iShares U.S. Treasury Bond (GOVT) crosses above 200-day moving average

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December 5, 2018 1:51pm ETF BASIC NEWS


From ETF Channel: In trading on Tuesday, shares of the iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (GOVT) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $24.44, changing hands as high as $24.50 per share. iShares U.S. Treasury Bond shares are currently trading up about 0.5% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of GOVT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Looking at the chart above, GOVT’s low point in its 52 week range is $24.05 per share, with $25.22 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.46.

The iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (GOVT) was trading at $24.46 per share on Wednesday afternoon, up $0.11 (+0.45%). Year-to-date, GOVT has declined -1.88%, versus a 1.68% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.

GOVT currently has an ETF Daily News SMART Grade of A (Strong Buy), and is ranked #3 of 28 ETFs in the Government Bonds ETFs category.

This article is brought to you courtesy of ETF Channel.

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