Financials ETF Overview

Financial ETFs invest in the equity of companies from the financial services industry.

With 49 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Financials ETFs gather total assets under management of $73.88B. The average expense ratio is 0.90%. Financials ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Financials ETF is the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund XLF with $34.12B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Financials ETF was the FAS at 52.67%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Financials space was the USCF SummerHaven SHPEI Index Fund BUY in 12/01/17.


BUYUSCF SummerHaven SHPEI Index Fund5.49%
DPSTDirexion Daily Regional Banks Bull 3X Shares4.61%
IAIiShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF3.55%
TETFETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF3.09%
KBWPPowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio2.97%


WDRWDirexion Daily Regional Banks Bear 3X Shares-6.31%
EUFLDirexion Daily MSCI European Financials Bull 2X Shares-6.11%
FAZDirexion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares-3.37%
EUFNiShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF-3.30%
LBDCETRACS 2xLeveraged Long Wells Fargo Business Development Company ETN Series B-1.95%

top creations

KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF423.32
VFHVanguard Financials ETF292.83
IYFiShares U.S. Financials ETF150.73
EUFNiShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF117.62
FASDirexion Daily Financial Bull 3x Shares110.84

top redemptions

XLFFinancial Select Sector SPDR Fund-310.77
KBESPDR S&P Bank ETF-59.33
KBWBPowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio-53.22
BDCLETRACS 2xLeveraged Long Wells Fargo Business Development Company Index ETN-20.63
UYGProShares Ultra Financials-12.55


IAIiShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF61.61%
DPSTDirexion Daily Regional Banks Bull 3X Shares29.22%
KIESPDR S&P Insurance ETF26.33%
KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF15.40%
IYFiShares U.S. Financials ETF13.19%


BDCZETRACS Linked to Wells Fargo Business Development Co Index ETN Series B-49.47%
FINZProShares UltraPro Short Financial Select Sector-43.75%
WDRWDirexion Daily Regional Banks Bear 3X Shares-18.57%
LBDCETRACS 2xLeveraged Long Wells Fargo Business Development Company ETN Series B-15.17%
IAKiShares U.S. Insurance ETF-12.80%

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