iShares Global Telecom ETF (IXP)

iShares Global Telecom ETF was known prior to 1 July 2013 (United States Eastern Standard Time) as iShares S&P Global Telecommunications Sector Index Fund.

The iShares Global Telecom ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of global equities in the telecommunications sector. The index is a subset of Standard & Poor's Global 1200 Index.

All dollar amounts are in Australian dollars. All dates are in US Eastern Standard Time. Any exceptions are noted.

Trading Information

Exchange ASX
Ticker IXP
ISIN AU000000IXP6
SEDOL N/A
Bloomberg NAV IXP.NV
Bloomberg Estimated Intraday NAV (EIN) N/A
Bloomberg Shares Outstanding IXP.SO
Bloomberg Index SGTNW
IRESS Estimated Intraday NAV (EIN) N/A

Benchmark Information

Underlying Index S&P Global 1200 Telecommunications Sector Index(TM)

Fundamentals  as at 31 March 2014

Price to Earnings Ratio
The price/earnings ratio is the latest closing price divided by the latest 12 months' earnings per share. P/E and P/B ratios are useful in comparing different equities in the same sector, e.g., individual financial companies. They are less commonly used by iShares investors because iShares ETFs represent a basket of securities across a wide universe of companies.
14.99
Price to Book Ratio
The price to book ratio is the latest closing price divided by the book value per share. Book value is an accounting term representing total assets less intangible assets and liabilities, and represents the total value of the companys assets that shareholders would theoretically receive if a company were liquidated. P/E and P/B ratios are useful in comparing different equities in the same sector, e.g., individual financial companies. They are less commonly used by iShares investors because iShares ETFs represent a basket of securities across a wide universe of companies.
2.63

Profile  as at 15 April 2014

Total Net Assets (000) $505,390
Management Costs2 0.48%
Units Outstanding 7,150,000
Inception Date
Inception date is the date when the fund was seeded prior to trading on the ASX.
12 November 2001
First Traded on ASX 11 March 2009
Domicile US
Base Currency USD

Top Holdings  as at 14 April 2014

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 16.19%
AT&T INC 14.87%
VODAFONE GROUP PLC 7.69%
SOFTBANK CORP 5.23%
TELEFONICA SA 5.09%
TELSTRA CORP LTD 4.77%
CHINA MOBILE LTD 4.17%
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG-REG 3.97%
BT GROUP PLC 3.94%
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE C-SER L 3.67%
  Others 30.42%
Total 69.58%

Top Sectors  as at 14 April 2014

Diversified Telecommunication Services 74.60%
Wireless Telecommunication Services 24.66%
Short Term Securities 0.01%
  Others 0.72%
Total 99.28%
  1. The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.
  2. Total management fees and expenses as an annual percentage of net assets value.

Fund Performance - Additional Information
The performance figures represent past performance of the funds. Performance is not indicative of future performance. Performance figures for the funds shown are calculated after fund management fees and expenses, and assume reinvestment of distributions. Performance figures are in Australian dollars, where stated. Performance is calculated to the last business day of the month. Performance figures for an International iShares fund are provided in US dollars by the administrator of the fund. In respect of the managed investment scheme Australian iShares funds quoted on ASX, dates and times are Australian Eastern Standard Time. In respect of the international iShares funds cross-listed on the ASX, dates and times are US Eastern Standard Time. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's units, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. An iShares fund is not actively managed. You cannot invest directly in an index. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Before investing in an iShares exchange traded fund, you should carefully consider whether such products are appropriate for you, read the applicable prospectus or product disclosure statement available at iShares.com.au and consult an investment adviser.