LQD - iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
127.56
-0.59 (-0.46%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close128.15
Open128.09
Bid127.55 x 800
Ask127.80 x 3100
Day's Range127.17 - 128.13
52 Week Range111.79 - 129.46
Volume10,311,365
Avg. Volume8,885,871
Net Assets34.97B
NAV128.15
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield3.31%
YTD Daily Total Return17.37%
Beta (5Y Monthly)1.38
Expense Ratio (net)0.15%
Inception Date2002-07-22
  • Millennials understand fixed income better than Boomers: RPT
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    Millennials understand fixed income better than Boomers: RPT

    According to a BNY Mellon Investment Management report, millennials have a better understanding of a fixed income investment than baby boomers. Yahoo Finance’s Adam Shapiro, Julie Hyman, Brian Cheung and BYN Mellon’s Director of Market Strategy Liz Young discuss the report on On The Move.

  • ETF Database

    India Set to Debut First Bond ETF Offering

    It looks like the government of India is set to debut its first bond exchange-traded fund (ETF), which will be launched by investment firm Edelweiss Asset Management. The ETF will come in two flavors—one with a 3-year note and the other a 10.

  • ETF Trends

    High Yield is Making Its Way into ESG Investing

    The search for yield is certainly a global phenomenon given the low rates offered in government debt around the world. It opens the doors for ESG funds to shine by offering high yield bond options as in the case of BlackRock’s iShares € High Yield Corp Bond ESG UCITS ETF (EHYD) and the iShares $ High Yield Corp Bond ESG UCITS ETF (DHYD). The concept married high yield with the growing ESG space that is starting to gain more traction in the capital markets worldwide.

  • Benzinga

    6 Things Investors Should Know About The December Market Setup

    Stocks had another big month in what is shaping up to be a big year for investors, with the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE: SPY) gaining another 3.8% in November. With one month to go in the year, investors need to decide whether to cash out of their 2019 gains, with the market up more than 25%, or ride out the rally into the close of the year.

  • Bonds Set to Close Out 2019 with Another Banner Year
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    Bonds Set to Close Out 2019 with Another Banner Year

    As 2019 comes to a close, it’s going to be another banner year for bonds, which have moved higher along with stocks thanks to an uncertain economic backdrop that saw investors pile heavily into bonds, especially during the summer.

  • ETF Trends

    Bonds Are Set to Close Out 2019 with Another Banner Year

    “As 2019 begins to draw to a close, investors are looking at how their investment portfolios have performed,” wrote Dan Caplinger in Motely Fool. “Yet what's surprising is that in a year in which stocks are performing well, the bond market has also managed to produce solid returns,” Caplinger added.

  • Louis Moore Bacon's Top 6 Buys in the 3rd Quarter
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    Louis Moore Bacon's Top 6 Buys in the 3rd Quarter

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    A 50-Year Treasury Bond May Be Soon On The Way

    The Treasury Department has been contemplating the release of an ultra-long bond, but it appears debt issues with a 50-year maturity date may be coming sooner than we think. The news comes as yields have been at record lows and talks of zero to negative interest rates are creeping into bond market vernacular.

  • ETF Trends

    A 50-Year Treasury Bond May Come Sooner Than We Think

    The Treasury Department has been contemplating the release of an ultra-long bond, but it appears debt issues with a 50-year maturity date may be coming sooner than we think. The news comes as yields have been at record lows and talks of zero to negative interest rates are creeping into bond market vernacular. The news comes after the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates for a third time.

  • ETF Of The Week: Investing In Corporate Bonds
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    ETF Of The Week: Investing In Corporate Bonds

    'LQD' is a textbook example of a fund that offers the right exposure in the right package.

  • ETF Database

    Bond ETFs Have Little Room for More Gains

    Bond ETFs rallied this year as rates plunged back to record lows, but fixed-income investors shouldn’t bet on the rally to continue.

