iShares Core Short-Term U.S. Bond ETF (ISTB)

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Best Fit U.S. Government Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 11 U.S. Government Funds ETFs and 6 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Excellent
Tracking Error Good
Bid/Ask Ratio Excellent
Holdings Diversity Typical

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated government, government-related and investment-grade U.S. corporate bonds with remaining maturities between one and five years. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays U.S. Government/Credit 1-5 Year Bond Index, which measures the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated U.S. Treasury bonds, government-related bonds and investment-grade U.S. corporate bonds that have a remaining maturity of greater than or equal to one year and less than five years.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.16.2014

Previous Close $100.24 Expense Ratio 0.12%
YTD Return 0.48% Avg. 30-Day Volume 12,288
1-Year Return 0.6% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $100.36 Shares Outstanding 1,350,000
Ask $100.42 Dividends $0.67
Top 10 Holdings
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828WF37) 4.88%
United States Treas Nts (B0H1P22) 4.12%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828MD98) 2.81%
United States Treas Nts (—) 2.39%
United States Treas Nts (—) 2.33%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828LD08) 2.28%
United States Treas Bds (—) 1.89%
United States Treas Nts (—) 1.83%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828WA40) 1.77%
United States Treas Nts (—) 1.61%
% of Total Holdings 25.90%

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Best Fit U.S. Government Funds

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