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iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF

ISTB
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US46432F8591
CUSIP
46432F859
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Oct 18, 2012
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Total Bond Market
Expense Ratio
0.06%
Index Tracked
Barclays U.S. Government/Credit 1-5 Year Bond Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Bond

ISTBPrice Chart


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ISTBPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF on Oct 25, 2012 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $11,852 for a total return of roughly 18.52%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


ISTB (iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF)
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ISTBReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M-0.77%
6M-0.42%
YTD-0.51%
1Y0.22%
5Y2.34%
10Y1.91%

ISTBMonthly Returns Heatmap


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ISTBSharpe 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 Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.25. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


ISTB (iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF)
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ISTBDividends

iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF granted a 1.73% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Oct 23, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.88 per share.


PeriodTTM202020192018201720162015201420132012
Dividend$0.88$1.14$1.38$1.26$1.03$0.79$0.79$0.53$0.30$0.04

Dividend yield

1.73%2.20%2.75%2.57%2.07%1.57%1.58%1.07%0.60%0.09%

ISTBDrawdowns Chart

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


ISTB (iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF)
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ISTBWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares Core 1-5 Year USD 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 Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF is 6.06%, recorded on Mar 19, 2020. It took 40 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-6.06%Mar 9, 20209Mar 19, 202040May 15, 202049
-2.26%May 9, 201383Sep 5, 2013236Aug 13, 2014319
-1.63%Sep 8, 2017172May 15, 2018148Dec 14, 2018320
-1.46%Oct 24, 201638Dec 15, 201673Apr 3, 2017111
-1.19%Oct 15, 201553Dec 30, 201554Mar 18, 2016107
-0.97%Apr 17, 201538Jun 10, 201588Oct 14, 2015126
-0.93%Aug 4, 202156Oct 21, 2021
-0.8%Oct 22, 201440Dec 17, 201418Jan 14, 201558
-0.77%Sep 5, 20197Sep 13, 201914Oct 3, 201921
-0.74%Feb 11, 202118Mar 9, 202162Jun 7, 202180

ISTBVolatility Chart

Current iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF volatility is 1.34%. 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.


ISTB (iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF)
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