Should You Invest in the iShares Expanded Tech Sector ETF (IGM)?
Designed to provide broad exposure to the Technology - Broad segment of the equity market, the iShares Expanded Tech Sector ETF (IGM) is a passively managed exchange traded fund launched on 03/13/2001.
Retail and institutional investors increasingly turn to passively managed ETFs because they offer low costs, transparency, flexibility, and tax efficiency; these kind of funds are also excellent vehicles for long term investors.
Sector ETFs also provide investors access to a broad group of companies in particular sectors that offer low risk and diversified exposure. Technology - Broad is one of the 16 broad Zacks sectors within the Zacks Industry classification. It is currently ranked 4, placing it in top 25%.
The fund is sponsored by Blackrock. It has amassed assets over $2.56 billion, making it one of the larger ETFs attempting to match the performance of the Technology - Broad segment of the equity market. IGM seeks to match the performance of the S&P North American Technology Sector Index before fees and expenses.
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