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09/01 6:05pm ET

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG)

Data as of Aug 29
 +0.07 / +0.07%
Today’s Change
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HYG Regular Dividend: HYG will begin trading ex-dividend today with a $0.4299 dividend payable to shareholders of record as of 09/04/14.

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, high yield corporate bonds. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx « USD Liquid High Yield Index (the "underlying index"), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid U.S. dollar-denominated, high yield corporate bonds for sale in the United States, as determined by the index provider. It generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the securities of the underlying index and in investments that provide substantially similar exposure to the securities in the underlying index.

The Junk Scare
Aug 04 / StockTwits


1 month+0.68% 3 years+10.09%
3 months+0.82% 5 years+10.75%
1 year+9.67% Since inception+6.73%
Data through 08/30/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$94.17
Open day’s range94.12 – 94.28
Net asset value (NAV)94.05 (08/29/2014)
Daily volume2,046,044
Average volume (3 months)3,463,795
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 08/29/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. High yield bond ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+10.75%+11.90%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.50%0.47%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.401.41
Net assets$12.1B$1.8B
Average market cap--$12.3B
Average P/E--17.5
Dividend / Share--0.24%


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Portfolio weighting
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