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 $10.84B. 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 $3.75B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the MRRL at 13.30%. The most-recent ETF launched in the REIT space was the InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF PFFR in 02/07/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF-3.54%
REETiShares Global REIT ETF-3.72%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-3.96%
NURENuShares Short-Term REIT ETF-4.10%
FFRFirst Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate-4.16%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN-10.93%
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio-8.76%
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-8.63%
MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B -8.21%
REMLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-7.38%

top creations

USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF90.12
REETiShares Global REIT ETF71.49
SCHHSchwab U.S. REIT ETF70.64
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN38.08
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF24.30

top redemptions

ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-146.11
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF-98.25
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-11.27
WREIWilshire US REIT ETF-4.47
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF-2.33

AUM WINNERS

USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF16.86%
REETiShares Global REIT ETF6.74%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF6.42%
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio3.36%
NURENuShares Short-Term REIT ETF0.89%

AUM LOSERS

MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B -54.53%
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-19.55%
WREIWilshire US REIT ETF-11.48%
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-6.28%
REMLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-5.00%

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