Equity ETF Overview

Equity ETFs invest in stocks of U.S. or international companies. Thus, equity ETFs have a claim of ownership on the underlying business.

With 1482 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Equity ETFs gather total assets under management of $2,789.59B. The average expense ratio is 0.54%. Equity ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Equity ETF is the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY with $266.69B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Equity ETF was the LABU at 100.99%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Equity space was the Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF JUST in 06/13/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

BZQProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped42.46%
FNGUBMO REX MicroSectors FANG+ Index 3X Leveraged ETN38.48%
RETLDirexion Daily Retail Bull 3x Shares21.61%
PILLDirexion Daily Pharmaceutical & Medical Bull 3X Shares20.38%
CWEBDirexion Daily CSI China Internet Index Bull 2X Shares17.96%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

EFOProShares Ultra MSCI EAFE-68.24%
EZJProShares Ultra MSCI Japan-67.64%
UYGProShares Ultra Financials-66.99%
DDMProShares Ultra Dow30-65.57%
MVVProShares Ultra MidCap400-64.53%

top creations

IVViShares Core S&P 500 ETF5,446.01
QQQInvesco QQQ Trust2,769.69
IWMiShares Russell 2000 ETF2,033.01
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust1,826.21
MTUMiShares Edge MSCI U.S.A. Momentum Factor ETF1,732.47

top redemptions

EEMiShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF-2,724.39
EZUiShares MSCI Eurozone ETF-1,301.58
SDYSPDR S&P Dividend ETF-1,046.19
EWJiShares MSCI Japan ETF-1,011.94
EFViShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF-717.16

AUM WINNERS

OGIGO'Shares Global Internet Giants ETF1,815.77%
OMFLOppenheimer Russell 1000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF959.94%
HDEFXtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Equity ETF742.31%
JPNXtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF469.46%
JUSTGoldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF401.62%

AUM LOSERS

HFXEIQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Europe ETF-92.94%
FIEUCredit Suisse FI Enhanced Europe 50 ETN - September 10 - 2018-90.38%
HAWXiShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF-71.05%
EDOMWisdomTree Europe Domestic Economy Fund-64.59%
FLEUBarclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Europe 50 ETN Series B-63.86%

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