ICSH

iShares Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF
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  • Overview
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  • Tradability
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ICSH Fund Description

The actively managed iShares Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF invests in ultra-short-term investment-grade fixed-and floating-rate government or corporate securities to achieve weighted-average portfolio maturity of less than 180 days.

ICSH Factset Analytics Insight

Following the success and popularity of NEAR, iShares launched an even-shorter maturity product, ICSH, in late 2013. ICSH is an actively managed ultra-short-term broad market bond fund. As its name implies, it aims for liquidity while seeking current income. The fund charges 18 bps, a hair cheaper than its SSgA counterpart (ULST). The fund has a very short duration, which might make it appealing for some in an uncertain rate environment. Trade ICSH with care as its market is virtually nonexistent. Those trading in size might see lower costs right out of the gate by working with liquidity providers or the issuer’s capital markets desk. Still, factoring in trading cost and expense ratio, investors are likely to experience negative returns holding all else equal.

ICSH MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

The MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score measures the ability of ETF underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors, as determined by MSCI ESG Research LLC. As of January 11, 2018 the iShares Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 5.51 out of 10.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. ICSH ranks in the 55th percentile within its peer group and in the 52nd percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

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ICSH Summary Data

BlackRock
iShares
12/11/13
Open-Ended Fund
0.08%
$142.68M
$847.21K
0.05%

ICSH Portfolio Data

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ICSH Index Data

No Underlying Index
Proprietary
Proprietary
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JPST, ULST
Total Return
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  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
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ICSH Portfolio Management

0.08%
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ICSH Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Ordinary income
No

ICSH Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
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No
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LAST 10 TRADES
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ICSH Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 01/12/18
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2
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This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of ICSH. ICSH is rated a 2 out of 5.

ICSH Tradability

16,917
$847.21K
9,690
$485.22K
0.05%
$0.02
0.04%
0.22% / -0.06%
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100.00%
50,000
0.19
0.02%
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$50.06
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ICSH Performance Statistics

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ICSH MSCI ESG Ratings

5.51 / 10
54.84
51.98
8.74%
3.56%
288.68

ICSH Maturity Distribution

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ICSH Credit Breakdown

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