Treasury ETF Overview

Treasury ETFs hold U.S. government debt instruments of varying maturities. They also provide low-cost access to different key points of the yield curve or to the entire yield curve, depending on the fund. These ETFs often have lower yields than riskier bonds, but they are fully backed by the credit and taxing power of U.S. government.

With 47 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Treasury ETFs gather total assets under management of $68.07B. The average expense ratio is 0.48%. Treasury ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income

The largest Treasury ETF is the iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF SHY with $11.38B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Treasury ETF was the DTUS at 17.70%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Treasury space was the PowerShares Treasury Collateral Portfolio CLTL in 01/12/17.


TMFDirexion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bull 3X Shares2.94%
UBTProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury2.07%
EDVVanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF1.85%
ZROZPIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon US Treasury Index ETF1.78%
TYDDirexion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bull 3x Shares1.66%


DLBSiPath US Treasury Long Bond Bear ETN-5.15%
TMVDirexion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares-3.53%
TTTProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury-3.36%
DFVSiPath US Treasury 5-Year Bear ETN-2.54%
TBTProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury-2.19%

top creations

SHViShares Short Treasury Bond ETF1,069.36
BILSPDR Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF818.33
IEFiShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF725.53
SHYiShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF191.86
TLTiShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF111.70

top redemptions

TBTProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury-185.49
EDVVanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF-88.11
SPTLSPDR Portfolio Long Term Treasury ETF-41.05
ZROZPIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon US Treasury Index ETF-16.76
ITESPDR Bloomberg Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury ETF-11.71


USFRWisdomTree Bloomberg Floating Rate Treasury Fund466.74%
BILSPDR Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF34.88%
TFLOiShares Treasury Floating Rate Bond ETF22.26%
DTYSiPath US Treasury 10-Year Bear ETN17.98%
TLHiShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF14.19%


TYDDirexion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bull 3x Shares-25.14%
UBTProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury-10.23%
SPTLSPDR Portfolio Long Term Treasury ETF-7.54%
TBTProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury-7.16%
TMFDirexion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bull 3X Shares-4.79%

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