Basic Materials ETF Overview

Basic materials ETFs invest in the equity of companies involved with the exploration and production of raw materials.

With 15 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Basic Materials ETFs gather total assets under management of $9.81B. The average expense ratio is 0.50%. Basic Materials ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Basic Materials ETF is the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund XLB with $4.93B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Basic Materials ETF was the UYM at 32.07%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Basic Materials space was the iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Materials ETF MATF in 05/10/16.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

UYMProShares Ultra Basic Materials7.13%
FXZFirst Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund4.04%
PYZPowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio4.00%
IYMiShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF3.65%
XLBMaterials Select Sector SPDR Fund3.65%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials-3.30%
SBMProShares Short Basic Materials-2.41%
JHMAJohn Hancock Multifactor Materials-0.87%
MATFiShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Materials ETF1.76%
PSCMPowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio2.17%

top creations

XLBMaterials Select Sector SPDR Fund184.64
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF0.00
UYMProShares Ultra Basic Materials--
JHMAJohn Hancock Multifactor Materials--
SBMProShares Short Basic Materials--

top redemptions

IYMiShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF-200.73
FMATFidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF-58.04
RTMPowerShares S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials Portfolio-52.82
FXZFirst Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund-39.88
VAWVanguard Materials ETF-31.56

AUM WINNERS

MXIiShares Global Materials ETF8.13%
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF3.64%
UYMProShares Ultra Basic Materials2.57%
VAWVanguard Materials ETF2.35%
FMATFidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF1.79%

AUM LOSERS

SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials-15.58%
RTMPowerShares S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials Portfolio-10.14%
PSCMPowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio-8.19%
XLBMaterials Select Sector SPDR Fund-3.70%
JHMAJohn Hancock Multifactor Materials-3.58%

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