Exchange-traded funds

Fixed-income

Jan 21, 2014 @ 12:01 am

Largest inflows

Name/ticker3-month estimated net flows ($M)3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
iShares Core Total U.S. Bond Market ETF (AGG)$884.4-0.18%-2.15%$15,251.30.08%
Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF (BND)$756.4-0.24%-2.14%$17,637.50.10%
iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF (CSJ)$646.20.39%1.04%$11,809.80.20%
SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK)$623.23.63%5.89%$9,965.10.40%
SPDR Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF (SJNK)$580.62.59%6.85%$3,045.50.40%
PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio (BKLN)$555.11.71%4.32%$6,439.70.66%
Pimco 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index ETF (HYS)$494.32.99%8.26%$3,618.20.55%
Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund ETF (VCSH)$397.60.59%1.37%$7,397.80.12%
Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund ETF (BSV)$391.10.07%0.17%$13,925.60.10%
iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF (FLOT)$243.90.22%1.11%$3,616.90.20%
Vanguard Total International Bond Index Fund ETF (BNDX)$218.80.42%N/A$818.90.20%
iShares International Treasury Bond ETF (IGOV)$198.50.00%-1.56%$624.30.35%
iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (NEAR)$162.60.31%N/A$172.80.25%
Guggenheim Invest BulletShares 2015 HY Corp Bd ETF (BSJF)$132.92.51%6.16%$716.00.42%
Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Sec Index ETF (VTIP)$120.8-0.24%-1.55%$1,085.00.10%
iShares Short-Term National AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF (SUB)$110.00.37%0.71%$800.30.25%
FlexShares iBoxx 3-Year Target Duration TIPS Index (TDTT)$108.9-0.20%-2.01%$2,012.60.20%
Guggenheim Investments BulletShares 2017 Corp Bd ETF (BSCH)$107.00.80%0.96%$436.30.24%
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Short Term Mun Bond ETF (SHM)$102.10.58%0.89%$2,097.60.20%
Guggenheim Invest BulletShares 2016 HY Corp Bd ETF (BSJG)$98.82.81%7.19%$374.20.42%

Largest outflows

Name/ticker3-month estimated net flows ($M)3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEI)-$2,657.6-0.70%-1.95%$2,700.80.15%
iShares iBoxx $ Inv Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD)-$1,738.21.50%-2.49%$15,645.70.15%
iShares TIPS Bond ETF (TIP)-$1,285.4-2.01%-8.65%$12,573.40.20%
iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF (SHV)-$1,047.3-0.02%0.01%$2,810.90.15%
iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF (PFF)-$975.40.46%-0.59%$8,338.90.48%
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)-$804.3-3.23%-13.91%$2,178.50.15%
iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB)-$531.70.99%-7.42%$3,461.60.60%
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG)-$504.43.33%5.90%$15,087.50.50%
SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF (BIL)-$425.8-0.02%-0.07%$1,071.30.14%
Pimco Total Return Exchange-Traded Fund (BOND)-$395.0-0.36%-1.18%$3,511.30.55%
iShares Intermediate Credit Bond ETF (CIU)-$370.80.63%-0.39%$5,371.60.20%
Pimco Enhanced Short Maturity Exchange-Traded Fund (MINT)-$321.40.20%0.72%$3,874.90.35%
SPDR Barclays Short Term Corporate Bond ETF (SCPB)-$319.00.54%1.37%$2,926.80.13%
iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEF)-$311.5-1.94%-6.12%$3,638.70.15%
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund (ELD)-$203.3-1.76%-10.37%$1,184.60.55%
PowerShares Preferred Portfolio (PGX)-$197.80.09%-1.86%$1,971.10.50%
iShares MBS ETF (MBB)-$152.8-0.59%-1.92%$5,183.40.27%
Market Vectors Emerging Mkts Local Currency Bd ETF (EMLC)-$149.5-1.33%-8.76%$919.20.47%
Market Vectors International High Yield Bond ETF (IHY)-$143.14.04%7.63%$135.60.40%
SPDR DB Intl Govt Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (WIP)-$140.6-0.51%-4.83%$952.50.50%

