Fixed Income

MEAR

BlackRock Short Maturity Municipal Bond ETF ACTIVE

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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This chart shows the fund's performance as the percentage loss or gain per year over the last 8 years.

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Total Return (%) 0.6 1.0 1.6 2.0 1.1 0.1 0.2 4.0
Benchmark (%) 0.3 0.9 1.7 2.5 1.8 0.3 -1.1 3.4
BBG Muni National Short 0-2 Years -1.1 2.9
  From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
From
31-Mar-2020
To
31-Mar-2021
From
31-Mar-2021
To
31-Mar-2022
From
31-Mar-2022
To
31-Mar-2023
From
31-Mar-2023
To
31-Mar-2024
Total Return (%)

as of 31-Mar-2024

1.11 1.54 -0.72 1.75 3.76
Benchmark (%)

as of 31-Mar-2024

1.69 1.91 -1.51 1.55 2.42
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
3.76 1.58 1.48 - 1.26
Benchmark (%) 2.42 0.81 1.20 - 1.12
BBG Muni National Short 0-2 Years 2.16 - - - -
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
0.72 0.25 0.72 2.33 3.76 4.82 7.61 - 12.09
Benchmark (%) 0.11 -0.01 0.11 2.44 2.42 2.44 6.17 - 10.65
BBG Muni National Short 0-2 Years 0.33 0.08 0.33 2.18 2.16 - - - -
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets of Fund as of 11-Apr-2024 USD 637,128,257
Fund Launch Date 03-Mar-2015
Exchange Cboe BZX formerly known as BATS
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond: 1 Year (1-2) Index
Secondary Benchmark BBG Muni National Short 0-2 Years
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Premium/Discount as of 11-Apr-2024 -0.02%
CUSIP 46431W838
Volume - 1d as of 11-Apr-2024 95,025.00

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings as of 11-Apr-2024 104
Equity Beta (3y) as of 31-Mar-2024 0.02
12 Month Trailing Dividend Distribution Yield as of 10-Apr-2024 3.36
Standard Deviation (3y) as of 31-Mar-2024 0.85
Weighted Average YTM as of 11-Apr-2024 4.07%
Tax Equiv. SEC Yield as of 10-Apr-2024 6.14
Weighted Avg Coupon as of 11-Apr-2024 4.33
Weighted Avg Maturity as of 11-Apr-2024 0.74
Effective Duration as of 11-Apr-2024 0.57
Convexity as of 11-Apr-2024 0.01
Option Adjusted Spread as of 11-Apr-2024 40.41

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% (or 50% for bond funds and money market funds) of the fund’s gross weight must come from securities with ESG coverage by MSCI ESG Research (certain cash positions and other asset types deemed not relevant for ESG analysis by MSCI are removed prior to calculating a fund’s gross weight; the absolute values of short positions are included but treated as uncovered), the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. MSCI Ratings are currently unavailable for this fund.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Business Involvement metrics are not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’s investable universe. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics, using links below.

MSCI - Controversial Weapons as of 11-Apr-2024 0.00%
MSCI - UN Global Compact Violators as of 11-Apr-2024 0.00%
MSCI - Nuclear Weapons as of 11-Apr-2024 0.00%
MSCI - Thermal Coal as of 11-Apr-2024 0.00%
MSCI - Civilian Firearms as of 11-Apr-2024 0.00%
MSCI - Oil Sands as of 11-Apr-2024 0.00%
MSCI - Tobacco as of 11-Apr-2024 0.00%

Business Involvement Coverage as of 11-Apr-2024 32.11%
Percentage of Fund not covered as of 11-Apr-2024 67.89%
BlackRock business involvement exposures as shown above for Thermal Coal and Oil Sands are calculated and reported for companies that generate more than 5% of revenue from thermal coal or oil sands as defined by MSCI ESG Research. For the exposure to companies that generate any revenue from thermal coal or oil sands (at a 0% revenue threshold), as defined by MSCI ESG Research, it is as follows: Thermal Coal 0.00% and for Oil Sands 0.64%.

Business Involvement metrics are calculated by BlackRock using data from MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this data to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement. Business Involvement metrics are only displayed if at least 1% of the fund’s gross weight includes securities covered by MSCI ESG Research.

