ETF Factor Report

Data as of market close on 12/2/2020.

Validea's ETF reports provide factor exposures and other fundamental data for US equity ETFs.
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iShares Factors US Blend Style ETF (STLC)

Total Assets: $5,091,000 Expense Ratio: 0.25% Active Share vs. S&P 500: 59.12% Active Share vs. Russell 2000: 99.76% Fee for Active Share: 0.42% Fee for Low Volatility Exposure: 0.45% Highest Scoring Metric: Standard Deviation
Issuer:BlackRock Validea Category: Large-Cap Low Volatility Number of Holdings: 242 Median Mkt Cap (mil): $17,990 Average Mkt Cap (mil): $350,678 Implied Liquidity: $683,671,000 Concentration: 48/100
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Russell US Large Cap Factors Blend Style Index. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures options and swap contracts cash and cash equivalents. The underlying index is designed to select equity securities from the Russell 1000 Index with exposure to five equity style factors (momentum quality value size and low volatility) while maintaining a level of risk similar to that of the parent index. It is non-diversified.

Factor Profile

STLC's exposure to the major factors (100 is highest).

STLC Sector Exposure

Largest overweights and underweights relative to the S&P 500

STLC Industry Exposure

Largest overweights and underweights relative to the S&P 500

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