Ranked by quarterly returns

Name/ticker3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*3-month average daily volume
iShares Global ex USD High Yield Corp Bond ETF (HYXU)5.18%12.84%$68.90.40%13,868
WisdomTree Euro Debt Fund (EU)4.97%6.69%$4.60.35%1,696
First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF (HYLS)4.23%N/A$92.61.19%14,887
ProShares High Yield-Interest Rate Hedged (HYHG)4.23%N/A$63.70.50%13,324
Guggenheim Investments BulletShares 2019 HY Corp Bd ETF (BSJJ)4.20%N/A$15.40.42%12,704
Market Vectors International High Yield Bond ETF (IHY)4.04%7.63%$135.60.40%182,712
Guggenheim Investments BulletShares 2020 HY Corp Bd ETF (BSJK)4.00%N/A$12.80.42%10,608
Market Vectors Treasury-Hedged High Yield Bond ETF (THHY)4.00%N/A$10.10.80%923
iShares B-Ca Rated Corporate Bond ETF (QLTC)3.89%7.29%$10.40.55%1,227
iShares Global High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (GHYG)3.89%7.78%$85.30.40%15,929
Market Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL)3.74%6.92%$16.10.40%2,834
SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK)3.63%5.89%$9,965.10.40%4,173,323
Guggenheim Investments BulletShares 2018 HY Corp Bd ETF (BSJI)3.36%8.26%$150.30.42%44,386
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG)3.33%5.90%$15,087.50.50%3,423,902
Guggenheim Investments BulletShares 2017 HY Corp Bd ETF (BSJH)3.28%7.31%$167.40.42%67,031
PowerShares Fundamental High Yield Corp Bd Port (PHB)3.00%4.29%$643.70.50%310,968
PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index ETF (HYS)2.99%8.26%$3,618.20.55%47,677
Peritus High Yield ETF (HYLD)2.84%11.33%$459.91.25%22,073
Guggenheim Investments BulletShares 2016 HY Corp Bd ETF (BSJG)2.81%7.19%$374.20.42%109,614
SPDR Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF (SJNK)2.59%6.85%$3,045.50.40%1,004,509
PowerShares Chinese Yuan Dim Sum Bond Portfolio (DSUM)2.53%6.41%$153.40.45%12,232
Guggenheim Investments BulletShares 2015 HY Corp Bd ETF (BSJF)2.51%6.16%$716.00.42%38,024
Market Vectors Emg Mkts High Yield Bd ETF (HYEM)2.33%0.24%$222.50.40%86,871
SPDR Barclays International Corporate Bond ETF (IBND)2.27%5.08%$229.90.55%10,270
SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch Crossover Corp Bd ETF (XOVR)2.23%1.07%$28.00.30%3,483
iShares Baa-Ba Rated Corporate Bond ETF (QLTB)2.13%-0.32%$20.30.30%1,968
Market Vectors Renminbi Bond ETF (CHLC)2.06%5.57%$5.30.39%2,086
SPDR Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond ETF (LWC)1.98%-5.90%$81.50.15%22,331
PowerShares Global Short Term High Yield Bond Port (PGHY)1.94%N/A$26.10.35%20,773
Global X SuperIncome Preferred ETF (SPFF)1.91%5.01%$67.60.58%37,374
Highland/iBoxx Senior Loan ETF (SNLN)1.91%5.35%$127.80.55%36,115
WisdomTree Global Real Return Fund (RRF)1.80%-3.67%$4.60.61%559
WisdomTree Global Corporate Bond Fund (GLCB)1.74%N/A$7.40.45%1,449
First Trust Senior Loan Fund (FTSL)1.71%N/A$138.60.85%37,046
PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio (BKLN)1.71%4.32%$6,439.70.66%277,445
PowerShares International Corporate Bond Portfolio (PICB)1.62%2.30%$167.70.50%11,823
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund (EMCB)1.61%-2.99%$111.60.60%10,840
Pimco Germany Bond Index Exchange-Traded Fund (BUND)1.59%3.62%$3.20.45%651
iShares iBoxx $ Inv Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD)1.50%-2.49%$15,645.70.15%1,650,249
ProShares German Sovereign/Sub-Sovereign ETF (GGOV)1.42%1.61%$4.30.45%1,297

