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iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF

ISTB
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Today’s Change
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Snapshot
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Inception Date
Oct 18 2012
Expense Ratio
0.06%
Type
US Bonds
Fund Owner
Blackrock (iShares)
Volume (1m avg. daily)
$20,463,634
AUM
$4,565,985,964
Associated Index
Bloomberg U.S. Universal 1-5 Year Index
Inverse/Leveraged
No
Passive/Active
Passive
Fractionable on Composer
Yes
Prospectus

Top 10 Holdings

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US TREASURY N/B
2.92%
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US TREASURY N/B
1.26%
BISXX
BLACKROCK CASH CL INST SL AGENCY
1.11%
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US TREASURY N/B
0.96%
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US TREASURY N/B
0.96%
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US TREASURY N/B
0.88%
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TREASURY NOTE (OLD)
0.87%
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TREASURY NOTE (OLD)
0.78%
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US TREASURY N/B
0.74%
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US TREASURY N/B
0.72%
Invest with ISTB

What is ISTB?

The iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds that are rated either investment grade or high yield with remaining maturities between one and five years.

ETFs related toISTB

ETFs correlated to ISTB include IEI, GVI, BSV

ISTB
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. - iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF
IEI
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. - iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF
GVI
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. - iShares Intermediate Government/Credit Bond ETF
BSV
Vanguard Group, Inc. - Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF
IBTH
iShares Trust - iShares iBonds Dec 2027 Term Treasury ETF
IBTG
iShares Trust - iShares iBonds Dec 2026 Term Treasury ETF
IGSB
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. - iShares Trust iShares 1-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
SPTI
SPDR Series Trust - SPDR Portfolio Intermediate Term Treasury ETF
VGIT
Vanguard Group, Inc. - Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF
IBTI
iShares Trust - iShares iBonds Dec 2028 Term Treasury ETF
SCHR
Schwab Strategic Trust - Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF

What is ETF correlation?

Correlation is a measure of the strength of the relationship between two ETFs. It quantifies the degree to which prices of the two ETFs typically move together.

Here, correlation is measured over the past year with the Pearson correlation coefficient (Pearon’s r), which ranges from -1 to 1.

Using ETF correlations in portfolio and strategy construction

ETF correlations can help you create investing strategies and portfolios. Use them to:

  • Build a diversified portfolio from uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETFs with the aim of minimizing portfolio risk.
  • Compare correlated or related ETFs to find one with a lower expense ratio or higher trading volume.
  • Create an investing strategy that hedges an ETF with an uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETF.

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FAQ

ISTB is a US Bonds ETF. The iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds that are rated either investment grade or high yield with remaining maturities between one and five years.

ISTB tracks the Bloomberg U.S. Universal 1-5 Year Index.

No, ISTB is not actively managed. It is passively managed. In an actively managed fund, the fund manager makes decisions about how funds are invested. A passively managed fund typically tries to track or follow a market index.

Yes, ISTB is passively managed. A passively managed fund typically tries to track or follow a market index. In an actively managed fund, the fund manager makes decisions about how funds are invested.

The 1-month return on ISTB is -0.0095%. This is the percent change in the value of ISTB over the most recent 1-month period. The 3-month return on ISTB is 0.017%. This is the percent change in the value of ISTB over the most recent 3-month period.

The standard deviation of ISTB for the past year is 0.0407%. Standard deviation is the typical amount that the daily returns vary from the mean of the returns over the time period, standardized to a period of a year.

ETFs similar to ISTB include AGG, BND, and BIV.

ETFs correlated to ISTB include IEI, GVI, and BSV.

ETFs that are inversely correlated to ISTB include TBX, PST, and DBMF.

Disclaimers

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