IEIiShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF
IEI Fund Description
IEI tracks a market weighted index of debt issued by the U.S. Treasury. Remaining maturity must be 3-7 years. Treasury STRIPS are excluded.
IEI Factset Analytics Insight
IEI focuses on the middle of the US Treasury note market, holding mostly notes maturing between 3 to 7 years from now. IEI therefore ignores huge portions of our 1-10 year benchmark, especially at the shorter-dated end of the maturity spectrum. This pushes IEI’s yield up slightly, but also increases the fund’s sensitivity to interest rates, as the higher concentration of longer-dated notes in the portfolio will react more to changes in rates. In addition, IEI has a longer average maturity than our benchmark. Still, these attributes are perfectly consistent with its tailored exposure. IEI’s targeted approach is entirely valid for investors looking for its specific exposure. Unlike some strategies targeting a specific maturity bucket, IEI does not hold STRIPS, meaning all of the notes in the portfolio will be paying out semiannual coupons over the life of the fund. The fund changed its index from the Barclays US Treasury Bond 3-7 Year Term Index to the ICE US Treasury 3-7 Year Bond Index on March 31, 2016. This change effectively maintains the same exposure.
IEI MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.10 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 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF ranks in the 49th percentile within its peer group and in the 80th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
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This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of IEI. IEI is rated a 5 out of 5.
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