FLOT - iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF

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Previous Close50.94
Bid0.00 x 34100
Ask50.96 x 1400
Day's Range50.93 - 50.95
52 Week Range50.02 - 51.01
Avg. Volume1,170,867
Net Assets9.94B
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
YTD Daily Total Return3.47%
Beta (3Y Monthly)-0.02
Expense Ratio (net)0.20%
Inception Date2011-06-14
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