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 34 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Consumer Discretionary ETFs gather total assets under management of $24.63B. The average expense ratio is 0.56%. Consumer Discretionary ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Consumer Discretionary ETF is the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund XLY with $14.16B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Consumer Discretionary ETF was the RETL at 78.77%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Consumer Discretionary space was the iShares Evolved U.S. Discretionary Spending ETF IEDI in 03/21/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

NAILDirexion Daily Homebuilders & Supplies Bull 3X Shares8.51%
UCCProShares Ultra Consumer Services4.34%
ITBiShares U.S. Home Construction ETF3.13%
XHBSPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF2.57%
RETLDirexion Daily Retail Bull 3x Shares2.54%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

CHIQGlobal X China Consumer ETF-9.36%
SCCProShares UltraShort Consumer Services-3.47%
BJKVanEck Vectors Gaming ETF-2.94%
GAMRETFMG Video Game Tech ETF-2.45%
EMCGWisdomTree Emerging Markets Consumer Growth Fund-1.51%

top creations

XLYConsumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund143.97
VCRVanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF65.15
IBUYAmplify Online Retail58.92
XRTSPDR S&P Retail ETF40.57
PEJInvesco Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF34.97

top redemptions

ITBiShares U.S. Home Construction ETF-96.50
XHBSPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF-71.77
ECONColumbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF-40.27
PEZInvesco DWA Consumer Cyclicals Momentum ETF-22.36
RETLDirexion Daily Retail Bull 3x Shares-4.57

AUM WINNERS

FTXDFirst Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF100.94%
PEZInvesco DWA Consumer Cyclicals Momentum ETF92.88%
PEJInvesco Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF52.95%
XRTSPDR S&P Retail ETF51.10%
RCDInvesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF48.59%

AUM LOSERS

EMTYProShares Decline of the Retail Store ETF-74.16%
BJKVanEck Vectors Gaming ETF-15.71%
CHIQGlobal X China Consumer ETF-12.18%
NAILDirexion Daily Homebuilders & Supplies Bull 3X Shares-9.12%
ECONColumbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF-7.24%

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