Muni ETF Overview

Muni bond ETFs invest in municipal bonds. These bonds are issued by a local government or territory, or their agencies. One of the attractive features of municipal bonds is that interest income is excluded from gross income for federal income tax purposes.

Municipal bond ETFs are part of the following ETF.com market segments:

With 40 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Muni ETFs gather total assets under management of $30.17B. The average expense ratio is 0.36%. Muni ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income

The largest Muni ETF is the iShares National Muni Bond ETF MUB with $9.20B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Muni ETF was the HYD at 5.26%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Muni space was the iShares iBonds Dec 2024 Term Muni Bond ETF IBMM in 03/20/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF1.19%
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF0.92%
HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF0.82%
FMHIFirst Trust Municipal High Income ETF0.65%
XMPTVanEck Vectors CEF Municipal Income ETF0.42%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

MMITIQ MacKay Shields Municipal Intermediate ETF-1.65%
CUMBVirtus Cumberland Municipal Bond ETF-1.18%
IBMJiShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETF-0.57%
IBMKiShares iBonds Dec 2022 Term Muni Bond ETF-0.34%
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF-0.28%

top creations

VTEBVanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETF106.48
MUBiShares National Muni Bond ETF97.67
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF28.78
TFISPDR Nuveen Barclays Municipal Bond ETF23.97
CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETF23.23

top redemptions

HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF-30.97
ITMVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETF-18.78
PZAPowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio-11.30
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF-6.05
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF-5.94

AUM WINNERS

FCALFirst Trust California Municipal High Income ETF49.95%
IBMMiShares iBonds Dec 2024 Term Muni Bond ETF49.91%
FMHIFirst Trust Municipal High Income ETF25.21%
IBMLiShares iBonds Dec 2023 Term Muni Bond ETF15.47%
HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF4.75%

AUM LOSERS

CUMBVirtus Cumberland Municipal Bond ETF-9.34%
RVNUXtrackers Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond ETF-8.27%
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF-3.58%
IBMGiShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond ETF-2.03%
ITMVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETF-1.87%

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