HYG Stock Price Today (plus 21 insightful charts)



In addition to the latest iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) stock price, this page includes 21 charts that add a unique perspective to the latest stock quote.

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The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) stock price and stock chart below provides intra-day data for the current/most recent trading day.

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To help provide a sence of the near-term trend, the following chart illustrates the daily closing price for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) over the past year.

HYG 1-year stock price chart


For a longer-term perspective, the following chart presents price performance since 2000 (or since inception) for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG).

HYG stock price chart


It’s been said that investors should not fight the Fed. To that end, the following chart presents the daily closing price performance for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) (blue line) as well as the S&P 500 (gray line) from the last close before the Federal Reserve began increasing the benchmark fed funds rate (March 15, 2022) to today.

HYG Event C stock price chart


War can certainly impact people’s lives, the global order, and a fund’s performance. To that end, the following chart presents the daily closing price performance for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) (blue line) as well as the S&P 500 (gray line) from the last close before Russia fully invaded Ukraine (February 24, 2022) to today.

HYG Event A stock price chart


The S&P 500 peaked (and entered a bear market) on January 3, 2022. So how has iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) (blue line) and the S&P 500 (gray line) performed from that significant S&P 500 peak? The following post-S&P 500 peak chart answers that question.

HYG Event 4 stock price chart


So how has iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) (blue line) and the S&P 500 (gray line) performed from the day before inflation picked up on Febuary 10, 2021 until today? The following post-inflation chart answers that question.

HYG Event 2 stock price chart


How much does iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) gain (or lose) in a day? The following chart illustrates how frequently certain daily price movements occur. The end result is a visual representation of the ETF’s volatility.

HYG volatility chart


While extreme price gains are by definition rare, the following chart gives a sense of what is possible by presenting the biggest daily gains of iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) since 2000 (or since its inception).

HYG biggest gains chart


So what were the biggest losses? The chart below answers that question by presting the biggest daily losses for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) since 2000 (or since its inception).

HYG biggest losses chart


So how much has iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) declined from its peak? When the blue line is at 0%, the ETF is (or was) at its peak. Otherwise, it is (or was) below its peak by the amount indicated on the y-axis.

HYG drawdown chart


The chart below illustrates the performance of iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) (blue line) and S&P 500 (gray line) during the Covid bear market.

HYG covid bear market chart


The chart below illustrates the performance of iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) (blue line) and S&P 500 (gray line) during the financial crisis bear market.

HYG financial crisis bear market chart



The chart below presents the relative strength of iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) as compared to the benchmark S&P 500. When the blue line in the chart is trending up, the ETF is outperforming the S&P 500 and when it is moving down it is underperforming.

HYG relative strength chart


The following chart illustrates the relative strength of iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) as compared to the popular/tech-laden Nasdaq 100. When the blue line in the chart is moving up, the ETF is outperforming the Nasdaq 100 and when it is trending down — underperforming.

HYG relative strength vs nasdaq 100 chart


The chart below presents the relative strength of iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) as compared to the Russell 2000 (i.e., small-cap stock index). When the blue line in the chart is working its way higher, the ETF is outperforming the Russell 2000 and when it is headed lower it is underperforming.

HYG relative strength vs russell 2000 chart


The following chart illustrates the inflation-adjusted performance for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG). The U.S. dollar tends to lose purchasing power over time. The following chart adjusts for the ever shrinking dollar so you can see what real price gains the ETF is actually providing.

HYG inflation-adjusted chart


So how is iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) performing when priced in that other world currency — gold? The following gold-adjusted chart ansers that question.

HYG vs gold chart


The following chart presents the average year performance for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG). There is a season for all things. Well, at least some things.

HYG average year chart


The chart below provides a slightly differnet perspective to seasonality. It illustrates the average year for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) divided by the S&P 500. When the blue line is trending higher, the ETF has outperformed the S&P 500 on average during that part of the year. When the blue line is moving lower, the ETF has underperformed the S&P 500 — on average.

HYG relative strength average year chart


Does iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) tend to perform better on a particular day of the week? The following average weekday chart provides the answer.

HYG average weekday chart