Bond ETF Overview

Bond ETFs were first introduced in 2002, and since then, investors have poured more than $300 billion in assets into those ETFs. But bond ETFs aren't a one-to-one swap for bonds. The ETF wrapper introduces key differences, which makes these investments behave in unexpected ways. This channel is designed to help you understand bond ETFs and how they work, keep you up-to-date on the latest bond ETF news, and find the right bond ETFs for your portfolio.

With 404 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Bond ETFs gather total assets under management of $744.27B. The average expense ratio is 0.36%. Bond ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income

The largest Bond ETF is the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF AGG with $63.73B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Bond ETF was the DLBR at 46.39%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Bond space was the Vaneck Vectors Municipal Allocation ETF MAAX in 05/15/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

IPFF iShares International Preferred Stock ETF 6.33%
IPFF iShares International Preferred Stock ETF 6.33%
ELD WisdomTree Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund 4.95%
ELD WisdomTree Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund 4.95%
LEMB iShares J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF 4.27%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

HYDD Direxion Daily High Yield Bear 2X Shares -2.15%
HYDD Direxion Daily High Yield Bear 2X Shares -2.15%
TTT ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury -1.54%
TTT ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury -1.54%
TMV Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -1.21%

TOP CREATIONS

LQD iShares iBoxx USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF 4.28K
LQD iShares iBoxx USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF 4.28K
SHV iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF 4.15K
SHV iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF 4.15K
HYG iShares iBoxx USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF 2.69K

TOP REDEMPTIONS

SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF -2,578.16
SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF -2,578.16
VCIT Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF -783.84
VCIT Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF -783.84
FLOT iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF -279.59

AUM WINNERS

IIGD Invesco Investment Grade Defensive ETF 458.52%
IIGD Invesco Investment Grade Defensive ETF 458.52%
IIGV Invesco Investment Grade Value ETF 319.07%
IIGV Invesco Investment Grade Value ETF 319.07%
FLCO Franklin Liberty Investment Grade Corporate ETF 81.68%

AUM LOSERS

NUAG Nuveen Enhanced Yield U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF -61.20%
NUAG Nuveen Enhanced Yield U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF -61.20%
DTUS iPath US Treasury 2-Year Bear ETN -46.11%
DTUS iPath US Treasury 2-Year Bear ETN -46.11%
PFIG Invesco Fundamental Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF -42.45%

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