iShares Yield Plus ETF (ASX: IYLD)

The IYLD ETF attempts to provide a low-cost exposure to bonds with good income or yield characteristics, in a diversified portfolio that excludes Australia’s Big Four banks and by incorporating ESG factors.

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IYLD ETF data

Ticker code: IYLD
Yearly fee (MER): 0.12%
FUM: $10.13 million
Monthly spread: 0.16%

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$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
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$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
$40.00
$42.50
$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
$40.00
$42.50
Range: 1 mth | 3 mths | 6 mths | 1 yr | 2 yrs | 5 yrs | 10 yrs

ETF share prices are updated using end of day data from the ASX. FUM, fee and spread data is updated monthly, with a delay of up to 6 weeks. Refer to the ETF's PDS and the ASX website for up-to-date information.

What does the IYLD invest in?

IYLD provides investors with exposure to Australian investment grade bonds, excluding companies involved in controversial weapons, fossil fuels, civilian firearm companies, UN compact violatores and tobacco companies. It also excludes Australia’s Big Four banks (CBA, NAB, Westpac, ANZ) in an attempt to diversify income exposure away from the most concentrated sector in Australia (financials/banks).

What do investors use IYLD for?

Investors could use an ETF like IYLD as part of a defensive or income allocation in a diversified portfolio which also includes shares and investments in other asset classes. The IYLD ETF attemps to offer higher than normal ‘yields’ or income potential.

IYLD dividend information

Dividend Yield

Dividend yield information is coming soon (how good is that!).

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Distributions

DRP Status

A ‘full or partial’ Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) means the ETF or managed fund allows you, the investor, to take none, some or all of your monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or yearly distributions as new units in the ETF/fund.

Fund Issuer

BlackRock is the company responsible for the huge issuer of ETFs called iShares. It is one of Australia’s and the world’s largest ETF issuers, both in terms of the number of ETFs issued and the money invested, known as Funds Under Management or FUM.

Warnings we apply to the IYLD ETF

The following warnings are applied by our ETF research team. Please know that these warnings are based on quantitative metrics and our internal methodology. These risks are not exhaustive and therefore they should not be relied upon. Always read the PDS of the function and speak to your financial adviser before acting on this information.

Sometimes ETFs and other types of funds will invest in assets or asset classes that are difficult to transact in. When something is difficult — or impossible — to buy and sell quickly (e.g. in one or two days) and at a fair price, we say that it is an “illiquid” investment.

Tax Domicile

When a fund/ETF has a “domicile” of Australia it means it is a registered fund in Australia for tax purposes. This means investors who buy into this fund or ETF, and are Australian residents for tax purposes, will be subject to Australian taxes and regulation. 

IYLD Registry

Computershare is not only the largest share registry in Australia but also the world. The company was founded in 1978 as one of Melbourne’s first start-up technology companies, initially providing computer services to businesses.

Sector Information

The Best ETFs Australian Fixed Interest sector includes ETFs, managed funds and index funds which cover Australian bonds ranging from Government treasuries to Corporate and Hybrids; right through to Cash Management Trusts (CMTs).

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