QLTA

Fund Description
The iShares Aaa - A Rated Corporate Bond Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Barclays Capital U.S. Corporate Aaa - A Capped Index. The index is a subset of the Barclays U.S. Corporate Index, which measures the performance of the Aaa A rated range of the fixed-rate, U.S. dollar-denominated taxable, corporate bond market. The index is market-capitalization weighted with a 3% cap on any one issuer and a pro rata distribution of any excess weight across the remaining issuers in the Underlying Index.
Fund Profile
Fund Name iShares Aaa - A Rated Corporate Bond ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker QLTA
Fund Sponsor Blackrock (iShares)
Fund ISIN US46429B2916
Net Expense Ratio 0.15 %
Fund Inception Date 14 February 2012
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific Bonds - Corporate
Asset Class Bonds
Index Linked Passive
Index Name Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate Aaa - A Capped Index
Index Provider Bloomberg
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Bond Type Corporate
Credit Quality Investment Grade Only
Average Maturity Fund Holds All Maturity Ranges
Bond Currency Denomination USD
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 15 March 2019
Asset Under Management 299.58 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 0.80 %
Year To Date Return 3.14 %
1 Year Total Return 4.05 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 2.81 %
NAV 51.21
Share Outstanding 5,850,000
Top 10 Holdings (15 March 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
BLK CSH FND TREASURY SL AGENCY BOND 0.0187000000
APPLE INC BOND 0.0059000000
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY BOND 0.0043000000
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO BOND 0.0038000000
MORGAN STANLEY BOND 0.0036000000
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINL GRP BOND 0.0035000000
MITSUBISHI UFJ FIN GRP BOND 0.0034000000
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC BOND 0.0034000000
CITIGROUP INC BOND 0.0034000000
CITIGROUP INC BOND 0.0033000000