Junk Bond ETF Overview

High-yield ETFs or junk bond ETFs provide exposure to the debt of American companies rated below BBB. High-yield ETFs are risky investments that need to offer attractive returns to compensate for their risk.

High Yield ETFs are part of the following market segments:

With 65 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Junk Bond ETFs gather total assets under management of $74.57B. The average expense ratio is 0.48%. Junk Bond ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income

The largest Junk Bond ETF is the iShares iBoxx USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF HYG with $18.59B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Junk Bond ETF was the UJB at 16.05%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Junk Bond space was the CP High Yield Trend ETF HYTR in 01/21/20.

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