Short-Term ETF Overview

With 66 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Short-Term ETFs gather total assets under management of $138.76B. The average expense ratio is 0.27%. Short-Term ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income

The largest Short-Term ETF is the Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF BSV with $25.33B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Short-Term ETF was the DTUS at 29.28%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Short-Term space was the Invesco BulletShares 2021 USD Emerging Markets Debt ETF BSAE in 10/04/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DTUS iPath US Treasury 2-Year Bear ETN 2.24%
HYND WisdomTree Negative Duration High Yield Bond Fund 1.44%
SFIG WisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term Corporate Bond 0.71%
ARCM Arrow Reserve Capital Management ETF 0.41%
LDRI Invesco LadderRite 0-5 Year Corporate Bons ETF 0.37%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

SMB VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF -0.47%
SHM SPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF -0.45%
HYS PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index ETF -0.44%
SJNK SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF -0.37%
SHYL Xtrackers Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF -0.29%

TOP CREATIONS

MINT PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ETF 497.21
SHYG iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF 335.78
BSV Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF 288.36
SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF 241.13
NEAR iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF 162.88

TOP REDEMPTIONS

VCSH Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF -179.20
IGSB iShares Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF -129.85
SHAG WisdomTree Yield Enhanced U.S. Short-Term Aggregate Bond ETF -9.74
STPZ PIMCO 1-5 Year US TIPS Index ETF -5.13
IBCD iShares iBonds Mar 2020 Term Corporate ex-Financials ETF -3.66

AUM WINNERS

HSRT Hartford Short Duration ETF 130.40%
PULS PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF 48.84%
MEAR iShares Short Maturity Municipal Bond ETF 39.36%
HOLD AdvisorShares Sage Core Reserves ETF 23.83%
DTUL iPath US Treasury 2-year Bull ETN 17.03%

AUM LOSERS

SHAG WisdomTree Yield Enhanced U.S. Short-Term Aggregate Bond ETF -33.53%
TUZ PIMCO 1-3 Year US Treasury Index ETF -11.52%
MINC AdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF -5.43%
SJNK SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF -4.88%
PGHY Invesco Global Short Term High Yield Bond ETF -3.66%

Webinars

Positioning for Rising Rates with Fixed-Income ETFs


With the Federal Reserve’s most recent rate hike pushing the fed fund rate to between 2% and 2.25%, and the projections for another rate hike in December, navigating the fixed-income ETF marketplace looks challenging. This webinar will feature experts at First Trust and Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), and BNY Mellon on ways to navigate the current environment for today and tomorrow.

November 07, 2018

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