An Overview Of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF) (NYSEARCA:TLT)


Dallas, Texas 12/27/2013 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) – iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF)(NYSEARCA:TLT) generally invests 90 percent of its assets in the bonds that are a part of the underlying index and at least 95 percent of its assets with US government bonds. The index that we are talking about that is underlying index actually measures the overall performance of the public obligation of the entire US Treasury that generally has a maturity of 20 or more years.

The annual net expense report ratio of the TLT is 0.15 percent and the annual holdings turnover is around 19 percent. This fund is a Long Government category fund and yield offered is 3.05 percent. The inception date of the fund is 22nd July 2002. The 52 week high of TLT is 124.26 and the 52 week low of the TLT is 102.01

Some more information about the TLT

iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF)(NYSEARCA:TLT) mostly sees investment results that are generally connected to the price & the yield-performance of the U.S Treasury-market in the long-term sector. This is based on how it is defined by the Lehman Brothers 20+ Year U.S. Treasury Index. The special thing about this  Index is that it includes all the publicly issued, the U.S Treasury securities for  more than 20 years and that too in non-convertible and denominated form in U.S dollars. There are many industry analysts that are saying this if you want to earn stable and can stay long term that this is one of the best option that is available right now.

Moreover as the market and economy both showing signs of strength it seems that the bond market will also yield better results in the long run. There is one important point that needs special mention and that is about the last 2 months performance of the fund which lost about 4 percent from its current value.