34%.

Best weekly performance of industry stocks of week 39, 2014 (September 22, 2014 – September 28, 2014) are:
    Best Sector Stocks
  1. Manufactured Housing 27.27%
  2. Research Services 9.70%
  3. Photographic Equipment & Supplies 8.43%
  4. Drug Delivery 6.92%
  5. Semiconductor- Memory Chips 6.06%
  6. Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories 5.52%
  7. Music & Video Stores 2.80%
  8. Home Furnishing Stores 2.17%
  9. Drug Related Products 2.06%
  10. Wholesale, Other 1.70%

Top Performing Large Value Mutual Funds 2014

Large value mutual funds invest mainly in U.S. large companies which are undervalued. These investment funds may provide high dividend yield for income. Some of the popular large value mutual funds include: American Funds Washington Mutual Fund (AWSHX), Dodge & Cox Stock Fund (DODGX), and Vanguard Windsor II Fund (VWNFX).

YTD Best Performing Funds

The list is compiled based on the fund year-to-date performance in 2014. The top fund means it managed to rank in top 1% in this large-cap blend category. You can find other fund information such as expense ratio, review, management, risk, top holdings, fund sector, etc.

Top performing large value mutual funds 2014 are:
    Large Value Funds
  1. Snow Capital Focused Value Fund (SFOAX)
  2. Buffalo Dividend Focus Fund (BUFDX)
  3. Poplar Forest Partners Fund (PFPFX)
  4. Valley Forge Fund (VAFGX)
  5. Snow Capital Market Plus Fund (SPLAX)
  6. DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced CAPE Fund (DSENX)
  7. Payden Equity Income Fund (PYVLX)
  8. Touchstone Premium Yield Equity Fund (TPYAX)
  9. Destra Dividend Total Return Fund (DHDAX)
  10. Hillman Focused Advantage Fund (HCMAX)

PIMCO Dynamic Credit Income Fund | PCI

This PIMCO Dynamic Credit Income Fund (PCI) objective is to provide current income with capital appreciation. This fixed income fund uses its assets to purchase multiple fixed-income sectors in the global credit markets, including corporate debt, mortgage-related and other asset-backed securities. This bond closed end fund is a leveraged, tax-paying closed end fund.

PCI Fund Details

    PIMCO PCI Fund
  • Fund Inception Date: 01/29/2013
  • Ticker Symbol: PCI
  • CUSIP: 72201Y101
  • Rank in category (YTD): 58%
  • Category: Taxable Income-Multi-Sector
  • Distribution: 8.03%
  • Effective Leverage: 43.23%
  • Capital Gains: -
  • Base Expense Ratio: 1.30%
  • Net Assets: $ 6.06 billion
  • Annual Turnover Rate: -
This PIMCO Dynamic Credit Income Fund has a high yield of 8.03%. This distribution rate is paid every month. The fund managers Sai S. Devabhaktuni, Daniel J Ivascyn, Mark Kiesel, Elizabeth O. MacLean, and Alfred Murata since 2013. This bond fund has net asset value of $6.06 billion.