Short Interest in iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (TLT) Drops By 14.4%
iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NASDAQ:TLT) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 16,616,696 shares, a decrease of 14.4% from the March 15th total of 19,420,161 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,484,909 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days.
iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NASDAQ:TLT) opened at 123.54 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $120.38 and its 200-day moving average is $122.63. iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond has a 12 month low of $116.49 and a 12 month high of $143.62. The company has a market capitalization of $6.96 billion and a PE ratio of 5.22.
The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 7th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 5th were given a dividend of $0.2546 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, April 3rd. This represents a $3.05 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.47%. This is an increase from iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond’s previous monthly dividend of $0.23.
About iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of United States Treasury bonds with remaining maturities greater than 20 years. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index (the Underlying Index), which measures the performance of public obligations of the United States Treasury that have a remaining maturity of 20 or more years.
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