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

SYMBOLFUND NAMEISSUERTOTAL ASSETS AVG QUARTERLY VOLUME YTD ASSET CLASS PREV CLOSING PRICE
SHYGiShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock$3,121,492,000592,462-1.21%Portfolio-Multi Asset$46.62
WFHYWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$9,984,0001,895-0.48%Fixed Income$50.25
YLDPrincipal EDGE Active Income ETFPrincipal Financial Group$297,804,0003,589-3.03%Fixed Income$39.92
SRLNSPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETFState Street Global Advisors$3,470,670,000442,5970.06%Portfolio-Multi Asset$47.23
BKLNPowerShares Senior Loan PortfolioInvesco PowerShares$7,393,840,8004,511,4210.56%Fixed Income$23.18
BLHYVirtus Newfleet Dynamic Credit ETFVirtus ETF Advisors LLC$80,178,60017,608-2%Fixed Income$24.22
BSJMGuggenheim BulletShares 2022 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFGuggenheim Funds$262,364,00062,806-1.57%Fixed Income$24.53
BSJNGuggenheim BulletShares 2023 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFGuggenheim Funds$127,498,00025,891-1.29%Fixed Income$26.06
BSJOGuggenheim BulletShares 2024 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFGuggenheim Funds$56,718,00010,228-3.63%Fixed Income$24.69
DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETFState Street Global Advisors$140,300,00022,486-9.1%Equity$23.02
GHYBGoldman Sachs Access High Yield Corporate Bond ETFGoldman Sachs$45,913,5001,865-2.52%Fixed Income$48.29
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock$14,843,582,40013,431,057-2.35%Fixed Income$85.38
HYGHiShares Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond ETFBlackRock$389,002,50033,7090.7%Portfolio-Multi Asset$91.54
HYHGProShares High Yield-Interest Rate Hedged ETFProShares$187,784,30015,8170.77%Portfolio-Multi Asset$68.02
HYLBDeutsche X-trackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$1,964,528,000326,382-2.54%Fixed Income$49.21
HYLVIQ S&P High Yield Low Volatility Bond ETFIndexIQ$86,580,0002,854-4.37%Fixed Income$23.96
HYNDWisdomTree Negative Duration High Yield Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$60,382,00029,9805.32%Portfolio-Multi Asset$21.59
HYSPIMCO 0-5 Year US High Yield Corporate Bond Index ETFPIMCO ETFs$1,644,013,200303,755-0.85%Fixed Income$99.69
HYZDWisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$294,020,00095,749-0.25%Portfolio-Multi Asset$24.13
JNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$8,188,205,60011,294,364-3.24%Fixed Income$35.57
JPGBJPMorgan Global Bond Opportunities ETFJP Morgan Asset Management$113,256,0008,382-2.44%Fixed Income$49.84
JPHYJPMorgan Diversified High Yield ETFJP Morgan Asset Management$46,377,00019,877-3.63%Fixed Income$49.53
PHBPowerShares High Yield Corporate Bond PortfolioInvesco PowerShares$973,889,000354,792-3.01%Fixed Income$18.4
SFHYWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$10,040,0003,4952.89%Fixed Income$50.33
SHYLXtrackers Short Duration High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$44,415,0006,692-1.38%Fixed Income$49.29
HYDWXtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$136,304,000230-2.84%Fixed Income$48.62
HYUPXtrackers High Beta High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$145,770,000214-3.1%Fixed Income$48.49
FTSLFirst Trust Senior Loan FundFirst Trust Portfolios$1,873,950,000189,6310.17%Fixed Income$48.1
HYLSFirst Trust Tactical High Yield ETFFirst Trust Portfolios$1,266,408,000131,871-2.13%Portfolio-Multi Asset$47.49
USHYiShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock$257,977,00017,969-3.15%Fixed Income$48.32
HYXEiShares iBoxx $ High Yield ex Oil and Gas Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock$10,027,000934-2.41%Equity$49.95
FALNiShares U.S. Fallen Angels ETFBlackRock$68,003,00021,792-3.41%Equity$26.23
HYDBiShares Edge High Yield Defensive Bond ETFBlackRock$17,087,0005,937-3.43%Fixed Income$49.03
PGHYPowerShares Global Short Term High Yield Bond PortfolioInvesco PowerShares$221,445,00043,794-2.66%Portfolio-Multi Asset$23.23
BSJPGuggenheim BulletShares 2025 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco PowerShares$24,070,0007,820-3.16%Fixed Income$24.12
BSJJPowerShares BulletShares 2019 High Yield Corporate Bond PortfolioInvesco PowerShares$1,136,460,000204,451-0.78%Fixed Income$24.19
BSJKPowerShares BulletShares 2020 High Yield Corporate Bond PortfolioInvesco PowerShares$951,060,000161,778-1.3%Fixed Income$24.23
BSJLPowerShares BulletShares 2021 High Yield Corporate Bond PortfolioInvesco PowerShares$493,400,000116,206-1.12%Fixed Income$24.7
FLHYFranklin Liberty High Yield Corporate ETFFranklin LibertyShares$10,056,00000.2%Fixed Income$25.18
HYLDAdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETFAdvisorShares$180,675,00026,6950.83%Fixed Income$36.51
RFUNRiverFront Dynamic Unconstrained Income ETFALPS Holdings$55,220,0007,777-3.74%Fixed Income$25.13
RIGSRiverfront Strategic Income FundALPS Holdings$184,899,50082,898-2.94%Portfolio-Multi Asset$24.51
SJNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$3,513,664,0001,491,722-1.02%Fixed Income$27.3
CJNKSPDR ICE BofAML Crossover Corporate Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$68,040,00023,643-5.34%Portfolio-Multi Asset$25.3
FDHYFidelity High Yield Factor ETFFidelity Investments$12,447,5006,629-0.16%Fixed Income$50.01
HYEMVanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$278,404,000108,720-7.03%Fixed Income$22.78
HYIHDeutsche X-trackers High Yield Corporate Bond - Interest Rate Hedged ETFDeutsche Asset Management$5,710,0002,160-0.37%Fixed Income$22.99
IHYVanEck Vectors International High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$140,882,00030,243-5.75%Fixed Income$24.2
HYXUiShares International High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock$78,015,00012,115-4.65%Fixed Income$52.27
GHYGiShares U.S. and Intl High Yield Corp Bond ETFBlackRock$214,368,00020,512-3.25%Fixed Income$49.12
ANGLVanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$1,110,521,900225,512-4.37%Fixed Income$28.73
HYGVFlexShares High Yield Value-Scored Bond Index FundFlexShares$49,450,0007,284-1.18%Fixed Income$49.49
BSJQInvesco BulletShares 2026 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco PowerShares$4,966,0001,516-1.08%Fixed Income$24.87
WBIIWBI Bull-Bear Global Income ETFWBI Shares$83,370,00020,109-6.53%Portfolio-Multi Asset$23.73
IHYVInvesco Corporate Income Value ETFInvesco PowerShares$12,420,000110-0.12%Fixed Income$25.06
IHYDInvesco Corporate Income Defensive ETFInvesco PowerShares$12,520,000200-0.28%Fixed Income$24.98

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