LQD - iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
127.24
+0.25 (+0.20%)
At close: 4:00PM EST

127.24 -0.01 (-0.01%)
After hours: 4:35PM EST

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Previous Close126.99
Open127.08
Bid126.43 x 4000
Ask127.27 x 2900
Day's Range127.04 - 127.28
52 Week Range111.25 - 129.46
Volume3,818,844
Avg. Volume9,798,610
Net Assets35.46B
NAV126.86
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield3.33%
YTD Daily Total Return15.65%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.38
Expense Ratio (net)0.15%
Inception Date2002-07-22
  • 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 ...

  • ETF Database

    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
    ETF.com

    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
    Zacks

    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
    ETF.com

    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.

  • ETF Trends

    Consider Risk When Building a Proper Bond Portfolio

    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. One way to go about building a proper bond portfolio is to consider the risks first and foremost. When it comes to investing in bonds, there are typically two camps, according to MarketWatch's Jared Dillian.

  • August ETF Asset Report: Gold Tops
    Zacks

    August ETF Asset Report: Gold Tops

    In trade-induced August, gold ETF, low-volatility ETF and safe sectors like consumer staples generated considerable assets.

  • ETF Trends

    U.S. Officials Contemplating Ultra-Long Treasury Bonds

    The concept of buy and hold could reach extreme levels in the government debt market as U.S. officials are contemplating the issuance of ultra-long Treasury bonds that could span 50 to 100 years. Per a report in Barron's, "U.S. officials have revived a conversation about issuing ultra-long Treasury bonds, which would mature in 50 to 100 years, now that long-term borrowing costs have fallen to record lows.

  • ETF Trends

    Analyst: “Consistent, and Persistent, Lack of Concern” for Yield Curve

    The bond markets have been consistent in their message that the inverted yield curve is certainly something to take note of, but CNBC market analyst Ron Insana warns economists not to dismiss the recession ...

  • ETF Trends

    Investors Are Looking For Yield Anywhere They Can Get It

    The yield on the benchmark 30-year note sank to a new low on Wednesday as more fretting in the capital markets spurred a push for long-term safe haven assets like government debt. “It’s kind of my feeling that you just don’t have enough fixed income in the world to actually satisfy the demand. “But my feeling is that interest rates are telling you that there’s some very bad news down the road,” he added.

  • ETF Trends

    Investors Need to Refocus on Quality in the Bond Market

    Rate cuts by the Federal Reserve and fears of a global economic slowdown looming, it’s getting more difficult for investors to find the yield they desire. However, they should refocus on quality as the ...

  • ETF Trends

    2-10 Yield Curve Still Inverted

    The inverted yield curve in the 2- and 10-year Treasury note certainly has investors on edge. U.S. Treasury prices are mostly higher Tuesday, driving some flattening activity in the yield curve, sending the 10-year yield down to 1.505% while the two-year yield is at 1.539%. Last Friday, China announced that it would implement new tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. goods on in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest salvo of tariffs, which are set to take effect on Sept. 1.