Investment Grade Bonds ETF Overview

U.S. investment-grade ETFs provide exposure to the debt of American companies rated BBB or higher. These bonds offer lower volatility and a lower yield than junk bonds. Investment-grade bond ETFs are part of the following market segments:

With 138 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Investment Grade Bonds ETFs gather total assets under management of $315.16B. The average expense ratio is of 1.2%. Investment Grade Bonds ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest Investment Grade Bonds ETF is the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF AGG with $51.73B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Investment Grade Bonds ETF was the IBND at 11.88%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Investment Grade Bonds space was the Vanguard Total Corporate Bond ETF VTC in 11/07/17.


SAGGDirexion Daily Total Bond Market Bear 1x Shares0.67%
AGNDWisdomTree Barclays Negative Duration U.S. Aggregate Bond Fund0.67%
IBNDSPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Corporate Bond ETF0.61%
IAGGiShares Core International Aggregate Bond ETF0.53%
IFIXXtrackers Barclays International Corporate Bond Hedged ETF0.47%


CBONVanEck Vectors ChinaAMC China Bond ETF-2.07%
LLQDiShares 10+ Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF-1.28%
WFIGWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Corporate Bond-1.16%
LKORFlexShares Credit-Scored US Long Corporate Bond Index Fund-1.00%
IBMLiShares iBonds Dec 2023 Term Muni Bond ETF-0.87%

top creations

LQDiShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF1,308.76
AGGiShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF1,061.48
VCSHVanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF631.63
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market ETF572.07
BSVVanguard Short-Term Bond ETF525.67

top redemptions

BWXSPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF-103.89
SPLBSPDR Portfolio Long Term Corporate Bond ETF-39.14
BSCHGuggenheim BulletShares 2017 Corporate Bond ETF-20.37
IAGGiShares Core International Aggregate Bond ETF-15.58
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF-14.58


GBFiShares Government/Credit Bond ETF53.42%
ICSHiShares Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF44.22%
IGIHXtrackers Investment Grade Bond Interest Rate Hedged ETF41.21%
VRIGPowerShares Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio29.30%
IBDRiShares iBonds Dec 2026 Term Corporate ETF28.86%


HOLDAdvisorShares Sage Core Reserves ETF-11.66%
BWXSPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF-7.76%
PICBPowershares International Corporate Bond Portfolio-5.79%
IBCCiShares iBonds Mar 2018 Term Corporate ex-Financials ETF-4.69%
BSCHGuggenheim BulletShares 2017 Corporate Bond ETF-2.87%