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Ishares

iShares

Barclay's Aggregate Bond Fund


Ratings: AM Best S&P Moody's

Company Description

"The iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the total United States investment grade bond market as defined by the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index."

Products

Exchange Traded Funds

Location

California, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas

Minimum Premium or Deposit


Fund Name

iShares Barclay’s Aggregate Bond Fund

Target Index

Barclay’s Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

Index Description

“The U.S. Aggregate Bond Index is a broad-based benchmark that measures the investment grade, U.S. dollar-denominated, fixed-rate taxable bond market, including Treasuries, government-related and corporate securities, MBS (agency fixed-rate and hybrid ARM passthroughs), ABS, and CMBS. The U.S. Aggregate rolls up into other Barclays Capital flagship indices such as the multi-currency Global Aggregate Index and the U.S. Universal Index, which includes high yield and emerging markets debt. The U.S. Aggregate Index was created in 1986, with index history backfilled to January 1, 1976.”

Stocks/Bonds

Bonds

Share Weighted/Cap Weighted

Cap Weighted

Geographical Concentration of Index

United States

Market Cap Orientation of Index

NA

Number of Constituents in Index

 

Market Cap of Constituents in Index

 

Top 10 Constituents in Index

 

Link for More Info on Index

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Expense Ratio

0.22%

Other Fees

Purchase Fee None
Redemption Fee None
Account Service Fee None
Sales Load Varies by Broker

R Squared to Index

0.9833

Minimum Deposit

 

Ticker(s)

AGG

Options Traded

Yes

Top 10 Holdings

(21.4% of net total assets) as of 11/09/2011, including maturity date, coupon rate, and % of net assets:

T Note 5/15/2014  4.75% 3.60%
T Bond 11/15/2016 7.50% 2.70%
T Note 2/15/2020 3.62% 2.49%
T Note 8/31/2013 3.12% 2.38%
T Bond 8/15/2019 8.12% 2.01%
T Notes 1/15/2013 4.50% 1.96%
T Note 7/31/2013 3.38% 1.88%
T Bond 2/15/2025 7.62% 1.59%
T Bond 2/15/2040 4.62% 1.56%
T Note 9/30/2014 2.38% 1.26%

Number of Constituents in Fund

1,208