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

NASDAQ: EMB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
109.33 -0.23 (-0.21%)
Oct 21, 2021 12:21 PM EDT - Market open
Assets$19.25B
NAV$109.51
Expense Ratio0.39%
PE Ration/a
Shares Out175.80M
Dividend (ttm)$4.35
Dividend Yield3.97%
Ex-Dividend DateOct 1, 2021
1-Year Return
-
Volume3,432,790
Open109.41
Previous Close109.55
Day's Range109.19 - 109.44
52-Week Low104.71
52-Week High113.20
Beta0.39
Holdings597
Inception DateDec 17, 2007

About EMB

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the J.P. Morgan EMBI® Global Core Index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, emerging market bonds. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents, as well as in securities not 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 ClassFixed Income
SectorBonds
RegionEmerging-Broad
IssuerBlackRock iShares
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolEMB
Index TrackedJ.P. Morgan EMBI Global Core Index

Top 10 Holdings

5.98% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RegSN/A0.84%
ECUADOR REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) RegSN/A0.82%
URUGUAY (ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF)N/A0.72%
KUWAIT STATE OF (GOVERNMENT) MTN RegSN/A0.69%
QATAR (STATE OF) RegSN/A0.53%
QATAR (STATE OF) RegSN/A0.50%
PETRONAS CAPITAL LTD MTN RegSN/A0.48%
PERU (REPUBLIC OF)N/A0.47%
URUGUAY (ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF)N/A0.46%
ECUADOR REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) RegSN/A0.45%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Oct 1, 2021$0.34513Oct 7, 2021
Sep 1, 2021$0.34755Sep 8, 2021
Aug 2, 2021$0.35031Aug 6, 2021
Jul 1, 2021$0.35547Jul 8, 2021
Jun 1, 2021$0.35778Jun 7, 2021
May 3, 2021$0.34762May 7, 2021
Full Dividend History

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