New launches

Ranked by average daily volume during the fourth quarter of 2013
Name/tickerClassification3-month average trading volumeExpense ratio*
ALPS RiverFront Strategic Income (RIGS)Multi-Sector Income Funds104,6050.22%
iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (SHYG)High Yield Funds18,7560.50%
WisdomTree Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Zero Duration (AGZD)Corporate Debt Funds BBB-Rated4,9140.23%
WisdomTree BofA Merrill Lynch HY Bond Neg Duration (HYND)High Yield Funds4,1310.48%
iShares 0-5 Year Invest Grade Corporate Bond ETF (SLQD)Short-Intermediate Investment Grade Debt Funds2,7700.15%
Franklin Short Duration U.S. Government ETF (FTSD)Short U.S. Government Funds2,4990.30%
WisdomTree BofA Merrill Lynch HY Bond Zero Duration (HYZD)High Yield Funds9560.43%
WisdomTree Barclays U.S .Aggregate Bond Negative Dur (AGND)Core Bond Funds6050.28%

One-year anniversary

Name/ticker3-month average daily volume3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Sec Index Fund ETF (VTIP)122,307-0.24%-1.55%$1,085.00.10%
Highland/iBoxx Senior Loan ETF (SNLN)36,1151.91%5.35%$127.80.55%
iShares Core Short-Term U.S. Bond ETF (ISTB)11,7920.09%0.12%$94.70.12%
FlexShares Ready Access Variable Income Fund (RAVI)10,2200.27%0.90%$49.00.25%

Ranked by annualized distribution yield

Name/tickerAnnualized distribution yield3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*3-month average daily volume
iShares US Preferred Stock ETF (PFF)27.61%0.46%-0.59%$8,338.90.48%1,642,222
iShares International Preferred Stock ETF (IPFF)22.86%-0.62%-4.94%$32.50.55%15,470
SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch Emerging Mkts Corp Bd ETF (EMCD)22.56%1.33%-3.49%$14.60.50%4,231
Market Vectors Preferred Secs ex Finls ETF (PFXF)15.92%0.62%-1.46%$123.90.40%40,246
iShares B - Ca Rated Corporate Bond ETF (QLTC)13.63%3.89%7.29%$10.40.55%1,227
iShares Global ex USD High Yield Corp Bond ETF (HYXU)13.59%5.18%12.84%$68.90.40%13,868
Market Vectors CEF Municipal Income ETF (XMPT)13.50%-0.61%-13.00%$22.21.65%5,058
iShares Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF (EMHY)12.70%0.89%-5.47%$191.70.65%28,366
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund (EMCB)12.69%1.61%-2.99%$111.60.60%10,840
iShares Global High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (GHYG)12.59%3.89%7.78%$85.30.40%15,929
Market Vectors Emg Mkts High Yield Bd ETF (HYEM)12.56%2.33%0.24%$222.50.40%86,871
SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch Crossover Corp Bd ETF (XOVR)12.40%2.23%1.07%$28.00.30%3,483
Market Vectors Renminbi Bond ETF (CHLC)12.28%2.06%5.57%$5.30.39%2,086
Market Vectors International High Yield Bond ETF (IHY)12.17%4.04%7.63%$135.60.40%182,712
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG)11.88%3.33%5.90%$15,087.50.50%3,423,902
SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK)11.83%3.63%5.89%$9,965.10.40%4,173,323
SPDR Wells Fargo Preferred Stock ETF (PSK)11.83%-0.45%-5.36%$219.60.45%45,748
Market Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF (HYD)11.65%-0.54%-8.17%$794.90.35%300,136
Market Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL)11.47%3.74%6.92%$16.10.40%2,834
Market Vectors Emerging Mkts Local Currency Bd ETF (EMLC)11.20%-1.33%-8.76%$919.20.47%64,096
SPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF (HYMB)10.36%0.25%-7.00%$175.80.45%12,550
iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond ETF (CLY)10.22%1.28%-7.05%$259.10.20%10,721
SPDR Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF (SJNK)10.21%2.59%6.85%$3,045.50.40%1,004,509
SPDR Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond ETF (LWC)9.78%1.98%-5.90%$81.50.15%22,331
Vanguard Emerging Markets Govt Bd Idx;ETF (VWOB)9.66%0.82%N/A$106.00.35%20,019

As of Dec. 31. Excludes leveraged and inverse funds, and exchange-traded notes. *Most recently reported net prospectus expense ratio. Source: Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company