IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)

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Clusterstock  Aug 12  Comment 
Stocks went nowhere on the second day of the trading of the week, with the Nasdaq, which lead yesterday's gains, logging the steepest loss.  First, the scoreboard: Dow: 16.560.54, -9.4, (-0.06%) S&P 500: 1,933.75, -3.2, (-0.1%) Nasdaq:...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 11  Comment 
IShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 2.02% return in just 103 days. A covered call on iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond at the $115.00 level expiring on Nov. '14 offers an assigned return rate of 2.02%...
Clusterstock  Aug 8  Comment 
Bonds are rallying. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note touched 2.37% earlier on Friday, the lowest level since June 2013. The world's safe haven asset classes in general have been doing great this week as geopolitical turmoil has the world...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 8  Comment 
The patented options-trade picking algorithms used by MarketIntelligenceCenter.com found a trading opportunity with iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT) that should provide a 2.07% return in just 134 days. Sell one Dec. '14 call at the $115.00...
Clusterstock  Jul 30  Comment 
The economy snapped back in the second quarter. After a disappointing first quarter, t he BEA's initial estimate for second-quarter GDP showed the economy expanded at a 4% annualized rate. Economists were expecting Q2 GDP to grow...
Forbes  Jul 29  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT), where 8,400,000 units were destroyed, or a 22.5% decrease week...
Clusterstock  Jun 18  Comment 
The FOMC just announced that it will continue tapering its monthly asset purchases by $10 billion. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is expected to hold a 2:30 press conference following the announcement.  Along with its latest monetary...
Market Intelligence Center  May 30  Comment 
The patented option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center found a trading opportunity with iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT) that should provide a 2.66% return in just 204 days. Buy one...
Forbes  May 29  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT), where 2,200,000 units were destroyed, or a 6% decrease week over...
Benzinga  May 27  Comment 
Recap The week ended on a bullish note. All markets were in the green. Impressively the markets rose in the face of a falling TNX and rising TLT. For the past few weeks, this situation in the TNX and TLT would have caused a market sell...




 
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IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)

Overview

The iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund seeks to approximate the total rate of return of the long-term sector of the United States Treasury market as defined by the Barclays Capital U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index.

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Fund Information

  • Fund Manager: iShares [2]
  • Inception Date: 07/22/2002
  • Average Maturity: 27.22 years
  • Exchange: NYSE Arca
  • Ticker: TLT
  • Expense Ratio: 0.15%
  • ETF Page[3]

Top Holdings

% of Fund Name Coupon Maturity Ratings (Moody\'s/S&P)
17.68% TREASURY BOND 4.25 5/15/2039 TSY /TSY
11.89% TREASURY BOND 4.50 2/15/2036 TSY /TSY
10.82% TREASURY BOND 3.50 2/15/2039 TSY /TSY
10.63% TREASURY BOND 4.50 5/15/2038 TSY /TSY
9.15% TREASURY BOND 4.50 8/15/2039 TSY /TSY
8.55% TREASURY BOND 6.25 5/15/2030 TSY /TSY
7.76% TREASURY BOND 5.38 2/15/2031 TSY /TSY
7.68% TREASURY BOND 5.00 5/15/2037 TSY /TSY
7.51% TREASURY BOND 4.38 2/15/2038 TSY /TSY
7.04% TREASURY BOND 4.75 2/15/2037 TSY /TSY


As of 10/19/2009

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ETF Name ETF Name Fund Manager
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TBT)ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TBT)ProShares ETFs
Ameristock/Ryan 1 Year Treasury ETF (GKA)Ameristock/Ryan 1 Year Treasury ETF (GKA)Ameristock Funds
Ameristock/Ryan 10 Year Treasury ETF (GKD)Ameristock/Ryan 10 Year Treasury ETF (GKD)Ameristock Funds
Ameristock/Ryan 2 Year Treasury ETF (GKB)Ameristock/Ryan 2 Year Treasury ETF (GKB)Ameristock Funds
Ameristock/Ryan 20 Year Treasury ETF (GKE)Ameristock/Ryan 20 Year Treasury ETF (GKE)Ameristock Funds
Ameristock/Ryan 5 Year Treasury ETF (GKC)Ameristock/Ryan 5 Year Treasury ETF (GKC)Ameristock Funds
Ext Duration Treasury ETF (EDV)Ext Duration Treasury ETF (EDV)Vanguard Group Inc
iShares Lehman 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Fund (SHY)iShares Lehman 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Fund (SHY)iShares
iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)iShares
iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEF)iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEF)iShares
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TBT)ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TBT)ProShares ETF
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (PST)ProShares UltraShort Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (PST)ProShares ETF


References

  1. IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)
  2. iShares ETF
  3. IShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)
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