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Index Overview
The Northern Trust Investment Grade US Corporate Bond Index is designed to measure the performance of a diversified universe of investment grade, US dollar denominated, corporate bonds issued in the United States. The index is comprised of eligible securities with $250mm or more in outstanding principal, and a maturity range of two to ten years at each reconstitution.
Index Construction
Capitalization-Weighted
Index Methodology
The construction of each index begins with a securities screen to determine eligibility for inclusion in the index. Once all eligible securities have been identified, a market value weighting scheme is applied to derive each index constituents’ weight.

For more details on this methodology, please see the Index Documents tab.
Index Return Streams Available
  • Price Return: NTUICB
  • Total Return: NTUICBTR

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Inception Date30-SEP-14
Index Value at Inception Date1,000
Hypothetical Inception Date31-DEC-03
Index Value at Hypothetical Inception Date578.54

Total Returns

As of 21-MAR-19
 1 Month %1 Month Annualized %3 Month %3 Month Annualized %6 Month %6 Month Annualized %YTD %YTD Annualized %Since Inception %Since Inception Annualized %Inception Date
NTUICBTR
1.4220.203.9717.104.338.923.4716.8314.293.0330-SEP-14
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Index Characteristics
 
Index Constituents3,513
Weighted Average Yield to Maturity3.43%
Weighted Average Coupon3.63%
Weighted Average Yield to Worst3.42%
21-MAR-19
Weighted Average Maturity5.35
Weighted Average Effective Duration4.65
Weighted Average Option Adjusted Spread100.16
Weighted Average NRSRO RatingA-
Index Composition

Top 10 Index Constituents by Weight
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as of 21-MAR-19
Security NameWeight
CASH_USD0.32%
CVS HEALTH CORP 4.3000 03/25/20280.31%
CVS HEALTH CORP 3.7000 03/09/20230.20%
BANK AMER CORP 3.0040 12/20/20220.20%
BANK AMER CORP 3.4190 12/20/20270.19%
APPLE INC 2.4000 05/03/20230.18%
CVS HEALTH CORP 4.1000 03/25/20250.17%
AT&T INC 3.4000 05/15/20250.16%
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC 5.7500 01/24/20220.16%
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS OPER 4.9080 07/23/20250.16%
% of Index2.05%

Top 10 Issuers by Index Weight
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as of 21-MAR-19
Issuer Name# of IssuesWeight
BANK AMER CORP352.74%
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO392.68%
CITIGROUP INC332.00%
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC241.99%
MORGAN STANLEY221.93%
WELLS FARGO CO MTN BE231.86%
APPLE INC231.43%
HSBC HLDGS PLC201.36%
CVS HEALTH CORP151.19%
COMCAST CORP NEW221.10%
% of Index18.28%

Key Rate Duration (KRD)
 

as of 21-MAR-19
MaturityKRD
3 Month0.00
1 Year0.01
2 Year0.26
3 Year0.78
5 Year1.12
7 Year1.63
10 Year0.83
15 Year0.00
20 Year0.00
25 Year0.00
30 Year0.00
YEARS4.63
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Northern Trust Investment Grade US Corporate Bond Index
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