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HYG - iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF

Stock Price: $87.00 USD -0.16 (-0.18%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 2:33 PM EDT - Market open
Assets $23.19B
NAV $87.26
Expense Ratio 0.49%
PE Ratio n/a
Beta (5Y) 0.37
Dividend (ttm) $4.05
Dividend Yield 4.64%
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 1, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $87.00
Previous Close $87.16
Change ($) -0.16
Change (%) -0.18%
Day's Open 87.06
Day's Range 86.99 - 87.14
Day's Volume 13,660,962
52-Week Range 74.50 - 87.53

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx® USD Liquid High Yield Index (the underlying index). The underlying index is a rules-based index consisting of U.S. dollar-denominated, high yield corporate bonds for sale in the U.S. 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.

Asset Class
Fixed Income
Sector
Bonds
Region
Global
Inception Date
Apr 4, 2007
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
HYG
Index Tracked
Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index

Top 10 Holdings

3.70% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
BlackRock Cash Funds Treasury SL AgencyXTSLA0.56%
ALTICE FRANCE S.A 7.38%n/a0.44%
T-Mobile US, Inc. 7.88%S 7.875 09/15/230.43%
TransDigm, Inc. 6.25%n/a0.41%
Centene Corporation 4.63%CNC 4.625 12/15/290.34%
Caesars Entertainment Inc New 6.25%n/a0.32%
Ford Motor Company 9%F 9 04/22/250.31%
Teva Pharmaceutical Finance Netherlands III B.V. 3.15%TEVA 3.15 10/01/260.30%
CCO Holdings, LLC/ CCO Holdings Capital Corp. 5.13%CHTR 5.125 05/01/27 144A0.30%
CCO Holdings, LLC/ CCO Holdings Capital Corp. 4.75%n/a0.28%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Apr 1, 2021$0.2935Apr 8, 2021
Mar 1, 2021$0.3068Mar 5, 2021
Feb 1, 2021$0.3182Feb 5, 2021
Dec 17, 2020$0.359Dec 23, 2020
Dec 1, 2020$0.3414Dec 7, 2020
Nov 2, 2020$0.359Nov 6, 2020
Full Dividend History

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