MUB
iShares National Muni Bond ETF

Price: $115.53
Change: $0.14 (0.0%)
Category: National Munis
Last Updated:

Vitals

Brand iShares
Structure ETF
Expense Ratio 0.07%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Sep 07, 2007

Analyst Report

This fund tracks an index of municipal bonds, a slice of the bond market that is highly coveted due to its tax features. These bonds are generally free from federal taxes and in some cases, state and local income taxes as well making these funds crucial components of portfolios for those in high tax brackets. Muni bonds are used by local entities to pay for a variety of services or to make improvements to infrastructure paying for everything from new sewer systems to school renovations and bridge construction as such, they are relatively low risk instruments. MUB is by far the most popular fund in the national munis Category and for good reason; the fund holds over 1,200 individual securities and allocates just 5.5% to its top ten holdings ensuring high levels of diversification. Due to this MUB is a solid choice for any investor looking to gain broad exposure to the muni bond sector across a variety of states and projects around the nation.

ETF Database Themes

Category National Munis
Asset Class Bond
Region (General) North America
Region (Specific) U.S.
Bond Type(s) Municipal Bond
Bond Duration All-Term

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Fixed Income: U.S. - Government, Local Authority/Municipal Investment Grade
  • Category Government, Local Authority/Municipal
  • Focus Investment Grade
  • Niche Broad Maturities
  • Strategy Vanilla
  • Weighting Scheme Market Value

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $112.78
  • 52 Week Hi $117.53
  • AUM $23,597.8 M
  • Shares 204.4 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 1,274,739
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 1,182,017

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database National Munis Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest VTEB 0.06% $14.1 B 1 M 0.08%
Largest (AUM) VTEB 0.06% $14.1 B 1 M 0.08%
Most Liquid (Volume) VTEB 0.06% $14.1 B 1 M 0.08%
Top YTD Performer RTAI 1.91% $20.0 M 6,433 7.82%

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Fixed Income: U.S. - Government, Local Authority/Municipal Investment Grade Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest VTEB 0.06% $14.1 B 1 M 0.08%
Largest (AUM) VTEB 0.06% $14.1 B 1 M 0.08%
Most Liquid (Volume) VTEB 0.06% $14.1 B 1 M 0.08%
Top YTD Performer RTAI 1.91% $20.0 M 6,433 7.82%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to its peers.

Holdings Comparison

MUB ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 4907 834 1285
% of Assets in Top 10 3.76% 18.19% 31.47%
% of Assets in Top 15 4.42% 22.26% 36.17%
% of Assets in Top 50 8.36% 40.53% 51.30%

Size Comparison

MUB ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) N/A N/A N/A
Mid (>2.7B) N/A N/A N/A
Small (>600M) N/A N/A N/A
Micro (<600M) N/A N/A N/A

MUB Valuation

This section compares the P/E ratio of this ETF to its peers.

MUB
P/E Ratio
N/A
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
N/A
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
N/A

MUB Dividend

This section compares the dividend yield of this ETF to its peers.

MUB ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 0.17 $ 0.05 $ 0.08
Dividend Date 2021-10-01 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 2.18 $ 0.59 $ 0.71
Annual Dividend Yield 1.89% 1.55% 1.75%

MUB Price and Volume Chart

MUB Fund Flows

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5 Day Net Flows: -57.72 M 1 Month Net Flows: 208.92 M 3 Month Net Flows: 652.72 M 6 Month Net Flows: 2.09 B 1 Year Net Flows: 5.48 B 3 Year Net Flows: 13.24 B 5 Year Net Flows: 15.3 B 10 Year Net Flows: 20.62 B

MUB Price vs Flows AUM Influence

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Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for MUB 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 ETF Database Pro members, shows the ETF in the National Munis 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 ETF Database Pro. To view information on how the ETF Database Realtime Ratings work, click here.

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A n/a
Expenses B n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

MUB Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to its peers.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

MUB
Expense Ratio
0.07%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.29%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.45%

Tax Analysis

Max ST Capital Gains Rate 39.60%
Max LT Capital Gains Rate 20.00%
Tax On Distributions Ordinary income
Distributes K1 No
ESG Themes and Scores

MUB does not have an ESG score. There are no ESG themes that map to this ETF.

MUB Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peers.

MUB ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return -0.85% -0.78% -1.17%
3 Month Return -1.43% -1.24% -1.36%
YTD Return -0.06% 0.58% 1.03%
1 Year Return 2.12% 2.66% 3.30%
3 Year Return 15.38% 8.80% 9.51%
5 Year Return 15.86% 6.01% 7.88%

Geographic Exposure

The following charts reflect the geographic spread of MUB's underlying holdings.

Holdings Analysis

The following charts reflect the allocation of MUB's underlying holdings.

Asset Percentage
Municipal 97.52%
Other 1.28%
CASH 1.23%
Sovereign 0.01%
Bond Sector Percentage
Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 0.0%
3-5 Years 0.0%
5-7 Years 0.0%
7-10 Years 0.0%
10-15 Years 0.0%
15-20 Years 0.0%
20-30 Years 0.0%
30+ Years 0.0%
Asset Percentage
Municipal 97.52%
Other 1.28%
CASH 1.23%
Sovereign 0.01%

MUB Technicals

Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETF Database Category.

5 Day Volatility
81.63%
Rank
8 of 50

20 Day Volatility
1.89%
Rank
18 of 50

50 Day Volatility
1.66%
Rank
21 of 50

200 Day Volatility
1.70%
Rank
21 of 50

Beta
0.02
Rank
44 of 50

Standard Deviation
1.00%
Rank
5 of 48

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $115.89
  • 60 Day MA $116.53
  • MACD 15 Period -0.29
  • MACD 100 Period -1.12
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 71.01
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 83.07
  • RSI 10 Day 31
  • RSI 20 Day 32
  • RSI 30 Day 36
  • Ultimate Oscillator 39

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $115.47
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $116.10
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $115.51
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $116.27
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $115.32
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $117.01

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 n/a
  • Support Level 2 $115.34
  • Resistance Level 1 n/a
  • Resistance Level 2 $115.62

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 53.53
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 27.68
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 45.34
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 36.44

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