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).
With 70 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Alpha-Seeking ETFs gather total assets under management of $7.33B. The average expense ratio is of 0.85%. Alpha-Seeking ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:
- Fixed Income
The largest Alpha-Seeking ETF is the First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund EMLP with $2.12B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Alpha-Seeking ETF was the ARKW at 81.79%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Alpha-Seeking space was the FormulaFolios Smart Growth ETF FFSG in 10/31/17.