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QLTA - iShares AAA - A Rated Corporate Bond ETF

Stock Price: $55.82 USD -0.29 (-0.52%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $1.30B
NAV $56.09
Expense Ratio 0.15%
PE Ratio n/a
Beta (5Y) 0.09
Dividend (ttm) $1.25
Dividend Yield 2.22%
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 1, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $55.82
Previous Close $56.11
Change ($) -0.29
Change (%) -0.52%
Day's Open 55.87
Day's Range 55.80 - 55.96
Day's Volume 842,125
52-Week Range 54.15 - 58.69

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate Aaa - A Capped Index. 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. The underlying index is a subset of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate Index, which measures the performance of the Aaa - A rated range of the fixed-rate, U.S. dollar-denominated taxable, corporate bond market.

Asset Class
Fixed Income
Inception Date
Feb 14, 2012
Ticker Symbol
Index Tracked
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate Aaa - A Capped Index

Top 10 Holdings

3.33% of assets
BlackRock Cash Funds Treasury SL AgencyXTSLA1.34%
Microsoft Corporation 2.92%n/a0.47%
Microsoft Corporation 2.52%n/a0.26%
HSBC Holdings plc 4.04%n/a0.20%
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 3.4%n/a0.20%
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 4.25%n/a0.19%
Abbott Laboratories 4.9%n/a0.18%
Morgan Stanley 3.88%n/a0.17%
Apple Inc. 2.4%n/a0.16%
Citigroup Inc. 4.41%n/a0.16%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Apr 1, 2021$0.0932Apr 8, 2021
Mar 1, 2021$0.0976Mar 5, 2021
Feb 1, 2021$0.0944Feb 5, 2021
Dec 17, 2020$0.10Dec 23, 2020
Dec 1, 2020$0.1352Dec 7, 2020
Nov 2, 2020$0.1003Nov 6, 2020
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