iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (IWF)

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iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (IWF) is an index stock ETF (Exchange Traded Fund). This fund is investing in large U.S. companies with higher growth potential than the market. Its objective is to track the investment results of an index composed of large- and mid-capitalization U.S. equities that exhibit growth characteristics. This stock fund provides low cost access to this index in a single fund.

IWF Fund Details

    iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (IWF)
  • Fund Inception Date: 05/22/2000
  • Ticker Symbol: IWF
  • CUSIP: 464287614
  • Rank in category (YTD): 71%
  • Category: Large Growth
  • Yield: 1.26%
  • Capital Gains: -
  • Expense Ratio: 0.20%
  • Total Assets: $ 27.95 billion
  • Annual Turnover Rate: -
This stock ETF has a dividend yield of 1.26%. The total assets are $28 billion. As one of popular ETFs, this large growth fund has an expense fee of 0.20%. Its current share price is $97.00. This fund price has 52 week range between $165.44 and $202.90.

You can buy this largest ETF through your brokerage for retirement or regular investment account. For 401k, please check with your administrator. Invest in ETF can be done with as little as 1 share (i.e. $97.00 per share).

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iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF Performance

Morningstar has ranked this U.S. stock ETF with 4 stars rating. In 2014, the year-to-date return is 14.05%. The 3 year annualized return is 20.36%. This popular ETF has returned 14.93% over the past 1 year, and 15.71% over the past 5 years.
  • Year 2013: 33.14%
  • Year 2012: 15.22%
  • Year 2011: 2.33%
  • Year 2010: 16.52%
  • Year 2009: 36.70%
  • Year 2008: -38.22%
As of December 2014, top 5 stocks are Apple Inc (AAPL), Microsoft Corp (MSFT), Verizon communications Inc (VZ), Coca-Cola Co (KO), and Facebook Inc Class A (FB). Top 5 sectors are technology, consumer cyclical, healthcare, industrials, and consumer defensive.

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Pros:
  • iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF has low expense fee of 0.20%.
  • You can diversify your investment portfolio using this iShares ETF.
Cons:
  • None

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