497 1 d406039d497.htm FORM 497 WITH XBRL FOR ISHARES TRUST Form 497 with XBRL for iShares Trust



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September 28, 2012

Securities and Exchange Commission

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Washington, DC 20549


RE: iShares Trust
     Securities Act File No. 333-92935
     Investment Company Act File No. 811-09729

Ladies and Gentlemen:

On behalf of the Registrant and pursuant to Rule 497(e) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, attached for filing are exhibits containing interactive data format risk/return summary information that mirrors the risk/return summary information in the 497 filed on September 17, 2012 to the prospectus for the iShares Barclays GNMA Bond Fund (the “Fund”). The purpose of the filing is to submit the 497 filed on September 17, 2012 in XBRL for the Fund.

If you have any questions regarding this filing, please contact Benjamin Haskin of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP at (202) 303-1124 or me at (415) 670-2949.

Very truly yours,


/s/ Aaron Wasserman

Aaron Wasserman

cc:   Benjamin Haskin, Esq.