Midcap ETF Overview

Midcap ETFs invest in the equity of companies with market capitalizations of roughly $2 billion to $10 billion. To some, midcap stocks are attractive because of the theoretically greater growth potential than large-caps but also because they have less risk than smaller companies.

Midcap ETFs are part of the following market segments:

With 50 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Midcap ETFs gather total assets under management of $180.83B. The average expense ratio is 0.42%. Midcap ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Midcap ETF is the iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF IJH with $47.94B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Midcap ETF was the MIDU at 43.79%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Midcap space was the Portfolio+ S&P Mid Cap ETF PPMC in 02/15/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

PXMGInvesco Russell MidCap Pure Growth ETF5.24%
UMDDProShares UltraPro MidCap4004.41%
MIDUDirexion Daily Mid Cap Bull 3x Shares3.63%
JKHiShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF3.46%
FNYFirst Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund3.37%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

SMDDProShares UltraPro Short MidCap400-5.72%
DIMWisdomTree International MidCap Dividend Fund-4.25%
MIDZDirexion Daily Mid Cap Bear 3X Shares-3.89%
MZZProShares UltraShort MidCap400-3.29%
MYYProShares Short MidCap400-1.09%

top creations

IJHiShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF495.42
MDYSPDR S&P Midcap 400 ETF Trust303.77
VOTVanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF174.21
IJKiShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF124.69
SCHMSchwab U.S. Mid-Cap ETF121.76

top redemptions

IVOGVanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF-249.22
IWSiShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF-48.07
REGLProShares S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF-17.38
MVVProShares Ultra MidCap400-8.18
RWKOppenheimer S&P MidCap 400 Revenue ETF-2.97

AUM WINNERS

PXMGInvesco Russell MidCap Pure Growth ETF45.79%
IWPiShares Russell Mid-Cap Growth ETF24.90%
RNMCFirst Trust Mid Cap U.S. Equity Select ETF20.28%
FNYFirst Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund17.42%
IWSiShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF15.58%

AUM LOSERS

IVOGVanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF-11.69%
SMDDProShares UltraPro Short MidCap400-8.92%
MIDZDirexion Daily Mid Cap Bear 3X Shares-8.86%
MZZProShares UltraShort MidCap400-5.96%
MYYProShares Short MidCap400-3.04%

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