Industrials ETF Overview

Industrial ETFs invest in the equity of companies involved with U.S. industrial production.

With 31 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Industrials ETFs gather total assets under management of $29.00B. The average expense ratio is 0.56%. Industrials ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Industrials ETF is the Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund XLI with $11.84B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Industrials ETF was the DFEN at 73.13%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Industrials space was the SPDR Kensho Future Security ETF XKFS in 12/26/17.


SIJProShares UltraShort Industrials5.21%
FTXRFirst Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF3.24%
XKFSSPDR Kensho Future Security ETF2.21%
XTNSPDR S&P Transportation ETF2.20%
XKSTSPDR Kensho Smart Mobility ETF1.76%


DUSLDirexion Daily Industrials Bull 3X Shares-15.60%
DFENDirexion Daily Aerospace & Defense Bull 3X Shares-13.49%
CHIIGlobal X China Industrials ETF-6.71%
UXIProShares Ultra Industrials-5.74%
CARZFirst Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund-5.53%

top creations

XLIIndustrial Select Sector SPDR Fund108.18
VISVanguard Industrials ETF24.52
PPAInvesco Aerospace & Defense ETF2.88
IYTiShares Transportation Average ETF1.34
XARSPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF0.59

top redemptions

ITAiShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF-75.87
FIDUFidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF-64.87
FXRFirst Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX Fund-41.93
PKBInvesco Dynamic Building & Construction ETF-33.14
AIRRFirst Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF-6.53


XKSTSPDR Kensho Smart Mobility ETF38.42%
PSCIInvesco S&P SmallCap Industrials ETF10.49%
IYTiShares Transportation Average ETF7.42%
XTNSPDR S&P Transportation ETF3.90%
XKFSSPDR Kensho Future Security ETF3.49%


DUSLDirexion Daily Industrials Bull 3X Shares-31.11%
DFENDirexion Daily Aerospace & Defense Bull 3X Shares-19.58%
JHMIJohn Hancock Multifactor Industrials-19.09%
PKBInvesco Dynamic Building & Construction ETF-13.32%
UXIProShares Ultra Industrials-13.01%

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