U.S. TREASURY YIELDS ACROSS the board settled lower following the sale of $40 billion of 2-year notes; the 2-year note sank 4.6 basis points and 10-year note dipped 2.2 basis points. S&P and NASDAQ surged past record highs on Tuesday on upbeat earnings relieving anxiety on a gloomy earnings season. S&P +0.88%, DOW +0.55%, NASDAQ +1.32%
Investment Grade Bond Research – April 23, 2019Posted on April 23, 2019
|Key Gainers and Losers||Volume Leaders|
|Molson Coors Brewing Co. 2.25% 3/15/2020
Celgene Corp. 3.875% 8/15/2025
|Industry Returns Tracker|
|New Issues||New Issues [Continued]|
|1. Kimberly-Clark Corp. (USD) 3.2% 4/25/2029 (04/23/2019): 700MM Senior Unsecured Notes, Price at Issuance 99.83, Yielding 3.22%.
2. Rogers Communications Inc. (USD) 4.35% 5/1/2049 (04/23/2019):1250MM Senior Unsecured Notes, Price at Issuance 99.667, Yielding 4.37%.
Kimberly-Clark Corp. The most recent data showed money flowed out of high-yield ETFs/mutual funds for the week ended 4/18/19, with a net inflow of $1.1B, year-to-date $14.4B flowed into high-yield.
|Top Widening Credit Default Swaps (CDS)||Top Narrowing Credit Default Swaps (CDS)|
|Weatherford International LTD (5Y Sen USD XR14)
Hertz Corp. (5Y Sen USD CR14)
|SuperValu Inc. (5Y Sen USD MR14)
Atmos Energy Corp. (5Y Sen USD MR14)
SYNDICATED LOANS HIGHLIGHTS:
Deals recently freed for secondary trading, notable secondary activity:
- Prysmian, Project Maple II BV, Trade Me Group LTD, Jane Street, Six Flags Inc.
Long-term bond yields are expected to hit a cyclical peak in 2019 given tight fiscal policy and lagging global economies. Europe remains checked by stubbornly low inflationary forces. Positive effects remained in force:
- TED spread held below 17 bp (basis points), as of 04/23/19
- Net positive capital flows into high-yield ETFs & mutual funds
Copyright 2019 Advantage Data Inc. All Rights Reserved. http://www.advantagedata.com
Information in this document should not be regarded as an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy bonds or any financial instruments referred to herein. All information provided in this document is believed to be accurate. However, Advantage Data and its sources make no warranties, either express or implied, as to any matter whatsoever, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Opinions in this document are subject to change without notice. Electronic redistribution, photocopying and any other electronic or mechanical reproduction is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from Advantage Data Inc.
Are you using AdvantageData?
AdvantageData is your fixed income solution for pricing, analytics, reports, and insight on approximately:
- 500,000+ U.S. and international corporate bonds
- Over 6,200+ CDS reference entities
- Over 22,000+ syndicated loans
- Over 100 equity markets worldwide
- One platform 16 products and services from debt to CDS to loans to mid-market
- Used by top buy and sell-side firms worldwide