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.

#21 Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 8.00% Avg. Volume: 83,079
Fees: 0.15% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital U.S. Long Credit Index

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#22 Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund (VCSH)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 0.83% Avg. Volume: 723,370
Fees: 0.15% Market Cap: Loading...

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

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#23 SPDR Barclays Aggregate Bond ETF (LAG)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 2.12% Avg. Volume: 82,247
Fees: 0.18% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

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#24 Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCIT)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 3.90% Avg. Volume: 277,415
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Benchmark: Barclays Capital Intermediate U.S. Government/Credit Index

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#25 iShares Core US Bond Market ETF (AGG)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 2.20% Avg. Volume: 1,079,962
Fees: 0.08% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

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#26 Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund (BND)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 2.28% Avg. Volume: 2,156,181
Fees: 0.10% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

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#27 SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 3.22% Avg. Volume: 4,182,738
Fees: 0.40% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital High Yield Very Liquid Bond Index

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#28 Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index Fund (BLV)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 8.61% Avg. Volume: 80,025
Fees: 0.14% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital Long Government/Credit Index

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#29 SPDR Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF (SJNK)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 1.57% Avg. Volume: 1,437,182
Fees: 0.40% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Barclays Capital [0-5 Cash Pay Constrained High Yield] Index

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#30 iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 2.92% Avg. Volume: 3,690,792
Fees: 0.50% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Markit iBoxx $ Liquid High Yield Index

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Top Performing Corporate Debt Funds As of 04.22.2014

Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT)

Total Return: 9.39%

SPDR Barclays Convertible Securities ETF (CWB)

Total Return: 9.17%

Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index Fund (BLV)

Total Return: 8.97%

* Annualized