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High Yield Bonds ETFs offer investors exposure to debt issued by below investment grade corporations. These ETFs invest in junk bonds, senior loans, as well as international below investment grade debt.

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As of 06/28/2016

Definitive List Of High Yield Bonds ETFs

This is a list of all US-traded ETFs that are currently included in the High Yield 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 High Yield Bonds ETFs, click on one of the tabs above.

* Assets in thousands of U.S. Dollars. Assets and Average Volume as of 2016-06-28 20:19:03 UTC

Definitive Historical Return Data For High Yield Bonds ETFs

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

Definitive List Of Cheapest High Yield Bonds ETFs

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

Definitive List Of Highest Yielding High Yield Bonds ETFs

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

Definitive List Of High Yield Bonds ETF Holdings

The following table includes basic holdings information for each ETF in the High Yield 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 High Yield Bonds ETF Tax Rates

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

Technical Indicators For Every High Yield Bonds ETF

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Analyst Reports For Every High Yield Bonds ETF

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Analyst Ratings For Every High Yield Bonds ETF

The following table includes ETFdb Ratings for all ETFs in the High Yield 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 Free 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 Rating Expenses Rating Returns Rating Volatility Rating Dividend Rating Concentration Rating Overall Rating
HYG iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF $83.08 1.26% $14,442,248 13,377,623.0 4.1% -1.0% -0.6% -1.9% 5.9% 24.2% High Yield Bonds 2007-04-04 0.50% Fidelity $3.56 2016-05-02 $0.38 4.32% N/A -0.58 1033 4.2% View 35% 15% 1099 $82.43 $84.67 $82.81 $83.23 49.19 View View View View View View A B-
JNK SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF $34.96 1.36% $11,691,355 11,672,498.0 4.2% -1.2% -0.8% -4.3% 3.8% 20.5% High Yield Bonds 2007-11-28 0.40% TD Ameritrade $1.67 2016-03-01 $0.19 4.80% N/A -0.61 812 5.4% View 35% 15% 1099 $34.66 $35.67 N/A N/A 49.06 View View View View View View A+ A-
BKLN PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio ETF $22.87 0.75% $4,497,675 2,832,083.0 4.5% -0.5% -0.5% 0.7% 4.6% 15.4% High Yield Bonds 2011-03-03 0.65% Charles Schwab $1.01 2016-06-15 $0.10 4.44% N/A -0.26 232 13.8% View 35% 15% 1099 $22.78 $23.09 $22.77 $22.92 50.68 View View View View View View A C+
SJNK SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term High Yield Bond ETF $26.61 0.76% $3,062,244 1,348,208.0 4.6% -0.9% -0.4% -3.7% 1.8% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-03-15 0.40% Not Available $1.13 2016-03-01 $0.13 4.28% N/A -0.42 740 5.5% View 35% 15% 1099 $26.48 $27.00 N/A N/A 50.39 View View View View View View A A-
HYS PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index Exchange-Traded Fund $95.63 1.14% $2,036,790 291,380.0 5.8% -1.1% -0.0% -0.3% 6.8% 22.3% High Yield Bonds 2011-06-17 0.55% Charles Schwab $4.16 2016-06-01 $0.40 4.36% N/A -0.48 397 37.9% View 35% 15% 1099 $95.02 $97.16 $95.32 $95.83 51.26 View View View View View View A- C+
SHYG iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF $45.74 0.64% $961,316 434,736.0 3.7% -0.8% -0.5% -1.9% N/A N/A High Yield Bonds 2013-10-15 0.30% Not Available $1.85 2016-04-01 $0.22 4.05% N/A -0.37 584 6.4% View 35% 15% 1099 $45.55 $46.31 N/A N/A 49.62 View View View View View View N/A A+
HYLS First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF $47.28 0.49% $916,890 160,783.0 3.6% -0.8% -0.7% 0.4% 12.8% N/A High Yield Bonds 2013-02-25 1.29% Not Available $2.78 2016-06-22 $0.21 5.91% N/A -0.32 325 18.9% View 35% 15% 1099 $47.13 $47.98 $47.08 $47.42 46.81 View View View View View View C+ C
SRLN SPDR Blackstone GSO Senior Loan ETF $46.58 0.24% $796,446 108,652.0 1.7% -0.5% -0.9% -2.2% 3.7% N/A High Yield Bonds 2013-04-04 0.70% Charles Schwab $1.55 2016-03-01 $0.17 3.33% N/A 0.17 206 15.7% View 35% 15% 1099 $46.60 $47.02 $46.47 $46.69 42.55 View View View View View View A- C
PHB PowerShares Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond Portfolio ETF $18.19 0.94% $791,844 551,008.0 6.9% -0.5% 0.7% 2.7% 10.9% 25.9% High Yield Bonds 2007-11-15 0.50% Charles Schwab $0.84 2016-06-15 $0.07 4.62% N/A -0.40 284 9.0% View 35% 15% 1099 $18.01 $18.34 $18.15 $18.22 54.55 View View View View View View A B-
BSJH Guggenheim BulletShares 2017 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF $25.70 0.31% $707,664 124,067.0 4.6% -0.5% -0.1% 1.3% 10.6% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-04-25 0.43% Charles Schwab $0.97 2016-06-01 $0.08 3.79% N/A -0.19 114 23.0% View 35% 15% 1099 $25.67 $25.89 $25.62 $25.77 50.69 View View View View View View B B
