Fixed-income ETFs ranked by quarterly returns

Jul 20, 2014 @ 12:01 am

Name/ticker3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*3-month average daily volume
Pimco 15+ Year U.S. TIPS Index Exchange-Traded Fund (LTPZ)8.12%8.84%$69.60.20%1,985
Pimco 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index ETF (ZROZ)7.93%9.70%$76.90.15%4,021
Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury Index Fund ETF (EDV)7.05%8.36%$229.60.12%59,325
iShares Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF (EMHY)6.42%11.82%$206.10.65%22,778
Pimco Canada Bond Index Exchange-Traded Fund (CAD)6.26%4.15%$17.80.45%1,488
iShares International Preferred Stock ETF (IPFF)6.11%8.44%$36.30.55%15,298
Global X Canada Preferred ETF (CNPF)5.87%-0.34%$5.80.58%1,844
PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Port (PCY)5.71%11.61%$2,162.30.50%625,148
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Build America Bond ETF (BABS)5.66%13.58%$42.60.35%1,914
Market Vectors CEF Municipal Income ETF (XMPT)5.25%7.76%$34.91.65%2,307
Pimco Glbl Advantage Inflation-Linked Bond ETF (ILB)5.12%7.54%$137.40.60%6,328
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)5.07%6.55%$3,788.10.15%7,563,751
iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond ETF (CLY)5.04%13.00%$500.30.20%23,590
Market Vectors Emg Mkts High Yield Bd ETF (HYEM)4.98%11.55%$433.30.40%137,121
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund (EMCB)4.95%10.85%$101.10.60%8,447
Pimco Australia Bond Index Exchange-Traded Fund (AUD)4.94%9.82%$23.00.45%2,849
iShares Core Long-Term USD Bond ETF (ILTB)4.87%10.79%$45.60.12%10,674
iShares International Inflation-Linked Bond ETF (ITIP)4.86%9.78%$122.90.40%3,753
SPDR Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF (EBND)4.84%6.77%$100.00.50%6,611
iShares Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF (LEMB)4.81%7.86%$607.50.60%33,057
Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index Fund ETF (BLV)4.81%10.48%$646.00.10%65,044
WisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund (BZF)4.80%8.68%$31.10.45%16,271
Pimco Build America Bond Exchange-Traded Fund (BABZ)4.77%9.71%$23.60.45%504
Vanguard Emerging Markets Govt Bond Index ETF (VWOB)4.77%10.28%$177.00.35%28,853
iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB)4.75%10.66%$5,191.30.60%1,016,920
Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund ETF (VCLT)4.74%13.15%$837.80.12%11,747
SPDR Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond ETF (LWC)4.71%13.42%$161.80.15%48,862
SPDR Barclays Long Term Treasury ETF (TLO)4.67%6.13%$86.20.14%23,813
Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond Index Fund ETF (VGLT)4.52%6.02%$88.60.12%13,816
SPDR DB Int'l Gov't Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (WIP)4.40%10.97%$959.20.50%48,547
Market Vectors Emerging Mkts Local Currency Bond ETF (EMLC)4.38%4.43%$857.10.47%45,064
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund (ELD)4.34%2.58%$856.20.55%151,275
PowerShares New York AMT-Free Municipal Bond Ptf (PZT)4.29%7.52%$46.80.28%7,350
PowerShares Build America Bond Port (BAB)4.28%9.42%$675.50.28%100,440
SPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF (HYMB)4.27%8.15%$275.80.45%13,700
iShares Global Inflation-Linked Bond ETF (GTIP)4.23%9.08%$26.40.40%1,359
PowerShares Fundamental Emerg Mkts Local Debt Ptf (PFEM)4.23%3.73%$5.50.50%1,902
EGShares TCW EM Long Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (LEMF)4.19%N/A$4.20.65%258
SPDR Wells Fargo Preferred Stock ETF (PSK)4.15%7.09%$259.20.45%35,021
Market Vectors Long Municipal Index ETF (MLN)4.14%8.36%$80.20.24%26,412

As of June 30. Excludes leveraged and inverse funds, and exchange-traded notes. *Most recently reported net prospectus expense ratio. Source: Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company

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