This product is designed to replicate a benchmark which provides a broad representation of the U.S. dollar-denominated high yield liquid corporate bond market. The high yield bond space has been cracked wide open by ETFs, as these products have offered numerous ways for investors to take advantage of this space. High yields can be a great addition to a yield-starved portfolio, as they can offer yields into the double digits for those willing to take on the risks that come along with it. The high returns come from riskier bond choices who have to pay out higher ratios to compensate investors for high risks. this means that the holdings of these ETFs will have higher chances of defaults, and could potentially leave investors out to dry. But for those who have done their homework on the holdings of a particular "junk" bond fund have the ability to generate strong returns from these powerful products. HYG keeps most of its assets inside of the U.S., though it does offer a slice of international exposure as well. The ETF is dominated by corporate bonds, the majority of which have investment grades between B and BB. This product will make a great income addition to any investor who is fully aware of the risks a high yield bond product carries.
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.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.
|Commercial Mortgage Backed||0.15%|
|Cash And Equivalents||0.0%|
|Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Agency Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|US Municipal Tax Advantaged||0.0%|
|0% to 1%||0.51%|
|1% to 2%||0.0%|
|2% to 3%||0.52%|
|3% to 4%||2.92%|
|4% to 5%||14.88%|
|5% to 6%||35.27%|
|6% to 7%||19.97%|
|7% to 8%||14.19%|
|8% to 9%||4.81%|
|9% to 10%||2.52%|
|Greater Than 10%||3.19%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.33%|
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Fidelity)
There are 16 other ETFs in the High Yield 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 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.com Category.
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