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$3,321,647,000584,6034.03%Portfolio-Multi Asset$46.26
WFHYWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$25,665,0008,0348.42%Fixed Income$51.43
YLDPrincipal EDGE Active Income ETFPrincipal Financial Group$271,566,80027,0675.3%Fixed Income$39.87
SRLNSPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETFState Street Global Advisors$1,974,240,000522,7382.42%Portfolio-Multi Asset$45.72
BLHYVirtus Newfleet Dynamic Credit ETFVirtus ETF Advisors LLC$10,805,2005,245,5662.54%Fixed Income$22.42
DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETFState Street Global Advisors$115,614,4001,9155.66%Equity$23.7
GHYBGoldman Sachs Access High Yield Corporate Bond ETFGoldman Sachs$76,213,500157,2306.79%Fixed Income$24.34
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$18,122,016,00064,2467.32%Fixed Income$25.97
HYGHiShares Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$118,813,50026,3804.17%Portfolio-Multi Asset$25.18
HYHGProShares High Yield-Interest Rate Hedged ETFProShares$117,055,50021,5753.75%Portfolio-Multi Asset$23.43
HYLBDeutsche X-trackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$3,594,512,80016,4226.86%Fixed Income$49.14
HYLVIQ S&P High Yield Low Volatility Bond ETFIndexIQ$66,700,50019,515,9418.55%Fixed Income$86.83
HYNDWisdomTree Negative Duration High Yield Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$24,043,50023,590-4.19%Portfolio-Multi Asset$87.98
HYSPIMCO 0-5 Year US High Yield Corporate Bond Index ETFPIMCO ETFs$1,609,470,1009,4784.6%Fixed Income$64.21
HYZDWisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$237,363,500662,1532.76%Portfolio-Multi Asset$49.89
JNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$9,324,556,0008,8727.6%Fixed Income$25.24
JPGBJPMorgan Global Bond Opportunities ETFJP Morgan Asset Management$113,256,00010,1058.41%Fixed Income$18.48
JPHYJPMorgan Diversified High Yield ETFJP Morgan Asset Management$46,377,000252,6677.88%Fixed Income$99.33
SFHYWisdomTree Fundamental U.S. Short-Term High Yield Corporate Bond FundWisdomTree Investments$20,040,00059,3954.08%Fixed Income$23.07
SHYLXtrackers Short Duration High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$21,910,5006,814,4813.53%Fixed Income$108.2
HYDWXtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$148,591,50018,8726.3%Fixed Income$51.22
HYUPXtrackers High Beta High Yield Bond ETFDeutsche Asset Management$148,955,00023,5286.79%Fixed Income$51.26
FTSLFirst Trust Senior Loan FundFirst Trust Portfolios$1,600,720,100302,0063.47%Fixed Income$18.99
HYLSFirst Trust Tactical High Yield ETFFirst Trust Portfolios$1,401,600,0001,8347.28%Portfolio-Multi Asset$50.22
USHYiShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$2,531,398,6001,2736.74%Fixed Income$48.67
HYXEiShares iBoxx $ High Yield ex Oil and Gas Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$23,251,5003,4177.91%Equity$50.4
FALNiShares U.S. Fallen Angels ETFBlackRock iShares$141,165,5004529%Equity$48.1
HYDBiShares Edge High Yield Defensive Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$27,549,500168,9419.2%Fixed Income$47.09
FLHYFranklin Liberty High Yield Corporate ETFFranklin LibertyShares$72,128,000165,4319.35%Fixed Income$48.12
HYLDAdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETFAdvisorShares$137,254,500658,8380.3%Fixed Income$40.69
RFUNRiverFront Dynamic Unconstrained Income ETFALPS Holdings$16,516,5008,3276.31%Fixed Income$51.52
SJNKSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$3,160,040,00050,5673.36%Fixed Income$26.64
CJNKSPDR ICE BofAML Crossover Corporate Bond ETFState Street Global Advisors$78,570,0004,4316.08%Portfolio-Multi Asset$50.46
FDHYFidelity High Yield Factor ETFFidelity Investments$73,430,00051,85910.29%Fixed Income$22.88
HYEMVanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$306,240,00019,6913.98%Fixed Income$24.48
HYIHDeutsche X-trackers High Yield Corporate Bond - Interest Rate Hedged ETFDeutsche Asset Management$8,728,000122,9823.05%Fixed Income$23.95
IHYVanEck Vectors International High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$103,026,000217,5204.79%Fixed Income$23.96
HYXUiShares International High Yield Corporate Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$40,256,000204,9544.24%Fixed Income$24.62
GHYGiShares U.S. and Intl High Yield Corp Bond ETFBlackRock iShares$175,104,00031,0296.17%Fixed Income$25.9
ANGLVanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETFVan Eck Associates$1,151,963,90025,0549.9%Fixed Income$33.67
HYGVFlexShares High Yield Value-Scored Bond Index FundFlexShares$64,489,5001,9825.63%Fixed Income$25.37
BSJQInvesco BulletShares 2026 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$25,690,00028,80810.05%Fixed Income$24.93
WBIIWBI Bull-Bear Global Income ETFWBI Shares$105,659,0002,331,4575.99%Portfolio-Multi Asset$26.86
IHYVInvesco Corporate Income Value ETFInvesco$12,240,00028,9944.99%Fixed Income$26.18
BKLNInvesco Senior Loan ETFInvesco$4,804,300,00013,9172.94%Fixed Income$52.66
BSJJInvesco BulletShares 2019 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$766,720,000114,4521.33%Fixed Income$23.26
BSJKInvesco BulletShares 2020 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$1,166,808,0003,4182.32%Fixed Income$21.93
BSJLInvesco BulletShares 2021 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$896,075,00023,2934.11%Fixed Income$24.49
BSJMInvesco BulletShares 2022 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$565,491,0008,3194.94%Fixed Income$50.36
BSJNInvesco BulletShares 2023 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$264,078,00016,1555.52%Fixed Income$48.7
BSJOInvesco BulletShares 2024 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$102,828,000453,4107.82%Fixed Income$29.32
BSJPInvesco BulletShares 2025 High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$75,671,00014,4979.2%Fixed Income$47.94
PGHYInvesco Global Short Term High Yield Bond ETFInvesco$232,536,5006,4210.84%Portfolio-Multi Asset$25.78
PHBInvesco Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond ETFInvesco$739,489,10025,7037.72%Fixed Income$25.49
IHYDInvesco Corporate Income Defensive ETFInvesco$12,865,0001,3765.74%Fixed Income$24.6
RIGSRiverfront Strategic Income FundALPS Holdings$161,981,5001,6653.83%Portfolio-Multi Asset$25.87

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