GBFiShares Government/Credit Bond ETF
GBF Fund Description
GBF tracks a market-value-weighted index of US Treasury, agency, and investment grade corporate bonds, excluding securitized debt instruments.
GBF Factset Analytics Insight
GBF excludes securitized debt from a broad-market allocation to investment-grade USD-denominated debt. The reweighting of the remainder of the US bond market pumps up GBFs exposure to Treasurys and corporate debt, which together make up over 80% of GBFs assets. The fund delivers near-perfect exposure to the broader market in terms of portfolio weighting, yield, credit rating, and duration. GBF excludes certain special issues such as targeted investor notes, state and local government series bonds and coupon issues that have been stripped from bonds. The underlying index is reconstituted monthly. GBF uses a representative sampling index strategy which purchases a subset of securities that matches the return and risk characteristics of the Underlying Index.
GBF MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.57 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.
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. iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF ranks in the 63th percentile within its peer group and in the 64th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
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GBF Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of GBF. GBF is rated a N/A out of 5.
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