BSJI Guggenheim BulletShares 2018 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF $24.68 0.57% $707,616 223,424.0 6.4% -0.5% 0.2% -0.1% 9.5% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-04-25 0.44% Charles Schwab $1.17 2016-06-01 $0.10 4.75% N/A -0.27 135 23.9% View 35% 15% 1099 $24.59 $24.88 N/A N/A 54.64 View View View View View View B B
BSJG Guggenheim BulletShares 2016 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF $25.77 0.00% $511,632 139,227.0 0.8% -0.1% 0.0% 1.0% 10.2% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-04-25 0.44% Charles Schwab $0.79 2016-06-01 $0.05 3.04% N/A -0.10 49 15.8% View 35% 15% 1099 $25.75 $25.82 $25.75 $25.79 50.31 View View View View View View B+ B
FTSL First Trust Senior Loan Fund $47.68 0.13% $466,186 72,861.0 3.4% -0.6% -0.5% 0.9% 7.9% N/A High Yield Bonds 2013-05-01 0.85% Not Available $1.70 2016-06-22 $0.15 3.57% N/A 0.18 293 20.8% View 35% 15% 1099 $47.71 $48.15 $47.57 $47.78 43.91 View View View View View View B C
SNLN Highland/iBoxx Senior Loan ETF $18.32 0.27% $403,546 153,152.0 3.8% -0.4% -0.6% -0.2% 4.9% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-11-07 0.55% Not Available $0.81 2016-06-15 $0.06 4.42% N/A 0.19 125 14.1% View 35% 15% 1099 $18.31 $18.53 $18.27 $18.35 45.95 View View View View View View B C+
BSJJ Guggenheim BulletShares 2019 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF $23.51 0.56% $346,616 197,776.0 5.7% -0.6% 0.1% -1.5% N/A N/A High Yield Bonds 2013-09-23 0.43% Charles Schwab $1.21 2016-06-01 $0.10 5.15% N/A -0.33 158 18.7% View 35% 15% 1099 $23.42 $23.76 $23.40 $23.58 51.71 View View View View View View N/A B
HYEM VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF $23.62 0.38% $287,432 177,685.0 9.8% 0.4% 1.6% 4.6% 14.9% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-05-09 0.40% Not Available $1.61 2016-06-01 $0.11 6.82% N/A -0.31 342 9.6% View 35% 15% 1099 $23.29 $23.70 $23.52 $23.71 62.00 View View View View View View B+ A-
HYLD Peritus High Yield ETF $33.37 1.12% $199,206 37,011.0 5.1% -1.3% -0.6% -10.8% -14.5% -1.5% High Yield Bonds 2010-12-02 1.18% Not Available $3.13 2016-05-24 $0.14 9.36% N/A -0.59 105 16.9% View 35% 15% 1099 $33.17 $34.01 $33.15 $33.59 52.31 View View View View View View B+ C
ANGL VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF $27.35 1.37% $194,337 94,041.0 15.2% -0.3% 1.8% 6.7% 23.4% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-04-11 0.40% Not Available $1.43 2016-06-01 $0.15 5.25% N/A -0.52 248 13.3% View 35% 15% 1099 $26.81 $27.62 $27.07 $27.55 59.11 View View View View View View C B+
HYXU iShares International High Yield Bond ETF $46.47 3.29% $171,000 14,739.0 5.2% -2.1% -2.2% 0.0% -1.9% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-04-03 0.40% Not Available $0.90 2016-04-01 $0.10 2.01% N/A 1.52 472 7.6% View 35% 15% 1099 $45.68 $49.09 $45.48 $46.96 46.11 View View View View View View C A-
BSJK Guggenheim BulletShares 2020 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF $23.38 0.47% $163,380 114,145.0 6.1% -1.3% -0.2% -2.5% N/A N/A High Yield Bonds 2013-09-23 0.43% Charles Schwab $1.24 2016-06-01 $0.11 5.32% N/A -0.38 190 14.3% View 35% 15% 1099 $23.33 $23.76 N/A N/A 50.20 View View View View View View N/A B+
IHY VanEck Vectors International High Yield Bond ETF $23.58 0.73% $127,008 25,668.0 7.2% -2.3% -0.3% 1.4% 8.1% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-04-03 0.40% Not Available $1.29 2016-06-01 $0.10 5.50% N/A 0.69 457 9.3% View 35% 15% 1099 $23.48 $24.38 $23.51 $23.65 45.65 View View View View View View A- A-
GHYG Global High Yield Corporate Bond Fund $47.11 -0.46% $102,542 23,198.0 6.2% -1.6% -0.5% -1.2% 4.6% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-04-05 0.40% Not Available $1.49 2016-04-01 $0.14 3.19% N/A 0.59 1108 3.6% View 35% 15% 1099 $46.86 $48.30 N/A N/A 46.86 View View View View View View B- A-
HYHG High Yield Interest Rate Hedged ETF $62.42 -0.46% $85,635 5,538.0 2.3% -2.4% -2.9% -7.6% -7.0% N/A High Yield Bonds 2013-05-21 0.50% Charles Schwab $3.91 2016-06-01 $0.32 6.28% N/A 0.73 142 113.0% View 35% 15% 1099 $62.38 $65.16 $61.85 $62.82 42.22 View View View View View View C+ C+
EMHY iShares Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF $48.51 0.77% $65,164 29,618.0 8.8% 0.5% 1.7% 6.7% 15.6% N/A High Yield Bonds 2012-04-03 0.50% Not Available $2.42 2016-04-01 $0.24 5.01% N/A -0.41 304 11.0% View 35% 15% 1099 $47.56 $48.70 $48.36 $48.59 58.65 View View View View View View B- B-
BSJL Guggenheim BulletShares 2021 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF $23.81 0.89% $52,052 29,748.0 6.5% -0.8% -0.0% 1.6% N/A N/A High Yield Bonds 2014-09-17 0.43% Charles Schwab $1.22 2016-06-01 $0.11 5.17% N/A -0.43 178 13.8% View 35% 15% 1099 $23.65 $24.12 $23.74 $23.84 51.65 View View View View View View N/A B+
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