ESG Integration

ESG Integration

ESG integration is the practice of incorporating financially material environmental, social and governance (ESG) data or information into the investment decision process with the objective of enhancing risk-adjusted returns of our clients’ portfolios. Unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation or included within the Fund's investment objective, inclusion of this statement does not imply that the Fund has an ESG-aligned investment objective or strategy, but rather describes how ESG data or information is considered as part of the overall investment process.

Where applicable, the Fund manager includes ESG considerations in combination with other information in the research and due diligence stage of the investment process. ESG information may be sourced from both internal and external sources and included in the Aladdin risk system. This information may broadly inform investment decisions: ESG criteria are considered in combination with other information. The Fund manager conducts regular portfolio risk reviews between the investment team and BlackRock's Risk and Quantitative Analysis group. These reviews include discussion of the portfolio's exposure to material ESG risks, as well as exposure to sustainability-related business involvements, climate-related metrics, and other factors, where appropriate.

Fees

Fees

as of current prospectus
Management Fee 0.25
Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses 0.00
Foreign Taxes and Other Expenses 0.00
Gross Expense Ratio 0.25

Ratings

Registered Locations

Registered Locations

Holdings

Holdings

as of 11-Apr-2024
Issuer Weight (%)
TENNESSEE ENERGY ACQUISITION CORP 3.73
PEFA INC PUBLIC ENERGY FACILITIES AUTH IA 3.32
WISCONSIN (STATE OF) 3.12
MAIN STREET NATURAL GAS INC GA 2.56
WASHINGTON (STATE OF) 2.55
Issuer Weight (%)
NORTH CAROLINA CAPITAL FACILITIES FINANCE AGENCY 2.37
SOUTHEAST ENERGY AUTHORITY A COOPERATIVE DISTRICT 2.29
INDIANA FINANCE AUTHORITY 2.27
BLACK BELT ENERGY GAS DIST 1.91
TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE & TUNNEL AUTHORITY 1.73
Name Sector Asset Class Market Value Weight (%) Notional Value Par Value CUSIP ISIN SEDOL Location Exchange Currency Duration YTM (%) FX Rate Maturity Coupon (%) Mod. Duration Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%) Real Duration Real YTM (%) Market Currency Accrual Date Effective Date
Detailed Holdings and Analytics contains detailed portfolio holdings information and select analytics.



The values shown for “market value,” “weight,” and “notional value” (the “calculated values”) are based off of a price provided by a third-party pricing vendor for the portfolio holding and do not reflect the impact of systematic fair valuation (“the vendor price”). The vendor price is not necessarily the price at which the Fund values the portfolio holding for the purposes of determining its net asset value (the “valuation price”). Holdings data shown reflects the investment book of record, which may differ from the accounting book of record used for the purposes of determining the Net Assets of the Fund. Additionally, where applicable, foreign currency exchange rates with respect to the portfolio holdings denominated in non-U.S. currencies for the valuation price will be generally determined as of the close of business on the New York Stock Exchange, whereas for the vendor price will be generally determined as of 4 p.m. London. The calculated values may have been different if the valuation price were to have been used to calculate such values. The vendor price is as of the most recent date for which a price is available and may not necessarily be as of the date shown above.

Please see the “Determination of Net Asset Value” section of each Fund’s prospectus for additional information on the Fund’s valuation policies and procedures.

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 11-Apr-2024

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the location where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of 11-Apr-2024

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of 11-Apr-2024

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Maturity is provided in days. Maturity exposure is calculated by aggregating the percent par of holdings of individual securities in the portfolio by the legal final maturity date, or for securities that have a demand feature, the date in which the demand feature is exercised and proceeds received. The values reported include cash, accrued income, and/or payables/receivables which may result in negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds).
as of 11-Apr-2024

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Credit quality ratings on underlying securities of the fund are received from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch and converted to the equivalent S&P major rating category. This breakdown is provided by BlackRock and takes the median rating of the three agencies when all three agencies rate a security, the lower of the two ratings if only two agencies rate a security, and one rating if that is all that is provided. Unrated securities do not necessarily indicate low quality. Below investment-grade is represented by a rating of BB and below. Ratings and portfolio credit quality may change over time.
Allocations are subject to change.

Listings

Listings

Exchange Ticker Currency Listing Date SEDOL Bloomberg Ticker
Cboe BZX formerly known as BATS MEAR USD 05-Mar-2015 - MEAR

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

James Mauro
James Mauro
Kristi Manidis
Kristi Manidis
Christian Romaglino
Christian Romaglino
Mei Chan
Mei Chan

Literature

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