|Day Lo||-||Day Hi||-|
This ETF offers exposure to credit bonds with an intermediate term to maturity, putting its interest rate risk and yield generally between short-term options (such as CSJ) and longer-term fixed income ETFs (such as CLY). This ETF is probably too specific for those seeking broad-based bond exposure in connection with a buy and hold strategy; those investors would be better served by AGG or BND. This fund can, however, be a useful tool for fine tuning fixed income exposure. Specifically, CIU may be useful for enhancing current returns without taking on excessive interest rate risk. CIU's expenses are in line with other ETFs offering similar exposure, such as VCIT, and the underlying portfolio is reasonably well diversified.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for CIU 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 Corporate Bonds 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||0.54%|
|Commercial Mortgage Backed||0.06%|
|Agency Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|US Municipal Tax Advantaged||0.0%|
|0% to 1%||4.39%|
|1% to 2%||17.52%|
|2% to 3%||23.49%|
|3% to 4%||23.08%|
|4% to 5%||12.49%|
|5% to 6%||8.82%|
|6% to 7%||4.52%|
|7% to 8%||1.67%|
|8% to 9%||0.91%|
|9% to 10%||0.35%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.15%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.0%|
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (TD Ameritrade)
There are 22 other ETFs in the Corporate Bonds 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 CIU 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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