Fixed Income

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  From
30/Sep/2016
To
30/Sep/2017
From
30/Sep/2017
To
30/Sep/2018
From
30/Sep/2018
To
30/Sep/2019
From
30/Sep/2019
To
30/Sep/2020
From
30/Sep/2020
To
30/Sep/2021
Total Return (%)

as of 30/Sep/2021

-0.14 -0.58 7.83 5.74 -0.60
Benchmark (%)

as of 30/Sep/2021

0.07 -0.56 7.99 5.34 -0.70
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-0.60 4.26 2.39 2.09 2.82
Benchmark (%) -0.70 4.15 2.37 2.11 2.86
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-0.52 -0.56 0.10 0.94 -0.60 13.33 12.52 23.03 43.17
Benchmark (%) -0.74 -0.54 0.06 0.87 -0.70 12.97 12.42 23.24 43.83
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Return (%) 1.30 1.84 1.33 5.65 5.82
Benchmark (%) 1.39 2.06 1.34 5.89 5.48

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged Share Class Benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. Performance data is based on the net asset value (NAV) of the ETF which may not be the same as the market price of the ETF. Individual shareholders may realize returns that are different to the NAV performance.

The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets of Fund as of 06/Dec/2021 USD 769,188,022
Fund Launch Date 05/Nov/2008
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index Bloomberg U.S. Agency Bond Index
Index Ticker LUAATRUU
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Premium/Discount as of 06/Dec/2021 0.19%
CUSIP 464288166

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings as of 06/Dec/2021 65
Equity Beta (3y) as of 31/Oct/2021 -0.05
Weighted Av YTM as of 06/Dec/2021 1.06%
Standard Deviation (3y) as of 31/Oct/2021 2.46%
12m Trailing Yield as of 06/Dec/2021 0.68%
Weighted Avg Coupon as of 06/Dec/2021 2.65%
Weighted Avg Maturity as of 06/Dec/2021 4.42 yrs
Effective Duration as of 06/Dec/2021 3.88
Convexity as of 06/Dec/2021 0.23

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI ESG Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Fund Rating (AAA-CCC) as of 05/Nov/2021 A
MSCI ESG % Coverage as of 05/Nov/2021 87.88
MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10) as of 05/Nov/2021 6.55
MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile as of 05/Nov/2021 96.40
Fund Lipper Global Classification as of 05/Nov/2021 Bond USD Government
Funds in Peer Group as of 05/Nov/2021 139
MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons CO2E/$M SALES) as of 05/Nov/2021 1,023.18
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of 05/Nov/2021, based on holdings as of 30/Sep/2021. As such, the fund’s sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s gross weight must come from securities covered by MSCI ESG Research (certain cash positions and other asset types deemed not relevant for ESG analysis by MSCI are removed prior to calculating a fund’s gross weight; the absolute values of short positions are included but treated as uncovered), the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.