Blackrock USD Corporate Bond UCITS | LQDE

Low RiskFixed Income
Blackrock USD Corporate Bond UCITS
Issued by:iShares by Blackrock
Index : LSE
Unit Price (NAV) :
Minimum investment: 16 units
Blackrock USD Corporate Bond UCITS | LQDE

Blackrock USD Corporate Bond UCITS | LQDE


The Blackrock USD Corporate Bond UCITS ETF (LQDE) is one of the most popular options for investors looking to gain exposure to the corporate bond market and is managed by BlackRock which is the largest asset manager in the world managing over USD 6 trillion.

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About the Fund Manager:
Founded in 1988, Blackrock is the largest asset manager in the world managing $6.28T. BlackRock operates globally with 70 offices in 30 countries and clients in 100 countries. Due to its power and the sheer size and scope of its financial assets and activities, BlackRock has been called the world's largest shadow bank.

Investment Strategy:
The ETF tracks the investment results of an index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, investment grade corporate bonds.

LQDE has invested 100% of its assets in Corporate Bonds.

LQDE has 100% of its assets in US denominated corporate bonds.

Recommended for:
Asset Preservation and Income


Blackrock USD Corporate Bond UCITS-4.61%3.13%7.55%6.20%5.48%

Asset Class

Asset type breakdown

LQDE Holdings - Top 10

NameiWeightage (%)
GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Company 4.42%0.35%
Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC / Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc 4.9%0.32%
CVS Health Corp 4.3%0.29%
CVS Health Corp 5.05%0.29%
AT&T Inc 3.55%0.27%
AT&T Inc 3.5%0.25%
Microsoft Corporation 2.52%0.25%
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 6.75%0.24%
T-Mobile USA, Inc. 3.88%0.23%
AT&T Inc 3.65%0.21%

LQDE Sectors/Industry Breakdown

Sectori% of market value

LQDE Countries

Country% of market value

Projected Returns

Investment ofper month
gives returns of :
at 3.24% / annum
$in 10 years
for a time period of
Returnsbased on historic SIP returns of 3.24% per annum
$+ 3.24

LQDE Summary Data

Avg. mkt. cap (MM) $i
Symbol LQDE
Exchange XLON
Asset class EQUITY

LQDE Portfolio Data & Volatility Analysis

Expense ratio 0.2i
Beta 1.09i
Standard Deviation 7.75i
Blackrock USD Corporate Bond UCITS | LQDE