VanEck High Yield Muni ETF (HYD)

BATS: HYD · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.12 (-0.24%)
Jun 2, 2023, 11:17 AM EDT - Market open
Assets $2.78B
Expense Ratio 0.35%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 54.45M
Dividend (ttm) $2.04
Dividend Yield 4.00%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 1, 2023
Payout Ratio n/a
1-Year Return -8.21%
Volume 308,123
Open 51.08
Previous Close 51.03
Day's Range 50.83 - 51.08
52-Week Low 48.42
52-Week High 55.66
Beta 0.38
Holdings 1478
Inception Date Feb 4, 2009

About HYD

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The VanEck High Yield Muni ETF (HYD) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in high yield fixed income. The fund tracks a market value-weighted index of high-yield, tax-exempt US municipal bonds. HYD was launched on Feb 4, 2009 and is managed by VanEck.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category High Yield Muni
Region North America
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol HYD
Issuer VanEck
Index Tracked ICE Broad High Yield Crossover Municipal


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 1, 2023 $0.1736 Jun 7, 2023
May 1, 2023 $0.1642 May 5, 2023
Apr 3, 2023 $0.1939 Apr 10, 2023
Mar 1, 2023 $0.1589 Mar 7, 2023
Feb 1, 2023 $0.1788 Feb 7, 2023
Dec 28, 2022 $0.1728 Dec 30, 2022
Full Dividend History


Why Income Investors Should Revisit Municipal Bond ETFs

Investors should consider the opportunities in the municipal bond market and turn to related exchange traded fund strategies to diversify back into this fixed income category.

5 months ago - ETF Trends

Munis Positioned to Shine in 2023

Municipal bonds now offer yields not seen in more than a decade (aside from a spike at the onset of the pandemic). Investors need to pay attention to these higher income levels as they consider portfo...

Other symbols: ITMMAAXXMPT
5 months ago - ETF Trends

Opportunity Knocks With High Yield Muni Bonds

With aggregate bond indexes flailing this year at the hands of rising interest rates, fixed income investors are understandably frustrated and wary about the asset class at large. However, this year's...

Other symbols: SHYD
7 months ago - ETF Trends

Muni ETFs Could Be Just What Frustrated Bond Investors Need

With the widely observed Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond Index down 11.55% year-to-date, it's easy to understand why fixed income investors are frustrated and why many are departing the related funds, inc...

9 months ago - ETF Trends

Embracing Muni Bonds for Recession Protection

Debate lingers regarding whether or not the U.S. economy is in a recession, but recent GDP data are discouraging, indicating market participants may want to evaluate recession-buffering assets. Tradit...

9 months ago - ETF Trends

High Yield Munis Remain Strong Income Ideas

Like other fixed income segments, municipal bonds are incurring punishment at the hands of rising interest rates, but some market observers believe that munis are being too harshly repudiated and that...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Muni Carnage Could Create Opportunity

Municipal bonds and the related exchange traded funds are languishing as interest rates rise, but a silver lining could materialize. While the first four months of 2022 have been rough on munis, some ...

Other symbols: MAAXMLNSHYD
1 year ago - ETF Trends

High-Yield Muni Bond ETFs Are Having a Rough Time

Speculative-grade municipal bond-related exchange traded funds have taken a beating, with high-yield munis on pace for their worst year since 2008. Year-to-date, the VanEck Vectors High Yield Muni ETF...

Other symbols: HYMBHYMU
1 year ago - ETF Trends

VanEck to Transition Underlying Indexes for Several of Its Municipal Bond ETFs

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VanEck announces plans to change underlying indexes tracked by some of the firm's municipal bond ETFs to new indexes from ICE Data Indices (“ICE”)

Other symbols: ITMMLNSHYDSMB
1 year ago - Business Wire

Riskier Muni Bonds, Funds Paying off for Investors

Low bond yields on Treasuries and other safe fixed income assets, including investment-grade municipal bonds, often encourage investors to take on more risk in the bond space. That scenario is repeati...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Warm Up To Climate Change Investing

Climate risk isn't being adequately priced into many ETFs, but there are signs the tides are turning.

1 year ago - ETFcom

High-Yield Munis Worth Considering as Default Rates Cooperate

Yields are low across the fixed income universe this year, and municipal bonds aren't exempt from that trend. That may sound like an invitation to embrace high-yield municipal bonds and exchange trade...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

High-Yield Munis Remain Sturdy Despite an Uptick in Defaults

The federal government heaped billions of dollars on states to help them tidy up their balance sheets in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. However, municipal default rates ticked higher in 2020 an...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

The HYD ETF: Elevate Your Municipal Bond Income

Yields are low across the fixed income spectrum and municipal bonds aren't being spared. The positive is that bond prices are appreciating, but when yields get too low, investors are often compelled t...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

As Tax Talks Ramp Up, Investors Turning to High-Yield Munis

The Biden Administration is proposing significant increases to capital gains taxes, and while those levies are aimed at big earners and the wealthy, the debate is bringing renewed attention to tax-adv...

Other symbols: SHYD
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Municipal Bonds Are Soaring. So Are 3 VanEck ETFs

For seven straight months, fixed income investors turned to municipal bonds over Treasuries, putting the spotlight on three VanEck ETFs investors can consider. “America's municipal bonds are staging t...

Other symbols: SHYDXMPT
2 years ago - ETF Trends

These 3 High Yield Bond ETFs from VanEck Are Dominating YTD Inflows

Fund flows can help indicate investors' penchant for certain ETFs when it comes to bonds and right now, it's high yield for ETF provider VanEck. One reason could be the falling default rates.

Other symbols: ANGLHYEM
2 years ago - ETF Trends

These 3 High Yield ETFs Are Posting Massive Inflows

More investors are looking at riskier assets in order to obtain increasingly elusive yield. ETF provider VanEck is seeing strong inflows in three of its ETFs that focus on high yield debt.

Other symbols: ANGLHYEM
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Add High Yield to Your Municipal Bond Mix with the HYD ETF

Government debt has typically been viewed through the lens of a solid safe haven play. One sector that's been getting a closer look lately is municipal bonds.

2 years ago - ETF Trends

High-yield ETF issuer on his forecast for 'fallen angels,' gold

Van Eck Associates CEO Jan van Eck and Seymour Asset Management CIO Tim Seymour unpack what could lie ahead for high-yield ETFs and gold with CNBC's Bob Pisani.

Other symbols: GLDANGLGDXHYG
2 years ago - CNBC Television

Will a Biden Presidency Be a Boon for High Yield Bonds?

A win for Democratic hopeful Joe Biden in the upcoming U.S. presidential election could be a boon for high yield bonds, according to a recent MarketWatch article.

Other symbols: SHYD
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Muni ETFs Aren’t Dependent on Electoral Outcomes

Among fixed income assets, municipal bonds are often sensitive to political conjecture due to the tax treatment of these bonds, bu the  VanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal ETF (CBOE: HYD) could be a s...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

With Default Rates Low, Munis Still Look Interesting for Conservative Investors

Municipal bond default rates are low, a pleasant surprise in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and one that highlights opportunities with the  VanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal ETF (CBOE: HYD). D...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Muni Bonds Could be Bolstered by Interesting Revenue Stream

Amid fears, plenty of which are being realized, that the coronavirus pandemic will punish state revenue intake, previously steady municipals are taking some lumps this year. For example, the  VanEck V...

3 years ago - ETF Trends

Why are ETFs are trading at big discounts

CNBC's Dom Chu breaks down ETFs amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Other symbols: INDA
3 years ago - CNBC Television