HYG iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF

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Alternative ETFs in the High Yield 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 rules-based index consisting of liquid U.S. dollar-denominated, high yield corporate bonds for sale in the United Sates. The index is designed to provide a broad representation of the U.S. dollar-denominated high yield liquid corporate bond market. There is no limit to the number of issues in the index.

Realtime Rating

HYG - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

HYG is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate iBoxx $ Liquid High Yield Index. The index is a rules-based index consisting of liquid U.S. dollar-denominated, high yield corporate bonds for sale in the United Sates. The index is designed to provide a broad representation of the U.S. dollar-denominated high yield liquid corporate bond market. There is no limit to the number of issues in the index.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for HYG 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 High Yield 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.

HYG Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A JNK
Expenses B- QLTB
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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HYG In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

HYG - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Dec 02, 2014
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. Sprint 7.875%
    0.51%
  2. Numericable Grp Sa 144A 6%
    0.47%
  3. First Data 12.625%
    0.43%
  4. Chrysler Grp Llc / Cg Co-Iss 8.25%
    0.41%
  5. Reynolds Grp Issuer 5.75%
    0.40%
  6. Hca 6.5%
    0.39%
  7. Sprint Nextel 144A 9%
    0.39%
  8. Chs / Cmnty Health Sys 6.875%
    0.38%
  9. Tenet Healthcare 8.125%
    0.37%
  10. Heinz H J 4.25%
    0.36%

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
HYG Rank:
HYG 1004
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
HYG Rank:
HYG 4.12%
Category Low
Category High

HYG Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 79.75%
International Bonds 18.87%
Preferred Stock 0.34%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 1.04%
Other 0.0%

HYG 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%

HYG Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Corporate Bond 94.3%
Government 3.04%
Convertible 1.21%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 0.72%
Future Forward 0.64%
Cash And Equivalents 0.1%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Preferred 0.0%
Asset Backed 0.0%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Municipal Taxable 0.0%
Government Related 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

HYG Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 0.0%
1% to 2% 0.0%
2% to 3% 0.51%
3% to 4% 2.49%
4% to 5% 11.55%
5% to 6% 25.85%
6% to 7% 23.81%
7% to 8% 17.02%
8% to 9% 10.57%
9% to 10% 3.91%
Greater Than 10% 2.87%

HYG Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 0.0%
AA 0.0%
A 0.0%
BBB 0.87%
BB 43.41%
B 40.88%
Below B 11.59%
Not Rated 3.25%

HYG Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 7.37%
3-5 Years 21.47%
5-7 Years 34.58%
7-10 Years 32.86%
10-15 Years 1.52%
15-20 Years 0.0%
20-30 Years 0.06%
30+ Years 0.76%
Expense

HYG - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
HYG Rank:
HYG 0.50%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in HYG

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 17 other ETFs in the High Yield Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

HYG - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
HYG Rank:
HYG 3.42%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
HYG Rank:
HYG -1.21%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
HYG Rank:
HYG -1.86%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
HYG Rank:
HYG -2.78%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
HYG Rank:
HYG 1.66%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
HYG Rank:
HYG 1.99%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
HYG Rank:
HYG 22.81%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
HYG Rank:
HYG 43.90%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

HYG - Valuation

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

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

As of Dec 19, 2014

Dividend

HYG - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
HYG Rank:
HYG 5.29%
Category Low
Category High

As of Dec 19, 2014

Technicals

HYG - Technicals

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HYG Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
HYG Rank:
HYG 10.81%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
HYG Rank:
HYG 12.27%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
HYG Rank:
HYG 9.19%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
HYG Rank:
HYG 7.49%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
HYG Rank:
HYG -0.78
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
HYG Rank:
HYG 1.24%
Category Low
Category High

HYG Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $89.71
  • 60 Day MA: $90.69
  • MACD 15 Period: 1.05
  • MACD 100 Period: -0.91
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 1.91
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 26.49
  • RSI 10 Day: 58
  • RSI 20 Day: 51
  • RSI 30 Day: 49
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 56

HYG Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $86.36
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $90.83
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $86.87
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $92.50
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $87.39
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $93.13

HYG Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $89.73
  • Support Level 2: $89.23
  • Resistance Level 1: $90.52
  • Resistance Level 2: $90.81

HYG Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 66.30
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 69.50
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 58.02
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 49.30
Fact Sheet

HYG - Fact Sheet

Fact sheets are issued by the ETF provider and framed by ETFdb.com. Information contained within the fact sheet is not guaranteed to be timely or accurate.

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