Blackrock Silver Trust ETF | SLV

Medium RiskCommodities
Blackrock Silver Trust ETF
Issued by:iShares by Blackrock
Exchange : AMEX
Unit Price (NAV) :
Minimum investment: 5 units
Blackrock Silver Trust ETF | SLV

Blackrock Silver Trust ETF | SLV


The BlackRock Silver Trust (SLV) is one of the largest and most popular physically-backed funds for silver. The objective of the Trust is for the shares to reflect the price of silver owned by the Trust, less the Trust's expenses and liabilities.

An investment in SLV is a cost-effective alternative to investments in physical silver. It is useful to diversify portfolio and help protect against inflation.

About the Fund Manager:
BlackRock was incorporated in 1988 and is today the world's largest asset manager with $6.5 trillion in assets under management as of April 2019. It is one of the world's leading providers of investment, advisory and risk management solutions.

SLV invests 100% in physical Silver.

Investment Strategy:
SLV tracks the LBMA Silver Price. It's structured as a grantor trust and is designed to provide investors with a simple and cost-effective method to gain exposure to the price of silver in an investment portfolio.

Recommended for:
Portfolio Diversification and protection against inflation.

Additional Information:
1. Fund Factsheet
2. Top Silver ETFs
3. A Beginner's Guide to Precious Metals


PerformanceYTD actual1Y p.a3Y p.a5Y p.a10Y p.a
Blackrock Silver Trust ETF-12.54%-4.15%16.19%5.15%-3.70%

Asset Class

Asset type breakdown

SLV Sectors/Industry Breakdown

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SLV Countries

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Returns Calculator

Investment ofper month
gives returns of :
at -1.68% / annum
$in 10 years
for a time period of
Returnsbased on historic SIP returns of -1.68% per annum
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SLV Summary Data

Total Net Assets $i
Symbol SLV
Exchange ARCX
ISIN US46428Q1094
Cat. Benchmark Morningstar Lng-Only Cmdty
Asset class Commodities
Category Commodities Precious Metals
Country US

SLV Key Metrics

Net Expense Ratio 0.5i
Beta 1.16i
3 Year Standard Deviation 34.71i

Fund Strategy

iShares Silver Trust is a trust formed to invest in silver. The assets of the trust consist primarily of silver held by the custodian on behalf of the trust. The investment 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. It is not actively managed. The Trust does not engage in any activities designed to obtain a profit from, or to ameliorate losses caused by, changes in the price of silver.

SLV Fact Sheets & Reports

About iShares by Blackrock

"iShares" is a gathering of ETFs managed by Blackrock. Blackrock is an American investment management corporation founded in 1988. Some iShares ETFs are actively managed but most funds track a bond or share market index.

Blackrock Silver Trust ETF | SLV