About iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSEARCA:LQD)
iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index (the Index), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid, the United States dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds for sale in the United States. The Index may include large-, mid- or small-capitalization companies, and components primarily include consumer services, financial, and oil and gas companies. The components of the Index, and the degree to which these components represent certain industries, may change over time. The Index is a subset of the Markit iBoxx USD Corporate Bond Index. The Fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the Index and at least 95% of its assets in investment-grade corporate bonds. The Fund's investment adviser is BlackRock Fund Advisors.
Fund NameiShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Fund ManagerJames Mauro, Scott Radell
Asset ClassFixed Income
BenchmarkIBOXX Liquid Investment Grade TR USD
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
Assets Under Management$31.97 billion
Average Daily Volume$4.93 million
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
Lead Market MakerJane Street
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSEARCA:LQD) Frequently Asked Questions
What is iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd's stock symbol?
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "LQD."
How often does iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd?
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd announced a monthly dividend on Monday, April 2nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.3369 per share on Friday, April 6th. This represents a $4.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 2nd. This is a boost from iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd's previous monthly dividend of $0.33. View iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd's Dividend History.
Are investors shorting iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd?
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 19,019,433 shares, a decrease of 16.4% from the March 15th total of 22,741,127 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,124,379 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days.
Who are some of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd's key competitors?
Who are iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd's key executives?
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd's management team includes the folowing people:
- Joseph Kippels, Portfolio Manager of the Manager
- Chris Mosellen, Portfolio Manager of the Manager
- Lee Sterne, Senior Portfolio Manager of the Manager (Age 50)
- John Sulski, Portfolio Manager of the Manager
Has iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about LQD stock has trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd earned a news impact score of -0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 45.64 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
How do I buy shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd?
Shares of LQD 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 $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd's stock price today?
One share of LQD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $115.47.
How big of a company is iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd?
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd has a market capitalization of $31.82 billion.
How can I contact iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd?
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd's mailing address is 45 Fremont Street, San Francisco, 94105, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-800-4742737.
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iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSEARCA:LQD) Dividend Information
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd pays an annual dividend of $3.80 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.29%. LQD's most recent monthly dividend payment was Friday, April 6.
|Most Recent Dividend:||4/6/2018|
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSEARCA:LQD) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSEARCA:LQD) SEC Filings
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