HYG iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF
- High Yield Bonds
Alternative ETFs in the High Yield Bonds Category
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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 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 In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
HYG HoldingsFilings Data as of: Feb 02, 2016
Top Ten Holdings
Numericable Grp Sa 144A 6%
First Data 144A 7%
Frontier Comms 144A 11%
Reynolds Grp Issuer 5.75%
Sprint Nextel 144A 9%
Vrx Escrow 144A 6.125%
Vrx Escrow 144A 5.875%
Tenet Healthcare 8.125%
This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
Bond Sector Breakdown
Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown
|Cash And Equivalents||0.22%|
|Commercial Mortgage Backed||0.17%|
|Agency Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|US Municipal Tax Advantaged||0.0%|
|0% to 1%||1.97%|
|1% to 2%||0.13%|
|2% to 3%||0.7%|
|3% to 4%||2.44%|
|4% to 5%||12.94%|
|5% to 6%||32.99%|
|6% to 7%||22.72%|
|7% to 8%||13.14%|
|8% to 9%||6.28%|
|9% to 10%||2.03%|
|Greater Than 10%||3.01%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.0%|
HYG Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Fidelity)
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 18 other ETFs in the High Yield 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.
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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.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $77.60
- 60 Day MA: $79.46
- MACD 15 Period: -2.05
- MACD 100 Period: -5.28
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 87.41
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 87.41
- RSI 10 Day: 26
- RSI 20 Day: 33
- RSI 30 Day: 35
- Ultimate Oscillator: 38
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $75.19
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $79.54
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $75.74
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $79.44
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $75.80
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $80.66
Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: $75.16
- Support Level 2: $74.74
- Resistance Level 1: $75.94
- Resistance Level 2: $76.30
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 43.36
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 16.57
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 38.83
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 23.05
Latest HYG News
Sell On The Pop Prospects: September 22nd Edition
Buy On The Dip Prospects: July 7th Edition
WisdomTree Adds To Currency Hedged Lineup; iShares Launches New Bond Funds (DXGE, SLQD, SHYG)
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