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List of Mortgage Backed Securities ETFs

Updated May 8, 2019
Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) ETFs are the ones which invest in the financial instruments of the MBS market. MBS exchange traded funds are primarily classified under the bonds market ETFs. (See more, List of Bond Duration ETFs.)
The MBS securities and financial instruments work on the basis of mortgage (re-) payments on residential as well as commercial real estate properties. These financial instruments can be structured and floated in the market as equity-based or as fixed income products. MBS ETFs are a form of equity-based offering for a mortgage financial product.
Such MBS ETF allow investors to take an indirect route to investing in the mortgage securities. For example, one of the popular MBS ETF called the iShares Barclays MBS Bond ETF allows an investor to invest in fixed-rate mortgage instruments which are launched by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC), the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA) or the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA).
Though these MBS ETFs are prone to the usual risk factors that are associated with the underlying mortgage based securities investments, taking the ETF route allows and investor to spread the risk across multiple such MBS instruments. One should anyways be aware about the working of the underlying securities that the MBS ETF is expected to invest in, and should also keep an eye on the expense ratio which may vary widely. (See also, List of REIT ETFs.)

List of All Mortgage Backed Securities ETFs

Following is the list of all 8 exchange-traded funds that FKnol has in its database for ETFs which belong to the Mortgage Backed Securities category:
TickerNameShort DescriptionExpense
Ratio
No. of
Holdings
Dividend
Frequency
Category
MBGSPDR Barclays Capital Mortgage Backed Bond ETFThe SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Mortgage Backed Bond ETF tracks an index of US agency mortgage pass-through debt. ...Full Details0.06%513MonthlyMortgage Backed Securities
VMBSVanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETFThe Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF tracks a market weighted index of mortgage-backed securities. ...Full Details0.07%24MonthlyMortgage Backed Securities
MBBiShares MBS Bond ETFThe iShares MBS ETF tracks a market-weighted index of investment-grade mortgage pass-through securities. The index includes fixed and floating rate securities issued by GNMA, FNMA and FHLMC. ...Full Details0.09%1804MonthlyMortgage Backed Securities
GNMAiShares GNMA Bond ETFThe iShares GNMA Bond ETF tracks a market weighted index of mortgage pass-through securities issued by Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA), with 30 or 15 year maturities. ...Full Details0.15%126MonthlyMortgage Backed Securities
MBSDFlexShares Disciplined Duration MBS Index FundThe FlexShares Disciplined Duration MBS Index Fund tracks an index of agency-backed mortgage-backed securities that aims for 3.25-4.25 years of effective duration. The index uses a proprietary weighting scheme. ...Full Details0.2%40MonthlyMortgage Backed Securities
CMBSiShares CMBS ETFThe iShares CMBS ETF tracks an index of investment-grade commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBSs) with an expected life of at least 1 year. ...Full Details0.25%471MonthlyMortgage Backed Securities
JMBSJanus Henderson Mortgage-Backed Securities ETFThe Janus Henderson Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF is an actively managed fund of mortgage-backed securities. The fund seeks a high level of total return. ...Full Details0.35%11NAMortgage Backed Securities
LMBSFirst Trust Low Duration Mortgage Opportunities ETFThe First Trust Low Duration Opportunities ETF is an actively managed fund that invests in a variety of mortgage-backed securities with target duration of less than 3 years. The fund may also take positions in US Treasury futures or options. ...Full Details0.68%1517MonthlyMortgage Backed Securities

Where do Mortgage Backed Securities ETFs Invest?

A long list of companies and different financial instruments exist where the Mortgage Backed Securities exchange-traded funds may invest the money collected from the ETF investors. Below is a small sample of companies whose stocks may qualify for investment by Mortgage Backed Securities ETFs, though there can be many more businesses and financial instruments where these ETFs can park the capital for returns:
Company (Ticker)Company DescriptionMarket Cap%YTD Gains
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