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 55 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Junk Bond ETFs gather total assets under management of $62.15B. The average expense ratio is 0.50%. 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 $15.31B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Junk Bond ETF was the HYXU at 19.33%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Junk Bond space was the Xtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETF HYDW in 01/11/18.