SCHZ
Schwab U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF

Price: $53.92
Change: $0.04 (-0.0%)
Category: Total Bond Market
Last Updated:

Vitals

Brand Schwab
Structure ETF
Expense Ratio 0.04%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Jul 14, 2011
Index Tracked Bloomberg US Aggregate

Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to a broad-based bond index designed to measure the performance of the U.S. investment grade debt market. SCHZ’s portfolio includes Treasuries, mortgage-backed securities, corporate debt, and securities issued by agencies of the U.S. government. As such, SCHZ makes sense as a core holding in a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio; this ETF offers exposure to thousands of fixed income securities, and can be a core component that delivers stable current return to investors. It should be noted, however, that SCHZ doesn’t cover all corners of the U.S. debt market; segments that are excluded from this ETF include junk bonds and floating rate debt. Moreover, SCHZ doesn’t include any international debt; investors looking to extend their bond portfolio beyond the U.S. might want to consider products in the International Government Bond or Emerging Market Bonds ETFdb Categories. SCHZ is a good start to a well-rounded fixed income portfolio, but some complementary positions are necessary for investors interested in achieving truly global exposure.


There are plenty of alternatives to SCHZ; the ultra popular AGG and BND are linked to the same index. The biggest appeal of this ETF is the low fees; SCHZ is one of the cheapest ETFs available anywhere, and the eligibility for commission free trading in Schwab accounts may further increase the appeal of this fund to cost conscious investors.

ETF Database Themes

Asset Class Bond
Region (General) North America
Region (Specific) U.S.
Bond Type(s) Total Bond Market
Bond Duration All-Term

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market, Broad-based Investment Grade
  • Category Broad Market, Broad-based
  • 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 $52.98
  • 52 Week Hi $55.15
  • AUM $9,210.7 M
  • Shares 170.6 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 553,413
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 556,991

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Total Bond Market Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest BKAG 0.00% $189.0 M 36,232 -1.91%
Largest (AUM) AGG 0.04% $88.7 B 5 M -2.16%
Most Liquid (Volume) AGG 0.04% $88.7 B 5 M -2.16%
Top YTD Performer PCEF 2.34% $956.1 M 144,838 14.87%

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market, Broad-based Investment Grade Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest BKAG 0.00% $189.0 M 36,232 -1.91%
Largest (AUM) AGG 0.04% $88.7 B 5 M -2.16%
Most Liquid (Volume) AGG 0.04% $88.7 B 5 M -2.16%
Top YTD Performer AGZD 0.23% $222.8 M 19,041 0.77%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Holdings Comparison

SCHZ ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 9099 1467 2521
% of Assets in Top 10 5.09% 36.20% 32.20%
% of Assets in Top 15 6.44% 41.28% 36.58%
% of Assets in Top 50 14.66% 59.62% 52.00%

Size Comparison

SCHZ ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) N/A 0.00% N/A
Mid (>2.7B) N/A 0.04% N/A
Small (>600M) N/A 0.61% N/A
Micro (<600M) N/A 0.44% N/A

SCHZ Valuation

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

SCHZ
P/E Ratio
N/A
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
0.47
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
N/A

SCHZ Dividend

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

SCHZ ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 0.09 $ 0.07 $ 0.07
Dividend Date 2021-10-01 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 1.20 $ 0.98 $ 0.78
Annual Dividend Yield 2.22% 2.07% 1.83%

SCHZ Price and Volume Chart

SCHZ Fund Flows

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5 Day Net Flows: 16.28 M 1 Month Net Flows: -5.44 M 3 Month Net Flows: 290.87 M 6 Month Net Flows: 503.13 M 1 Year Net Flows: 1.14 B 3 Year Net Flows: 3.52 B 5 Year Net Flows: 5.82 B 10 Year Net Flows: 8.9 B

SCHZ Price vs Flows AUM Influence

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Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for SCHZ 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 Total Bond Market 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 A+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

SCHZ Expenses & Fees

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

Expenses Ratio Analysis

SCHZ
Expense Ratio
0.04%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.43%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.17%

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
6.47/10
ESG Score
54.37%
Global Percentile
44.33%
Peer Percentile
    • Revenue Exposure to Environmental Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Environment Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      0.83%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons of CO2e / $M Sales)
      274.47
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • High Impact Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Water Stress High Risk Business Segment (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress High Risk Geography (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Moderate (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure High (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Low (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Revenue Exposure to Energy Efficiency (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Alternative Energy (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Green Building (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Pollution Prevention (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Water Sustainability (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Social Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      0.83%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • SRI Exclusion Criteria (%)
      2.84%
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Affordable Real Estate (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Education (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Major Disease Treatment (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Nutrition (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Sanitation (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to SME Finance (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Human Rights Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Labor Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Labor Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Labor Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Severe Customer Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Catholic Values Fail (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Islamic Non-Compliant (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Adult Entertainment Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Alcohol Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Gambling Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Nuclear Power Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Tobacco Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Controversies Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Retailer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Producer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Direct Predatory Lending Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Genetic Engineering Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Governance Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Independent Board Majority (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (0-25%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (25-50%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (50-75%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (75-100%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • No Female Directors (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Three OR More Female Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Females Represent 30% of Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Entrenched Board (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Overboarding (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Negative Director Votes (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Ownership AND Control Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • One Share One Vote (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Annual Director Elections (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Does Not Use Majority Voting (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Significant Votes Against Pay Practices (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder Concerns (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Cross Shareholdings (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Poison Pill (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Pay Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Pay Performance Link (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Internal Pay Equity (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Executive Pay Non-Disclosure (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Accounting Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score

SCHZ Performance

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

SCHZ ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return -1.71% -1.12% -1.43%
3 Month Return -1.30% -0.73% -1.06%
YTD Return -2.20% -0.55% -1.56%
1 Year Return -1.34% 0.68% -0.69%
3 Year Return 17.00% 10.66% 9.04%
5 Year Return 14.79% 7.37% 4.98%

Geographic Exposure

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

Holdings Analysis

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

Asset Percentage
Sovereign 43.02%
Mortgage Backed Security 25.1%
Corporate 18.98%
Asset Backed Security 2.24%
Open-ended Fund 1.44%
Municipal 0.44%
Other 0.19%
CASH 0.01%
Warrant 0.01%
Preferred 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
Sovereign 43.02%
Mortgage Backed Security 25.1%
Corporate 18.98%
Asset Backed Security 2.24%
Open-ended Fund 1.44%
Municipal 0.44%
Other 0.19%
CASH 0.01%
Warrant 0.01%
Preferred 0.01%

SCHZ Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
61.91%
Rank
8 of 90

20 Day Volatility
3.77%
Rank
19 of 90

50 Day Volatility
3.23%
Rank
24 of 90

200 Day Volatility
3.37%
Rank
26 of 90

Beta
0.03
Rank
71 of 90

Standard Deviation
0.54%
Rank
24 of 88

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $54.18
  • 60 Day MA $54.55
  • MACD 15 Period -0.20
  • MACD 100 Period -0.52
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 84.09
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 92.62
  • RSI 10 Day 35
  • RSI 20 Day 39
  • RSI 30 Day 42
  • Ultimate Oscillator 53

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $53.84
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $54.27
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $53.83
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $54.55
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $53.75
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $55.01

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $53.88
  • Support Level 2 $53.84
  • Resistance Level 1 $53.99
  • Resistance Level 2 $54.05

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 32.10
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 28.31
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 46.78
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 43.25

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