iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:TLT) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 8,295,335 shares, a drop of 45.1% from the January 15th total of 15,117,601 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,286,165 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.0 days.
Shares of NASDAQ TLT opened at $121.10 on Thursday. iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF has a fifty-two week low of $111.90 and a fifty-two week high of $123.86.
The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 4th were issued a $0.2748 dividend. This represents a $3.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 1st.
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About iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF
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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