iShares Interest Rate Hedged Corporate Bond ETF
1. Holds shares of the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) and short positions in U.S. Treasury futures
2. Actively managed to a rules based strategy that seeks to mitigate interest rate risk
3. Use to manage interest rate risk or express a view on credit spreads
INVESTMENT OBJECTIVEThe iShares Interest Rate Hedged Corporate Bond ETF seeks to mitigate the interest rate risk of a portfolio composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, investment grade corporate bonds.
LQDH seeks to provide exposure to investment grade bonds while mitigating interest rate risk by holding LQD (iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF) and short positions in Treasury futures. LQD’s performance and portfolio characteristics are concurrently displayed on this page so investors can easily assess the impact of the hedge and determine which version of the fund is more appropriate given their objectives.
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.
as of 31-Jul-2014
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