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 51 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Treasury ETFs gather total assets under management of $125.83B. The average expense ratio is 0.48%. 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 $20.19B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Treasury ETF was the TYD at 12.78%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Treasury space was the Invesco Treasury Collateral ETF CLTL in 01/12/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DTUS iPath US Treasury 2-Year Bear ETN 9.52%
DTUS iPath US Treasury 2-Year Bear ETN 9.52%
TYD Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bull 3x Shares 2.31%
TYD Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bull 3x Shares 2.31%
UST ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury 1.38%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DTYS iPath US Treasury 10-Year Bear ETN -4.66%
DTYS iPath US Treasury 10-Year Bear ETN -4.66%
TYO Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -2.64%
TYO Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares -2.64%
DLBS iPath US Treasury Long Bond Bear ETN -1.66%

TOP CREATIONS

IEF iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF 1.66K
IEF iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF 1.66K
TLT iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF 1.09K
TLT iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF 1.09K
SCHO Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF 651.36

TOP REDEMPTIONS

SHV iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF -2,153.79
SHV iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF -2,153.79
SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF -1,187.57
SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF -1,187.57
IEI iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF -656.77

AUM WINNERS

EBND SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF 13.93%
EBND SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF 13.93%
IEF iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF 12.68%
IEF iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF 12.68%
USFR WisdomTree Floating Rate Treasury Fund 11.94%

AUM LOSERS

UST ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury -30.50%
UST ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury -30.50%
TYBS Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 1X Shares -19.55%
TYBS Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 1X Shares -19.55%
TBX ProShares Short 7-10 Year Treasury -14.53%

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