Treasury ETF Overview

Treasury ETFs hold U.S. government debt instruments of varying maturities. They also provide low-cost access to different key points of the yield curve or to the entire yield curve, depending on the fund. These ETFs often have lower yields than riskier bonds, but they are fully backed by the credit and taxing power of U.S. government.

With 61 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Treasury ETFs have total assets under management of $164.16B. The average expense ratio is 0.34%. Treasury ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income

The largest Treasury ETF is the iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF SHY with $20.48B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Treasury ETF was TTT at 31.41%. The most recent ETF launched in the Treasury space was the SPDR Bloomberg Barclays 3-12 Month T-Bill ETF BILS on 09/23/20.

Top ETF Performers

TMF Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bull 3X Shares 9.23%
UBT ProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury 6.23%
ZROZ PIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon US Treasury Index ETF 4.75%
GOVZ iShares 25+ Year Treasury STRIPS Bond ETF 4.74%
EDV Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF 4.13%

Bottom ETF Performers

TMV Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -9.19%
TTT ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury -9.03%
TBT ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury -6.08%
DFVS iPath US Treasury 5-Year Bear ETN -3.38%
TYO Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -3.13%

Top Creations

SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF 914.45
SCHO Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF 613.20
SPTS SPDR Portfolio Short Term Treasury ETF 414.11
GOVT iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF 253.31
IEI iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF 208.72

Top Redemptions

IEF iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF -721.00
TLH iShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF -214.52
GBIL Goldman Sachs Access Treasury 0-1 Year ETF -153.18
EDV Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF -151.81
VGLT Vanguard Long-Term Treasury Index ETF -98.85

AUM Winners

GOVZ iShares 25+ Year Treasury STRIPS Bond ETF 585.69%
IBTA iShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Treasury ETF 100.02%
IBTD iShares iBonds Dec 2023 Term Treasury ETF 50.00%
UBT ProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury 45.65%
IBTB iShares iBonds Dec 2022 Term Treasury ETF 41.47%

AUM Losers

TBX ProShares Short 7-10 Year Treasury -20.72%
TBJL Innovator 20+ Year Treasury Bond 9 Buffer ETF - July -14.43%
UST ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury -13.60%
TLH iShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF -8.28%
TFLO iShares Treasury Floating Rate Bond ETF -3.52%

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