BAB - Build America Bond Portfolio

Description: The Index is designed to track the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated Build America Bonds publicly issued by U.S. states and territories, and their political subdivisions, in the U.S. market.

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BAB - Profile


Summary Data for BAB

52 Week Lo: $25.95 52 Week Hi: $30.80
AUM: $692.1 M Shares: 23.4 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 103,275 Avg. Volume (3 month) 122,280
Filings Data as of:

BAB - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. California St Go Bds 7.5%: 3.70%
  2. North Tex Twy Auth 8.91%: 2.87%
  3. Illinois St Go Bds 5.563%: 2.37%
  4. California St Go Bds 6.509%: 1.92%
  5. Chicago Ill Brd Ed Go Bds 6.138%: 1.82%
  6. California St Go Bds 7.6%: 1.75%
  7. Univ Tex Univ Revs Fing Sys 4.644%: 1.64%
  8. Municipal Elec Auth 7.055%: 1.53%
  9. Illinois St Go Bds 6.9%: 1.50%
  10. New Jersey St Transn Tr Fd Aut Tr 6.561%: 1.42%
%Assets in Top 10: 20.51%
Total Holdings: 258.0

BAB Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 97.12%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 2.88%
Other 0.0%

BAB Bond Sector Breakdown


Bond Sector Percentage
Treasury 0.0%
TIPS 0.0%
U.S. Agency 0.0%
MBS 0.0%
U.S. Corporate 0.0%
Asset-Backed 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Muni 0.0%
Foreign Government 0.0%
Foreign Corporate 0.0%
Other 100.0%

BAB Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown


Bond Sector Percentage
Municipal Taxable 96.06%
Cash And Equivalents 2.88%
Government Related 1.06%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Asset Backed 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Preferred 0.0%
Corporate Bond 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%
Government 0.0%

BAB Coupon Breakdown


Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 0.0%
1% to 2% 0.0%
2% to 3% 0.0%
3% to 4% 1.14%
4% to 5% 4.66%
5% to 6% 26.99%
6% to 7% 38.11%
7% to 8% 20.49%
8% to 9% 5.72%
9% to 10% 0.0%
Greater Than 10% 0.0%

BAB Credit Quality


Credit Percentage
AAA 12.61%
AA 40.59%
A 41.33%
BBB 5.18%
BB 0.29%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%

BAB Maturity Breakdown


Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 0.03%
3-5 Years 1.91%
5-7 Years 3.79%
7-10 Years 3.37%
10-15 Years 7.43%
15-20 Years 34.22%
20-30 Years 42.31%
30+ Years 4.07%
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BAB - Fact Sheet

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BAB - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of BAB relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

BAB - Fundamentals

BAB Performance

1 Week Return: 0.05%
2 Week Return: 0.45%
4 Week Return: 0.15%
13 Week Return: 1.83%
26 Week Return: 4.56%
YTD Return: 14.11%
1 Year Return: 14.43%
3 Year Return: 20.45%
5 Year Return: 54.37%

BAB Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.28%
  • Category: National Munis
  • Category Range: 0.18% to 1.65%
  • Category Average: 0.33%

BAB Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 0.36
20 Day Moving Average: $29.76
60 Day Moving Average: $29.61

BAB Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $1.40
Dividend Date: 2014-11-14
Dividend: $0.12
Annual Dividend Yield %: 4.73%

BAB Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 9.43%
20 Day Volatility: 4.12%
50 Day Volatility: 5.31%
200 Day Volatility: 5.20%
Standard Deviation: 1.17%

BAB - Technicals

BAB Technicals

20 Day MA: $29.76
60 Day MA: $29.61
MACD 15 Period: 0.06
MACD 100 Period: 0.41
Williams % Range 10 Day: 29.75
Williams % Range 20 Day: 21.81
RSI 10 Day: 53
RSI 20 Day: 54
RSI 30 Day: 55
Ultimate Oscillator: 52

BAB Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $29.74
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $29.81
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $29.67
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $29.84
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $29.57
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $30.05

BAB Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $29.73
Support Level 2: $29.65
Resistance Level 1: $29.87
Resistance Level 2: $29.93

BAB Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 49.45
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 51.23
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 51.47
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 53.86

BAB Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 9.43%
20 Day Volatility: 4.12%
50 Day Volatility: 5.31%
200 Day Volatility: 5.20%
Standard Deviation: 1.17%

BAB - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

BAB is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate BofA Merrill Lynch Build America Bond Index. The Index is designed to track the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated Build America Bonds publicly issued by U.S. states and territories, and their political subdivisions, in the U.S. market.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
National Munis 0.28 2009-11-17 Invesco PowerShares ETF +14.11%

BAB Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A
Expenses B+
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for BAB on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the National Munis ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

BAB Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
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ETFdb Analyst Report for BAB

BAB will offer exposure to an index which is designed to track the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated Build America Bonds publicly issued by U.S. states and territories, and their political subdivisions, in the U.S. market. Unlike most municipal bonds, Build America Bonds are taxable securiti...

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