Principal Investment Grade Corporate Active ETF (IG)

NYSEARCA: IG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
25.57
-0.04 (-0.14%)
At close: Jan 19, 2022 3:16 PM
25.61
0.04 (0.16%)
After-hours:Jan 19, 2022 4:10 PM EST
Assets$434.78M
NAV$25.50
Expense Ratio0.19%
PE Ration/a
Shares Out17.05M
Dividend (ttm)$0.80
Dividend Yield3.11%
Ex-Dividend DateDec 29, 2021
1-Year Return-5.53%
Volume3,337
Open25.66
Previous Close25.61
Day's Range25.57 - 25.69
52-Week Low25.53
52-Week High25.53
Beta0.23
Holdings305
Inception DateApr 18, 2018

About IG

The fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) that seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in investment grade corporate bonds and other fixed income securities at the time of purchase. Investment grade securities are rated BBB- or higher by S&P Global Ratings (S&P Global) or Baa3 or higher by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. (Moody's) or, if unrated, of comparable quality in the opinion of those selecting such investments.

Asset ClassFixed Income
RegionNorth America
IssuerPrincipal Financial Group
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolIG
Index TrackedBloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate Bond Index

Top 10 Holdings

13.08% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 1.04%N/A1.57%
Barclays PLC 4.836%N/A1.43%
HSBC Holdings PLC 1.589%N/A1.42%
CVS Health Corp 5.05%N/A1.39%
The Boeing Company 2.196%N/A1.27%
Bank of America Corporation 4.25%BAC 4.25 10.22.26 MTN1.26%
Aercap Ireland Capital DAC 3.15%N/A1.23%
Costar Group Inc 2.8%N/A1.19%
Ally Financial Inc. 8%N/A1.16%
Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc. 4.375%N/A1.15%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 29, 2021$0.06884Jan 3, 2022
Dec 17, 2021$0.0341Dec 22, 2021
Dec 1, 2021$0.06805Dec 6, 2021
Nov 1, 2021$0.06639Nov 4, 2021
Oct 1, 2021$0.066Oct 6, 2021
Sep 1, 2021$0.06585Sep 7, 2021
Full Dividend History

News

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2 months ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

A Resilient Approach to Investment-Grade Credit

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Check Out This Corporate Bond ETF After Fed Purchases Revealed

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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