SLV:ARCA-iShares Silver Trust

ETF | Commodities Precious Metals | NYSE Arca

Last Closing Price

USD 16.27


0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 5.46B



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The Trust seeks to reflect generally the performance of the price of silver. The Trust seeks to reflect such performance before payment of the Trust?s expenses and liabilities. The Trust is not actively managed. It does not engage in any activities designed to obtain a profit from, or to ameliorate losses caused by, changes in the price of silver. The Trust receives silver deposited with it in exchange for the creation of Baskets of Shares, sells silver as necessary to cover the Trust expenses and other liabilities and delivers silver in exchange for Baskets of Shares surrendered to it for redemption.

Inception Date: 21/04/2006

Primary Benchmark: LBMA Silver Price USD

Primary Index: Morningstar Lng-Only Cmdty TR USD

Gross Expense Ratio: 0.5%

Management Expense Ratio: 0.50 %

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Relative Returns (From:    To: 2018-01-15 )

Largest Industry Peers for Commodities Precious Metals

Symbol Name Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
GLD SPDR Gold Trust 0.40 %


USD 35.65B
IAU ishares Gold Trust 0.25 %


USD 10.72B
PHYS Sprott Physical Gold Trust ETV 0.00 %


USD 2.31B
SGOL ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Share.. 0.39 %


USD 1.08B
PSLV Sprott Physical Silver Trust E.. 0.00 %


USD 0.96B
PPLT ETFS Physical Platinum Shares 0.60 %


USD 0.59B
GLTR ETFS Physical Precious Metal B.. 0.60 %


USD 0.38B
SIVR ETFS Physical Silver Shares Tr.. 0.30 %


USD 0.34B
PALL ETFS Physical Palladium Shares 0.60 %


USD 0.26B
DBP PowerShares DB Precious Metals.. 0.77 %


USD 0.17B

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Commodities Precious Metals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (NYSE Arca)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain 1.75% 29% F 47% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.75% 29% F 47% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 2.07% 33% F 38% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 2.07% 33% F 25% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -46.41% 30% F 10% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -46.41% 30% F 8% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -6.32% 33% F 13% F
Dividend Return -6.32% 33% F 10% F
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.06% 29% F 45% F
Risk Adjusted Return -37.05% 38% F 9% F
Market Capitalization 5.69B 90% A- 78% C+

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Analyst Rating

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This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.