AGG - iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
112.52
-0.16 (-0.14%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close112.68
Open112.47
Bid112.16 x 21500
Ask113.26 x 1400
Day's Range112.41 - 112.68
52 Week Range105.43 - 114.30
Volume4320543
Avg. Volume3,555,847
Net Assets67.16B
NAV112.41
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.71%
YTD Daily Total Return8.54%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.00
Expense Ratio (net)0.05%
Inception Date2003-09-22
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