iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB)

NASDAQ: EMB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
88.24
-0.98 (-1.10%)
At close: Aug 17, 2022 4:00 PM
87.93
-0.31 (-0.35%)
After-hours: Aug 17, 2022 6:29 PM EDT
-1.10%
Assets $15.51B
NAV $89.22
Expense Ratio 0.39%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 173.80M
Dividend (ttm) $4.29
Dividend Yield 4.86%
Ex-Dividend Date Aug 1, 2022
1-Year Return -21.55%
Volume 6,936,766
Open 88.31
Previous Close 89.22
Day's Range 87.63 - 88.44
52-Week Low 81.87
52-Week High 113.64
Beta 0.44
Holdings 587
Inception Date Dec 17, 2007

About EMB

The fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and will invest at least 90% of its assets in fixed income securities of the types included in the underlying index. The index is a broad, diverse U.S. dollar-denominated emerging markets debt benchmark that tracks the total return of actively traded external debt instruments in emerging market countries.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Sector Bonds
Region Emerging-Broad
Issuer BlackRock iShares
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol EMB
Index Tracked J.P. Morgan EMBI Global Core Index

Top 10 Holdings

6.15% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
BLK CSH FND TREASURY SL AGENCY n/a 0.87%
KUWAIT STATE OF (GOVERNMENT) MTN RegS n/a 0.80%
URUGUAY (ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF) n/a 0.76%
ECUADOR REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) RegS n/a 0.63%
QATAR (STATE OF) RegS n/a 0.58%
QATAR (STATE OF) RegS n/a 0.56%
PETRONAS CAPITAL LTD MTN RegS n/a 0.50%
URUGUAY (ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF) n/a 0.50%
SAUDI ARABIA (KINGDOM OF) MTN RegS n/a 0.48%
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO n/a 0.48%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Aug 1, 2022 $0.34557 Aug 5, 2022
Jul 1, 2022 $0.36107 Jul 8, 2022
Jun 1, 2022 $0.33491 Jun 7, 2022
May 2, 2022 $0.36399 May 6, 2022
Apr 1, 2022 $0.38257 Apr 7, 2022
Mar 1, 2022 $0.35636 Mar 7, 2022
Full Dividend History

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