Timber ETF

Investing in forestry and timber. Of course timber is use in a wide array of applications. In some countries the timber industry is very huge indeed. The demand for timber will always be large but global market conditions have a major impact.

Returns may be attractive in this timber ETF but they are not at extreme levels. A 50% return in a year however is entirely possible. I prefer to make many short rides as the prices are fluctuating heavily.

iShares Global Timber and Forestry ETF

This iShares Timber and Forestry ETF invests in stocks of 25 global forestry and timber companies. This Timber and Forestry ETF is tracking the S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index. Almost 50% of all the companies included in this iShares ETF originate from the United Sates. Brazil is good for 11% and Japan comes in third with 10%.

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iShares Global Timber and Forestry ETF info:


ETF provider: iShares (BlackRock)

Ticker: IUSB (ook WOOD)

ISIN: US4642881746

Currency: Dollar

Exchange: Nasdaq