NYSEARCA:LQD - iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$118.55 +0.72 (+0.61 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$118.55
Today's Range$118.21 - $118.64
52-Week Range$111.25 - $118.64
Volume10.58 million shs
Average Volume9.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$33.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.57%
BetaN/A
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.

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Basic Details

Issuer BlackRock
Fund NameiShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:LQD
Inception Date7/22/2002
Fund ManagerJames Mauro, Scott Radell
Phone+1-800-4742737

Fund Focus

Asset ClassFixed Income
BenchmarkIBOXX Liquid Investment Grade TR USD
CategoryCorporate
FocusInvestment Grade
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$33.38 billion
Average Daily Volume$8.34 million
Discount/Premium1.14%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.15%
Other Expenses0.00%
Total Expenses0.15%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.15%

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 $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:LQD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's stock symbol?

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "LQD."

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

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF declared a monthly dividend on Friday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.3584 per share on Thursday, March 7th. This represents a $4.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.63%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 1st. This is a positive change from iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's previous monthly dividend of $0.35. View iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's Dividend History.

Has iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LQD stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF earned a coverage optimism score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF saw a drop in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,486,539 shares, a drop of 21.3% from the January 31st total of 15,875,253 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 9,657,591 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. View iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's Current Options Chain.

What other stocks do shareholders of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF investors own include General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ), iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG), Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC) and Goldman Sachs Group (GS).

Who are iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's key executives?

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF'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

Who are iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's major shareholders?

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (7.78%), Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (2.96%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (1.75%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.27%), SG Americas Securities LLC (0.44%) and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.37%).

Which institutional investors are selling iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF stock?

LQD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, NYL Investors LLC, GenTrust LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Longer Investments Inc., Towercrest Capital Management and Country Trust Bank.

Which institutional investors are buying iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF stock?

LQD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, SG Americas Securities LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Toronto Dominion Bank, American Financial Advisors LLC and Pactiv General Employee Benefit Trust.

How do I buy shares of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

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 $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's stock price today?

One share of LQD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $118.55.

How big of a company is iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF has a market capitalization of $33.40 billion.

What is iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's official website?

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

How can I contact iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF'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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA LQD)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  46 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  66 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  112
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LQD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LQD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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