REIT ETF Overview

REIT ETFs hold exclusively real estate investments trusts (REITs). These trusts own or finance income-producing real estate. They provide investors with regular distributions, diversifications, high liquidity and the potential of real estate capital appreciation.

REIT ETFs are part of the following ETF.com market segments:

With 18 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, REIT ETFs gather total assets under management of $11.48B. The average expense ratio is 0.48%. REIT ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity

The largest REIT ETF is the Schwab U.S. REIT ETF SCHH with $4.07B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the REML at 8.52%. The most-recent ETF launched in the REIT space was the InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF PFFR in 02/07/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN6.41%
REMLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN4.65%
MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 4.61%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF3.59%
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF2.97%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN-0.83%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-0.79%
REETiShares Global REIT ETF-0.77%
PFFRInfraCap REIT Preferred ETF-0.74%
FFRFirst Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate-0.38%

top creations

SCHHSchwab U.S. REIT ETF38.07
USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF29.30
REETiShares Global REIT ETF17.11
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio6.32
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF2.86

top redemptions

ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-115.38
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-31.84
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF-21.35
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF-0.06
PFFRInfraCap REIT Preferred ETF--

AUM WINNERS

NURENuShares Short-Term REIT ETF253.94%
ROREHartford Multifactor REIT ETF14.28%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF10.66%
REMLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN5.22%
MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 4.74%

AUM LOSERS

FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-3.91%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-2.33%
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF-0.69%
PFFRInfraCap REIT Preferred ETF-0.41%
FFRFirst Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate0.98%

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