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LQD - iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF

Stock Price: $130.98 USD 0.25 (0.19%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $41.41B
NAV $130.68
Expense Ratio 0.14%
PE Ratio n/a
Beta (5Y) 0.21
Dividend (ttm) $3.46
Dividend Yield 2.65%
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 1, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $130.98
Previous Close $130.73
Change ($) 0.25
Change (%) 0.19%
Day's Open 130.69
Day's Range 130.65 - 131.19
Day's Volume 11,996,242
52-Week Range 122.62 - 137.39

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx® USD Liquid Investment Grade Index. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in component securities of the underlying index and at least 95% of its assets in investment-grade corporate bonds. The underlying index is designed to provide a broad representation of the U.S. dollar-denominated liquid investment-grade corporate bond market.

Asset Class
Fixed Income
Sector
Bonds
Region
Global
Inception Date
Jul 22, 2002
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
LQD
Index Tracked
Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index

Top 10 Holdings

3.57% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
BlackRock Cash Funds Treasury SL AgencyXTSLA1.33%
GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Company 4.42%GE 4.418 11/15/350.34%
Microsoft Corporation 2.92%n/a0.32%
Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC / Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc 4.9%ABIBB 4.9 02/01/46 *0.28%
CVS Health Corp 5.05%CVS 5.05 03/25/480.25%
AT&T Inc 3.8%n/a0.24%
T-Mobile USA, Inc. 3.88%n/a0.21%
CVS Health Corp 4.3%CVS 4.3 03/25/280.21%
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 6.75%n/a0.20%
AT&T Inc 3.55%n/a0.20%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Apr 1, 2021$0.2539Apr 8, 2021
Mar 1, 2021$0.2692Mar 5, 2021
Feb 1, 2021$0.2673Feb 5, 2021
Dec 17, 2020$0.28Dec 23, 2020
Dec 1, 2020$0.276Dec 7, 2020
Nov 2, 2020$0.2826Nov 6, 2020
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5 days ago - ETF Trends

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