Q4 2020 Fixed Income ETFs

Top 50 fixed-income ETFs ranked by quarterly returns

 Name3-Month Return %One-Year Return %Three-Year Annualized Return %Net Assets ($M)Expense Ratio
1Virtus InfraCap US Preferred Stock ETF (PFFA)17.20420664-7.97458154N/A223.62.01
2First Trust CEF Income Opportunity ETF (FCEF)16.525067183.980542026.37602581343.21
3First Trust Emerging Mkts Local Currency Bond ETF (FEMB)12.609380543.014580642.165653782320.85
4iShares International Preferred Stock ETF (IPFF)11.755000614.71946242-2.1038373844.10.55
5WisdomTree Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund (ELD)9.97682071.668228671.94599265128.60.55
6Saba Closed-End Funds ETF (CEFS)9.780682293.910903236.0403219358.94.48
7VanEck Vectors Preferred Secs ex Finls ETF (PFXF)9.672854097.921537.55530115827.70.41
8VanEck Vectors JP Morgan EM Local Currency Bd ETF (EMLC)9.589376242.934071671.475209923600.30.3
9iShares International High Yield Bond ETF (HYXU)9.5329898310.487109953.43033350.60.4
10VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL)9.468726313.343830097.871726364075.20.35
11iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF (FALN)9.4239077614.432505328.46896665410.20.25
12SPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETF (DWFI)9.3606391915.524122114.72940645122.10.6
13SPDR FTSE Intl Govt Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (WIP)9.292193217.768760763.28016405380.70.5
14Global X SuperIncome Preferred ETF (SPFF)9.113118196.901035415.46918075199.30.58
15First Trust Strategic Income ETF (FDIV)8.95743105-2.482527792.312914676.80.87
16iShares JP Morgan EM High Yield Bond ETF (EMHY)8.796432584.023094893.55653121325.30.5
17JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Sovereign Bond ETF (JPMB)8.330848275.25631624N/A87.40.39
18iShares JP Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF (LEMB)8.291276142.66575530.38693625531.70.3
19Xtrackers High Beta High Yield Bond ETF (HYUP)8.156886375.64967728N/A9.60.2
20SPDR Bbg Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF (EBND)8.026558264.610756892.316796251007.90.3
21FlexShares High Yield Value-Scored Bond Index Fund (HYGV)7.859454367.92189243N/A193.70.37
22VanEck Vectors International High Yield Bond ETF (IHY)7.820654758.598630225.3218525103.70.4
23Invesco International Corporate Bond ETF (PICB)7.7190753712.560753714.5222942134.10.5
24Global X TargetIncome 5 ETF (TFIV)7.70510551.79479909N/A5.90.77
25iShares Interest Rate Hedged Long-Term Corp Bd (IGBH)7.569190850.717224562.092056576120.16
26Invesco CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust (FXA)7.547583149.40631526-0.07656298157.60.4
27iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF (PFF)7.536574227.943247035.9175938319453.20.46
28WisdomTree Emerging Currency Strategy Fund (CEW)7.46905326-0.0070297-0.1714240516.60.55
29Global X Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMBD)7.43267513N/AN/A60.70.39
30High Yield ETF (HYLD)7.332613262.312329833.0427507198.41.29
31Invesco Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt ETF (PCY)7.331067942.257333834.072378492866.30.5
32iShares Interest Rate Hedged Emerging Mkts Bd ETF (EMBH)7.09005686-2.684536410.440539355.90.48
33VanEck Vectors CEF Municipal Income ETF (XMPT)6.999256267.425804916.69927036158.42.02
34iShares US & Intl High Yield Corp Bond ETF (GHYG)6.981441726.375531395.07157033186.60.4
35First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF (FPE)6.944477776.505949966.0655434359070.85
36iShares High Yield Bond Factor ETF (HYDB)6.864456317.545270326.5750853345.90.35
37VanEck Vectors Emg Mkts High Yield Bd ETF (HYEM)6.82338786.757140994.97587804443.90.4
38Xtrackers JP Morgan ESG USD High Yield Corp Bd ETF (ESHY)6.822345251.08571733.5069950815.80.2
39SPDR Portfolio High Yield Bond ETF (SPHY)6.777329716.568957315.411546131820.15
40Cambria Sovereign Bond ETF (SOVB)6.712494955.274256791.8493931723.80.59
41First Trust Municipal CEF Income Opportunity ETF (MCEF)6.711515157.068716556.124101599.12.59
42VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond ETF (EMAG)6.67594854.90269954.6685780616.40.35
43SPDR Bbg Barclays International Corporate Bond ETF (IBND)6.4526109311.686971533.00089153260.50.5
44First Trust Inst Preferred Securities & Income ETF (FPEI)6.406325616.686904185.81336719300.40.85
45BNY Mellon High Yield Beta ETF (BKHY)6.40498647N/AN/A36.40.22
46Global X US Preferred ETF (PFFD)6.317487038.845553067.1790688310580.23
47ProShares Investment Grade-Interest Rate Hdg ETF (IGHG)6.304731330.674110032.755828784620.3
48iShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (USHY)6.292585596.021790355.800618497431.60.15
49Pacer Trendpilot US Bond ETF (PTBD)6.1532476310.64832924N/A437.40.6
50iShares Inflation Hedged Corporate Bond ETF (LQDI)6.1499682911.26189092N/A21.90.19

Source: Data from Refinitiv Lipper; ex-conventional mutual funds, ex-leveraged, and ex-dedicated short bias. Data through Dec. 31, 2020.

