|Day Lo||-||Day Hi||-|
This ETF provides broad-based exposure to U.S. Treasuries with a number of different maturities. GOVT separates itself from popular funds like AGG by focusing exclusively on Treasuries, unlike the latter ETF which also includes a mixture of agency and corporate bonds as well. GOVT should not be considered as a core holding however, since Treasuries often make up a significant chunk of broad-based fixed income products such as AGG and BND. This ETF holds a basket of debt securities with a remaining maturity of one or more years; as such, investors who are wary of interest rate risk may wish to tilt exposure towards the short end of the maturity curve with a product like SHY. On the other hand, a product like TLT will be more appropriate for investors who are looking to target long-term Treasuries.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GOVT 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 Government 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.com Category.
|Cash And Equivalents||0.0%|
|Commercial Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Agency Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|US Municipal Tax Advantaged||0.0%|
|0% to 1%||7.32%|
|1% to 2%||44.41%|
|2% to 3%||30.79%|
|3% to 4%||8.58%|
|4% to 5%||2.85%|
|5% to 6%||0.45%|
|6% to 7%||0.81%|
|7% to 8%||2.49%|
|8% to 9%||1.66%|
|9% to 10%||0.0%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.0%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.59%|
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Fidelity)
There are 13 other ETFs in the Government Bonds ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com 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 GOVT 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.com Category.
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