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.


GASLDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares10.93%
MLPBETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B9.23%
GUSHDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares6.24%
MLPEC-Tracks ETNs on the Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index Series B4.69%
MLPYMorgan Stanley Cushing MLP High Income Index ETN4.00%


GASXDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares-12.93%
DRIPDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares-10.87%
KOLVanEck Vectors Coal ETF-5.33%
IMLPiPath S&P MLP ETN-3.65%
BMLPBMO Elkhorn DWA MLP Select Index ETN-3.50%

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


GASXDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares66.19%
ERYDirexion Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares39.49%
RYEInvesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF35.40%
USAIAmerican Energy Independence ETF20.47%
PXEInvesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production ETF17.35%


MLPOCredit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN-12.95%
IMLPiPath S&P MLP ETN-12.29%
KOLVanEck Vectors Coal ETF-5.60%
YMLPVanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF-4.67%
DUGProShares UltraShort Oil & Gas-4.17%

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