Long-Term ETF Overview

There are 30 Long-Term ETFs which can be found in the following ETF.com analytics segments:

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  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Long-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. Government Long-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. Government TIPS Long-Term
  • Leveraged Fixed Income: U.S. Government Treasury Long-Term

The largest Long-Term ETF is the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) with $6.83 B in assets under management and an expense ratio of 0.15% with a trailing 12 month loss of -2.09%. The best-performing ETF over the last 12 months was the iPath US Treasury Long Bond Bear ETN (DLBS) with a total return of 20.15%. The most-recent ETF launched was the Invesco BulletShares 2027 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCR) in September 2017.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

TMFDirexion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bull 3X Shares8.08%
UBTProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury5.55%
ZROZPIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon US Treasury Index ETF4.02%
EDVVanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF3.88%
TLTiShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF2.91%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DLBSiPath US Treasury Long Bond Bear ETN-10.62%
TMVDirexion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares-8.49%
TTTProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury-8.37%
TBTProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury-5.37%
TBFProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury-2.63%

top creations

SPTLSPDR Portfolio Long Term Treasury ETF79.03
VGLTVanguard Long-Term Treasury Index ETF61.47
TLHiShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF38.50
IGHGProShares Investment Grade-Interest Rate Hedged ETF11.38
ZROZPIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon US Treasury Index ETF10.88

top redemptions

TLTiShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF-1,353.03
VCLTVanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF-87.70
TBTProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury-49.05
ILTBiShares Core 10+ Year USD Bond ETF-23.59
TMVDirexion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares-21.39

AUM WINNERS

TLHiShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF7.83%
SPTLSPDR Portfolio Long Term Treasury ETF5.92%
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF5.78%
ZROZPIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon US Treasury Index ETF2.50%
TLTiShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF1.21%

AUM LOSERS

UBTProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury-11.41%
CLYiShares 10+ Year Credit Bond ETF-7.81%
ILTBiShares Core 10+ Year USD Bond ETF-6.84%
LTPZPIMCO 15+ Year US TIPS Index ETF-6.61%
TBTProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury-6.05%

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