AGG vs IAGG

Both AGG and IAGG are ETFs. AGG has a lower expense ratio than IAGG (0.04% vs 0.09%). Below is the comparison between AGG and IAGG.

AGG IAGG
Segment Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market Investment Grade Fixed Income: Global Ex-U.S. - Broad Market Investment Grade
Net Assets $59.44B $1.26B
Expense Ratio 0.04% 0.09%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive (index-based)
Underlying Index Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate ex USD 10% Issuer Capped (Hedged) Index
YTD Return 2.94% 3.05%
1-Year Return 4.57% 5.19%
3-Year Return 1.98% 3.43%
5-Year Return 2.72% N/A
10-Year Return 3.60% N/A

AGG description

The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the United States investment grade securities markets as defined by the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index.

AGG returns

YTD Return 2.94%
1-Month Return 2.12%
3-Month Return 2.94%
1-Year Return 4.57%
3-Year Return 1.98%
5-Year Return 2.72%
10-Year Return 3.60%
AGG expense ratio is 0.04%.

AGG holdings

Top 10 Holdings (8.71% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Fnma 30yr 2016 Production null 1.34%
Gnma2 30yr 2017 Production null 1.13%
Gnma2 30yr 2016 Production null 1.12%
Fgold 30yr 2016 Production null 0.95%
Gnma2 30yr 2017 Production null 0.79%
United States Treasury Notes 2% null 0.73%
Gnma2 30yr 2016 Production null 0.7%
FNMA 4% null 0.67%
United States Treasury Notes 2.13% null 0.66%
United States Treasury Notes 2.5% null 0.62%

IAGG description

The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of global non-U.S. dollar-denominated investment-grade bonds that mitigates exposure to fluctuations between the value of the component currencies and the U.S. dollar. It tracks the Barclays Global Aggregate ex USD 10% Issuer Capped (Hedged) Index.

IAGG returns

YTD Return 3.05%
1-Month Return 1.93%
3-Month Return 3.05%
1-Year Return 5.19%
3-Year Return 3.43%
5-Year Return N/A
10-Year Return N/A
IAGG expense ratio is 0.09%.

IAGG holdings

Top 10 Holdings (3.80% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Germany (Federal Republic Of) 2.25% null 0.55%
Japan (Government Of) 0.5% null 0.41%
Spain (Kingdom of) 0.75% null 0.41%
France (Republic Of) 0% null 0.37%
Japan (Government Of) 0.1% null 0.35%
Canada (Government of) 0.75% null 0.35%
Japan (Government Of) 0.1% null 0.35%
Italy (Republic Of) 0.65% null 0.34%
France (Republic Of) 2.5% null 0.34%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1.5% null 0.33%
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