IEF - iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF

NasdaqGM - NasdaqGM Real Time Price. Currency in USD
100.445
-0.025 (-0.02%)
As of 12:49PM EST. Market open.
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Previous Close100.470
Open100.420
Bid100.440 x 2900
Ask100.450 x 900
Day's Range100.345 - 100.510
52 Week Range99.600 - 106.550
Volume1,456,302
Avg. Volume3,294,907
Net Assets8.61B
NAV100.56
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.17%
YTD Return-3.05%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.56
Expense Ratio (net)0.15%
Inception Date2002-07-22
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  • Bond funds feel the pain
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    Bond funds feel the pain

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  • ETF Trends21 days ago

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