Alpha-Seeking ETF Overview

Alpha-seeking ETFs are equity funds attempting to outperform the market with various investment strategies. The ETFs here show a huge range of investment aims, from hedged funds mimicking strategies as the Alphaclone Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA) to funds following propietary stock picking strategies as the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT).

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

WBIAWBI Tactical SMG Shares5.55%
FFTYInnovator IBD 50 Fund5.17%
SCAPAdvisorShares Cornerstone Small Cap ETF4.71%
WBIDWBI Tactical SMS Shares4.56%
TTACTrimTabs Float Shrink ETF4.23%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

SMCPAlphaMark Actively Managed Small Cap ETF-2.94%
HDGEAdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF-2.57%
VESHVirtus Enhanced Short U.S. Equity ETF-2.15%
TAILCambria Tail Risk ETF-1.96%
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF-1.95%

AUM WINNERS

FFTYInnovator IBD 50 Fund56.43%
TTAITrimTabs All Cap International Free-Cash-Flow ETF38.62%
FNGAdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF34.21%
DWLDDavis Select Worldwide ETF30.92%
ARKKARK Innovation ETF30.61%

AUM LOSERS

PSRPowerShares Active US Real Estate Fund-13.86%
VESHVirtus Enhanced Short U.S. Equity ETF-2.30%
SMCPAlphaMark Actively Managed Small Cap ETF-2.05%
UTESReaves Utilities ETF-2.02%
TTFSAdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETF-1.71%

ETF Results:

