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 19 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, REIT ETFs gather total assets under management of $47.05B. The average expense ratio is of 1.2%. REIT ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest REIT ETF is the Vanguard REIT ETF VNQ with $35.19B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the MORL at 36.72%. The most-recent ETF launched in the REIT space was the InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF PFFR in 02/07/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN2.69%
SCHHSchwab U.S. REIT ETF1.93%
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF1.92%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF1.67%
VNQVanguard REIT ETF1.65%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

REMLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-6.31%
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-6.30%
MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B -5.72%
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio-3.68%
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF-3.54%

top creations

VNQVanguard REIT ETF177.04
REETiShares Global REIT ETF33.15
USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF29.54
SCHHSchwab U.S. REIT ETF18.72
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio14.96

top redemptions

FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-40.79
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-30.23
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF-9.53
MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B -9.22
WREIWilshire US REIT ETF-2.38

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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