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iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF

HYG
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US4642885135
CUSIP
464288513
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Apr 11, 2007
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
High Yield Bonds
Expense Ratio
0.49%
Index Tracked
iBoxx $ Liquid High Yield Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Bond

HYGPrice Chart


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HYGPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $19,407 for a total return of roughly 94.07%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


HYG (iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF)
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HYGReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M-0.81%
6M1.64%
YTD2.53%
1Y7.10%
5Y4.96%
10Y5.15%

HYGMonthly Returns Heatmap


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HYGSharpe 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 iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.61. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


HYG (iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF)
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HYGDividends

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF granted a 4.26% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Oct 23, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $3.70 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$3.70$4.26$4.39$4.49$4.47$4.56$4.76$5.10$5.67$5.65$6.72$7.45

Dividend yield

4.26%4.88%4.99%5.54%5.12%5.27%5.90%5.69%6.10%6.05%7.52%8.25%

HYGDrawdowns Chart

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


HYG (iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF)
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HYGWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate 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 iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF is 22.03%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 158 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-22.03%Feb 21, 202022Mar 23, 2020158Nov 4, 2020180
-13.44%Apr 16, 2015209Feb 11, 2016102Jul 8, 2016311
-10.06%Jul 25, 201151Oct 4, 201114Oct 24, 201165
-7.91%Oct 28, 201119Nov 23, 201121Dec 23, 201140
-7.07%Apr 27, 201018May 20, 201041Jul 20, 201059
-7.05%May 9, 201332Jun 24, 2013111Nov 29, 2013143
-6.42%Jun 26, 2014121Dec 16, 201481Apr 15, 2015202
-6.41%Oct 2, 201858Dec 24, 201825Jan 31, 201983
-6.05%Jan 11, 201022Feb 10, 201023Mar 16, 201045
-4.56%May 19, 201120Jun 16, 201114Jul 7, 201134

HYGVolatility Chart

Current iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF volatility is 4.21%. 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.


HYG (iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF)
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