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iShares iBoxx Dollar Investment Grade Corporate Bond

iShares iBoxx Dollar Investment Grade Corporate Bond (LQD)

105.45
0.18
(0.17%)
Closed April 23 4:00PM
105.40
-0.05
( -0.05% )
Pre Market: 8:34AM

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Key stats and details

Current Price
105.40
Bid
-
Ask
-
Volume
805
0.00 Day's Range 0.00
98.24 52 Week Range 111.40
Market Cap
Previous Close
105.45
Open
-
Last Trade
1
@
105.45
Last Trade Time
08:47:03
Financial Volume
-
VWAP
-
Average Volume (3m)
30,344,145
Shares Outstanding
315,200,000
Dividend Yield
-
PE Ratio
-8.09
Earnings Per Share (EPS)
-13.03
Revenue
1.23B
Net Profit
-4.11B

About iShares iBoxx Dollar Investment Grade Corporate Bond

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in component securities of the underlying index and at least 95% of its assets in investment-grade corporate bonds. The underlying index i... The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in component securities of the underlying index and at least 95% of its assets in investment-grade corporate bonds. The underlying index is designed to provide a broad representation of the U.S. dollar-denominated liquid investment-grade corporate bond market. Show more

Sector
Mgmt Invt Offices, Open-end
Industry
Mgmt Invt Offices, Open-end
Website
Headquarters
Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Founded
1970
iShares iBoxx Dollar Investment Grade Corporate Bond is listed in the Mgmt Invt Offices, Open-end sector of the American Stock Exchange with ticker LQD. The last closing price for iShares iBoxx Dollar Inv... was $105.45. Over the last year, iShares iBoxx Dollar Inv... shares have traded in a share price range of $ 98.24 to $ 111.40.

iShares iBoxx Dollar Inv... currently has 315,200,000 shares outstanding. The market capitalization of iShares iBoxx Dollar Inv... is $33.24 billion. iShares iBoxx Dollar Inv... has a price to earnings ratio (PE ratio) of -8.09.

LQD Latest News

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PeriodChangeChange %OpenHighLowAvg. Daily VolVWAP
10.360.34272658035105.04105.865104.72524507058105.16233281SP
4-3.02-2.78546393654108.42109.19104.1828625082106.41196084SP
12-4.96-4.49438202247110.36110.91104.1830344145107.71393723SP
265.815.8339190681899.59111.498.85527555860107.23291683SP
52-3.7-3.39138405133109.1111.498.2423808732106.41549408SP
156-26.3-19.9696279423131.7136.7898.2419878816113.14364567SP
260-13.76-11.5474991608119.16139.3898.2417081841118.1855828SP

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LQD Discussion

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str8_chuter str8_chuter 4 years ago
And this was all pure jawboning.

The Fed is, of course, prevented by law from purchasing equities and corporate bonds directly. They get around this restriction by 'loaning' funds to Special Purpose Vehicles (cough...cough...Blackrock) who do the buying on behalf of the Fed.

To date, the Fed (through its loans to SPVs) has not purchased a single share of ANY ETF. No investment grade bond ETF's nor any junk bond ETF's.

Loans on the Fed balance sheet (for the week ending April 15) totaled $120 B which was down slightly from the prior week. The largest portion of these loans, $52 B, is for the Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility. Second largest component is Primary Credit, at $41 B. The balance for Secondary Credit (which includes corporate bonds, corporate bond ETF's and junk bond ETF's) shows a balance of zero.
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tw0122 tw0122 4 years ago
As LQD plunged, the shorts soared, rising to never before seen levels, send the index even lower and sparking even more shorting. By this point, only one thing could save capital markets - both bonds and stocks (why stocks? Because as a reminder the only buyer of stocks in the past decade have been buybacks; kill the bond market and suddenly companies can't issue debt to fund buybacks and it's bye bye, not buy buy, stocks): the Fed had to step in and buy bonds

However, on quad-witching Friday, March 20, the Fed did not do what so many traders were now expecting, and the liquidation continued with stocks in freefall, sending the Dow below 19,000, and to levels not seen since the Trump election.

By the following Monday, the Fed was trapped - either it unleashes not a bazooka but a "nuclear bomb" (as Paul Tudor Jones called it) and stabilizes the unprecedented panic gripping traders, or the market was about to close. It picked the former, and before the open on Monday, March 23, the Fed announced not only unlimited QE, but in an unprecedented move, Powell said he would also start buying loans and bonds in the secondary market, as well as the LQD.

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tw0122 tw0122 4 years ago
This fund was Nationalized by the Fed on March 20th, 2019 as it went bidless on March 19
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Soapy Bubbles Soapy Bubbles 13 years ago
Holding up well considering...
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Soapy Bubbles Soapy Bubbles 13 years ago
I wonder how this would perform through a default and increased cost of debt.
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Soapy Bubbles Soapy Bubbles 13 years ago
http://us.ishares.com/product_info/fund/overview/LQD.htm
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