LQD - iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
130.71
-0.70 (-0.53%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close131.41
Open131.63
Bid130.27 x 1200
Ask131.25 x 28000
Day's Range130.69 - 131.90
52 Week Range115.42 - 132.20
Volume26,110,587
Avg. Volume10,929,421
Net Assets35.36B
NAV132.13
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield3.21%
YTD Daily Total Return3.86%
Beta (5Y Monthly)1.37
Expense Ratio (net)0.15%
Inception Date2002-07-22
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