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High Yield Bond ETFs

High-yield bond portfolios concentrate on lower-quality bonds, which are riskier than those of higher- quality companies. These portfolios generally offer higher yields than other types of portfolios, but they are also more vulnerable to economic and credit risk. These portfolios primarily invest in U.S. high-income debt securities where at least 65% or more of bond assets are not rated or are rated by a major agency such as Standard & Poor’s or Moody’s at the level of BB (considered speculative for taxable bonds) and below.

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iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corp Bd ETFHYGHigh Yield Bond17.06 Bil0.490%747967Passive
iShares Broad USD High Yield Corp Bd ETFUSHYHigh Yield Bond11.88 Bil0.080%4634Passive
SPDR® Blmbg High Yield Bd ETFJNKHigh Yield Bond9.58 Bil0.400%767477Passive
iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corp Bd ETFSHYGHigh Yield Bond5.48 Bil0.300%144647Passive
SPDR® Blmbg ST HY Bd ETFSJNKHigh Yield Bond4.52 Bil0.400%112649Passive
SPDR® Portfolio High Yield Bond ETFSPHYHigh Yield Bond3.63 Bil0.050%352319Passive
Xtrackers USD High Yield Corp Bd ETFHYLBHigh Yield Bond3.45 Bil0.050%6468Passive
VanEck Fallen Angel HiYld Bd ETFANGLHigh Yield Bond3.06 Bil0.350%7781Passive
iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETFFALNHigh Yield Bond1.70 Bil0.250%625Passive
First Trust Tactical High Yield ETFHYLSHigh Yield Bond1.47 Bil0.950%848260Active
FlexShares HY Val-Scrd BdHYGVHigh Yield Bond1.40 Bil0.370%7129Passive
PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corp Bd ETFHYSHigh Yield Bond1.29 Bil0.550%124843Passive
Invesco BulletShares 2024 HY Corp Bd ETFBSJOHigh Yield Bond748.03 Mil0.430%3560Passive
Invesco BulletShares 2025 HY Corp Bd ETFBSJPHigh Yield Bond747.26 Mil0.420%1013Passive
JPMorgan BetaBuilders $ HY Corp Bnd ETFBBHYHigh Yield Bond711.34 Mil0.150%5752Passive
Invesco Fundamental Hi Yld® Corp Bd ETFPHBHigh Yield Bond674.93 Mil0.500%526254Passive
Xtrackers USD High Yld BB-B ex Fin ETFBHYBHigh Yield Bond623.00 Mil0.200%Passive
iShares High Yield Systematic Bond ETFHYDBHigh Yield Bond577.65 Mil0.350%2611Passive
iShares iBonds 2024 Term HY and Inc ETFIBHDHigh Yield Bond506.96 Mil0.350%3Passive
Invesco BulletShares 2026 HY Corp Bd ETFBSJQHigh Yield Bond441.33 Mil0.420%3136Passive
iShares iBonds 2025 Term HY and Inc ETFIBHEHigh Yield Bond403.18 Mil0.350%7Passive
iShares BB Rated Corporate Bond ETFHYBBHigh Yield Bond361.35 Mil0.250%67Passive
iShares iBonds 2026 Term HY & Inc ETFIBHFHigh Yield Bond317.18 Mil0.350%23Passive
Fidelity High Yield Factor ETFFDHYHigh Yield Bond290.71 Mil0.450%6812Active
BNY Mellon High Yield Beta ETFBKHYHigh Yield Bond280.33 Mil0.220%53Passive
Franklin High Yield Corporate ETFFLHYHigh Yield Bond254.01 Mil0.400%3615Active
WisdomTree US Hi Yld Corp BdWFHYHigh Yield Bond225.22 Mil0.380%9077Passive
Xtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETFHYDWHigh Yield Bond212.96 Mil0.200%6073Passive
iShares Interest Rate Hdg Hi Yld Bd ETFHYGHHigh Yield Bond203.66 Mil0.510%115Passive
Invesco BulletShares 2027 HY Corp Bd ETFBSJRHigh Yield Bond169.26 Mil0.420%72Passive
Principal Active High Yield ETFYLDHigh Yield Bond158.92 Mil0.390%519Active
Invesco BulletShares 2028 HY Corp Bd ETFBSJSHigh Yield Bond148.28 Mil0.420%93Passive
SPDR® Blackstone High Income ETFHYBLHigh Yield Bond136.00 Mil0.700%Active
Invesco Glb ex-US High Yld Corp Bd ETFPGHYHigh Yield Bond134.18 Mil0.350%249070Passive
iShares US & Intl High Yield Corp Bd ETFGHYGHigh Yield Bond126.28 Mil0.400%928185Passive
Harbor Scientific Alpha High-Yield ETFSIHYHigh Yield Bond125.31 Mil0.480%Active
Goldman Sachs Access Hi Yld Corp Bd ETFGHYBHigh Yield Bond124.74 Mil0.340%7365Passive
iShares ESG Advanced Hi Yld Corp Bd ETFHYXFHigh Yield Bond123.97 Mil0.350%8570Passive
PGIM Active High Yield Bond ETFPHYLHigh Yield Bond117.15 Mil0.530%7024Active
Putnam ESG High Yield ETFPHYDHigh Yield Bond116.14 Mil0.550%Active
AB High Yield ETFHYFIHigh Yield Bond115.85 Mil0.400%5016Active
Schwab High Yield Bond ETFSCYBHigh Yield Bond111.05 Mil0.030%Passive
Nuveen ESG High Yield Corporate Bd ETFNUHYHigh Yield Bond104.32 Mil0.310%89Passive
Xtrackers Short Duration High Yld Bd ETFSHYLHigh Yield Bond97.06 Mil0.200%1544Passive
IQ MacKay ESG High Income ETFIQHIHigh Yield Bond84.04 Mil0.400%Active
iShares® iBonds® 2027 Term HY & Inc ETFIBHGHigh Yield Bond83.72 Mil0.350%Passive
Angel Oak High Yield Opportunities ETFHigh Yield Bond74.00 Mil0.550%Active
Simplify High Yield PLUS Credit Hdg ETFCDXHigh Yield Bond61.82 Mil0.260%Active
iShares iBonds 2028 Term HY & Inc ETFIBHHHigh Yield Bond59.96 Mil0.350%Passive
BondBloxx BB Rated USD HY Corp Bd ETFXBBHigh Yield Bond53.73 Mil0.200%Passive

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