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This summary was created by AI, based on 2 opinions in the last 12 months.

According to the experts, iShares DEX Short Term Bond (XSB-T) is considered a safe and reliable option for portfolio diversification. The stock has shown a steady increase in value, providing a sense of security in a potentially volatile market. It is recommended for investors who are looking to balance their portfolio appropriately and are seeking safe and stable returns. The short-term rates and security provided by this stock make it a favorable choice for those looking to remain cautious while still gaining cash flow.

Consensus
Positive
Valuation
Fair Value
PAST TOP PICK
(A Top Pick Nov 15/22, Up 4%)

Look at your portfolio and make sure you're balanced appropriately. Do you have enough fixed income? If a 20% decline in the TSX or S&P, how does that make you feel? Still likes it as first line of defense in portfolio diversification.

E.T.F.'s
PAST TOP PICK
(A Top Pick Nov 15/22, Up 0.3%)

Last November it was about being cautious and taking advantage of short-term rates. We're in a new world, getting 4-5% in safe T-bills. This was about being safe and getting cash while sitting and waiting.

E.T.F.'s
PAST TOP PICK
(A Top Pick Jan 22/20, Down 1%) Not the best returns, but better than pure aggregate bond exposure with its 7-8 year durations.
E.T.F.'s
TOP PICK
The Canadian short-term bond index, really. A very old ETF. It holds investment-grade bonds from the government and large companies and the companies won't default. Safe. This plays defence. It won't make a lot of money. Yields 2%, MER 1%.
E.T.F.'s
COMMENT
XSB, ZUB, NRGI. For the U.S. he recommends a more integrated portfolio approach such as XUM. Seek a low volatility portfolio in case of growth shock which is bad for banks and oil and gas
E.T.F.'s
BUY

Some bond ETFs. Can invest $50K It's fine. It holds quality short-term bonds. both federal and provincial. He's owned this many times. He doesn't know ZCS. Also consider ZAG which holds short-, mid- and long-term bonds. If rates stay flat or decline, ZAG will do well. If you have $50K, buy two or three of these ETFs to spread the risk. Check the duration and credit rating of each.

E.T.F.'s
BUY

Some bond ETFs. Can invest $50K Also consider ZAG which holds short-, mid- and long-term bonds. If rates stay flat or decline, ZAG will do well. If you have $50K, buy two or three of these ETFs to spread the risk. Check the duration and credit rating of each.

E.T.F.'s
BUY
XSB is a basket of mostly investment grade corporate bonds. 44 basis points expense ratio. Vanguard and BMO also both offer strategies.
E.T.F.'s
BUY
A short-term bond ETF, low risk? XSB is fine, though it pays only a 2.3% yield. It's okay to park cash in this, holding government and corporate bonds. But you can go long to get a pick-up, as long you don't see rates rising. Also consider AGG-T.
E.T.F.'s
TOP PICK
One of the largest and cheapest bond ETFs in Canada. The duration is just over 2 years. He thinks the short term duration are much lower risk. MER 0.17% Yield 2.38%
E.T.F.'s
COMMENT

The fixed income of people's portfolios is severely impaired. In this ETF the distribution is the coupon earned and not the yield to maturity. The distribution is higher. He would prefer short term corporate bonds, XCB-T.

E.T.F.'s
BUY
What vehicle to park cash? Any money market funds and short-term ETFs. Don't buy a bond ETF, but rather something under three years--you're not paid more by going longer. Stay short like XSB-T. Charges a very low MER.
E.T.F.'s
COMMENT

In his institutional mandates, he has to have a minimum of 30% in fixed income, and he is not particularly positive on bond returns over the next 12-18 months, as he expects longer-term interest rates to start rising. In his case, he has 7.5%, and 30% is in the short-term bond index XSB-T. He is using that to reduce the duration of that bond portfolio. In this case, about half the bond portfolio is in the US in the fixed income market, with the other half being in Canada split evenly between the bond index XBB and XSB on the short term.

E.T.F.'s
BUY

Seasonality around fixed income is inverse to equities. So buy in May and go away in the fall if not holding for the long term. You get a lot of your own money back in their yield. You have to look at the yield to maturity, not the coupon.

E.T.F.'s
PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick Aug 30/13. Up 3.04%.) Very broad and diverse. He likes that there are about 240-250 different bonds in it. Never trust yield. Take a look beyond the 1st page where it gives you the quote, and look at what its “yield to maturity” is. That is what you are actually getting.

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iShares DEX Short Term Bond(XSB-T) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 1

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

Total Signals / Votes : 1

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iShares DEX Short Term Bond(XSB-T) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares DEX Short Term Bond stock symbol?

iShares DEX Short Term Bond is a Canadian stock, trading under the symbol XSB-T on the Toronto Stock Exchange (XSB-CT). It is usually referred to as TSX:XSB or XSB-T

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On 2024-06-14, iShares DEX Short Term Bond (XSB-T) stock closed at a price of $26.33.