Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market, Broad-based

RDFI Top Performer Intra-day
Price $29.66
Today’s Change 0.26%
4:00pm 10/22/2021
USBF Bottom Performer Intra-day
Price $99.93
Today’s Change -0.24%
4:00pm 10/19/2021

ETF.com Insight

With 10 ETFs and over $16.58B in combined AUM, the Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market, Broad-based segment provides exposure to the U.S. space with a focus on securities.

Year-to-date, the best-performing ETF in the segment is the Rareview Dynamic Fixed Income ETF (RDFI), with a total return of 13.13%. Meanwhile, the most popular ETF is the iShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF (IUSB) with $15.64BB in assets under management.

Investors should take a look at the iShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF (IUSB). This fund has been chosen as an Analyst Pick by FactSet, thus is the best ETF for the average investor. IUSB tracks a broad Barclays index of USD-denominated taxable bonds. The index is market value weighted. IUSB has an expense ratio of 0.06% and tracks the Bloomberg U.S. Universal Index.

Performance Dispersion

ETF.com Efficiency Insight

The average efficiency score in the Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market, Broad-based segment is 70 out of 100, with the iShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF(IUSB) obtaining the highest rating of 95 out of 100.

Costs dominate the discussion around efficiency. ETFs in the segment have an average expense ratio of 0.50% per year, with the iShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF (IUSB) having the lowest expense ratio, charging investors 0.06% yearly.

Investors should look for funds with tight tracking, such as the iShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF (IUSB), with a 12-month median tracking difference of -0.02%.

Tracking Difference (12 Month)

ETF.com Tradability Insight

The average tradability score in the Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market, Broad-based segment is 71 out of 100, with the iShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF(IUSB) obtaining the highest rating of 100 out of 100.

The iShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF (IUSB) is the undisputed segment leader when it comes to liquidity. The fund trades 43.89M in daily average volume. Investors should also find ample liquidity in the iShares ESG Advanced Total USD Bond Market ETF (EUSB), with $2.47M in daily dollar volume.

Use limit orders to trade funds such as the Rareview Dynamic Fixed Income ETF(RDFI), due to their double-digit market spreads.

ETF.com/ Block Liquidity

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BYLD
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TGIF
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ETF.com Fit Insight

The Bloomberg U.S. Universal Index has been selected as the index that most accurately represents the market in question. The benchmark has been selected by the ETF Analytics team at FactSet, according to a series of guidelines to ensure this index accurately captures its market.

Investors trying to match a broad market exposure should pay attention to . This fund obtains a high Fit score and investors should capture market-like returns.

Other funds diverge from the market, by nature of their investment mandates; for example, follows a strategy and obtains a low Fit score compared with our neutral benchmark.

Index Methodology