iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (NYSEArca: NEAR)
Assets: $102.6 million
Duration: 0.97 years
Yield: 0.79% 30-day SEC
Comment: BlackRock’s iShares launched this short-term bond ETF in late September. The actively managed fund is comprised of investment grade corporate and government agency debt and emphasizes income generation. The portfolio includes both A-quality and lower investment grade B-rated securities.