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Government Bonds ETFs

Government Bonds ETFs offer investors exposure to fixed income securities issued by government agencies. Bonds featured in these ETFs include U.S. Treasuries of varying maturities, floating rate Treasury bonds, and TIPS.

Quick Category Facts

As of 08/26/2015

Definitive List Of Government Bonds ETFs

This is a list of all US-traded ETFs that are currently included in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category by the ETF Database staff. Each ETF is placed in a single “best fit” ETFdb Category; if you want to browse ETFs with more flexible selection criteria, visit our screener. To see more information of the Government Bonds ETFs, click on one of the tabs above.

* Assets in thousands of U.S. Dollars. Assets and Average Volume as of 2015-08-26 20:19:01 UTC

Definitive Historical Return Data For Government Bonds ETFs

The following table displays sortable historical return data for all ETFs currently included in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category. For information on dividends, expenses, or technical indicators, click on one of the tabs above.

Definitive List Of Cheapest Government Bonds ETFs

The following table displays sortable expense ratio and commission free trading information for all ETFs currently included in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category.

Definitive List Of Highest Yielding Government Bonds ETFs

The following table includes sortable dividend information on all ETFs in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category, including yield, dividend date, and beta.

Definitive List Of Government Bonds ETF Holdings

The following table includes basic holdings information for each ETF in the Government Bonds, including number of holdings and percentage of assets included in the top ten holdings. To see more detailed holdings information for any ETF, click the link in the right column.

Guide To Government Bonds ETF Tax Rates

The following table displays sortable tax data for all ETFs currently included in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category. To see information on dividends, expenses, or technicals, click on one of the other tabs above.

Technical Indicators For Every Government Bonds ETF

The following table contains sortable technical indicators for all ETFs in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category. For more detailed technical metrics on any of these ETFs, click the “View” link in the right column.

Analyst Reports For Every Government Bonds ETF

The following table contains links to detailed analysis for each ETF in the Government Bonds. To see holdings, official fact sheets, or the ETF home page, click on the links below.

Analyst Ratings For Every Government Bonds ETF

The following table includes ETFdb Ratings for all ETFs in the Government Bonds. The ETFdb Ratings are transparent, quant-based scores designed to assess the relative merits of potential investments. ETFs are ranked on up to six metrics, as well as an Overall Rating. Certain metrics are available only to ETFdb Pro members; sign up for a free 14-day trial for complete access

