Best Fit Corporate Debt Funds

These ETFs invest in the bonds of U.S. companies. Typically, the debt is issued by some of the largest U.S. corporations. Each corporate bond is assigned a rating from an agency like Standard & Poor's to determine its risk profile. Funds can hold in a mix of short-, intermediate-, and long-term debt, as well as a wide range of credit quality.

All ranked ETFs meet our Best Fit criteria.

#11 iShares Credit Bond ETF (CFT)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 3.64% Avg. Volume: 30,668
Fees: 0.20% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital U.S. Credit Bond Index

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#12 iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 3.77% Avg. Volume: 1,256,163
Fees: 0.15% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Markit iBoxx $ Liquid Investment Grade Index

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#13 Guggenheim BulletShares 2014 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCE)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 0.36% Avg. Volume: 148,343
Fees: 0.24% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: BulletShares USD Corporate Bond 2014 Index

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#14 Guggenheim BulletShares 2017 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCH)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 1.08% Avg. Volume: 131,864
Fees: 0.24% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: BulletShares USD Corporate Bond 2017 Index

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#15 iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF (CSJ)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 0.18% Avg. Volume: 610,904
Fees: 0.20% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital 1-3 Year U.S. Credit Bond Index

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#16 iShares Intermediate Credit Bond ETF (CIU)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 1.97% Avg. Volume: 252,998
Fees: 0.20% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Intermediate U.S. Credit Index

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#17 SPDR Barclays Short Term Corporate Bond ETF (SCPB)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 0.59% Avg. Volume: 692,266
Fees: 0.12% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital 1-3 Year U.S. Corporate Bond Index

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#18 PIMCO Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index Exchange-Traded Fund (CORP)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 3.73% Avg. Volume: 13,393
Fees: 0.32% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: BofA Merrill Lynch US Corporate Index

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#19 PowerShares International Corporate Bond Portfolio ETF (PICB)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 3.18% Avg. Volume: 86,724
Fees: 0.50% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P International Corporate Bond Index

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#20 Schwab US Aggregate Bond ETF (SCHZ)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 2.44% Avg. Volume: 91,004
Fees: 0.05% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

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Top Performing Corporate Debt Funds As of 03.05.2014

SPDR Barclays Convertible Securities ETF (CWB)

Total Return: 9.79%

Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT)

Total Return: 9.04%

Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index Fund (BLV)

Total Return: 8.67%

* Annualized