iShares IYLD ETF (ASX:IYLD)

iShares Yield Plus ETF

About the IYLD ETF

iShares Yield Plus IYLD ETF fund aims to provide investors with the performance of an index, before fees and expenses. The IYLD ETF is a low cost alternative to cash paying consistent monthly income and with diversified investment exposures.

The iShares Yield Plus ETF incorporates ESG awareness by screening out companies involved in controversial weapons, fossil fuels, tobacco, civilian firearms and UN compact violators.

IYLD ETF Performance Review

1
Year

1.49

3
Year

5
Year

Since
Inception

2.29

Running
Yield

1.88

Yield To
Maturity

0.7

Data Current To: 31/08/2021

Our review of IYLD ETF

An investment grade corporate bond portfolio that excludes bonds issued by the four major Australian banks. It includes international corporations issuing AUD bonds

Incorporates ESG awareness by screening out companies involved in controversial weapons, fossil fuels, tobacco, civilian firearms and UN compact violators

What we like about the IYLD ETF

Low fees and no performance fee

Monthly distributions

Low interest rate risk

Things to be aware of about the IYLD ETF

A new fund that began in May 2020, with a short performance history.

Relatively concentrated with 28 securities as at 31 August 2021.

IYLD ETF Investment Strategy

The Fund aims to provide investors with the performance of an index, before fees and expenses. The index is designed to measure the performance of the Australian corporate bond market (excluding issuers ANZ, CBA, NAB and WBC).

IYLD ETF Share Price

What does the IYLD ETF Invest In?

IYLD is a Corporate Bond ETF.

The IYLD ETF provides exposure to Australian investment grade bonds but screens out companies involved in controversial weapons, fossil fuels, tobacco, civilian firearms and UN compact violators.

IYLD ETF Credit Quality

A detailed breakdown of the credit quality is expressed below.

IYLD Frequently Asked Questions

What index does the IYLD ETF aim to replicate?

The IYLD ETF aims to replicate the Bloomberg AusBond Credit and FRN Ex Big 4 Banks Index.

How often does IYLD ETF pay distributions?

The distribution frequency of IYLD is Monthly.

When did the IYLD ETF start?

The inception date of the IYLD ETF was 27/05/2020.

What are the net assets of the IYLD ETF?

IYLD has net assets of $7098m (AUD) as of 31/08/2021.

What are the number of holdings in the IYLD ETF?

Total number of holdings in IYLD is 28 as of 31/08/2021.

What are the management fees for the IYLD ETF?

The annual management fees for the IYLD ETF are 0.12% p.a. Learn more about ETF fees in this article.

How can I invest in the IYLD ETF?

IYLD 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 IYLD ETF have a minimum investment amount?

No, there is no minimum to invest in the BlackRock IYLD 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 IYLD ETF?

No, IYLD 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 IYLD ETF: BlackRock

For more than 30 years, BlackRock has offered a range of solutions for institutions, financial professionals and individuals, to help them take control of their financial security.

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