Investment Grade Bonds ETF Overview

U.S. investment-grade ETFs provide exposure to the debt of American companies rated BBB or higher. These bonds offer lower volatility and a lower yield than junk bonds. Investment-grade bond ETFs are part of the following ETF.com market segments:

With 245 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Investment Grade Bonds ETFs gather total assets under management of $691.57B. The average expense ratio is 0.25%. Investment Grade Bonds ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income

The largest Investment Grade Bonds ETF is the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF AGG with $70.96B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Investment Grade Bonds ETF was the TMF at 47.42%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Investment Grade Bonds space was the SP Funds Dow Jones Global Sukuk ETF SPSK in 12/30/19.

Top ETF Performers

KCNY KraneShares E Fund China Commercial Paper ETF 2.24%
CBON VanEck Vectors ChinaAMC China Bond ETF 2.12%
TYD Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bull 3x Shares 1.80%
PGX Invesco Preferred ETF 1.71%
EPRF Innovator S&P Investment Grade Preferred ETF 1.53%

Bottom ETF Performers

DTYS iPath US Treasury 10-Year Bear ETN -6.02%
DLBS iPath US Treasury Long Bond Bear ETN -2.89%
DFVS iPath US Treasury 5-Year Bear ETN -2.89%
TAPR Barclays Inverse U.S. Treasury Composite ETN -2.21%
TTT ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury -1.61%

Top Creations

AGG iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF 2.40K
BND Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF 1.22K
MBB iShares MBS ETF 982.10
BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF 748.55
BSV Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF 563.73

Top Redemptions

IEF iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF -1,441.78
IEI iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF -113.15
FLOT iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF -81.43
FLTB Fidelity Limited Term Bond ETF -76.45
TLH iShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF -58.20

AUM Winners

VALT ETFMG Sit Ultra Short ETF 1,354.13%
EMNT PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ESG ETF 165.29%
BSCT Invesco BulletShares 2029 Corporate Bond ETF 101.44%
GLBY WisdomTree Yield Enhanced Global Aggregate Bond Fund 99.45%
SUSC iShares ESG USD Corporate Bond ETF 57.93%

AUM Losers

PLW Invesco 1-30 Laddered Treasury ETF -39.42%
ULTR IQ Ultra Short Duration ETF -38.65%
FLTB Fidelity Limited Term Bond ETF -34.00%
TYBS Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 1X Shares -33.56%
UBT ProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury -30.13%

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