ISHARES S&P GLOBAL MAT. SECTOR INDE(ETF)

ISHARES S&P GLOBAL MAT. SECTOR INDE(ETF)

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iShares S&P Global Materials Sector Index (ETF), known as the Fund, is an American-based publicly traded company, which is focused in seeking investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses of the Standard & Poor’s Global Materials Sector Index (the Index). It is an open investment firm traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “MXI”.
The Index is a subset of the Standard & Poor’s Global 1200 Index. It is comprised of approximately 118 companies that include such companies engaged in a wide variety of commodity-related manufacturing.
The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile the same to the Index. The Fund’s investment is managed by its advisor, Barclays Global Fund Advisors.
Business Summary
iShares S&P Global Materials Sector Index Fund (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P Global Materials Sector Index (the Index). The Index is a subset of the S&P Global 1200 Index and measures the performance of companies that S&P deems to be part of the materials sector of the economy. Component companies include those companies engaged in a wide variety of commodity-related manufacturing and mining activities. The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. The Fund invests in various sectors, including mining, chemicals, iron and steel, building materials, agriculture, textiles, manufacturing, biotechnology, oil and gas, engineering and construction, and forest products and paper. The Fund’s investment advisor is BlackRock Fund Advisors.
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iShares S&P Global Materials Sector Index Fund (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Standard & Poor’s Global Materials Sector Index (the Index). The Index is a subset of the Standard & Poor’s Global 1200 Index, and measures the performance of companies that Standard & Poor’s deems to be part of the materials sector of the economy. Component companies include those companies engaged in a variety of commodity-related manufacturing.

The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. The Fund’s investment advisor is Barclays Global Fund Advisors.

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Focused in seeking investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses of the Standard & Poor’s Global Materials Sector Index (the Index)
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Website url: www.ishares.com