Investors looking for exposure to junk bonds, senior loans and below investment grade debt can look to High Yield Bond ETFs. These ETFs are a great way for investors to get exposure to debt issued by below investment grade corporations.

High Yield Bonds ETFs Overview

The largest High Yield Bond ETF is the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG). High Yield Bond ETFs are popular because they have low fees, diversification and intra-day liquidity.

Issuers in this list include:

IndexIQ, WisdomTree Investments, JP Morgan Asset Management, ProShares, RealityShares, State Street Global Advisors, QuantShares and First Trust Portfolios

SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$2,472,032,0001,074,7934.11%Portfolio-Multi Asset$46.28
WFHYWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$10,006,0001,5005.58%Fixed Income$50.08
YLDPrincipal EDGE Active Income ETFPrincipal Financial Group$297,773,30015,1574.39%Fixed Income$39.39
SRLNSPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETFState Street Global Advisors$2,330,172,0001,309,7742.84%Portfolio-Multi Asset$45.81
BLHYVirtus Newfleet Dynamic Credit ETFVirtus ETF Advisors LLC$59,995,80010,160,2943.47%Fixed Income$22.62
DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETFState Street Global Advisors$104,995,00018,2802.93%Equity$23.79
GHYBGoldman Sachs Access High Yield Corporate Bond ETFGoldman Sachs$50,641,500125,5105.02%Fixed Income$24.35
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$15,311,075,20050,5545.3%Fixed Income$25.85
HYGHiShares Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$200,407,50019,6975.36%Portfolio-Multi Asset$24.59
HYHGProShares High Yield-Interest Rate Hedged ETFProShares$146,902,50036,9665.65%Portfolio-Multi Asset$22.83
HYLBDeutsche X-trackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$2,390,196,0004,3395.07%Fixed Income$48.14
HYLVIQ S&P High Yield Low Volatility Bond ETFIndexIQ$87,480,00026,123,9754.57%Fixed Income$85.13
HYNDWisdomTree Negative Duration High Yield Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$54,607,50061,7704.67%Portfolio-Multi Asset$88.91
HYSPIMCO 0-5 Year US High Yield Corporate Bond Index ETFPIMCO ETFs$1,561,140,00031,4114.23%Fixed Income$65.45
HYZDWisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$252,504,0001,040,2114.5%Portfolio-Multi Asset$49.07
JNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$8,144,406,4004,2445.69%Fixed Income$24.3
JPGBJPMorgan Global Bond Opportunities ETFJP Morgan Asset Management$113,256,00032,9803.06%Fixed Income$20.2
JPHYJPMorgan Diversified High Yield ETFJP Morgan Asset Management$46,377,000389,5444.31%Fixed Income$98.89
SFHYWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$15,003,000186,5774.02%Fixed Income$23.36
SHYLXtrackers Short Duration High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$44,046,00018,401,0294.05%Fixed Income$35.39
HYDWXtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$142,796,00016,7103.96%Fixed Income$48.69
HYUPXtrackers High Beta High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$145,393,50050,8486.02%Fixed Income$49.65
FTSLFirst Trust Senior Loan FundFirst Trust Portfolios$1,596,036,000691,0134.04%Fixed Income$18.5
HYLSFirst Trust Tactical High Yield ETFFirst Trust Portfolios$1,119,591,0006,1725.69%Portfolio-Multi Asset$50.07
USHYiShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$398,462,10024,2214.91%Fixed Income$48.88
HYXEiShares iBoxx $ High Yield ex Oil and Gas Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$10,051,0003,4394.88%Equity$49.26
FALNiShares U.S. Fallen Angels ETFBlackRock iShares$64,425,0008606.11%Equity$47.61
HYDBiShares Edge High Yield Defensive Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$17,020,500375,0305.53%Fixed Income$47.28
FLHYFranklin Liberty High Yield Corporate ETFFranklin LibertyShares$10,048,000308,3076.05%Fixed Income$47.32
HYLDAdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETFAdvisorShares$159,804,00073,7522.85%Fixed Income$47.94
RFUNRiverFront Dynamic Unconstrained Income ETFALPS Holdings$22,509,0001,5954.55%Fixed Income$50.28
SJNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$3,277,120,00027,1593.96%Fixed Income$25.8
CJNKSPDR ICE BofAML Crossover Corporate Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$71,260,0003,6283.36%Portfolio-Multi Asset$48.76
FDHYFidelity High Yield Factor ETFFidelity Investments$20,012,00054,4114.96%Fixed Income$23.21
HYEMVanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$255,200,00020,1343.49%Fixed Income$23.84
HYIHDeutsche X-trackers High Yield Corporate Bond - Interest Rate Hedged ETFDeutsche Asset Management$6,669,000388,7744.82%Fixed Income$23.99
IHYVanEck Vectors International High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$129,924,000339,2312.93%Fixed Income$24.11
HYXUiShares International High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$48,680,000198,6701.64%Fixed Income$24.63
GHYGiShares U.S. and Intl High Yield Corp Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$143,550,0006544.76%Fixed Income$25.21
ANGLVanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$883,756,50050,8216.56%Fixed Income$34.45
HYGVFlexShares High Yield Value-Scored Bond Index FundFlexShares$38,176,00018,7255.24%Fixed Income$24.92
BSJQInvesco BulletShares 2026 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$7,446,00056,8366.32%Fixed Income$24.6
WBIIWBI Bull-Bear Global Income ETFWBI Shares$107,184,0003,341,0481.48%Portfolio-Multi Asset$26.99
IHYVInvesco Corporate Income Value ETFInvesco$12,255,00014,5954.99%Fixed Income$25.44
BKLNInvesco Senior Loan ETFInvesco$5,270,592,0005,0984.13%Fixed Income$50.3
BSJJInvesco BulletShares 2019 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$1,035,693,000121,4491.57%Fixed Income$23.11
BSJKInvesco BulletShares 2020 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$957,600,1004,1412.92%Fixed Income$22.31
BSJLInvesco BulletShares 2021 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$621,115,00058,6204.31%Fixed Income$24.02
BSJMInvesco BulletShares 2022 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$356,328,00012,5755.08%Fixed Income$48.95
BSJNInvesco BulletShares 2023 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$149,466,00046,0205.16%Fixed Income$48.14
BSJOInvesco BulletShares 2024 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$63,778,000429,1775.38%Fixed Income$28.25
BSJPInvesco BulletShares 2025 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$45,144,0007,2036.11%Fixed Income$47.68
PGHYInvesco Global Short Term High Yield Bond ETFInvesco$210,847,0006,3001.85%Portfolio-Multi Asset$24.9
PHBInvesco Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$705,231,00038,2575.15%Fixed Income$24.35
IHYDInvesco Corporate Income Defensive ETFInvesco$12,575,00003.02%Fixed Income$24.55
RIGSRiverfront Strategic Income FundALPS Holdings$157,056,00002.29%Portfolio-Multi Asset$25.2

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