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iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF

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NEAR
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$50.22 +0.01 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Ultrashort Bond Duration
NEAR (ETF)

iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF

Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$50.22 +0.01 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Ultrashort Bond Duration
NEAR (ETF)
iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$50.22 +0.01 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Ultrashort Bond Duration

NEAR - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • Net Assets $4.56 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 13.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$50.21
$45.53
$50.41

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.25%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 67.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Ultrashort Bond Duration
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Ultrashort Bond

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Overview

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Overview

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$17.83 B

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NEAR - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.81%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Sep 25, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    90850000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Scott Radell

Fund Description

The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets in a portfolio of U.S. dollar-denominated investment-grade fixed-income securities. Under normal circumstances, the effective duration of its portfolio is expected to be one year or less, as calculated by the management team. It is an actively managed exchange-traded fund ("ETF") that does not seek to replicate the performance of a specified index.


NEAR - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NEAR Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.1% -0.3% 2.5% 21.10%
1 Yr 1.4% -6.8% 3.6% 48.13%
3 Yr 2.2%* -0.8% 3.4% 33.33%
5 Yr 1.9%* 0.4% 3.9% 35.37%
10 Yr N/A* 0.0% 2.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NEAR Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -0.2% -7.4% 1.8% 75.71%
2019 0.8% -0.3% 2.5% 26.67%
2018 -0.5% -2.5% 0.4% 60.12%
2017 -0.1% -1.8% 100.0% 83.55%
2016 0.3% -1.0% 1.3% 57.94%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NEAR Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.1% -0.3% 2.5% 21.10%
1 Yr 1.4% -6.8% 3.6% 45.33%
3 Yr 2.2%* -0.8% 3.4% 32.29%
5 Yr 1.9%* 0.4% 3.9% 34.15%
10 Yr N/A* 0.0% 2.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NEAR Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -0.2% -7.4% 1.8% 75.71%
2019 0.8% -0.3% 2.5% 28.72%
2018 -0.5% -51.1% 2.0% 64.88%
2017 -0.1% -1.8% 2.7% 84.87%
2016 0.3% -1.0% 2.9% 61.11%

NEAR - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NEAR Category Low Category High NEAR % Rank
Net Assets 4.56 B 24.8 K 21.4 B 27.52%
Number of Holdings 287 1 1941 53.46%
Net Assets in Top 10 618 M -617 M 11.4 B 23.96%
Weighting of Top 10 13.57% 0.0% 100.0% 72.09%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Japan (Government Of) 0% 2.04%
  2. Charter Communications Operating, LLC/Charter Communications Operating Capi 1.78%
  3. Ford Credit Floorplan Master Owner Trust A 0.76% 1.31%
  4. B.A.T. Capital Corporation 2.76% 1.25%
  5. GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Company 2.34% 1.22%
  6. Volkswagen Group of America Finance LLC 2.9% 1.20%
  7. Santander UK Group Holdings plc 2.88% 1.18%
  8. Cigna Corporation 3.2% 1.11%
  9. Mexico (United Mexican States) 0% 1.10%
  10. Dupont De Nemours Inc 0.99% 1.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NEAR % Rank
Bonds
75.94% 0.00% 100.00% 56.68%
Cash
23.06% 0.00% 100.00% 40.55%
Convertible Bonds
1.00% 0.00% 13.88% 65.90%
Stocks
0.00% -0.08% 21.19% 81.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 79.26%
Other
0.00% -11.64% 16.96% 82.49%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NEAR % Rank
Corporate
52.13% 0.00% 99.95% 22.12%
Securitized
24.74% 0.00% 97.17% 49.31%
Cash & Equivalents
23.12% 0.00% 100.00% 38.25%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 18.66% 82.49%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 76.48% 91.24%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 95.39%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NEAR % Rank
US
54.83% 0.00% 100.00% 60.37%
Non US
21.11% 0.00% 59.19% 21.66%

NEAR - Expenses

Operational Fees

NEAR Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.25% 0.08% 2.77% 89.52%
Management Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.19% 51.38%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

NEAR Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 3.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

NEAR Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

NEAR Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 67.00% 0.00% 303.00% 49.75%

NEAR - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NEAR Category Low Category High NEAR % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.20% 0.00% 1.56% 3.21%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

NEAR Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NEAR Category Low Category High NEAR % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.81% -0.20% 3.04% 65.73%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

NEAR Category Low Category High Capital Mode
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Dividend Payout History

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NEAR - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Scott Radell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 25, 2013

7.27

7.3%

Scott Radell has been employed as managing director and portfolio manager with BlackRock Investment Management LLC and BlackRock Financial Advisers (formerly, Barclays Global Fund Advisors) and its predecessors since 2009. Mr. Radell served as a portfolio manager at Barclays Global Fund Advisors and its affiliates since 2004. Radell was a credit strategist from 2003 to 2004 before becoming a CoreAlpha Bond Portfolio Manager and prior to that he was employed by Morgan Stanley Asset Management as a credit analyst from 1996 to 2003.

Scott MacLellan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 15, 2020

0.21

0.2%

Scott MacLellan, CFA, Director, is a portfolio manager on the Short Duration team within the BlackRock Multi-Sector Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. Prior to assuming his current responsibilities in 2008, Mr. MacLellan was a member of the Global Client Group, focused on Japanese clients. He also served as a product specialist for short duration and LIBOR-benchmarked fixed income products. Previously, Mr. MacLellan spent four years with Nomura BlackRock Asset Management (NBAM), a former joint venture between BlackRock and Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd, in Tokyo as an account manager. Prior to joining NBAM in 2001, Mr. MacLellan spent a year in the Global Finance and Investment Department of IBJ Leasing in Tokyo. Mr. MacLellan earned a BS degree, with honors, in economics and international development studies from King's College in 1997.

Akiva Dickstein


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 15, 2020

0.21

0.2%

Akiva Dickstein, Managing Director, is Head of Customized Core Portfolios within BlackRock's Americas Fixed Income Alpha Strategies and a member of the Americas Fixed Income Executive Team. Mr. Dickstein has been the lead portfolio manager on BlackRock's mortgage portfolios since joining BlackRock in 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Dickstein spent eight years at Merrill Lynch, where he served as Managing Director and head of the U.S. Rates & Structured Credit Research Group. He was responsible for the team that produced MBS, ABS, CMBS, Treasuries, swaps, and interest rate derivatives research. Mr. Dickstein's publications on MBS strategy included the weekly Mortgage Investor as well as numerous lengthier articles on topics such as optimal loan modifications, the valuation of credit-sensitive MBS and ABS, and the pricing of mortgage derivatives, options, and pass-throughs. In addition, he developed Merrill's prepayment models for fixed rate and hybrid MBS. From 1993 to 2001, Mr. Dickstein was with Lehman Brothers, most recently as a Senior Vice President in Mortgage Derivatives Trading. In this role, he traded mortgage derivatives and developed Lehman's credit default model. He joined Lehman as a mortgage and asset-backed securities analyst and was named to Institutional Investor's All American Fixed Income Research Team in pass-throughs, non-agency mortgages, and asset-backed securities. Mr. Dickstein earned a BA degree in economics, summa cum laude, from Yale University in 1990, and an MA degree in physics from Princeton University in 1993.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.07 31.02 5.61 4.89