At the weekly and monthly close of November 30, , the index settled at the 1, point mark, and it has continued to rise in early , setting new records above 1, by mid-May. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index.
Carefully consider the Funds' investment objectives, risk factors, and charges and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Funds' prospectuses or, if available, the summary prospectuses, which may be obtained by visiting the iShares ETF and BlackRock Fund prospectus pages. Read the prospectus carefully before investing. Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.
Before engaging Fidelity or any broker-dealer, you should evaluate the overall fees and charges of the firm as well as the services provided. Fidelity and BlackRock have entered into a long-term marketing program that compensates Fidelity to promote iShares ETFs; as part of this agreement, Fidelity offers iShares ETFs commission-free online for qualified buyers and sellers.
ETFs are subject to a short—term trading fee by Fidelity, if held less than 30 days. Other conditions and fees may apply. BlackRock is not affiliated with Fidelity or any of their affiliates. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. This and other information can be found in the Funds' prospectuses or, if available, the summary prospectuses which may be obtained by visiting the iShares Fund and BlackRock Fund prospectus pages. Transactions in shares of ETFs will result in brokerage commissions and will generate tax consequences.
All regulated investment companies are obliged to distribute portfolio gains to shareholders. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Eastern time when NAV is normally determined for most ETFs , and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses.
Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes.
Actual after-tax returns depend on the investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown. The after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as k plans or individual retirement accounts. Certain sectors and markets perform exceptionally well based on current market conditions and iShares Funds can benefit from that performance.
Achieving such exceptional returns involves the risk of volatility and investors should not expect that such results will be repeated. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. The document contains information on options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation. The document discusses exchange traded options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation and is intended for educational purposes.
No statement in the document should be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell a security or to provide investment advice.
If you need further information, please feel free to call the Options Industry Council Helpline. They will be able to provide you with balanced options education and tools to assist you with your iShares options questions and trading. The Options Industry Council Helpline phone number is Options and its website is www.
BlackRock expressly disclaims any and all implied warranties, including without limitation, warranties of originality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
None of these companies make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the Funds. For more information on the differences between ETFs and mutual funds, click here. Our Company and Sites. These versions differ in how dividends are accounted for.
The price return version does not account for dividends; it only captures the changes in the prices of the index components. The total return version reflects the effects of dividend reinvestment. Finally, the net total return version reflects the effects of dividend reinvestment after the deduction of withholding tax. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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