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PERFORMANCE



The Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital

Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

Holdings

as of 02-Mar-2015

Issuer Weight (%)

as of 02-Mar-2015

Ticker ISIN Weight (%) Market Value Country CUSIP SEDOL Asset Class Price Currency Market Currency FX Rate Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Mod. Duration YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%) Barcap Rating Notional Value
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INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM INVESTMENT RegS

Agency

XS0558268891 1.16 $285,278 United Arab Emirates - B3MLC72 FI 112.63 USD USD 1.00 5.00 Nov 15, 2020 4.97 - 2.62 - 2.62 AA 285,277.78
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BLK CSH FND TREASURY SL AGENCY

Cash and/or Derivatives

US0669224778 1.15 $283,345 United States 980SNC002 - MM 1.00 USD USD 1.00 0.17 - 0.00 - 0.17 - 0.17 - 283,344.96
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RELIANCE HOLDINGS USA INC RegS

Industrial

USU75888AC81 1.11 $274,539 India - B7M1708 FI 109.55 USD USD 1.00 5.40 Feb 14, 2022 5.86 - 3.86 - 3.86 Baa2 274,538.75
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ISRAEL ELECTRIC CORP LTD RegS

Agency

US46507NAE04 0.96 $236,972 Israel 46507NAE0 BBP3MJ3 FI 117.13 USD USD 1.00 6.88 Jun 21, 2023 6.46 - 4.44 - 4.44 Baa3 236,971.81
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CEMEX FINANCE LLC RegS

Industrial

USU12763AC92 0.96 $235,272 Mexico - B7Y2066 FI 113.99 USD USD 1.00 9.38 Oct 12, 2022 3.16 - 7.09 - 5.33 B+ 235,271.66
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QTEL INTERNATIONAL FINANCE LTD RegS

Agency

XS0551307100 0.92 $226,444 Qatar - B4L5VQ4 FI 111.38 USD USD 1.00 5.00 Oct 19, 2025 8.25 - 3.73 - 3.73 A2 226,444.44
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EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF KOREA

Agency

US302154BA68 0.91 $225,062 Korea (South) 302154BA6 B3ZXHV4 FI 110.50 USD USD 1.00 4.38 Sep 15, 2021 5.64 - 2.62 - 2.62 Aa3 225,062.03
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CNOOC FINANCE (2012) LTD RegS

Agency

USG23530AB75 0.91 $223,355 China - B8CY8D4 FI 110.01 USD USD 1.00 5.00 May 2, 2042 14.93 - 4.41 - 4.41 Aa3 223,354.93
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BHARTI AIRTEL INTERNATIONAL NETHER RegS

Industrial

USN1384FAA32 0.90 $221,635 India - B92LWF2 FI 108.38 USD USD 1.00 5.13 Mar 11, 2023 6.51 - 3.94 - 3.94 BBB- 221,635.35
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OCP SA RegS

Agency

XS1061043011 0.89 $220,469 Morocco - BLT1RW1 FI 108.25 USD USD 1.00 5.63 Apr 25, 2024 7.13 - 4.56 - 4.56 BBB- 220,468.75
Name ISIN SEDOL Weight (%) Market Value Country Asset Class Sector Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Price Asset Class Currency Market Currency FX Rate Mod. Duration YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%) Barcap Rating Notional Value
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 02-Mar-2015
  Brazil 17.15%
  Mexico 12.48%
  China 9.81%
  Russian Federation 8.92%
  Korea (South) 7.52%
  India 5.38%
  United Arab Emirates 5.12%
  Hong Kong 3.99%
  Chile 3.49%
  Turkey 3.31%
  Colombia 2.78%
  Indonesia 2.23%
  Qatar 2.19%
  Venezuela 2.19%
  Kazakhstan 2.12%
  Singapore 1.71%
  Thailand 1.26%
  South Africa 1.26%
  Cash and/or Derivatives 1.21%
  Malaysia 1.01%
  Other 4.87%
Show all 21 countries
Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of 02-Mar-2015

% of Market Value

Agency

52.91%

Industrial

32.55%

Financial Institutions

13.32%

Cash and/or Derivatives

1.21%

as of 02-Mar-2015

  • 25
  • 20
  • 15
  • 10
  • 05
  • 0

1.21

1.27

4.24

11.02

20.19

24.61

24.39

2.20

0.75

10.10

  • Cash and/or Derivatives

  • 0 - 1 Year

  • 1 - 2 Years

  • 2 - 3 Years

  • 3 - 5 Years

  • 5 - 7 Years

  • 7 - 10 Years

  • 10 - 15 Years

  • 15 - 20 Years

  • 20+ Years

The maturity breakdown above is based on Weighted Average Life (WAL). WAL is the average length of time to the repayment of principal for the securities in the fund. This metric considers the likelihood that bonds will be called or prepaid before the scheduled maturity date.

as of 02-Mar-2015

% of Market Value

Cash and/or Derivatives

1.21%

AAA Rated

-

AA Rated

11.41%

A Rated

18.15%

BBB Rated

44.27%

BB Rated

18.59%

B Rated

3.84%

CCC Rated

2.53%

CC Rated

-

C Rated

-

D Rated

-

Not Rated

-

Credit quality ratings on underlying securities of the fund are received from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch and converted to the equivalent S&P major rating category. This breakdown is provided by BlackRock and takes the median rating of the three agencies when all three agencies rate a security the lower of the two ratings if only two agencies rate a security and one rating if that is all that is provided. Unrated securities do not necessarily indicate low quality. Below investment-grade is represented by a rating of BB and below. Ratings and portfolio credit quality may change over time.
Allocations are subject to change.
How to buy iShares ETFs

KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 03-Mar-2015

$24,668,022
Inception Date Apr 17, 2012
Exchange BATS Exchange
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index Morningstar Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Index
Index Ticker MSBIERTR

Fund Credit Rating - S&P   BB-f

Shares Outstanding 500,000
Number of Holdings  

as of 02-Mar-2015

188
CUSIP 464286251
Closing Price  

as of 03-Mar-2015

49.69
20 Day Avg. Volume   15,372
Premium/Discount  

as of 03-Mar-2015

0.37%
Options Available No

FEES as of 02-Mar-2015

Expense Ratio  

0.50%

For more information on S&P fund credit ratings, please click here.

NAIC Designated (Schedule D Eligible)

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Jan-2015

0.38
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 02-Mar-2015

4.55%
Distribution Yield  

as of 02-Mar-2015

4.71%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 02-Mar-2015

5.09%

Weighted Avg Coupon  

as of 03-Mar-2015

5.44%
Weighted Average Life  

as of 03-Mar-2015

7.69 yrs
Effective Duration  

as of 03-Mar-2015

5.55 yrs
Weighted Avg YTM  

as of 03-Mar-2015

5.51%
Option Adjusted Spread  

as of 03-Mar-2015

360 bps

This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please click on the "Returns" tab above.

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Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Fixed income risks include interest-rate and credit risk. Typically, when interest rates rise, there is a corresponding decline in bond values. Credit risk refers to the possibility that the bond issuer will not be able to make principal and interest payments.

Non-investment-grade debt securities (high-yield/junk bonds) may be subject to greater market fluctuations, risk of default or loss of income and principal than higher-rated securities.

International investing involves risks, including risks related to foreign currency, limited liquidity, less government regulation and the possibility of substantial volatility due to adverse political, economic or other developments. These risks often are heightened for investments in emerging/developing markets or in concentrations of single countries.

Shares of ETFs are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Market returns are based upon the midpoint of the bid/ask spread at 4:00 p.m. 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 401(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.

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