|Day Lo||-||Day Hi||-|
This popular ETF offers exposure to the long end of the maturity curve, with exposure to all types of bonds that have maturities greater than 10 years. BLV is heavy on both interest rate risk and credit risk, and as such will generally deliver a relatively high expected return. BLV can be a quality pick for investors seeking a one stop shop for longer term bond exposure that likely has a greater yield than a comparable pure T-Bill fund.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for BLV on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Total Bond Market with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
|Cash And Equivalents||0.77%|
|Agency Mortgage Backed||0.14%|
|Commercial Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|US Municipal Tax Advantaged||0.0%|
|0% to 1%||0.95%|
|1% to 2%||0.43%|
|2% to 3%||15.65%|
|3% to 4%||16.64%|
|4% to 5%||26.5%|
|5% to 6%||16.42%|
|6% to 7%||15.76%|
|7% to 8%||4.69%|
|8% to 9%||1.79%|
|9% to 10%||0.32%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.08%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.0%|
There are 12 other ETFs in the Total Bond Market ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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 BLV relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
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