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Top 10 Government, Inflation Protected Bond ETFs

Stocks in this article: SHY IEF TLT IEI AGZ TIP STPZ IPE STIP

STPZ: PIMCO BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year U.S. Inflation-linked Treasury ETF (STPZ) was issued in August 2009. It's an unmanaged index that consists of U.S. issues with at least $1 billion in face value and duration as stated. AUM is already at $1.15 billion, the expense ratio is .20%, average daily trading volume is 160,000 shares, a current yield of roughly 1.73% and a 1-year return as of May 2011 of 5.49%.

Data as of May 2011

STPZ Top Ten Holdings & Weightings

  1. US Treasury Note 3%: 12.02%
  2. US Treasury Note 2%: 10.86%
  3. US Treasury Note 1.875%: 10.33%
  4. US Treasury Note 2%: 9.70%
  5. US Treasury Note 1.625%: 9.46%
  6. US Treasury Note 0.5%: 8.92%
  7. US Treasury Note 1.875%: 8.43%
  8. US Treasury Note 2%: 8.29%
  9. US Treasury Note 2%: 7.80%
  10. US Treasury Note 1.25%: 6.76%

IPE: Barclays Capital U.S. Government Inflation-linked Bond ETF (IPE) is a State Street issue launched in May 2007 featuring Treasury inflation-linked bonds with maturities in excess of 1 year extending to over 20 years with an issue size in excess of $500 million. AUM is now $436 million, average daily trading volume is around 60,000 shares, the expense ratio is .18%.

Data as of May 2011

IPE Top Ten Holdings & Weightings

  1. US Treasury Bond 2.375%: 5.45%
  2. US Treasury Bond 3.875%: 5.24%
  3. US Treasury Note 1.25%: 5.00%
  4. US Treasury Bond 3.625%: 4.42%
  5. US Treasury Note 3%: 4.41%
  6. US Treasury Note 2%: 3.99%
  7. US Treasury Note 1.875%: 3.82%
  8. US Treasury Note 1.125%: 3.76%
  9. US Treasury Note 2.5%: 3.69%
  10. US Treasury Note 2%: 3.57%

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