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 $9.32B. 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 $4.64B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Basic Materials ETF was the UYM at 16.56%. 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

PSCMInvesco S&P SmallCap Materials ETF1.69%
JHMAJohn Hancock Multifactor Materials1.40%
FXZFirst Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund0.48%
VAWVanguard Materials ETF0.47%
FMATFidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF0.41%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF-10.27%
SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials-1.27%
MXIiShares Global Materials ETF-0.96%
MATFiShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Materials ETF-0.52%
PYZInvesco DWA Basic Materials Momentum ETF-0.28%

top creations

VAWVanguard Materials ETF33.51
PYZInvesco DWA Basic Materials Momentum ETF20.31
FXZFirst Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund4.84
UYMProShares Ultra Basic Materials0.09
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF0.00

top redemptions

XLBMaterials Select Sector SPDR Fund-227.98
FMATFidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF-41.81
IYMiShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF-10.29
RTMInvesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF-0.09
SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials-0.00

AUM WINNERS

SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials1.63%
SBMProShares Short Basic Materials0.98%
IYMiShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF0.89%
PSCMInvesco S&P SmallCap Materials ETF0.31%
VAWVanguard Materials ETF-0.74%

AUM LOSERS

MXIiShares Global Materials ETF-24.12%
FMATFidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF-15.70%
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF-13.18%
XLBMaterials Select Sector SPDR Fund-6.17%
UYMProShares Ultra Basic Materials-5.46%

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