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:

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF1.39%
PZTPowerShares New York AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio0.83%
CUMBVirtus Cumberland Municipal Bond ETF0.80%
PZAPowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio0.74%
RVNUXtrackers Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond ETF0.71%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETF-49.95%
NYFiShares New York Muni Bond ETF-49.81%
HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF-2.32%
XMPTVanEck Vectors CEF Municipal Income ETF-1.10%
MCEFFirst Trust Municipal CEF Income Opportunity ETF-1.09%

AUM WINNERS

CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETF104.60%
NYFiShares New York Muni Bond ETF104.20%
IBMLiShares iBonds Dec 2023 Term Muni Bond ETF30.09%
FMBFirst Trust Managed Municipal ETF15.91%
MEARiShares Short Maturity Municipal Bond ETF10.40%

AUM LOSERS

HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF-9.86%
MCEFFirst Trust Municipal CEF Income Opportunity ETF-1.17%
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF-0.85%
SUBiShares Short-Term National Muni Bond ETF-0.26%
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF-0.25%

ETF Results:

35 ETFs
As of 10/19/2017
MUBiShares National Muni Bond ETFBlackRock0.25%$9.12B0.01%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors0.20%$3.53B0.02%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-Term
TFISPDR Nuveen Barclays Municipal Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors0.23%$2.54B0.04%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade
HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETFVanEck0.35%$2.17B0.04%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals High Yield
ITMVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETFVanEck0.24%$1.76B0.05%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Intermediate
VTEBVanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETFVanguard0.09%$1.76B0.03%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade
PZAPowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond PortfolioInvesco PowerShares0.28%$1.62B0.06%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade
SUBiShares Short-Term National Muni Bond ETFBlackRock0.25%$1.51B0.03%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-Term
CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETFBlackRock0.25%$819.78M0.05%Fixed Income: California - Municipals Investment Grade
HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors0.45%$567.79M0.18%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals High Yield
NYFiShares New York Muni Bond ETFBlackRock0.25%$280.28M0.09%Fixed Income: New York - Municipals Investment Grade
MUNIPIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Active ETFPIMCO0.35%$270.09M0.22%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Intermediate
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETFVanEck0.20%$247.12M0.12%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-Term
PWZPowerShares California AMT-Free Municipal Bond PortfolioInvesco PowerShares0.28%$232.74M0.28%Fixed Income: California - Municipals Investment Grade
IBMIiShares iBonds Sep 2020 Term Muni Bond ETFBlackRock0.18%$228.39M0.10%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Intermediate
IBMHiShares iBonds Sep 2019 Term Muni Bond ETFBlackRock0.18%$225.77M0.11%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-Term
FMBFirst Trust Managed Municipal ETFFirst Trust0.50%$216.56M0.15%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals
IBMGiShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond ETFBlackRock0.18%$213.74M0.12%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-Term
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETFVanEck0.24%$175.41M0.17%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Long-Term
IBMJiShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETFBlackRock0.18%$158.96M0.18%Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Intermediate
MUBiShares National Muni Bond ETF0.23%1.04%2.11%2.51%4.03%10/19/2017
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF-0.09%0.20%0.99%0.89%2.22%10/19/2017
TFISPDR Nuveen Barclays Municipal Bond ETF0.34%1.07%1.66%2.82%4.36%10/19/2017
HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF0.58%2.07%3.38%4.00%--   10/19/2017
ITMVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETF0.35%1.39%2.14%2.90%--   10/19/2017
VTEBVanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETF0.21%0.88%2.05%--   --   10/19/2017
PZAPowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio0.74%1.22%2.84%3.68%4.39%10/19/2017
SUBiShares Short-Term National Muni Bond ETF-0.10%0.20%0.95%0.66%--   10/19/2017
CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETF-49.95%-49.53%-49.09%-10.27%-2.47%10/19/2017
HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF-2.32%-1.25%-1.08%3.78%--   10/19/2017
NYFiShares New York Muni Bond ETF-49.81%-49.48%-48.85%-10.61%-2.84%10/19/2017
MUNIPIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Active ETF0.20%1.15%1.76%2.06%--   10/19/2017
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF-0.10%0.25%0.95%0.93%--   10/19/2017
PWZPowerShares California AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio0.38%1.22%2.84%4.08%4.40%10/19/2017
IBMIiShares iBonds Sep 2020 Term Muni Bond ETF-0.21%0.39%1.10%--   --   10/19/2017
IBMHiShares iBonds Sep 2019 Term Muni Bond ETF-0.34%0.24%0.67%--   --   10/19/2017
FMBFirst Trust Managed Municipal ETF0.42%1.55%2.80%--   --   10/19/2017
IBMGiShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond ETF-0.18%0.02%0.45%--   --   10/19/2017
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF1.39%2.36%2.56%3.62%--   10/19/2017
IBMJiShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETF-0.13%0.27%1.25%--   --   10/19/2017
MUBiShares National Muni Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment GradeB937584
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETFState Street Global AdvisorsFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-TermB9275--