  • ETF Trends

    Why Bonds Are Still An Essential Component in a Portfolio

    Rate cuts in 2019 may have tamped down any sizeable gains in the fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but bonds in general are still an essential component in an investor's portfolio. In an interview with Morningstar's director of personal finance, Christine Benz, she discusses why fixed income is necessary.

  • ETF Trends

    Bond ETFs Have Little Room for Further Gains

    Bond ETFs rallied this year as rates plunged back to record lows, but fixed-income investors shouldn't bet on the rally to continue. Meanwhile, the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) rose 15.2%. U.S. government debt returned 7.8% this year through Thursday after price appreciation and interest payments, compared to the 2.2% average for the previous decade, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • ETF Trends

    Opt for Quality Debt in the Fixed Income ETF Market

    October brings playoff baseball into sports, but for the capital markets, volatility could bring curve balls to investors. As such, when playing in the fixed income exchange-traded fund (ETF) market, it’s ...

  • Is it the Right Time to Buy Bond ETFs? Let's Explore
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    Is it the Right Time to Buy Bond ETFs? Let's Explore

    We discuss whether it will be prudent to buy bond ETFs given the edgy global political scenario.

  • Benzinga

    Report: The 16 Most Shorted ETFs

    ETF short interest can shed light for traders on areas of the market where investors see potential weakness. S3 Partners analyst Ihor Dusaniwsky released his latest list of ETFs with the most short interest ...

  • ETF Trends

    Taking On More Risk for Yield Isn’t Necessarily the Best Move

    Higher bond prices are conversely pushing down yields to fresh lows for Treasury notes, causing investors to seek yield in higher, riskier debt issues. As global growth fears persist, bonds will likely continue to be the default safe haven as they have been for years when market downturns have taken place. Per a Fortune report, “Global interest rates, already low for most of the decade since the Great Recession, are falling again, making it harder for pension funds and small investors to harvest the slow-and-steady interest income that makes bonds the foundation of many retirement funds.

  • Hedge fund manager downplays worries about banks providing less liquidity to debt markets
    MarketWatch

    Hedge fund manager downplays worries about banks providing less liquidity to debt markets

    Man Group CEO Luke Ellis says investors are overstating worries about how debt markets could no longer rely on a back-stop of liquidity as bank trading operations shrink.

  • ETF Database

    Treasury Secretary: 50-Year Bond A Serious Contender

    As more investors pile into safe-haven government debt as a default risk-off maneuver, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says a 50-year bond offering is under serious consideration. It’s something the Treasury department has been mulling for some time, but Mnuchin confirmed the idea could actually come into fruition.

  • ETF Trends

    Treasury Secretary: 50-Year Bond Under Serious Consideration

    As more investors pile into safe haven government debt as a default risk-off maneuver, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says a 50-year bond offering is under serious consideration. It’s something the Treasury department has been mulling for some time, but Mnuchin confirmed the idea could actually come into fruition.

  • ETF Growth Vacations In August
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    ETF Growth Vacations In August

    Different pockets of the ETF ecosystem took a breather from growth last month.

  • ETF Trends

    Finding Value in Investment-Grade Bond ETFs

    A lot of market mavens are trumpeting the benefits of shifting into value and away from growth in the current market environment, but how can that translate into the fixed income space? One area is investment-grade ...

  • ETF Trends

    10 Best-Performing High Yield Bond ETFs So Far in 2019

    An influx of capital into safe haven government bonds have put a strain on Treasury yields, causing investors to search the every corner of the bond market for that seemingly elusive yield. However, there ...

  • ETF Trends

    Alan Greenspan: Negative Yields “Only a Matter of Time”

    It’s only a matter of time before it’s more in the United States,” Greenspan said on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street ” on Wednesday, adding investors should watch the 30-year Treasury yield, which hit an all-time low last week. “We’re so used to the idea that we don’t have negative interest rates, but if you get a significant change in the attitude of the population, they look for coupon,” Greenspan said. While bonds have been the default safe haven amid the recent volatility in the equities market, it can be daunting to look at all the options, such as government debt and corporate bonds.