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 $9.98B. 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 $5.14B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Basic Materials ETF was the CHIM at 33.13%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Basic Materials space was the iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Materials ETF MATF in 05/10/16.


SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials4.86%
SBMProShares Short Basic Materials4.66%
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF2.69%
PSCMPowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio-2.62%
JHMAJohn Hancock Multifactor Materials-3.05%


UYMProShares Ultra Basic Materials-6.65%
PYZPowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio-4.13%
MATFiShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Materials ETF-3.58%
FXZFirst Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund-3.55%
RTMGuggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF-3.53%

top creations

XLBMaterials Select Sector SPDR Fund215.91
VAWVanguard Materials ETF138.16
IYMiShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF120.57
FXZFirst Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund89.26
FMATFidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF67.22

top redemptions

PYZPowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio-28.18
PSCMPowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio-8.10
JHMAJohn Hancock Multifactor Materials--
MATFiShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Materials ETF--
SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials--


IYMiShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF44.00%
RTMGuggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF35.13%
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF30.01%
FXZFirst Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund25.57%
FMATFidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF11.41%


SMNProShares UltraShort Basic Materials-9.27%
SBMProShares Short Basic Materials-4.74%
PYZPowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio1.34%
PSCMPowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio4.28%
JHMAJohn Hancock Multifactor Materials4.37%

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