Top 25 fixed-income ETFs ranked by largest inflows

 Name3-Month Estimated Net Flows ($M)3-Month Return %One-Year Return %Net Assets ($M)Expense Ratio
1Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund;ETF (BND)5786.70.690964197.7121459568244.80.035
2Vanguard Total International Bond Index Fund;ETF (BNDX)4758.41.041914714.6031956137325.80.08
3iShares Core US Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG)4367.50.660159117.4228482285210.10.04
4Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Idx Fd;ETF (VCSH)3361.71.056543515.0786371736264.40.05
5Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corp Bond Idx Fund;ETF (VCIT)3218.32.294711949.5478058342591.80.05
6iShares MBS ETF (MBB)2977.50.26519154.0287435425295.40.06
7Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund;ETF (BSV)2414.50.314503574.6674087729618.50.05
8iShares National Muni Bond ETF (MUB)2367.41.756250834.8691262920431.30.07
9iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB)2328.45.974209945.4775424619228.20.39
10iShares TIPS Bond ETF (TIP)2102.81.5538666210.9079998263850.19
11iShares 1-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bd ETF (IGSB)1968.71.148572015.2614558922290.40.06
12iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF (PFF)1480.57.536574227.9432470319453.20.46
13Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Secs Idx Fund;ETF (VMBS)1433.30.296745153.7557705413110.70.05
14Schwab US TIPS ETF (SCHP)1405.21.6220495410.9430943314077.60.05
15iShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (USHY)1388.56.292585596.021790357431.60.15
16Vanguard Tax-Exempt Bond Index Fund;ETF (VTEB)1217.21.856897245.0079131910349.50.06
17iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)1097.4-3.0974282217.9234779618962.50.15
18Xtrackers USD High Yld Corporate Bd ETF (HYLB)1094.85.789115384.850234637469.50.15
19JPMorgan Ultra-Short Income ETF (JPST)1048.70.327186032.1779374515576.90.18
20Vanguard Sht-Term Inflation-Protected Sec Idx;ETF (VTIP)823.21.287494254.9725473910051.50.05
21Invesco Senior Loan ETF (BKLN)797.62.905060861.161867144817.80.65
22First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (FIXD)777.71.111855429.157157144702.10.55
23Vanguard Emerging Markets Govt Bd Idx;ETF (VWOB)775.75.760094345.81800062648.20.25
24Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index Fund;ETF (BLV)710.71.6612216316.224695645807.60.05
25VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL)691.39.468726313.343830094075.20.35

Source: Data from Refinitiv Lipper; ex-conventional mutual funds, ex-leveraged, and ex-dedicated short bias. Data through Dec. 31, 2020.

Top 25 fixed-income ETFs ranked by largest outflows

 Name3-Month Estimated Net Flows ($M)3-Month Return %One-Year Return %Net Assets ($M)Expense Ratio
1iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEF)-4896.4-1.331792669.8372278114850.20.15
2iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF (SHV)-2485-0.007038330.8255159217830.40.15
3iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF (SHY)-1831.20.015691933.0101516319640.60.15
4iShares iBoxx $ Inv Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD)-1435.43.441973711.1436843855238.30.14
5SPDR Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF (BIL)-1231-0.009605850.393109612766.10.136
6iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG)-964.55.58253464.1192778625717.90.49
7BlackRock Short Maturity Bond ETF (NEAR)-8400.41356961.433715514558.10.25
8iShares 5-10 Yr Investment Grade Corporate Bd ETF (IGIB)-5542.436163029.6159464711114.40.06
9Invesco National AMT-Free Municipal Bond ETF (PZA)-534.82.434237595.227394442199.20.28
10Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury Index Fd;ETF (EDV)-462.1-3.5134329824.212912871336.50.07
11Goldman Sachs Access Treasury 0-1 Year ETF (GBIL)-440.7-0.000328550.808055012587.30.12
12Invesco DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (UUP)-357.4-4.37697161-6.5150347366.20.75
13iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF (FLOT)-319.70.273473270.907447845376.60.2
14WisdomTree Floating Rate Treasury Fund (USFR)-276.2-0.01923480.548912612100.15
15SPDR Bbg Barclays Invest Grade Floating Rate ETF (FLRN)-162.20.281386710.861363762347.10.15
16SPDR Portfolio Short Term Treasury ETF (SPTS)-159.60.035107083.15734712994.90.06
17SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK)-156.35.97388784.6592966612494.20.4
18WisdomTree Yield Enhanced US Aggregate Bond Fund (AGGY)-134.21.354910976.520497141197.50.12
19Invesco Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt ETF (PCY)-124.67.331067942.257333832866.30.5
20Invesco Treasury Collateral ETF (CLTL)-121.60.01782040.92646816841.20.08
21FlexShares iBoxx 3-Year Target Duration TIPS Index (TDTT)-114.81.509049616.972346891328.10.18
22Franklin Liberty US Core Bond ETF (FLCB)-921.03067797.664045981559.10.15
23iShares Aaa – A Rated Corporate Bond ETF (QLTA)-75.82.075544579.811039141398.60.15
24Invesco 1-30 Laddered Treasury ETF (PLW)-71.3-1.9707062712.49954957119.60.25
25SPDR Portfolio Intermediate Term Corporate Bd ETF (SPIB)-65.81.688667097.644769436046.60.07

Source: Data from Refinitiv Lipper; ex-conventional mutual funds, ex-leveraged, and ex-dedicated short bias. Data through Dec. 31, 2020.

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