IG - Principal Investment Grade Corporate Active ETF
|Ex-Dividend Date||Apr 1, 2021|
|Trading Day||April 20|
|Day's Range||26.23 - 26.30|
|52-Week Range||24.41 - 27.49|
The investment seeks to provide current income and, as a secondary objective, capital appreciation. 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 Class |
|Inception Date |
Apr 18, 2018
|Ticker Symbol |
|Index Tracked |
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate Bond Index
Top 10 Holdings14.41% of assets
|Us Ultra Bond Cbt Jun21 Xcbt 20210621||603698.SS||1.78%|
|Aercap Ireland Capital DAC 3.15%||n/a||1.74%|
|JPMorgan Chase & Co. 1.04%||n/a||1.55%|
|The Boeing Company 2.7%||n/a||1.50%|
|HSBC Holdings plc 1.59%||n/a||1.45%|
|NatWest Group plc 5.12%||n/a||1.32%|
|General Motors Financial Company Inc 3.95%||n/a||1.31%|
|Cigna Corporation 4.38%||n/a||1.27%|
|Ally Financial Inc. 5.8%||n/a||1.26%|
|CVS Health Corp 5.05%||CVS 5.05 03/25/48||1.23%|
|Apr 1, 2021||$0.066||Apr 7, 2021|
|Mar 1, 2021||$0.063||Mar 4, 2021|
|Feb 1, 2021||$0.062||Feb 4, 2021|
|Dec 17, 2020||$0.457||Dec 22, 2020|
|Nov 2, 2020||$0.066||Nov 5, 2020|
|Oct 1, 2020||$0.067||Oct 6, 2020|
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