BetaShares BNDS ETF (ASX:BNDS)

BetaShares Legg Mason Australian Bond Fund

About the BNDS ETF

BetaShares Legg Mason Australian Bond Fund BNDS invests in an actively managed, diversified portfolio of Australian bonds and aims to outperform the Bloomberg AusBond Composite Index over rolling three-year periods. The BNDS ETF is managed by Western Asset, a specialist investment manager and part of the Franklin Templeton group.

BNDS ETF Performance Review

1
Year

1.28

3
Year

5
Year

Since
Inception

5.04

Running
Yield

2.59

Yield To
Maturity

1.17

Data Current To: 31/08/2021

Our review of BNDS ETF

Actively managed, diversified portfolio of investment grade corporate Australian bonds

More than 40% of the fund is invested in Australian Commonwealth and state government bonds as at 31 August 2021

What we like about the BNDS ETF

Monthly income

Average AA credit rating

The ETF invests in a high percentage of fixed rate bonds and is exposed to interest rate risk

Things to be aware of about the BNDS ETF

Relatively high management fee of 0.42% as at 31 August 2021

BNDS ETF Investment Strategy

BNDS invests in an actively managed, diversified portfolio of Australian bonds and aims to outperform the Bloomberg AusBond Composite Index over rolling three-year periods.

BNDS ETF Share Price

What does the BNDS ETF Invest In?

BNDS is a Multi Sector ETF.

BetaShares Legg Mason Australian Bond Fund BNDS invests in an actively managed, diversified portfolio of Australian bonds and aims to outperform the Bloomberg AusBond Composite Index over rolling three-year periods.

BNDS ETF Credit Quality

The average credit quality of the BNDS ETF is AA.

A detailed breakdown of the credit quality is expressed below.

BNDS Frequently Asked Questions

What index does the BNDS ETF aim to replicate?

The BNDS ETF aims to replicate the Bloomberg AusBond Composite Index.

How often does BNDS ETF pay distributions?

The distribution frequency of BNDS is Monthly.

When did the BNDS ETF start?

The inception date of the BNDS ETF was 07/11/2018.

What are the net assets of the BNDS ETF?

BNDS has net assets of $192.5m (AUD) as of 31/08/2021.

What are the management fees for the BNDS ETF?

The annual management fees for the BNDS ETF are 0.42% p.a. Learn more about ETF fees in this article.

How can I invest in the BNDS ETF?

BNDS is an Exchange Traded Fund, and units may be bought or sold on the ASX like shares. Learn how to buy and sell ETFs in this article.

Does the BNDS ETF have a minimum investment amount?

No, there is no minimum to invest in the Betashares BNDS ETF. Exchange Traded Funds in general do not have a minimum investment amount required by the issuer. However, if you choose to invest through a broker, they may choose to set their own minimum investment amount.

Are there any performance fees associated with the BNDS ETF?

No, BNDS has no performance fee. This is one of the advantages of Exchange Traded Funds, as they are traded like shares, you’ll generally only pay a commission to buy or sell units and an ongoing management fee.

About The Issuer Of The BNDS ETF: Betashares

BetaShares was founded in 2009 with the aim to provide intelligent investment solutions to help Australian investors meet their financial objectives.

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