68 ETFs
As of 10/19/2017
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure FundFirst Trust0.95%$1.89B0.07%Equity: U.S. MLPs
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETFVirtus1.36%$505.68M0.12%Equity: U.S. MLPs
GDVDPrincipal Active Global Dividend Income ETFThe Principal Financial Group0.58%$455.39M1.39%Equity: Global - Total Market
RFDIFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed InternationalFirst Trust0.83%$420.40M0.18%Equity: Developed Markets - Total Market
SECTMain Sector Rotation ETFNorthern Lights0.88%$192.79M0.14%Equity: U.S. - Large Cap
ARKKARK Innovation ETFARK0.75%$183.41M0.18%Equity: Global - Total Market
HDGEAdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETFAdvisorShares2.80%$175.44M0.19%Inverse Equity: U.S. - Total Market
TTFSAdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETFAdvisorShares0.90%$128.75M0.17%Equity: U.S. - Total Market
AADRAdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETFAdvisorShares1.27%$127.03M0.22%Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market
SYLDCambria Shareholder Yield ETFCambria0.59%$120.44M0.17%Equity: Global - Total Market
CCORCambria Core Equity ETFCambria1.05%$118.44M0.25%Equity: U.S. - Large Cap
FFTYInnovator IBD 50 FundAcademy Funds0.80%$113.32M0.13%Equity: Global - Total Market
RFEUFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic EuropeFirst Trust0.83%$110.45M0.27%Equity: Developed Europe - Total Market
ARKWARK Web x.0 ETFARK0.75%$108.15M0.15%Equity: Global Internet
ARKQARK Industrial Innovation ETFARK0.75%$93.34M0.20%Equity: Global Technology
DWLDDavis Select Worldwide ETFDavis0.65%$92.12M0.13%Equity: Global - Total Market
DFNLDavis Select Financial ETFDavis0.65%$89.48M0.26%Equity: Global Financials
HUSVFirst Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETFFirst Trust0.70%$84.50M0.24%Equity: U.S. - Large Cap
WBIGWBI Tactical LCY SharesMillington Securities Inc1.05%$80.90M0.14%Equity: Global - Large Cap
WBIFWBI Tactical LCV SharesMillington Securities Inc1.05%$79.97M0.13%Equity: Global - Large Cap Value
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund0.17%0.05%3.03%6.67%--   10/19/2017
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF-1.95%-7.56%-3.95%--   --   10/19/2017
GDVDPrincipal Active Global Dividend Income ETF1.74%5.05%--   --   --   10/19/2017
RFDIFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed International0.94%2.90%24.40%--   --   10/19/2017
SECTMain Sector Rotation ETF3.23%--   --   --   --   10/19/2017
ARKKARK Innovation ETF0.44%16.59%66.39%--   --   10/19/2017
HDGEAdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF-2.57%-1.30%-13.83%-16.58%--   10/19/2017
TTFSAdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETF1.86%1.72%17.36%15.41%--   10/19/2017
AADRAdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETF2.43%15.51%38.64%14.33%--   10/19/2017
SYLDCambria Shareholder Yield ETF3.19%3.45%22.07%--   --   10/19/2017
CCORCambria Core Equity ETF0.48%2.53%--   --   --   10/19/2017
FFTYInnovator IBD 50 Fund5.17%14.26%45.46%--   --   10/19/2017
RFEUFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Europe0.25%2.63%28.18%--   --   10/19/2017
ARKWARK Web x.0 ETF0.80%12.23%66.36%--   --   10/19/2017
ARKQARK Industrial Innovation ETF2.18%10.11%51.40%--   --   10/19/2017
DWLDDavis Select Worldwide ETF1.58%5.53%--   --   --   10/19/2017
DFNLDavis Select Financial ETF3.60%4.74%--   --   --   10/19/2017
HUSVFirst Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETF1.00%3.07%17.95%--   --   10/19/2017
WBIGWBI Tactical LCY Shares2.78%4.04%26.30%--   --   10/19/2017
WBIFWBI Tactical LCV Shares1.27%1.03%25.98%--   --   10/19/2017
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure FundFirst TrustEquity: U.S. MLPs--------
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETFVirtusEquity: U.S. MLPs--------
GDVDPrincipal Active Global Dividend Income ETFThe Principal Financial GroupEquity: Global - Total Market--------
RFDIFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed InternationalFirst TrustEquity: Developed Markets - Total Market--------
SECTMain Sector Rotation ETFNorthern LightsEquity: U.S. - Large Cap--------
ARKKARK Innovation ETFARKEquity: Global - Total MarketB819019
HDGEAdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETFAdvisorSharesInverse Equity: U.S. - Total Market--------
TTFSAdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETFAdvisorSharesEquity: U.S. - Total MarketC777354
AADRAdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETFAdvisorSharesEquity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total MarketD687540
SYLDCambria Shareholder Yield ETFCambriaEquity: Global - Total MarketB847042
CCORCambria Core Equity ETFCambriaEquity: U.S. - Large Cap--------
FFTYInnovator IBD 50 FundAcademy FundsEquity: Global - Total MarketB799519
RFEUFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic EuropeFirst TrustEquity: Developed Europe - Total Market--------
ARKWARK Web x.0 ETFARKEquity: Global InternetB819437
ARKQARK Industrial Innovation ETFARKEquity: Global TechnologyC817530
DWLDDavis Select Worldwide ETFDavisEquity: Global - Total MarketB837629
DFNLDavis Select Financial ETFDavisEquity: Global FinancialsC836952
HUSVFirst Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETFFirst TrustEquity: U.S. - Large CapC826948
WBIGWBI Tactical LCY SharesMillington Securities IncEquity: Global - Large CapC746949
WBIFWBI Tactical LCV SharesMillington Securities IncEquity: Global - Large Cap ValueC736940
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund3.89%26.592.04 ------
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF24.27%25.071.77 ------
GDVDPrincipal Active Global Dividend Income ETF--18.802.64 ------
RFDIFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed International1.49%16.461.46 ------
SECTMain Sector Rotation ETF------ ------
ARKKARK Innovation ETF---59.454.99 ------
HDGEAdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF------ ------
TTFSAdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETF1.07%17.362.33 ------
AADRAdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETF0.59%24.452.45 ------
SYLDCambria Shareholder Yield ETF1.70%16.191.94 ------
CCORCambria Core Equity ETF--21.523.66 ------
FFTYInnovator IBD 50 Fund--30.666.10 ------
RFEUFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Europe2.49%17.261.71 ------
ARKWARK Web x.0 ETF--80.366.92 ------
ARKQARK Industrial Innovation ETF--109.363.85 ------
DWLDDavis Select Worldwide ETF--27.672.63 ------
DFNLDavis Select Financial ETF--16.851.60 ------
HUSVFirst Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETF1.24%22.663.43 ------
WBIGWBI Tactical LCY Shares1.37%21.582.48 ------
