High-yield ETFs or junk bond ETFs provide exposure to the debt of American companies rated below BBB. High-yield ETFs are risky investments that need to offer attractive returns to compensate for their risk.
High Yield ETFs are part of the following market segments:
With 53 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Junk Bond ETFs gather total assets under management of $66.33B. The average expense ratio is of 0.51%. Junk Bond ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:
- Fixed Income
The largest Junk Bond ETF is the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF HYG with $19.23B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Junk Bond ETF was the HYXU at 18.66%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Junk Bond space was the iShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF USHY in 10/25/17.