NYSEARCA:HYG - iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$85.74 -0.04 (-0.05 %)
(As of 03/18/2019 01:21 PM ET)
Previous Close$85.78
Today's Range$85.68 - $85.83
52-Week Range$79.55 - $86.66
Volume359,813 shs
Average Volume22.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.95 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.35%
BetaN/A
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index (the Index), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid the United States dollar-denominated, high yield corporate bonds for sale in the United States, as determined by the index provider. The Index may include large-, mid- or small-capitalization companies, and components primarily include consumer services, financial, industrials, and oil and gas companies. The components of the Index, and the degree to which these components represent certain industries. The Fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the securities of the Index and in investments that provide substantially similar exposure to the securities in the Index. The Fund's investment adviser is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

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Basic Details

Issuer BlackRock
Fund NameiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:HYG
Inception Date4/4/2007
Fund ManagerJames Mauro, Scott Radell
Phone+1-415-5972000

Fund Focus

Asset ClassFixed Income
BenchmarkIBOXX Liquid High Yield TR USD
CategoryCorporate
FocusHigh Yield
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$14.82 billion
Average Daily Volume$18.01 million
Discount/Premium0.41%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.49%
Other Expenses0.00%
Total Expenses0.49%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.49%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

AdministratorState Street Bank and Trust Company
AdvisorBlackRock Fund Advisors
CustodianState Street Bank and Trust Company
DistributorBlackRock Investments, LLC
Transfer AgentState Street Bank and Trust Company
Trustee
Lead Market MakerJane Street

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:HYG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF's stock symbol?

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "HYG."

How often does iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF?

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF announced a monthly dividend on Friday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.3818 per share on Thursday, March 7th. This represents a $4.58 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.34%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 1st. View iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF's Dividend History.

Has iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HYG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF earned a daily sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF?

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 63,408,117 shares, an increase of 1.8% from the February 15th total of 62,291,323 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 14,370,057 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.4 days. View iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF's Current Options Chain.

Who are iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF's major shareholders?

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.63%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.77%), United Services Automobile Association (1.27%), Pactiv General Employee Benefit Trust (0.48%), FDx Advisors Inc. (0.29%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.22%).

Which institutional investors are selling iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF stock?

HYG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TIAA FSB, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, FDx Advisors Inc., Meeder Asset Management Inc., Leonetti & Associates LLC, FTB Advisors Inc. and Bessemer Group Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF stock?

HYG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pactiv General Employee Benefit Trust, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, American Financial Advisors LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, United Services Automobile Association, Central Bank & Trust Co. and Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC.

How do I buy shares of iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF?

Shares of HYG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF's stock price today?

One share of HYG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $85.74.

How big of a company is iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF?

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF has a market capitalization of $14.95 billion.

What is iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF's official website?

The official website for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF is http://www.ishares.com.

How can I contact iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF?

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF's mailing address is c/o State Street Bank and Trust Company 200 Clarendon Street, BOSTON, MA 02116, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-415-5972000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA HYG)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  120 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  115 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  235
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HYG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HYG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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