WBIFWBI Tactical LCV Shares1.06%23.203.46 ------
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF
GDVDPrincipal Active Global Dividend Income ETF
RFDIFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed International
SECTMain Sector Rotation ETF
ARKKARK Innovation ETF
HDGEAdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF
TTFSAdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETF
AADRAdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETF
SYLDCambria Shareholder Yield ETF
CCORCambria Core Equity ETF
FFTYInnovator IBD 50 Fund
RFEUFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Europe
ARKWARK Web x.0 ETF
ARKQARK Industrial Innovation ETF
DWLDDavis Select Worldwide ETF
DFNLDavis Select Financial ETF
HUSVFirst Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETF
WBIGWBI Tactical LCY Shares
WBIFWBI Tactical LCV Shares
First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure FundEMLPEquityActiveNorth AmericaU.S.SectorEnergyMLPsNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
InfraCap MLP ETFAMZAEquityActiveNorth AmericaU.S.SectorEnergyMLPsNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
Principal Active Global Dividend Income ETFGDVDEquityActiveGlobalGlobalSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed InternationalRFDIEquityActiveDeveloped MarketsDeveloped MarketsSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
Main Sector Rotation ETFSECTEquityActiveNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleLarge CapBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
ARK Innovation ETFARKKEquityActiveGlobalGlobalSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
AdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETFHDGEEquityActiveNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedYesNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
AdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETFTTFSEquityActiveNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETFAADREquityActiveGlobal Ex-U.S.Global Ex-U.S.Size and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
Cambria Shareholder Yield ETFSYLDEquityMulti-factorGlobalGlobalSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexMulti-FactorEqualYes
Cambria Core Equity ETFCCOREquityActiveNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleLarge CapBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
Innovator IBD 50 FundFFTYEquityActiveGlobalGlobalSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
First Trust RiverFront Dynamic EuropeRFEUEquityActiveEuropeDeveloped EuropeSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
ARK Web x.0 ETFARKWEquityActiveGlobalGlobalSectorTechnologyInternetNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
ARK Industrial Innovation ETFARKQEquityActiveGlobalGlobalSectorTechnologyBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
Davis Select Worldwide ETFDWLDEquityActiveGlobalGlobalSize and StyleTotal MarketBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
Davis Select Financial ETFDFNLEquityActiveGlobalGlobalSectorFinancialsBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETFHUSVEquityActiveNorth AmericaU.S.Size and StyleLarge CapBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
WBI Tactical LCY SharesWBIGEquityActiveGlobalGlobalSize and StyleLarge CapBroad-basedNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
WBI Tactical LCV SharesWBIFEquityActiveGlobalGlobalSize and StyleLarge CapValueNoNoNoNo Underlying IndexNo Underlying IndexProprietaryProprietaryYes
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure FundOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETFC-Corporation20.0039.601099
GDVDPrincipal Active Global Dividend Income ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
RFDIFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed InternationalOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
SECTMain Sector Rotation ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
ARKKARK Innovation ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
HDGEAdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
TTFSAdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
AADRAdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
SYLDCambria Shareholder Yield ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
CCORCambria Core Equity ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
FFTYInnovator IBD 50 FundOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
RFEUFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic EuropeOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
ARKWARK Web x.0 ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
ARKQARK Industrial Innovation ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
DWLDDavis Select Worldwide ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
DFNLDavis Select Financial ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
HUSVFirst Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETFOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
WBIGWBI Tactical LCY SharesOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
WBIFWBI Tactical LCV SharesOpen-Ended Fund20.0039.601099
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund4.67 / 1066.5424.431,618.774.71%25.70%
AMZAInfraCap MLP ETF2.59 / 104.510.23613.57----
GDVDPrincipal Active Global Dividend Income ETF6.02 / 1071.9571.03182.585.36%7.57%
RFDIFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed International6.07 / 1040.9272.77246.653.27%10.73%
SECTMain Sector Rotation ETF------------
ARKKARK Innovation ETF4.88 / 1024.5531.1121.8410.27%4.58%
HDGEAdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF------------
TTFSAdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETF4.47 / 1011.0919.0088.065.81%4.88%
AADRAdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETF------------
SYLDCambria Shareholder Yield ETF4.35 / 107.9516.00159.861.34%3.87%
CCORCambria Core Equity ETF5.27 / 1075.3846.65413.607.24%17.61%
FFTYInnovator IBD 50 Fund4.03 / 1018.389.6244.0610.13%--
RFEUFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Europe6.87 / 1050.1291.09224.795.95%8.47%
ARKWARK Web x.0 ETF4.79 / 1023.1828.1724.0110.80%6.91%
ARKQARK Industrial Innovation ETF5.40 / 1031.1750.7731.6015.31%10.31%
DWLDDavis Select Worldwide ETF3.94 / 101.048.09314.720.34%14.27%
DFNLDavis Select Financial ETF4.40 / 1036.2217.3434.720.42%5.58%
HUSVFirst Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETF5.32 / 1083.3348.29561.286.17%23.01%
WBIGWBI Tactical LCY Shares5.16 / 1015.3842.87334.524.32%14.23%
WBIFWBI Tactical LCV Shares5.82 / 1095.8064.48134.576.66%15.64%

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