Developed Markets ETF Overview

The developed markets ex-U.S. total market segment contains what many U.S. investors refer to as international funds—those that exclude the U.S. and cover the market-cap spectrum from large firms to small.

Many funds offer pure cap-weighted vanilla exposure. The two leading funds by AUM, iShares' EFA and Vanguard's VEA, omit Canada from their coverage universe, but otherwise represent the market segment very well.

With 102 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Developed Markets ETFs gather total assets under management of $303.89B. The average expense ratio is 0.43%. Developed Markets ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income

The largest Developed Markets ETF is the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF EFA with $77.92B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Developed Markets ETF was the FDTS at 18.12%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Developed Markets space was the Portfolio+ Developed Markets ETF PPDM in 02/15/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DPKDirexion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares6.42%
EFUProShares UltraShort MSCI EAFE5.13%
EFZProShares Short MSCI EAFE2.17%
PIZInvesco DWA Developed Markets Momentum ETF1.94%
IHDGWisdomTree International Hedged Quality Dividend Growth Fund1.46%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

EFOProShares Ultra MSCI EAFE-68.11%
DZKDirexion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares-6.95%
EFASGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF-4.07%
EFViShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF-3.80%
CIDVictoryShares International High Div Volatility Wtd Index ETF-3.71%

top creations

VEAVanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF970.91
IEFAiShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF754.14
SCZiShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF587.08
SCHFSchwab International Equity ETF380.99
INTFiShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Intl ETF252.79

top redemptions

EFViShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF-717.16
DDWMWisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International Equity Fund-259.08
HEFAiShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF-45.51
DBEFXtrackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF-32.67
IDEViShares Core MSCI International Developed Markets ETF-26.50

AUM WINNERS

HDEFXtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Equity ETF731.58%
DHDGWisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International Quality Dividend Growth Fund151.19%
IQDGWisdomTree International Quality Dividend Growth123.10%
INTFiShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Intl ETF25.18%
RNDMFirst Trust Developed International Equity Select ETF18.96%

AUM LOSERS

DDWMWisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International Equity Fund-46.71%
EFOProShares Ultra MSCI EAFE-29.54%
FLQHFranklin LibertyQ International Equity Hedged ETF-24.97%
EFViShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF-18.04%
DZKDirexion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares-17.79%

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