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Index Overview
The Northern Trust Investment Grade US Long Corporate Bond Index is designed to measure the performance of a diversified universe of longer term, 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 of greater than 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: NTUILCB
  • Total Return: NTUILCBTR

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Inception Date29-MAY-15
Index Value at Inception Date1,000
Hypothetical Inception Date31-DEC-03
Index Value at Hypothetical Inception Date459.94

Total Returns

As of 24-MAY-18
 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
NTUILCBTR
-0.28-3.33-1.71-6.77-4.95-9.73-6.49-15.4411.663.7629-MAY-15
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Index Characteristics
 
Index Constituents2,017
Weighted Average Yield to Maturity4.64%
Weighted Average Coupon5.11%
Weighted Average Yield to Worst4.64%
24-MAY-18
Weighted Average Maturity23.58
Weighted Average Effective Duration13.69
Weighted Average Option Adjusted Spread156.37
Weighted Average NRSRO RatingA-
Index Composition

Top 10 Constituents Weights
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as of 24-MAY-18
Security NameWeight
ANHEUSER BUSCH INBEV FIN INC 4.9000 02/01/20460.71%
GE CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL FDG 4.4180 11/15/20350.68%
CVS HEALTH CORP 5.0500 03/25/20480.51%
CASH_USD0.44%
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC 6.7500 10/01/20370.42%
ANHEUSER BUSCH INBEV FIN INC 4.7000 02/01/20360.39%
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 5.0120 08/21/20540.32%
CVS HEALTH CORP 4.7800 03/25/20380.31%
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM INTL FIN B V 8.7500 06/15/20300.31%
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.6720 03/15/20550.28%
% of Index4.37%

Top 10 Issuers by Index Weight
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as of 24-MAY-18
Issuer Name# of IssuesWeight
AT&T INC272.84%
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC212.74%
MICROSOFT CORP182.02%
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV WLDW INC141.99%
COMCAST CORP NEW271.76%
GENERAL ELEC CAP CORP MTN BE71.60%
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO131.48%
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS LLC441.47%
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC91.47%
ORACLE CORP131.35%
% of Index18.72%

Key Rate Duration (KRD)
 

as of 24-MAY-18
MaturityKRD
3 Month0.01
1 Year0.02
2 Year0.03
3 Year0.08
5 Year0.15
7 Year0.26
10 Year0.80
15 Year1.86
20 Year2.99
25 Year4.21
30 Year3.22
YEARS13.63
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Hypothetical Inception
Northern Trust Investment Grade US Long Corporate Bond Index
NTUILCBTR
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