U.S. Government ETF Overview

With 67 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, U.S. Government ETFs gather total assets under management of $149.10B. The average expense ratio is 0.39%. U.S. Government ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income

The largest U.S. Government ETF is the iShares TIPS Bond ETF TIP with $22.81B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing U.S. Government ETF was the DTYS at 48.68%. The most-recent ETF launched in the U.S. Government space was the Janus Henderson Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF JMBS in 09/12/18.


TAPR Barclays Inverse U.S. Treasury Composite ETN 10.89%
TTT ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury 9.87%
TMV Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares 9.74%
DLBS iPath US Treasury Long Bond Bear ETN 7.45%
TBT ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury 6.47%


TMF Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bull 3X Shares -9.62%
UBT ProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury -6.52%
ZROZ PIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon US Treasury Index ETF -5.28%
EDV Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF -4.60%
LTPZ PIMCO 15+ Year US TIPS Index ETF -3.99%


TLT iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF 2.44K
GBIL Goldman Sachs Access Treasury 0-1 Year ETF 255.16
SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF 241.13
VTIP Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities ETF 150.88
TIP iShares TIPS Bond ETF 146.98


SHV iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF -529.74
TBT ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury -126.44
IEF iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF -79.37
TDTT FlexShares iBoxx 3 Year Target Duration TIPS Index Fund -59.94
TBF ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury -45.22


GBIL Goldman Sachs Access Treasury 0-1 Year ETF 38.25%
USFR WisdomTree Floating Rate Treasury Fund 32.70%
TFLO iShares Treasury Floating Rate Bond ETF 26.22%
BIL SPDR Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF 20.29%
DTUL iPath US Treasury 2-year Bull ETN 17.03%


UST ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury -49.05%
UBT ProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury -31.18%
TMF Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bull 3X Shares -22.64%
TBX ProShares Short 7-10 Year Treasury -18.63%
EDV Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF -16.16%

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