TFISPDR Nuveen Barclays Municipal Bond ETFState Street Global AdvisorsFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment GradeB877475
HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETFVanEckFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals High YieldC777470
ITMVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETFVanEckFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade IntermediateB8874--
VTEBVanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETFVanguardFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment GradeB947585
PZAPowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond PortfolioInvesco PowerSharesFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment GradeB897364
SUBiShares Short-Term National Muni Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-TermB9374--
CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: California - Municipals Investment GradeB9371--
HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETFState Street Global AdvisorsFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals High YieldC726850
NYFiShares New York Muni Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: New York - Municipals Investment GradeB9360--
MUNIPIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Active ETFPIMCOFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade IntermediateB8954--
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETFVanEckFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-TermB9154--
PWZPowerShares California AMT-Free Municipal Bond PortfolioInvesco PowerSharesFixed Income: California - Municipals Investment GradeB8965--
IBMIiShares iBonds Sep 2020 Term Muni Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade IntermediateB9562--
IBMHiShares iBonds Sep 2019 Term Muni Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-TermB9568--
FMBFirst Trust Managed Municipal ETFFirst TrustFixed Income: U.S. - MunicipalsB856868
IBMGiShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-TermB9562--
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETFVanEckFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Long-TermC8649--
IBMJiShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETFBlackRockFixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade IntermediateC8659--
MUBiShares National Muni Bond ETF2.19%---- 0.02AA-2.92%
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF0.94%---- 0.01AA+1.19%
TFISPDR Nuveen Barclays Municipal Bond ETF2.03%---- 0.02AA+2.94%
HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF4.35%---- 0.04B+5.42%
ITMVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETF2.19%---- 0.02AA-3.04%
VTEBVanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETF1.54%---- 0.02AA-2.99%
PZAPowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio2.77%---- 0.03A+4.15%
SUBiShares Short-Term National Muni Bond ETF0.84%---- 0.01AA-1.20%
CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETF4.15%---- 0.04AA2.73%
HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF3.44%---- 0.03B5.18%
NYFiShares New York Muni Bond ETF4.69%---- 0.05AA-3.03%
MUNIPIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Active ETF2.32%---- 0.02BBB2.46%
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF1.16%---- 0.01AA-1.39%
PWZPowerShares California AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio2.32%---- 0.02AA-3.97%
IBMIiShares iBonds Sep 2020 Term Muni Bond ETF1.09%---- 0.01AA1.23%
IBMHiShares iBonds Sep 2019 Term Muni Bond ETF1.00%---- 0.01AA1.05%
FMBFirst Trust Managed Municipal ETF2.78%---- 0.03BBB+3.41%
IBMGiShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond ETF0.84%---- 0.01AA0.92%
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF2.96%---- 0.03A+4.08%
IBMJiShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETF1.16%---- 0.01AA1.41%
MUBiShares National Muni Bond ETF
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF
TFISPDR Nuveen Barclays Municipal Bond ETF
HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF
ITMVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETF
VTEBVanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETF
PZAPowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio
SUBiShares Short-Term National Muni Bond ETF
CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETF
HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF
NYFiShares New York Muni Bond ETF
MUNIPIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Active ETF
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF
PWZPowerShares California AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio
IBMIiShares iBonds Sep 2020 Term Muni Bond ETF
IBMHiShares iBonds Sep 2019 Term Muni Bond ETF
FMBFirst Trust Managed Municipal ETF
IBMGiShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond ETF
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF
IBMJiShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETF
iShares National Muni Bond ETFMUBFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoS&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond IndexS&PAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETFSHMFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeShort-TermNoNoNoBloomberg Barclays Managed Money Municipal Short Term IndexBloomberg Barclays CapitalMarket ValueMarket ValueNo
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Municipal Bond ETFTFIFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoBloomberg Barclays Municipal Managed Money IndexBloomberg Barclays CapitalMarket ValueMarket ValueNo
VanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETFHYDFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsHigh YieldBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoBloomberg Barclays Municipal Custom High Yield Composite IndexBloomberg Barclays CapitalMarket ValueMarket ValueNo
VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETFITMFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeIntermediateNoNoNoBloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Intermediate Continuous Municipal IndexBloomberg Barclays CapitalAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
Vanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETFVTEBFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoS&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond IndexS&PAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
PowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond PortfolioPZAFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoBofA ML National Long-Term Core Plus Municipal Securities IndexBank of AmericaMarket ValueMarket ValueNo
iShares Short-Term National Muni Bond ETFSUBFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeShort-TermNoNoNoS&P Short Term National AMT-Free Municipal Bond IndexS&PAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
iShares California Muni Bond ETFCMFFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaCaliforniaMunicipalsInvestment GradeBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoS&P California AMT-Free Municipal Bond IndexS&PAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
SPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETFHYMBFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsHigh YieldBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoS&P Municipal Yield IndexS&PCommitteeMarket ValueNo
iShares New York Muni Bond ETFNYFFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaNew YorkMunicipalsInvestment GradeBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoS&P New York AMT-Free Municipal Bond IndexS&PAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
PIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Active ETFMUNIFixed IncomeActiveNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeIntermediateNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETFSMBFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeShort-TermNoNoNoBloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Short Continuous Municipal IndexBloomberg Barclays CapitalAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
PowerShares California AMT-Free Municipal Bond PortfolioPWZFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaCaliforniaMunicipalsInvestment GradeBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoBofA ML California Long-Term Core Plus Municipal Securities IndexBank of AmericaMarket ValueMarket ValueNo
iShares iBonds Sep 2020 Term Muni Bond ETFIBMIFixed IncomeBullet MaturityNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeIntermediateNoNoNoS&P AMT-Free Municipal Series 2020 IndexS&PAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
iShares iBonds Sep 2019 Term Muni Bond ETFIBMHFixed IncomeBullet MaturityNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeShort-TermNoNoNoS&P AMT-Free Municipal Series 2019 IndexS&PAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
First Trust Managed Municipal ETFFMBFixed IncomeActiveNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsBroad MarketBroad MaturitiesNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
iShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond ETFIBMGFixed IncomeBullet MaturityNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeShort-TermNoNoNoS&P AMT-Free Municipal Series 2018 IndexS&PAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETFMLNFixed IncomeVanillaNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeLong-TermNoNoNoBloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Long Continuous Municipal IndexBloomberg Barclays CapitalAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
iShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETFIBMJFixed IncomeBullet MaturityNorth AmericaU.S.MunicipalsInvestment GradeIntermediateNoNoNoS&P AMT-Free Municipal Series Dec 2021 IndexS&PAMT-FreeMarket ValueNo
MUBiShares National Muni Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
TFISPDR Nuveen Barclays Municipal Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
ITMVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
VTEBVanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
PZAPowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond PortfolioOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
SUBiShares Short-Term National Muni Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
NYFiShares New York Muni Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
MUNIPIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Active ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
PWZPowerShares California AMT-Free Municipal Bond PortfolioOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
IBMIiShares iBonds Sep 2020 Term Muni Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
IBMHiShares iBonds Sep 2019 Term Muni Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
FMBFirst Trust Managed Municipal ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
IBMGiShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
IBMJiShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
MUBiShares National Muni Bond ETF------------
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF------------
TFISPDR Nuveen Barclays Municipal Bond ETF------------
HYDVanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF------------
ITMVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETF------------
VTEBVanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETF------------
PZAPowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio------------
SUBiShares Short-Term National Muni Bond ETF------------
CMFiShares California Muni Bond ETF------------
HYMBSPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF------------
NYFiShares New York Muni Bond ETF------------
MUNIPIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Active ETF------------
SMBVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF------------
PWZPowerShares California AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio------------
IBMIiShares iBonds Sep 2020 Term Muni Bond ETF------------
IBMHiShares iBonds Sep 2019 Term Muni Bond ETF------------
FMBFirst Trust Managed Municipal ETF------------
IBMGiShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond ETF------------
MLNVanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF------------
IBMJiShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Muni Bond ETF------------

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