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10/23 8:09am ET

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD)

119.93
Data as of Oct 22
 -0.20 / -0.17%
Today’s Change
113.00
Today|||52-Week Range
122.43
+5.03%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx « USD Liquid Investment Grade Index (the "underlying index"), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid, U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds for sale in the United States, as determined by the index provider. It generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the underlying index and at least 95% of its assets in investment-grade corporate bonds.

Performance

1 month+1.87% 3 years+6.18%
3 months+1.47% 5 years+7.13%
1 year+7.86% Since inception+6.18%
Data through 10/23/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$120.13
Open day’s range-- – --
Net asset value (NAV)119.98 (10/22/2014)
Daily volume956,975
Average volume (3 months)1,737,747
Data as of 10/22/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Corporate bond ETFs

 LQDCategory
Performance 5-yr return+7.13%+6.07%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.15%0.20%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.301.36
Net assets$17.4B$1.0B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Dividend / Share--0.20%

Competitors

CBND SPDR┬« Barclays Issuer Scored Corporate ...
VCIT Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bon...
PFIG PowerShares Fundamental Investment Grade...

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Verizon Comms 6.55%0.78%
-- Verizon Comms 5.15%0.44%
-- Goldman Sachs Grp 6.75%0.35%
-- Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be 6.875%0.34%
-- General Elec Cap Corp Mtn Be 5.875%0.33%
-- Verizon Comms 6.4%0.32%
-- General Elec Cap Corp Mtn Be 6.75%0.32%
-- At&T 5.35%0.29%
-- Deutsche Telekom Intl Fin B V 8.25%0.29%
-- Wal-Mart Stores 6.5%0.27%