BABZ - Build America Bond Strategy Fund

  • Issuer: PIMCO
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 0.45%
  • ETFdb Category: National Munis
  • ETF Home Page: BABZ
  • Inception: 2010-09-20
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • BABZ Tracks This Index: n/a

Description: This ETF is not linked to a specific benchmark.

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BABZ - Profile


Summary Data for BABZ

52 Week Lo: $45.12 52 Week Hi: $53.51
AUM: $20.4 M Shares: 0.4 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 1,668 Avg. Volume (3 month) 1,725
Filings Data as of:

BABZ - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Los Angeles Cnty Calif Pub Wks Re 7.488%: 6.07%
  2. California St Go Bds 7.95%: 5.78%
  3. Sacramento Calif Mun Util Dist 6.156%: 5.70%
  4. East Bay Calif Mun Util Dist 5.874%: 4.75%
  5. Los Angeles Calif Dept Arpts A Re 6.582%: 4.43%
  6. Los Angeles Cnty Calif Met Tra Me 5.735%: 4.27%
  7. San Diego Cnty Calif Regl Arpt Re 6.628%: 4.21%
  8. Clark Cnty Nev Arpt Rev Rev Bds 6.881%: 4.18%
  9. Illinois St Toll Hwy Auth 6.184%: 3.90%
  10. Jobsohio Beverage Sys Ohio Sta Ta 4.532%: 3.55%
%Assets in Top 10: 46.83%
Total Holdings: 35.0

BABZ Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 89.95%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 10.05%
Other 0.0%

BABZ 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%

BABZ Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown


Bond Sector Percentage
Municipal Taxable 89.95%
Cash And Equivalents 10.05%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Future Forward 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%
Option Warrant 0.0%
Government Related 0.0%
Government 0.0%

BABZ Coupon Breakdown


Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 0.0%
1% to 2% 0.0%
2% to 3% 0.0%
3% to 4% 0.0%
4% to 5% 6.1%
5% to 6% 20.7%
6% to 7% 46.9%
7% to 8% 16.24%
8% to 9% 0.0%
9% to 10% 0.0%
Greater Than 10% 0.0%

BABZ Credit Quality


Credit Percentage

BABZ Maturity Breakdown


Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 0.0%
3-5 Years 0.0%
5-7 Years 0.0%
7-10 Years 0.0%
10-15 Years 1.08%
15-20 Years 15.84%
20-30 Years 64.33%
30+ Years 8.7%
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BABZ - Fact Sheet

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BABZ - Charts

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BABZ - Fundamentals

BABZ Performance

1 Week Return: -0.36%
2 Week Return: 0.54%
4 Week Return: 0.97%
13 Week Return: 4.43%
26 Week Return: 5.70%
YTD Return: 6.69%
1 Year Return: -4.65%
3 Year Return: 14.95%
5 Year Return: n/a

BABZ Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.45%
  • Category: National Munis
  • Category Range: 0.20% to 1.67%
  • Category Average: 0.35%

BABZ Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 0.49
20 Day Moving Average: $49.58
60 Day Moving Average: $49.01

BABZ Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $4.17
Dividend Date: 2014-03-31
Dividend: $0.16
Annual Dividend Yield %: 8.36%

BABZ Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 22.89%
20 Day Volatility: 5.85%
50 Day Volatility: 5.70%
200 Day Volatility: 5.78%
Standard Deviation: 1.80%

BABZ - Technicals

BABZ Technicals

20 Day MA: $49.58
60 Day MA: $49.01
MACD 15 Period: 0.20
MACD 100 Period: 1.54
Williams % Range 10 Day: 45.71
Williams % Range 20 Day: 26.23
RSI 10 Day: 57
RSI 20 Day: 59
RSI 30 Day: 60
Ultimate Oscillator: 52

BABZ Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $49.44
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $50.18
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $49.01
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $50.15
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $48.73
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $50.11

BABZ Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $49.76
Support Level 2: $49.69
Resistance Level 1: $49.88
Resistance Level 2: $49.93

BABZ Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 52.38
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 53.64
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 57.27
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 68.50

BABZ Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 22.89%
20 Day Volatility: 5.85%
50 Day Volatility: 5.70%
200 Day Volatility: 5.78%
Standard Deviation: 1.80%

BABZ - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

BABZ is an active ETF. As such, BABZ does not seek to replicate a specified benchmark.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
National Munis 0.45 2010-09-20 PIMCO ETF +6.69%

BABZ Realtime Rating: By Metric

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

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BABZ Realtime Rating: Overall

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ETFdb Analyst Report for BABZ

This fund does not seek to replicate a specific index, but rather is an actively managed Build America Bond product. Unlike most municipal bonds, Build America Bonds are taxable securities, eliminating one of the advantages that has traditionally allowed municipalities to issue debt at lower rate...

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