Symbol Name Price Change Assets* Avg Vol YTD 1 Week 4 Week 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year ETFdb Category Inception ER Commission Fee Annual Dividend Rate Dividend Date Dividend Annual Dividend Yield % P/E Ratio Beta # of Holdings % In Top 10 Complete ST Cap Gain Rate LT Cap Gain Rate Tax Form Lower Bollinger Upper Bollinger Support 1 Resistance 1 RSI Advanced Fact Sheet ETF Holdings Chart ETF Home Page Head-To-Head Liquidity Expenses Performance Volatility Dividend Concentration Realtime Overall
SHY 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF $84.84 -0.06% $11,436,431.20 1,867,100 0.71% 0.01% 0.08% 0.80% 1.42% 3.12% Government Bonds 2002-07-22 0.15% 2 Platforms $0.36 2015-08-03 $0.04 0.42% N/A 0.05 105 44.56% View 35% 15% 1099 $84.66 $84.93 $84.81 $84.91 52.98 View View View View View View A B
IEF iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF $106.58 -0.62% $7,351,968.80 1,601,383 1.51% -0.33% 0.99% 3.87% 4.16% 19.68% Government Bonds 2002-07-22 0.15% Fidelity $1.91 2015-08-03 $0.16 1.79% N/A -0.29 22 99.30% View 35% 15% 1099 $105.36 $107.73 $106.30 $107.04 53.07 View View View View View View A B+
TLT 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF $121.93 -1.93% $5,637,072.00 9,564,259 -1.96% -2.27% 1.24% 6.43% 5.58% 31.86% Government Bonds 2002-07-22 0.15% 2 Platforms $2.98 2015-08-03 $0.27 2.41% N/A -0.72 31 61.86% View 35% 15% 1099 $120.87 $126.70 $121.02 $123.17 49.33 View View View View View View A+ B-
IEI iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF $123.76 -0.26% $5,585,184.00 387,159 1.87% -0.02% 0.59% 2.90% 3.35% 11.73% Government Bonds 2007-01-05 0.15% TD Ameritrade $1.52 2015-08-03 $0.15 1.23% N/A -0.16 76 53.35% View 35% 15% 1099 $122.72 $124.34 $123.61 $124.06 54.81 View View View View View View A B-
GOVT iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF $25.23 -0.55% $1,394,030.00 285,442 0.88% -0.43% 0.42% 2.38% 2.80% 0.00% Government Bonds 2012-02-16 0.15% Fidelity $0.27 2015-08-03 $0.03 1.08% N/A -0.19 110 41.11% View 35% 15% 1099 $25.12 $25.43 $25.18 $25.32 50.92 View View View View View View A- B+
SCHO Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF $50.73 0.00% $933,064.00 229,214 0.68% 0.06% 0.12% 0.88% 1.65% 3.26% Government Bonds 2010-08-05 0.08% Charles Schwab $0.28 2015-08-03 $0.03 0.56% N/A 0.04 74 25.82% View 35% 15% 1099 $50.53 $50.86 N/A N/A 56.26 View View View View View View A A
VGSH Short-Term Government Bond Index Fund $61.13 -0.03% $605,484.00 156,744 1.17% 0.02% 0.12% 1.31% 2.01% 3.73% Government Bonds 2009-11-23 0.12% 2 Platforms $0.59 2015-08-03 $0.03 0.96% N/A 0.05 147 19.70% View 35% 15% 1099 $60.10 $62.28 N/A N/A 54.66 View View View View View View A- A-
AGZ iShares Agency Bond ETF $113.25 -0.19% $420,838.00 31,723 0.78% -0.33% 0.11% 1.65% 3.33% 8.88% Government Bonds 2008-11-05 0.20% Fidelity $1.35 2015-08-03 $0.12 1.19% N/A -0.11 109 61.32% View 35% 15% 1099 $112.98 $113.85 $113.11 $113.51 49.00 View View View View View View B C+
TLH 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF $135.14 -1.01% $408,000.00 49,798 1.02% -1.10% 0.44% 4.82% 5.13% 24.26% Government Bonds 2007-01-05 0.15% Not Available $2.62 2015-08-03 $0.24 1.93% N/A -0.38 19 84.32% View 35% 15% 1099 $132.82 $140.22 $134.70 $135.96 49.28 View View View View View View A- B
EDV Extended Duration Treasury ETF $117.60 -2.79% $377,905.50 52,138 -3.80% -3.31% 2.24% 8.79% 7.81% 47.45% Government Bonds 2007-12-06 0.12% 2 Platforms $3.51 2015-06-22 $0.91 2.92% N/A -1.05 72 20.34% View 35% 15% 1099 $115.67 $124.53 $116.48 $119.25 49.84 View View View View View View B A-
SCHR Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF $54.05 -0.30% $373,290.00 49,912 1.75% -0.04% 0.70% 3.03% 3.45% 13.61% Government Bonds 2010-08-05 0.09% Charles Schwab $0.75 2015-08-03 $0.08 1.38% N/A -0.19 77 23.56% View 35% 15% 1099 $53.56 $54.37 $53.98 $54.17 54.46 View View View View View View B+ A
VGIT Intermediate-Term Government Bond Index Fund $65.00 -0.28% $356,378.30 35,495 1.58% -0.08% 0.69% 3.05% 3.47% 13.44% Government Bonds 2009-11-23 0.12% 2 Platforms $0.95 2015-08-03 $0.09 1.46% N/A -0.19 165 26.35% View 35% 15% 1099 $64.40 $65.36 $64.86 $65.20 54.46 View View View View View View B+ A-
