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 $68.87B. The average expense ratio is 0.91%. Financials ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Financials ETF is the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund XLF with $33.23B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Financials ETF was the FINU at 79.60%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Financials space was the USCF SummerHaven SHPEI Index Fund BUY in 12/01/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DPSTDirexion Daily Regional Banks Bull 3X Shares18.71%
EUFLDirexion Daily MSCI European Financials Bull 2X Shares14.59%
FINUProShares UltraPro Financial Select Sector12.81%
CHIXGlobal X China Financials ETF10.43%
FASDirexion Daily Financial Bull 3x Shares8.39%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

WDRWDirexion Daily Regional Banks Bear 3X Shares-18.01%
FINZProShares UltraPro Short Financial Select Sector-10.97%
FAZDirexion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares-8.33%
SKFProShares UltraShort Financials-5.38%
SEFProShares Short Financials-2.50%

top creations

XLFFinancial Select Sector SPDR Fund577.51
VFHVanguard Financials ETF254.96
FNCLFidelity MSCI Financials Index ETF89.91
FASDirexion Daily Financial Bull 3x Shares77.84
KIESPDR S&P Insurance ETF69.14

top redemptions

KRESPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF-224.44
IYFiShares U.S. Financials ETF-137.24
PSPPowerShares Global Listed Private Equity Portfolio-62.34
KBWBPowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio-43.23
KBESPDR S&P Bank ETF-13.81

AUM WINNERS

FNCFiShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Financials ETF55.65%
DXJFWisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials Fund46.18%
FINUProShares UltraPro Financial Select Sector30.21%
KCESPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF18.95%
DFNLDavis Select Financial ETF15.21%

AUM LOSERS

LBDCETRACS 2xLeveraged Long Wells Fargo Business Development Company ETN Series B-56.92%
FINZProShares UltraPro Short Financial Select Sector-12.07%
FAZDirexion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares-9.13%
SEFProShares Short Financials-8.38%
SKFProShares UltraShort Financials-7.76%

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