iShares IXJ ETF (ASX:IXJ)

The iShares IXJ ETF provides investors with a targeted exposure to over 100 global healthcare companies. This includes companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device space.

IXJ share price & data

Ticker code: IXJ
Yearly fee (MER): 0.47%
FUM: $719.09 million
Monthly spread: 0.16%
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$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
$40.00
$42.50
$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
$40.00
$42.50
$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
$40.00
$42.50
Range: 1 mth | 3 mths | 6 mths | 1 yr | 2 yrs | 5 yrs | 10 yrs

Prices updated using end of day data. Capital return only. FUM, fee and spread data updated monthly. Last updated: July 2020.

What does the IXJ invest in?

IXJ invests in a portfolio of global healthcare companies, including leading brands like Johnson & Johnson, CSL and Glaxosmithkline. Trying to replicate this exposure to healthcare stocks yourself would be time-consuming and expensive, so IXJ could be a solution for investors looking for a targeted exposure to this sector.

What do investors use IXJ for?

IXJ could be used by investors to gain a tactical exposure to the global healthcare sector, and has a strong geographical exposure to the US market. This ETF aims to track the S&P Global 1200 Healthcare Sector Index, before fees and expenses.

IXJ dividend information

Distributions

A half-yearly or ‘semi-annual’ distribution means the ETF or managed fund expects to return income (generated by the fund) or excess capital gains back to you, the investor, every six months.

DRP Status

A ‘full or partial’ Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) means the ETF or managed fund allows you, the investor, to take none, some or all of your monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or yearly distributions as new units in the ETF/fund.

Fund Issuer

BlackRock is the company responsible for the huge issuer of ETFs called iShares. It is one of Australia’s and the world’s largest ETF issuers, both in terms of the number of ETFs issued and the money invested, known as Funds Under Management or FUM.

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Tax Domicile

When a fund/ETF has a “domicile” of Australia it means it is a registered fund in Australia for tax purposes. This means investors who buy into this fund or ETF, and are Australian residents for tax purposes, will be subject to Australian taxes and regulation. 

Registry

Computershare is not only the largest share registry in Australia but also the world. The company was founded in 1978 as one of Melbourne’s first start-up technology companies, initially providing computer services to businesses.

Sector Information

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