Real Estate ETF Overview

Real estate ETFs have broad exposure to the real estate market. These ETFs invest in REITs, real estate service firms and real estate development companies. They are classified in the following ETF.com market segments:

With 41 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Real Estate ETFs gather total assets under management of $60.53B. The average expense ratio is 0.51%. Real Estate ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Real Estate ETF is the Vanguard Real Estate ETF VNQ with $29.47B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Real Estate ETF was the TAO at 35.84%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Real Estate space was the Pacer Benchmark Data & Infrastructure Real Estate SCTR ETF SRVR in 05/15/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DRNDirexion Daily MSCI Real Estate Bull 3x Shares14.03%
LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN9.63%
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio8.99%
ROOFIQ U.S. Real Estate Small Cap ETF7.64%
OLDThe Long-Term Care ETF7.60%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DRVDirexion Daily MSCI Real Estate Bear 3x Shares-14.03%
SRSProShares UltraShort Real Estate-6.67%
REKProShares Short Real Estate-3.39%
IFEUiShares Europe Developed Real Estate ETF-1.31%
RWXSPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF-0.30%

top creations

VNQIVanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate ETF104.47
RWXSPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF84.74
SCHHSchwab U.S. REIT ETF38.07
USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF29.30
PPTYPPTY-U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF24.27

top redemptions

IYRiShares U.S. Real Estate ETF-342.13
VNQVanguard Real Estate ETF-168.71
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-115.38
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-31.84
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF-21.35

AUM WINNERS

NURENuShares Short-Term REIT ETF266.71%
PPTYPPTY-U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF144.50%
ROREHartford Multifactor REIT ETF20.43%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF15.10%
LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN10.79%

AUM LOSERS

DRNDirexion Daily MSCI Real Estate Bull 3x Shares-19.12%
SRSProShares UltraShort Real Estate-14.02%
REKProShares Short Real Estate-10.77%
DRVDirexion Daily MSCI Real Estate Bear 3x Shares-8.29%
IYRiShares U.S. Real Estate ETF-7.20%

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