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See how iShares ETFs can work for you.

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ETFs vs
MUTUAL FUNDS

Compare the benefits.

ETFs vs
MUTUAL FUNDS

Active Mutual Funds iShares ETFs Stocks
Diversified

Many stocks or bonds in a single fund

Traded on Exchange

Throughout the trading day

Intraday Pricing

Live pricing throughout the course of the trading day

Traded Throughout Trading Day

Buy and sell whenever the market is open

Management Fees

Annual cost of a professionally managed fund

Transaction Fees

Costs associated with buying or selling (e.g., mutual fund sales loads, brokerage commission fees)

Tax Efficient1

Generally have fewer unplanned capital gains distributions

Index Tracking

Seek to track the return of a market index

Learn more about comparing ETFs to Mutual Funds

Investment comparisons are for illustrative purposes only. To better understand the similarities and differences between investments, including investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses, it is important to read the products' prospectuses.

1 Due to fund structure, mutual fund holders may be subject to taxable capital gains distributions due to other investors' redemptions directly to the mutual fund. Taxable capital gain distributions can occur to ETF investors based on stocks trading within the fund as the ETF creates and redeems shares and rebalances its holdings. ETFs and stocks will also distribute taxable capital gains when an investor sells their own shares. Certain traditional mutual funds can also be tax efficient.

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YOUR MONEY

Tap into the power of the global markets through our comprehensive platform.

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YOUR MONEY

iShares ETFs (exchange traded funds) can be used in multiple ways in your portfolio to help turn your investment goals into realities.

With over 300 ETFs and $1.5 trillion in assets under management in the US,1 you have access to a broad range of investment opportunities across sectors and geographies with efficiency and transparency.

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1BlackRock, as of 03/31/19.

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Take a look at our global market insights and see what they mean for how you invest.

Your Money Should Work Hard

See what iShares Bond ETFs can do for your portfolio.

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SHOULD WORK HARD

A bond ETF is a collection of individual bonds that trades on exchange, making investing in bonds easy & transparent.1

iShares bond ETFs can help diversify your equities, pursue income or put your cash to work.

BOND ETFs vs TRADITIONAL CASH SAVINGS2

Chart showing bond ETFs vs. traditional cash savings Chart showing bond ETFs vs. traditional cash savings

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. Performance data current to the most recent month end and standardized performance may be obtained by visiting www.iShares.com or www.blackrock.com. For standardized performance, please click here.

Learn More about iShares Bond ETFs

1 ETFs generally disclose holdings on a daily basis.

2 FDIC, Bloomberg, Morningstar, BlackRock, as of 3/31/19. “Savings Account” and “12 Month Bank CD” are the national average. “Money Market Fund” represents 2a7 Money Market Funds and is calculated using the Weighted Average 7-Day Yield of the Morningstar “Money Market – Taxable” Category. ETF yields are 30-Day SEC yields. An investment in fixed income funds is not equivalent to and involves risks not associated with an investment in cash.