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$3,122,720,400708,9684.53%Portfolio-Multi Asset$46.52
WFHYWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$20,500,0005,0627.86%Fixed Income$51.31
YLDPrincipal EDGE Active Income ETFPrincipal Financial Group$217,108,50033,2766.04%Fixed Income$40.14
SRLNSPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETFState Street Global Advisors$2,226,156,600465,4593.42%Portfolio-Multi Asset$46.25
BLHYVirtus Newfleet Dynamic Credit ETFVirtus ETF Advisors LLC$12,050,6005,278,8823.21%Fixed Income$22.72
DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETFState Street Global Advisors$111,902,10033,0355.49%Equity$23.8
GHYBGoldman Sachs Access High Yield Corporate Bond ETFGoldman Sachs$81,229,500126,9337.29%Fixed Income$24.41
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$19,071,371,20064,6277.31%Fixed Income$25.97
HYGHiShares Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$163,873,00020,9894.73%Portfolio-Multi Asset$25.22
HYHGProShares High Yield-Interest Rate Hedged ETFProShares$119,026,50011,6515.59%Portfolio-Multi Asset$23.43
HYLBDeutsche X-trackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$2,977,500,00017,7787.05%Fixed Income$49.24
HYLVIQ S&P High Yield Low Volatility Bond ETFIndexIQ$61,201,00021,388,6217.86%Fixed Income$86.88
HYNDWisdomTree Negative Duration High Yield Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$34,578,00026,165-0.1%Portfolio-Multi Asset$88.54
HYSPIMCO 0-5 Year US High Yield Corporate Bond Index ETFPIMCO ETFs$1,453,190,0006,9325.42%Fixed Income$65.43
HYZDWisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$249,470,500515,8143.93%Portfolio-Multi Asset$49.98
JNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$9,269,991,20018,3407.84%Fixed Income$25.1
JPGBJPMorgan Global Bond Opportunities ETFJP Morgan Asset Management$113,256,00011,1027.48%Fixed Income$19.24
JPHYJPMorgan Diversified High Yield ETFJP Morgan Asset Management$46,377,000271,1327.64%Fixed Income$100.22
SFHYWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$20,080,00064,5984.38%Fixed Income$23.35
SHYLXtrackers Short Duration High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$22,108,5006,541,8194.42%Fixed Income$108.47
HYDWXtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$143,041,50016,7385.99%Fixed Income$50.83
HYUPXtrackers High Beta High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$150,474,00027,7147.94%Fixed Income$51.14
FTSLFirst Trust Senior Loan FundFirst Trust Portfolios$1,626,210,000380,5833.89%Fixed Income$18.88
HYLSFirst Trust Tactical High Yield ETFFirst Trust Portfolios$1,273,832,0003,0337.34%Portfolio-Multi Asset$50.55
USHYiShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$1,428,768,0002,4416.99%Fixed Income$49.1
HYXEiShares iBoxx $ High Yield ex Oil and Gas Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$10,295,0005,2267.5%Equity$50.2
FALNiShares U.S. Fallen Angels ETFBlackRock iShares$105,425,5003,7899.63%Equity$48.51
HYDBiShares Edge High Yield Defensive Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$27,362,500195,4658.43%Fixed Income$47.53
FLHYFranklin Liberty High Yield Corporate ETFFranklin LibertyShares$10,240,000177,2257.96%Fixed Income$48.29
HYLDAdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETFAdvisorShares$142,475,000327,0953.05%Fixed Income$40.79
RFUNRiverFront Dynamic Unconstrained Income ETFALPS Holdings$16,425,5004,9905.82%Fixed Income$51.52
SJNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$2,928,429,00030,0754.34%Fixed Income$26.7
CJNKSPDR ICE BofAML Crossover Corporate Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$75,545,0005,9875.86%Portfolio-Multi Asset$50.09
FDHYFidelity High Yield Factor ETFFidelity Investments$59,765,50046,5089.15%Fixed Income$23.12
HYEMVanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$298,620,00023,3446.34%Fixed Income$24.34
HYIHDeutsche X-trackers High Yield Corporate Bond - Interest Rate Hedged ETFDeutsche Asset Management$7,724,500127,6494.82%Fixed Income$23.89
IHYVanEck Vectors International High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$113,942,000190,6485.62%Fixed Income$24.01
HYXUiShares International High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$40,600,000193,3564.95%Fixed Income$24.67
GHYGiShares U.S. and Intl High Yield Corp Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$175,824,0003136.45%Fixed Income$25.66
ANGLVanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$1,123,732,50019,41010.09%Fixed Income$34.71
HYGVFlexShares High Yield Value-Scored Bond Index FundFlexShares$33,838,0001,1216.84%Fixed Income$25.2
BSJQInvesco BulletShares 2026 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$25,510,00025,1979.1%Fixed Income$24.83
WBIIWBI Bull-Bear Global Income ETFWBI Shares$133,030,0002,308,9954.64%Portfolio-Multi Asset$27.13
IHYVInvesco Corporate Income Value ETFInvesco$12,285,00027,2435.08%Fixed Income$26.11
BKLNInvesco Senior Loan ETFInvesco$4,298,624,00012,8324.36%Fixed Income$52.23
BSJJInvesco BulletShares 2019 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$844,023,000116,9351.1%Fixed Income$23.81
BSJKInvesco BulletShares 2020 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$1,129,024,0005,5872.43%Fixed Income$22.32
BSJLInvesco BulletShares 2021 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$806,880,00020,5034.35%Fixed Income$24.73
BSJMInvesco BulletShares 2022 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$477,260,0006,8975.34%Fixed Income$50.91
BSJNInvesco BulletShares 2023 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$223,084,00025,3865.89%Fixed Income$48.97
BSJOInvesco BulletShares 2024 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$90,468,000460,8517.96%Fixed Income$29.33
BSJPInvesco BulletShares 2025 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$75,330,0008,7838.42%Fixed Income$48.46
PGHYInvesco Global Short Term High Yield Bond ETFInvesco$228,789,0006,3321.89%Portfolio-Multi Asset$25.58
PHBInvesco Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$735,210,10033,8067.02%Fixed Income$25.12
IHYDInvesco Corporate Income Defensive ETFInvesco$12,780,0006214.99%Fixed Income$24.59
RIGSRiverfront Strategic Income FundALPS Holdings$154,062,5006,4763.47%Portfolio-Multi Asset$25.7

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