IQ MacKay ESG Core Plus Bond ETF (ESGB)

NYSEARCA: ESGB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.13 (-0.61%)
Feb 3, 2023, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $258.93M
Expense Ratio 0.40%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 12.00M
Dividend (ttm) $0.66
Dividend Yield 3.05%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 29, 2022
Payout Ratio n/a
1-Year Return -10.88%
Volume 2,500
Open 21.47
Previous Close 21.60
Day's Range 21.45 - 21.49
52-Week Low 19.97
52-Week High 24.16
Beta 0.28
Holdings 500
Inception Date Jun 29, 2021

About ESGB

The IQ MacKay ESG Core Plus Bond ETF (ESGB) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond index. 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 managed by IndexIQ.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category Intermediate Core-Plus Bond
Region Global
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol ESGB
Issuer Website IndexIQ
Index Tracked Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 29, 2022 $0.07824 Jan 6, 2023
Dec 1, 2022 $0.07168 Dec 7, 2022
Nov 1, 2022 $0.05926 Nov 7, 2022
Oct 3, 2022 $0.06457 Oct 7, 2022
Sep 1, 2022 $0.06339 Sep 8, 2022
Aug 1, 2022 $0.06641 Aug 5, 2022
Full Dividend History


Fixed Income Investors Continue Embracing ETFs

In what's been a treacherous year in the bond market, it'd be reasonable to expect that investors are ditching fixed income funds. To an extent, that's true, but it's a matter of which bond funds they...

1 month ago - ETF Trends

ESGB Could Be Right Idea for Bond Rebound

The widely observed Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond Index is down 12% year-to-date, confirming that 2022 will be an utterly forgettable year for bonds. Six interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve w...

2 months ago - ETF Trends

Evaluate ESGB for Tax Loss Harvest Bond Opportunities

There are just a few weeks remain in 2022, meaning that now is as good of a time as any for investors to consider tax loss harvesting opportunities, of which there are plenty, including ESGB.

2 months ago - ETF Trends

ESGB Could Be Ticket for Bond Rebound

In a brutal year for fixed income assets, some advisors and investors may be looking for tax loss harvesting ideas or positioning for a 2023 bond rebound.

3 months ago - ETF Trends

Reconsidering Bond ETFs in ESG Fashion

Not surprisingly, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday revealed an interest rate increase of 75 basis points — its fifth such move this year. Some market observers are forecasting another 75 basis points ...

4 months ago - ETF Trends

Examine ESGB Because Bonds Still Merit Attention

It's been a rough year for fixed income investors, but now could be an opportune time for investors to part with some disappointing assets and consider tax harvesting by examining other investment ide...

5 months ago - ETF Trends

ESGB Right Bond ETF for Net-Zero Transition

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7 months ago - ETF Trends

ESGB: Active Approach to ESG Fixed Income Expansion

In the world of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) exchange traded funds, the next wave of growth will likely be fueled by fixed income offerings. There's evidence that this groundswell is al...

8 months ago - ETF Trends

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

As we explore the current marketplace, fixed income exchange traded fund investors should consider what to look for from their external fixed income managers and ways that asset managers can add value...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Bonding Over Fixed Income: Beyond ESG Ratings and Labels

High net worth investors are increasingly demanding ESG solutions from their financial advisors. But how do you fill that need when it comes to the fixed income side of the portfolio?

1 year ago - ETF Trends

IndexIQ Debuts Active ESG Bond ETF

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

1 year ago - ETFcom