About the CRED ETF
The CRED ETF provides investors with exposure to a portfolio of fixed-rate Australian corporate bonds and aims to track the performance of an index (before fees and expenses). The CRED ETF is managed by BetaShares and has net assets of around $658 million as at 29 December 2023.
Bonds eligible for the CRED ETF must have amounts outstanding of at least $250 million and a term to maturity of between 5.25 to 10.25 years. Up to 50 bonds are selected with each bond assigned an equal weight as at each rebalance date while no single issuer will have a weight of more than 7% at each rebalance date. The CRED ETF is exposed to interest rate risk.
Income is paid monthly at a rate expected to be higher than term deposits, government and composite bond exposures.
CRED ETF Performance Review
Data Current To: 29/12/2023
Our review of CRED ETF
Senior, investment grade bonds with an average A- credit rating
The ETF consists of 100% fixed rate bonds and is exposed to interest rate risk
Eligible bonds must have at least $250 million and term to maturity of between 5.25 to 10.25 years
No single issuer will have a weight of more than 7% at each rebalance date
What we like about the CRED ETF
Bonds chosen by expected returns rather than debt outstanding
Good diversification by sector
Monthly income payments
Things to be aware of about the CRED ETF
Significant loss in 2022 but now offers a much higher yield to maturity
CRED ETF Investment Strategy
The Fund aims to track the performance of an index (before fees and expenses) that provides exposure to a portfolio of investment grade fixed-rate Australian corporate bonds. Eligible bonds must have amounts outstanding of at least $250m and a term to maturity of between 5.25 to 10.25 years Up to 35 bonds are selected from eligible universe, with each bond assigned an equal weight as at each rebalance date.
CRED ETF Share Price
What does the CRED ETF Invest In?
CRED is a Corporate Bond ETF.
The CRED ETF aims to track the performance of the Solactive Australian Investment Grade Corporate Bond Select TR Index by investing in corporate bonds from a range of different issuers. Almost 40% of CREDT ETF's weighting is in the financial bonds while other industries include communications, consumer (non-cyclical), utilities and industrial.
CRED ETF Credit Quality
The average credit quality of the CRED ETF is A-.
A detailed breakdown of the credit quality is expressed below.
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About The Issuer Of The CRED ETF: Betashares
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