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

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$114.56 -0.47 (-0.41 %)
(As of 09/19/2018 06:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$115.03
Today's Range$114.52 - $114.81
52-Week Range$113.72 - $121.85
Volume5.16 million shs
Average Volume5.90 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.82 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.43%
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$32.39 billion
Average Daily Volume$5.53 million
Discount/Premium0.03%

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 Monday, September 3rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.3477 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $4.17 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.64%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 4th. This is a boost from iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's previous monthly dividend of $0.34. View iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's Dividend History.

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

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 13,062,743 shares, a decrease of 28.7% from the August 15th total of 18,309,413 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,344,310 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. View iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's Current Options Chain.

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

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

News stories about LQD stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF.

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

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (7.99%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.73%), LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA (0.36%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.26%), Assetmark Inc. (0.22%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.12%).

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 Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, FormulaFolio Investments LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, US Bancorp DE, James Investment Research Inc., PFS Investments Inc., Partners Capital Investment Group LLP and Sterling Investment Advisors LLC ADV.

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

LQD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, SG Americas Securities LLC, Sun Life Financial INC, Atria Investments LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, WestEnd Advisors LLC and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

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 $114.56.

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 $31.82 billion.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  38 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  45 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  83
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 9/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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