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iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF

GBF
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US4642885960
CUSIP
464288596
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Jan 11, 2007
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Total Bond Market
Expense Ratio
0.20%
Index Tracked
Barclays Capital U.S. Government/Credit Bond Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Bond

GBFPrice Chart


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GBFPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $15,056 for a total return of roughly 50.56%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


GBF (iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF)
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GBFReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M0.65%
YTD-3.44%
6M-1.87%
1Y-0.28%
5Y3.35%
10Y3.45%

GBFMonthly Returns Heatmap


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GBFSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.22. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


GBF (iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF)
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GBFDividends

iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF granted a 1.32% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Apr 24, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.60 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.60$2.06$3.10$2.86$2.64$2.35$2.28$2.38$2.61$2.68$3.45$3.42
Dividend yield
1.32%1.64%2.64%2.59%2.31%2.09%2.04%2.08%2.37%2.33%3.03%3.19%

GBFDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


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GBFWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF is 7.97%, recorded on Mar 19, 2020. It took 69 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth
Start
To Bottom
Bottom
To Recover
End
Total
-7.97%Mar 10, 20208Mar 19, 202069Jun 26, 202077
-6.13%May 3, 201387Sep 5, 2013221Jul 23, 2014308
-5.6%Aug 5, 2020156Mar 18, 2021
-5.2%Jul 11, 2016112Dec 15, 2016180Sep 5, 2017292
-4.35%Oct 7, 201086Feb 8, 201178Jun 1, 2011164
-3.9%Sep 8, 2017174May 17, 2018177Jan 31, 2019351
-3.73%Feb 2, 201590Jun 10, 2015170Feb 11, 2016260
-2.58%Sep 5, 20197Sep 13, 201990Jan 23, 202097
-2%Nov 13, 201255Feb 1, 201349Apr 15, 2013104
-1.98%Jul 25, 201217Aug 16, 201257Nov 8, 201274

GBFVolatility Chart

Current iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF volatility is 3.85%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


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