iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD)

NYSEARCA: LQD · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.22 (-0.22%)
Sep 29, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $28.01B
Expense Ratio 0.14%
PE Ratio 30.85
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $4.19
Dividend Yield 4.11%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 1, 2023
Payout Ratio 126.75%
1-Year Return -0.67%
Volume 27,505,110
Open 102.78
Previous Close 102.24
Day's Range 101.78 - 102.92
52-Week Low 98.41
52-Week High 112.51
Beta n/a
Holdings 2682
Inception Date Jul 22, 2002

About LQD

Fund Home Page

The iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade index. The fund tracks a market-weighted index of US corporate investment-grade bonds across the maturity spectrum. LQD was launched on Jul 22, 2002 and is issued by BlackRock.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category Corporate Bond
Region North America
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol LQD
ETF Provider BlackRock
Index Tracked iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
2023-09-01 $0.3774 2023-09-08
2023-08-01 $0.36944 2023-08-07
2023-07-03 $0.34821 2023-07-10
2023-06-01 $0.34875 2023-06-07
2023-05-01 $0.37154 2023-05-05
2023-04-03 $0.34048 2023-04-07
Full Dividend History


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