Optimized ETF Overview

There are 52 Optimized ETFs which can be found in the following ETF.com analytics segments:

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The largest Optimized ETF is the PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund (DBC) with $2.52 B in assets under management and an expense ratio of 0.89% with a trailing 12 month gain of 4.81%. The best-performing ETF over the last 12 months was the DB Agriculture Double Short ETN (AGA) with a total return of 44.64%. The most-recent ETF launched was the Direxion Auspice Broad Commodity Strategy ETF (COM) in March 2017.


AGADB Agriculture Double Short ETN18.29%
CHOCiPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN9.52%
SBViPath Pure Beta S&P GSCI-Weighted ETN8.15%
DDPDB Commodity Short ETN7.30%
DIRTiPath Pure Beta Agriculture ETN4.92%


BOSDB Base Metals Short ETN-21.26%
BOMDB Base Metals Double Short ETN-13.79%
DYYDB Commodity Double Long ETN-6.63%
CTNNiPath Pure Beta Cotton ETN-6.60%
SZODB Crude Oil Short ETN-6.06%

top creations

DBCPowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund229.62
PDBCPowerShares Optimum Yield Diversified Commodity Strategy No K-1 Portfolio153.34
DBBPowerShares DB Base Metals Fund27.03
DBAPowerShares DB Agriculture Fund18.72
DBPPowerShares DB Precious Metals Fund15.57

top redemptions

DBOPowerShares DB Oil Fund-17.30
CMDTiShares Commodity Optimized Trust-3.69
BCMiPath Pure Beta Broad Commodity ETN-1.01
BDDDB Base Metals Double Long ETN-0.84
LSTKiPath Pure Beta Livestock ETN-0.18


PDBCPowerShares Optimum Yield Diversified Commodity Strategy No K-1 Portfolio17.59%
DBEPowerShares DB Energy Fund13.85%
HEVYiPath Pure Beta Industrial Metals ETN9.29%
CPERUnited States Copper Index Fund8.43%
BDDDB Base Metals Double Long ETN6.41%


LSTKiPath Pure Beta Livestock ETN-73.37%
FOILiPath Pure Beta Aluminum ETN-51.67%
DIRTiPath Pure Beta Agriculture ETN-50.23%
CMDTiShares Commodity Optimized Trust-37.71%
CHOCiPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN-37.17%

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