|Day Lo||-||Day Hi||-|
This ETF can be thought of as the international counterpart to TIP, as it offers exposure to inflation-protected bonds issued by primarily European governments. Because the principal of the underlying holdings adjust with inflation, these securities have become popular as a tool to protect against rising asset prices and a jump in CPI. WIP is an attractive tool for investors looking to diversify fixed income holdings beyond U.S. borders, especially if interest rates fail to rise enough in the near term to crush inflation. While the fund does have heavy exposure to European government bonds, it makes a decent allocation to emerging markets as well as Brazil, South Africa, and Mexico all find there way into the top ten holdings. This method could help to boost the overall yield of the product but could add to risk as well as many of these nations already have high rates of inflation. In terms of maturity, the fund is heavily spread out among various levels but it is tilted towards short-term bonds as notes that mature in less than a decade make up more than half of the total portfolio. Thanks to this, the fund's yield may not be as high as other products that focus on longer term securities but the diversification benefits and the safety of TIPS make this a fund that could make up a meaningful allocation of any long term portfolio.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for ITIP 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 Inflation-Protected 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 Category.
|Cash And Equivalents||6.15%|
|Agency Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Commercial Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|US Municipal Tax Advantaged||0.0%|
|0% to 1%||24.53%|
|1% to 2%||18.34%|
|2% to 3%||21.98%|
|3% to 4%||10.66%|
|4% to 5%||5.62%|
|5% to 6%||11.35%|
|6% to 7%||1.06%|
|7% to 8%||0.0%|
|8% to 9%||0.42%|
|9% to 10%||0.0%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.0%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.0%|
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Fidelity)
There are 6 other ETFs in the Inflation-Protected 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.
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 ITIP 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.
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