GOVT iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF

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Alternative ETFs in the Government Bonds Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The index is a market-capitalization weighted index that measures the performance of public obligations of the U.S. Treasury that have a remaining maturity of one year or more.

Realtime Rating

GOVT - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

GOVT is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Barclays Capital U.S. Treasury Bond Index. The index is a market-capitalization weighted index that measures the performance of public obligations of the U.S. Treasury that have a remaining maturity of one year or more.

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.

GOVT Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- TLT
Expenses B+ TFLO
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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GOVT In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for GOVT and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

GOVT - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 05, 2015
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 1.25%
    9.91%
  2. US Treasury Note 3.25%
    8.38%
  3. US Treasury Note 0.875%
    5.79%
  4. US Treasury Note 0.625%
    3.59%
  5. US Treasury Bond 7.125%
    3.09%
  6. US Treasury Note 3.125%
    2.09%
  7. US Treasury Note 2.5%
    2.08%
  8. US Treasury Note 0.875%
    2.00%
  9. US Treasury Note 0.875%
    1.99%
  10. US Treasury Note 2.375%
    1.87%

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep GOVT is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 110
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 40.81%
Category Low
Category High

GOVT Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 97.77%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 2.23%
Other 0.0%

GOVT 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%

GOVT Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Government 97.77%
Corporate Bond 1.15%
Cash And Equivalents 1.08%
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%
Future Forward 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Municipal Taxable 0.0%
Government Related 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

GOVT Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 20.89%
1% to 2% 30.63%
2% to 3% 16.23%
3% to 4% 20.9%
4% to 5% 2.91%
5% to 6% 0.59%
6% to 7% 1.12%
7% to 8% 3.09%
8% to 9% 1.4%
9% to 10% 0.0%
Greater Than 10% 0.0%

GOVT Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 100.0%
AA 0.0%
A 0.0%
BBB 0.0%
BB 0.0%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%

GOVT Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 33.06%
3-5 Years 24.83%
5-7 Years 14.59%
7-10 Years 12.11%
10-15 Years 1.45%
15-20 Years 0.27%
20-30 Years 11.47%
30+ Years 0.0%
Expense

GOVT - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of GOVT to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 0.15%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in GOVT

GOVT is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Fidelity)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 13 other ETFs in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

GOVT - Performance

This section shows how GOVT has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 0.28%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 0.92%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
GOVT Rank:
GOVT -0.76%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
GOVT Rank:
GOVT -1.85%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 0.45%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 2.37%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 1.76%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
GOVT Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
Charts

GOVT - 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 GOVT relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

GOVT - Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of GOVT compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
GOVT Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 29, 2015

Dividend

GOVT - Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of GOVT compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 1.07%
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 29, 2015

Technicals

GOVT - Technicals

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GOVT Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of GOVT compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

5 Day Volatility
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 10.61%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 4.07%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 4.16%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 4.17%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 0.35
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
GOVT Rank:
GOVT 0.31%
Category Low
Category High

GOVT Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $25.07
  • 60 Day MA: $25.07
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.08
  • MACD 100 Period: -0.06
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 33.33
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 27.27
  • RSI 10 Day: 57
  • RSI 20 Day: 53
  • RSI 30 Day: 51
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 65

GOVT Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $24.96
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $25.24
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $24.90
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $25.24
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $24.88
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $25.21

GOVT Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $25.11
  • Support Level 2: $25.07
  • Resistance Level 1: $25.20
  • Resistance Level 2: $25.25

GOVT Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 59.43
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 73.69
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 69.54
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 78.31
Fact Sheet

GOVT - Fact Sheet

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