ITE SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury ETF $60.30 -0.20% $343,944.00 44,982 1.25% 0.02% 0.43% 1.98% 2.48% 9.07% Government Bonds 2007-05-23 0.10% Not Available $0.68 2015-08-03 $0.06 1.13% N/A -0.13 206 15.51% View 35% 15% 1099 $59.71 $60.94 $60.09 $60.49 54.42 View View View View View View B- A-
PLW 1-30 Treasury Ladder Portfolio $32.45 -1.07% $271,576.00 77,197 -0.01% -1.13% 0.72% 4.65% 5.13% 22.78% Government Bonds 2007-10-11 0.25% Not Available $0.72 2015-08-14 $0.05 2.20% N/A -0.41 27 47.13% View 35% 15% 1099 $32.24 $33.14 $32.32 $32.69 50.25 View View View View View View B- C+
TLO SPDR Barclays Long Term Treasury ETF $70.63 -1.79% $250,390.00 88,832 -1.65% -2.08% 1.11% 6.22% 5.90% 30.79% Government Bonds 2007-05-23 0.10% Charles Schwab $1.87 2015-08-03 $0.15 2.62% N/A -0.69 45 44.45% View 35% 15% 1099 $70.07 $73.24 $70.17 $71.24 49.40 View View View View View View B A-
ZROZ 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index Fund $112.20 -3.50% $245,792.80 43,891 -5.05% -3.88% 1.60% 8.66% 6.98% 47.52% Government Bonds 2009-10-30 0.15% Charles Schwab $3.28 2015-06-30 $0.85 2.83% N/A -1.17 21 52.13% View 35% 15% 1099 $110.69 $120.19 $110.85 $114.56 48.81 View View View View View View B+ B-
VGLT Long-Term Government Bond Index Fund $75.53 -1.63% $245,596.20 34,818 -1.62% -1.93% 1.17% 5.85% 5.78% 29.68% Government Bonds 2009-11-24 0.12% 2 Platforms $1.90 2015-08-03 $0.17 2.44% N/A -0.66 70 46.33% View 35% 15% 1099 $74.82 $78.17 $75.12 $76.08 49.59 View View View View View View A- A
FTSD Short Duration U.S. Government ETF $98.86 0.02% $170,615.10 21,547 0.49% 0.05% 0.00% 0.46% 0.00% 0.00% Government Bonds 2013-11-04 0.30% Not Available $1.46 2015-07-31 $0.13 1.48% N/A 0.04 159 27.21% View 35% 15% 1099 $98.74 $98.98 $98.84 $98.87 51.36 View View View View View View N/A C+
TUZ 1-3 Year US Treasury Index Fund $51.01 -0.06% $125,150.10 29,718 0.36% -0.02% 0.06% 0.64% 1.10% 2.56% Government Bonds 2009-06-01 0.15% Not Available $0.26 2015-07-31 $0.02 0.50% N/A 0.07 29 43.58% View 35% 15% 1099 $50.89 $51.10 N/A N/A 52.19 View View View View View View B+ A
SST SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Treasury ETF $30.30 0.03% $63,588.00 21,903 1.18% 0.10% 0.33% 1.56% 2.08% 0.00% Government Bonds 2011-11-30 0.10% Not Available $0.23 2015-08-03 $0.02 0.76% N/A -0.21 151 13.54% View 35% 15% 1099 $30.13 $30.36 $30.24 $30.35 55.04 View View View View View View B- A
TENZ 7-15 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund $85.78 -1.29% $20,439.90 2,442 1.50% -0.51% 0.52% 3.91% 3.57% 15.62% Government Bonds 2009-09-10 0.15% Not Available $1.87 2015-07-31 $0.16 2.16% N/A -0.53 17 81.41% View 35% 15% 1099 $84.85 $87.19 $85.60 $86.15 50.75 View View View View View View C+ B
TIPX SPDR Barclays 1-10 Year TIPS ETF $19.07 -0.57% $19,110.00 5,703 0.05% -0.16% -0.78% -2.95% 0.00% 0.00% Government Bonds 2013-05-30 0.15% Not Available $0.11 2014-12-29 $0.08 0.58% N/A 0.19 24 57.05% View 35% 15% 1099 $19.06 $19.32 $19.04 $19.13 41.35 View View View View View View N/A B-
TFLO Treasury Floating Rate Bond ETF $50.13 -0.06% $15,030.00 5,708 0.12% -0.08% -0.02% 0.11% 0.00% 0.00% Government Bonds 2014-02-03 0.00% Not Available $0.04 2015-08-03 $0.00 0.08% N/A -0.08 7 79.35% View 35% 15% 1099 $49.93 $50.40 $50.06 $50.16 48.78 View View View View View View N/A A+
FIVZ 3-7 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund $80.39 -0.35% $9,386.30 1,451 2.24% -0.14% 0.32% 2.19% 2.04% 8.59% Government Bonds 2009-10-30 0.15% Not Available $1.11 2015-07-31 $0.10 1.38% N/A -0.19 31 48.68% View 35% 15% 1099 $79.56 $80.76 $80.32 $80.43 58.35 View View View View View View C+ B
DLBL US Treasury Long Bond Bull ETN $76.73 2.25% $5,355.80 411 3.63% 1.54% 7.25% 9.61% 8.68% 39.13% Government Bonds 2010-08-09 0.75% Not Available N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A -1.34 N/A N/A View 35% 15% 1099 $70.40 $78.09 $76.73 $76.73 58.37 View View View View View View C C
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