LQD - iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
124.18
+0.42 (+0.34%)
As of 3:03PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close123.77
Open124.25
Bid0.00 x 4000
Ask0.00 x 2900
Day's Range124.09 - 124.27
52 Week Range111.25 - 124.96
Volume3,457,097
Avg. Volume10,854,831
Net Assets36.8B
NAV123.75
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield3.43%
YTD Return11.81%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.39
Expense Ratio (net)0.15%
Inception Date2002-07-22
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • ETF Trends5 days ago

    Is the High Yield Party Starting to Wind Down?

    With the extended bull run raging on, it's been a boon for high yield fixed income investors where a risk-on environment has been fueling gains within the riskier bond classes. With the high yield market getting more risky, it's necessary for investors to shed some of that risk and get more strategic with their capital allocation. "As a credit debt holder, you've got no upside, you only have downside [at this point]," said Pilar Gomez-Bravo, director of fixed income Europe for MFS Investment Management.

  • Investors aren't sweating US's massive corporate debt pile, but maybe they should
    Yahoo Finance9 days ago

    Investors aren't sweating US's massive corporate debt pile, but maybe they should

    The U.S. economy is decelerating, but corporate America is carrying trillions of dollars in debt on its books. Is that a problem?

  • ETF Database26 days ago

    ETF Flows Reflect the Shifting Market Trends

    ETFs have become a go-to investment vehicle for many investors across a range of backgrounds, revealing the shifting trends in investors’ habits and thoughts in a changing market environment.

  • Get Credit With Corporate Bond ETFs (LQD, SLQD)
    Investopedia27 days ago

    Get Credit With Corporate Bond ETFs (LQD, SLQD)

    Investors continue searching for sources of yield beyond government bonds, a trend that is stoking inflows to fixed-income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) tracking debt that is a little more exciting than U.

  • ETF Trendslast month

    Long-Term Bond ETFs Are Back in the Limelight

    With more expecting the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates ahead, exchange traded funds that track long-term debt are beginning to pick up steam as investors hunt for attractive income in a lower-for-longer yield environment. Investors and analysts highlighted the worsening projections for growth as a catalyst for the Federal Reserve to its loosening monetary policy outlook instead of tightening it. Sentiment for a rate cut picked up Wednesday and Thursday after the Fed held rates steady but signaled a possible cut in the months ahead to combat the weakening effects of a prolonged trade war.

  • ETF Trendslast month

    Passive, Active Equity ETFs Saw Outflow of $15.6B Combined in May

    Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, recently reported estimated U.S. mutual fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) fund flows for May 2019. Overall, passive U.S. equity ...

  • ETF Trendslast month

    Is High Yield Underperformance Clearing the Way for Quality?

    As a result, high yield has underperformed lately as investors flocked to the safer confines of quality oriented assets like investment-grade debt issues. "The market was clearly pricing in a good chance of a trade deal in May and that did not happen," said Todd Schomberg, senior portfolio manager for Invesco Fixed Income. "I wouldn't call it a full-blown flight to quality," said John Hollyer, principal and global head of Vanguard Fixed Income Group.

  • ETF Trendslast month

    ETF Investors React to Developing Global Trade War

    Investors can take a look at exchange traded fund flows to see how markets respond to the developing global trade war. “Participation through ETFs has trended higher in the last month, aligning with escalation ...

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    “Sell in May” Theory Confirmed with $19B in Equity ETF Outflows

    “Sell in May” saw investor capital go away from equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) during that month. It was the largest monthly outflow in history for equity ETFs, which reached a record $19 billion, ...

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    5 Fixed Income ETFs That Are Perfect for a Safe Haven Hideaway

    U.S. equities rallied in 2019, but for investors who are just starting to get back into the stock market after a tumultuous year-end to 2018 could have missed the meat of the move. As such, lower equity ...

  • May ETF Asset Report: Quality U.S. Equities Win
    Zacks2 months ago

    May ETF Asset Report: Quality U.S. Equities Win

    Inside the ETF areas that have amassed plenty of assets in the month of May and the ones that have lost.

  • Top 3 Investment-Grade Corporate Bond ETFs
    Investopedia2 months ago

    Top 3 Investment-Grade Corporate Bond ETFs

    Depending on your stage of life or the asset allocation in your portfolio, bonds may be a solid choice to provide fixed-income stability and a hedge against more risky equity investments. Interest rates have been historically low for many years, making the gold standard, U.S. Treasuries, less attractive. Fortunately, there are a number of high-quality investment-grade corporate bond exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that are comparatively inexpensive and highly liquid.

  • SALT Making Muni Bond ETF Investing Sweeter
    Zacks2 months ago

    SALT Making Muni Bond ETF Investing Sweeter

    Limitation on the deductibility of state and local taxes (the SALT deduction) from federal taxes and limited supply are favoring muni ETFs.

  • ETF Trends3 months ago

    2 ETFs That Overcome BBB-Rated Debt Concerns

    Heading into this year, there was plenty of chatter and concern about a potential raft of downgrades for BBB-rated corporate debt, or the corporate bonds with the lowest investment-grade ratings. Bonds ...

  • US Q1 GDP Growth Trumps Expectations: ETF Areas to Win
    Zacks3 months ago

    US Q1 GDP Growth Trumps Expectations: ETF Areas to Win

    The U.S. economic growth in the first quarter breezed past expectations and marked the best first-quarter growth in four years. These ETF areas should gain from this momentum.

  • Overleveraged companies at the edge of a drop to ‘junk’ will sharply cut debt
    MarketWatch3 months ago

    Overleveraged companies at the edge of a drop to ‘junk’ will sharply cut debt

    After years of racking up debt on their balance sheets, investment-grade companies bloated with leverage could start going on a diet.

  • ETF Trends4 months ago

    Don’t Sweat BBB-Rated Bonds or Related ETFs

    Heading into this year, there was plenty of chatter and concern about a potential raft of downgrades for BBB-rated corporate debt, or the corporate bonds with the lowest investment-grade ratings. The iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD), the largest investment-grade corporate bond exchange traded fund, devotes about 51 percent of its weight to BBB-rated debt. LQD seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds.

  • Morningstar4 months ago

    Understanding and Navigating ETFs' Premiums and Discounts

    The exchange-traded fund marketplace is littered with a variety of terms and acronyms that have left many investors in want of a user's manual. From time to time, it is worth going back to basics to better understand the ins and outs of ETFs' mechanics to help investors use them to their best advantage. If the fund uses physical replication to track its benchmark (that is, it owns securities, not derivatives), the assets are the component securities (or a sampling thereof) of its benchmark index, any accrued income generated through securities lending, and some cash.

  • 4 ETF Areas Getting All Love in Valentine Month
    Zacks5 months ago

    4 ETF Areas Getting All Love in Valentine Month

    Investors are showering love on these ETFs in the ongoing Valentine month.

  • ETF Trends6 months ago

    How Astor Investment Management is Looking at Bond ETFs in 2019

    To say 2018 was an interesting year for fixed income investors is probably an understatement. While some fixed income market observers believe the Fed will slow its pace of rate hikes this year and some believe there will not be any rate increases at all, the new year brings new challenges and opportunities for bond ETF investors.

  • What's behind the boom in bond ETFs
    Yahoo Finance Video24 days ago

    What's behind the boom in bond ETFs

    There's been a boom in bond ETFs. Assets have skyrocketed to $1 trillion and BlackRock predicts they'll double in just four and a half years. BlackRock's iShares also happens to be the biggest player in ETFs overall. iShares fixed income strategist at BlackRock, Jon Rather, talks with Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro and Sibile Marcellus.