IQ MacKay ESG Core Plus Bond ETF (ESGB)

NYSEARCA: ESGB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.01 (0.05%)
At close: Feb 26, 2024, 12:00 AM
-0.02 (-0.07%)
After-hours: Feb 27, 2024, 8:00 PM EST
Assets $223.01M
Expense Ratio 0.39%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 10.50M
Dividend (ttm) $1.03
Dividend Yield 4.95%
Ex-Dividend Date Feb 1, 2024
Payout Ratio n/a
1-Year Return -0.14%
Volume 591
Open 20.81
Previous Close 20.78
Day's Range 20.79 - 20.81
52-Week Low 19.46
52-Week High 21.40
Beta 0.08
Holdings 480
Inception Date Jun 29, 2021

About ESGB

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The IQ MacKay ESG Core Plus Bond ETF (ESGB) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in broad credit fixed income. The fund actively invests in a wide range of corporate, government, mortgage-related and asset-backed securities, while aiming to maintain a portfolio modified duration to worst within 2.5 years of its benchmark. Up to 30% may be invested in high yield bonds, and up to 20% in foreign issuers. ESGB was launched on Jun 29, 2021 and is issued by IndexIQ.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category Intermediate Core-Plus Bond
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol ESGB
ETF Provider IndexIQ


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Feb 1, 2024 $0.09118 Feb 7, 2024
Dec 28, 2023 $0.10603 Jan 5, 2024
Dec 1, 2023 $0.09194 Dec 7, 2023
Nov 1, 2023 $0.08714 Nov 7, 2023
Oct 2, 2023 $0.08361 Oct 6, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 $0.0828 Sep 8, 2023
Full Dividend History


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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

ESGB Could Be Right Idea for Bond Rebound

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Evaluate ESGB for Tax Loss Harvest Bond Opportunities

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

ESGB Could Be Ticket for Bond Rebound

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Examine ESGB Because Bonds Still Merit Attention

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

ESGB Right Bond ETF for Net-Zero Transition

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

ESGB: Active Approach to ESG Fixed Income Expansion

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

An Active ESG Bond ETF Can Help Fixed-Income Investors Add Value

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

Bonding Over Fixed Income: Beyond ESG Ratings and Labels

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

IndexIQ Debuts Active ESG Bond ETF

The fund is likely the first of its kind in the fixed income ETF space.

2 years ago - ETFcom