Short-Term ETF Overview

There are 65 Short-Term ETFs which can be found in the following ETF.com analytics segments:

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  • Fixed Income: Global - Broad Market Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: Global Cash Equivalents
  • Fixed Income: Global Ex-U.S. - Sovereign Investment Grade Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Corporate Investment Grade Intermediate
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Corporate Investment Grade Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market High Yield Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market Investment Grade Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Corporate High Yield Intermediate
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Corporate High Yield Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Government/Credit Investment Grade Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Intermediate
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Municipals Investment Grade Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. Government Agency MBS Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: U.S. Government Short-Term
  • Inverse Fixed Income: U.S. Government Treasury Short-Term
  • Leveraged Fixed Income: U.S. Government Treasury Short-Term

The largest Short-Term ETF is the Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV) with $24.52 B in assets under management and an expense ratio of 0.07% with a trailing 12 month loss of -0.56%. The best-performing ETF over the last 12 months was the iPath US Treasury 2-Year Bear ETN (DTUS) with a total return of 25.16%. The most-recent ETF launched was the Hartford Short Duration ETF (HSRT) in May 2018.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

SUSBiShares ESG 1-5 Year USD Corporate Bond ETF1.45%
DTULiPath US Treasury 2-year Bull ETN1.29%
SMMUPIMCO Short Term Municipal Bond Active ETF1.11%
SFHYWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond1.05%
SJNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF0.97%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

BWZSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term International Treasury Bond ETF-1.35%
ISHGiShares 1-3 Year International Treasury Bond ETF-0.94%
HYNDWisdomTree Negative Duration High Yield Bond Fund-0.72%
PGHYInvesco Global Short Term High Yield Bond ETF-0.31%
PBTPInvesco PureBeta 0-5 Yr U.S. TIPS ETF-0.28%

top creations

SHYiShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF1,488.89
SCHOSchwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF354.75
MINTPIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ETF348.10
VGSHVanguard Short-Term Treasury Index ETF331.85
BSVVanguard Short-Term Bond ETF272.83

top redemptions

SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF-242.20
SJNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF-131.31
SHMSPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF-81.30
STPZPIMCO 1-5 Year US TIPS Index ETF-46.43
SPTSSPDR Portfolio Short Term Treasury ETF-14.74

AUM WINNERS

FLTBFidelity Limited Term Bond ETF73.90%
HYNDWisdomTree Negative Duration High Yield Bond Fund48.14%
SPTSSPDR Portfolio Short Term Treasury ETF41.57%
STOTSPDR DoubleLine Short Duration Total Return Tactical36.36%
DTULiPath US Treasury 2-year Bull ETN22.79%

AUM LOSERS

SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF-36.31%
LDRIInvesco LadderRite 0-5 Year Corporate Bons ETF-16.49%
MINCAdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF-8.45%
SCHOSchwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF-4.27%
STPZPIMCO 1-5 Year US TIPS Index ETF-4.22%

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