IShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (HYG)

SeekingAlpha  Mar 4  Comment 
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Traders are bearish on high-yield corporate debt exchange traded funds (ETFs). Data confirm as much. For the week ended Feb. 27th, investors have yanked $171.3 million from the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE: HYG), the largest...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 30  Comment 
Benzinga  Apr 5  Comment 
With over 2,000 exchange traded products trading in the U.S., at least a few celebrate a birthday on any given trading day. Not all of these birthdays are notable occasions, but the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE: HYG)...
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iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (HYG)


The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the iBoxx $ Liquid High Yield Index, a corporate bond market index compiled by the International Index Company Limited.


Fund Information

  • Fund Manager: iShares [2]
  • Inception Date: 04/04/2007
  • Average Maturity: 5.53 years
  • Exchange: NYSE Arca
  • Ticker: HYG
  • Expense Ratio: 0.50%
  • ETF Page[3]

Top Holdings

% of Fund Name Coupon Maturity Ratings (Moody\'s/S&P)
2.09% CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORP 9.50 2/15/2015 Ba3 /BB
1.95% ECHOSTAR DBS CORPORATION 7.12 2/1/2016 Ba3 /BB-
1.93% NRG ENERGY INC 7.38 2/1/2016 B1 /BB-
1.92% HCA INC 9.25 11/15/2016 B2 /BB-
1.86% MGM MIRAGE INC 13.00 11/15/2013 B1 /B
1.84% INTELSAT BERMUDA LTD 11.25 6/15/2016 Caa2 /CCC+
1.83% FIRST DATA CORPORATION 9.88 9/24/2015 Caa1 /B-
1.79% SUNGARD DATA SYSTEMS INC. 9.12 8/15/2013 Caa1 /B
1.72% AES CORPORATION (THE) 8.00 10/15/2017 B1 /BB-
1.65% WINDSTREAM CORP 8.62 8/1/2016 Ba3 /BB

As of 10/19/2009


  1. iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (HYG)
  2. iShares ETF
  3. iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (HYG)
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