|Bid||102.07 x 1100|
|Ask||104.96 x 900|
|Day's Range||104.19 - 104.82|
|52 Week Range||87.39 - 106.07|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||5.08%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||2.58|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.07%|
The Federal Reserve instituted its third rate decline recently after reversing course from its four straight rate hikes in 2019. As such, investors have been apter to take on risk via longer duration debt and as such, one ETF to consider is the Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index Fund ETF Shares (BLV A-).
The Federal Reserve instituted its third rate decline recently after reversing course from its four straight rate hikes in 2019. “As fears of rising interest rates have abated, fixed-income investors have been creeping back out to the farther reaches of the yield curve,” wrote Ben Johnson in Morningstar.
Declining interest rates are boosting a slew of long-dated fixed income segments and ETFs, including the Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV) . BLV tracks the Barclays U.S. Long Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index, to exposure to a range of investment-grade government and corporate debt securities. “The fund's long duration, which is currently 15 years, introduces considerable interest-rate risk.