Consumer Discretionary ETF Overview

Consumer discretionary is the term given to goods and services that are considered non-essential by consumers, but desirable if their available income is sufficient to purchase them. Consumer discretionary goods include durable goods, apparel, entertainment and leisure, and automobiles.

With 32 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Consumer Discretionary ETFs gather total assets under management of $23.40B. The average expense ratio is of 0.60%. Consumer Discretionary ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest Consumer Discretionary ETF is the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund XLY with $12.80B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Consumer Discretionary ETF was the NAIL at 194.30%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Consumer Discretionary space was the ProShares Decline of the Retail Store ETF EMTY in 11/14/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

RETLDirexion Daily Retail Bull 3x Shares50.38%
NAILDirexion Daily Homebuilders & Supplies Bull 3X Shares22.85%
XRTSPDR S&P Retail ETF15.00%
HOMLETRACS Monthly Reset 2xLeveraged ISE Exclusively Homebuilders ETN14.04%
UCCProShares Ultra Consumer Services13.37%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

SCCProShares UltraShort Consumer Services-12.46%
ECONColumbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF-2.96%
GAMRETFMG Video Game Tech ETF-2.17%
CHIQGlobal X China Consumer ETF-2.01%
EMCGWisdomTree Emerging Markets Consumer Growth Fund-0.22%

top creations

XLYConsumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund723.84
XRTSPDR S&P Retail ETF530.86
ITBiShares U.S. Home Construction ETF62.09
XHBSPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF59.86
IBUYAmplify Online Retail39.26

top redemptions

RETLDirexion Daily Retail Bull 3x Shares-18.33
PBSPowerShares Dynamic Media Portfolio-16.52
RXIiShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF-10.44
FXDFirst Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund-9.83
IYCiShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF-8.13

AUM WINNERS

NAILDirexion Daily Homebuilders & Supplies Bull 3X Shares137.98%
RETLDirexion Daily Retail Bull 3x Shares60.60%
ITBiShares U.S. Home Construction ETF29.31%
HOMLETRACS Monthly Reset 2xLeveraged ISE Exclusively Homebuilders ETN25.69%
FXDFirst Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund18.17%

AUM LOSERS

FTXDFirst Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF-50.12%
RXIiShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF-15.34%
RTHVanEck Vectors Retail ETF-14.17%
UCCProShares Ultra Consumer Services-8.62%
PEZPowerShares DWA Consumer Cyclicals Momentum Portfolio-7.20%

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