Energy ETF Overview

Energy ETFs invest in the equity of companies focused on exploration and production of energy.

With 64 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Energy ETFs gather total assets under management of $55.92B. The average expense ratio is 0.73%. Energy ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Energy ETF is the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund XLE with $19.26B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Energy ETF was the GUSH at 106.71%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Energy space was the American Energy Independence ETF USAI in 12/13/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

MLPBETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B9.23%
GASLDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares6.52%
GUSHDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares4.93%
MLPEC-Tracks ETNs on the Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index Series B4.69%
FRAKVanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF3.79%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

GASXDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares-10.94%
DRIPDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares-10.64%
KOLVanEck Vectors Coal ETF-8.15%
AMJLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN-8.11%
MLPQETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B-6.29%

top creations

AMLPAlerian MLP ETF282.03
XLEEnergy Select Sector SPDR Fund267.13
PXIInvesco DWA Energy Momentum ETF70.93
FXNFirst Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund34.94
MLPAGlobal X MLP ETF25.07

top redemptions

XOPSPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF-280.66
IXCiShares Global Energy ETF-130.15
IYEiShares U.S. Energy ETF-56.00
MLPIETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN-32.38
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund-32.19

AUM WINNERS

GASXDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares66.19%
RYEInvesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF30.13%
USAIAmerican Energy Independence ETF19.86%
DRIPDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares16.10%
PXEInvesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production ETF13.65%

AUM LOSERS

MLPOCredit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN-14.54%
IMLPiPath S&P MLP ETN-14.15%
GASLDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares-7.61%
XOPSPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF-7.34%
KOLVanEck Vectors Coal ETF-7.24%

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