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iShares iBoxx $ Invmt Grade Corp Bd ETF

LQD - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.3%
  • Net Assets $56.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 4.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$137.51
$105.05
$139.15

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.14%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 13.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Corporate Bond

Compare LQD to Popular Corporate Bond Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$138.00

+0.36%

$56.19 B

2.76%

$3.80

7.85%

-

$97.00

+0.17%

$41.31 B

2.72%

$2.63

6.21%

-

$32.27

+0.22%

$41.31 B

2.73%

$0.88

6.33%

-

$10.69

+0.09%

$36.23 B

2.49%

$0.27

6.37%

-

$11.27

+0.36%

$19.67 B

3.21%

$0.36

3.21%

-

LQD - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.35%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Jul 22, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding
    420100000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Scott Radell

Fund Description

The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in component securities of the underlying index and at least 95% of its assets in investment-grade corporate bonds. The underlying index is designed to provide a broad representation of the U.S. dollar-denominated liquid investment-grade corporate bond market.


LQD - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LQD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.8% -12.3% 13.1% 22.22%
1 Yr 7.9% -3.5% 12.1% 24.20%
3 Yr 6.8%* -1.3% 7.5% 8.29%
5 Yr 6.3%* 2.2% 7.5% 20.56%
10 Yr 5.5%* 2.2% 7.8% 22.06%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LQD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.4% -3.9% 14.2% 0.95%
2018 -7.2% -52.7% 0.3% 85.00%
2017 3.7% -3.5% 6.1% 6.13%
2016 2.8% -0.7% 35.8% 53.24%
2015 -4.5% -11.7% 1.3% 41.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LQD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.8% -12.3% 13.1% 22.22%
1 Yr 7.9% -3.5% 12.1% 21.00%
3 Yr 6.8%* -1.3% 7.5% 7.80%
5 Yr 6.3%* 2.2% 7.5% 17.78%
10 Yr 5.5%* 2.2% 7.8% 19.85%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LQD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.4% -3.9% 14.2% 0.95%
2018 -7.2% -14.6% 92.1% 89.50%
2017 3.7% -3.5% 7.2% 22.70%
2016 2.8% -0.7% 35.8% 61.15%
2015 -4.5% -11.7% 3.1% 51.22%

LQD - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

LQD Category Low Category High LQD % Rank
Net Assets 56.2 B 7.42 M 56.2 B 0.45%
Number of Holdings 2321 4 7586 5.80%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.34 B -26.3 M 3.55 B 4.02%
Weighting of Top 10 4.18% 2.0% 100.0% 93.30%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Company 4.42% 0.32%
  2. At&T 144A 3.55% 0.31%
  3. Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC / Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc 4.9% 0.30%
  4. CVS Health Corp 5.05% 0.26%
  5. CVS Health Corp 4.3% 0.26%
  6. At&T 144A 3.65% 0.24%
  7. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 6.75% 0.23%
  8. Microsoft Corporation 2.52% 0.21%
  9. T-Mobile USA, Inc. 3.88% 0.21%
  10. Wells Fargo & Company 5.01% 0.21%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High LQD % Rank
Bonds
94.67% 24.75% 128.13% 55.36%
Convertible Bonds
3.41% 0.00% 70.11% 45.54%
Cash
1.92% -41.09% 51.22% 46.88%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.76% 20.09%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 28.98% 40.63%
Other
0.00% -0.84% 5.64% 10.27%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LQD % Rank
Corporate
97.93% 45.15% 99.94% 12.95%
Cash & Equivalents
1.92% 0.00% 51.22% 55.36%
Government
0.15% 0.00% 33.61% 83.04%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 16.45% 27.68%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 39.94% 82.59%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 3.12% 62.50%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LQD % Rank
US
80.60% 21.89% 102.65% 43.30%
Non US
14.07% 0.00% 42.63% 49.11%

LQD - Expenses

Operational Fees

LQD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.14% 0.03% 8.55% 92.49%
Management Fee 0.14% 0.00% 1.35% 12.44%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

LQD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

LQD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

LQD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 13.00% 2.00% 232.00% 3.76%

LQD - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

LQD Category Low Category High LQD % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.33% 0.00% 4.44% 7.11%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

LQD Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

LQD Category Low Category High LQD % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.35% 0.96% 8.62% 25.23%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

LQD Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History

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LQD - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Scott Radell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2010

10.34

10.3%

Scott Radell has been employed as managing director and portfolio manager with BlackRock Investment Management LLC and BlackRock Financial Advisers (formerly, Barclays Global Fund Advisors) and its predecessors since 2009. Mr. Radell served as a portfolio manager at Barclays Global Fund Advisors and its affiliates since 2004. Radell was a credit strategist from 2003 to 2004 before becoming a CoreAlpha Bond Portfolio Manager and prior to that he was employed by Morgan Stanley Asset Management as a credit analyst from 1996 to 2003.

James Mauro


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2011

9.34

9.3%

James Mauro has been employed by BlackRock Fund Advisors and BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. (“BTC”) as a portfolio manager since 2011. Prior to joining BTC, Mr. Mauro was a Vice President at State Street Global Advisors. His primary responsibilities include management of all government, inflation linked and derivative strategies. Other responsibilities include hedging and managing risk across all asset classes through futures and option overlays. James joined State Street Corporation in 1993. Previously, he worked as a portfolio manager on the passive team where he co-managed several Bond Index portfolios.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 23.18 5.62 0.83
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