Optimized ETF Overview

There are 36 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 $3.32 B in assets under management and an expense ratio of 0.88% with a trailing 12 month gain of 21.76%. The best-performing ETF over the last 12 months was the DB Crude Oil Long ETN (OLO) with a total return of 49.53%. The most-recent ETF launched was the USCF SummerHaven Dynamic Commodity Strategy No K-1 Fund (SDCI) in May 2018.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DAGDB Agriculture Double Long ETN8.61%
DBEPowerShares DB Energy Fund7.46%
OLODB Crude Oil Long ETN7.31%
GSCGS Connect S&P GSCI Enhanced Commodity TR Strategy ETN6.96%
OLEMiPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN6.84%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

BOSDB Base Metals Short ETN-10.53%
SZODB Crude Oil Short ETN-8.79%
DTODB Crude Oil Double Short ETN-7.98%
AGFDB Agriculture Long ETN-7.29%
BDDDB Base Metals Double Long ETN-7.19%

top creations

DBCPowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund117.21
PDBCPowerShares Optimum Yield Diversified Commodity Strategy No K-1 Portfolio111.65
USCIUnited States Commodity Index Fund45.30
DBEPowerShares DB Energy Fund11.97
DGLPowerShares DB Gold Fund8.52

top redemptions

DBBPowerShares DB Base Metals Fund-29.44
DBAPowerShares DB Agriculture Fund-18.86
DBPPowerShares DB Precious Metals Fund-15.65
DGPDB Gold Double Long ETN-2.37
CPERUnited States Copper Index Fund-0.95

AUM WINNERS

SDCIUSCF SummerHaven Dynamic Commodity Strategy No K-1 Fund37.35%
OILKProShares K-1 Free Crude Oil Strategy ETF32.12%
PDBCPowerShares Optimum Yield Diversified Commodity Strategy No K-1 Portfolio22.67%
DBEPowerShares DB Energy Fund18.95%
DBCPowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund13.76%

AUM LOSERS

OLEMiPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN-29.60%
DBOPowerShares DB Oil Fund-15.44%
DTODB Crude Oil Double Short ETN-12.06%
DGPDB Gold Double Long ETN-9.02%
CPERUnited States Copper Index Fund-8.91%

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