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 $11.13B. 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 $3.88B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the SRET at 1.60%. The most-recent ETF launched in the REIT space was the InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF PFFR in 02/07/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

NURENuShares Short-Term REIT ETF4.53%
MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 3.98%
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio3.52%
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN3.41%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF2.97%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

PFFRInfraCap REIT Preferred ETF-1.28%
ROREHartford Multifactor REIT ETF1.20%
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF1.31%
WREIWilshire US REIT ETF1.70%
LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN1.76%

top creations

SCHHSchwab U.S. REIT ETF117.63
USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF49.14
REETiShares Global REIT ETF27.84
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF3.53
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN1.18

top redemptions

RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF-111.00
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-49.99
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-5.23
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio-1.57
FFRFirst Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate--

AUM WINNERS

LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN12.01%
MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 11.92%
USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF5.66%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF2.28%
NURENuShares Short-Term REIT ETF1.64%

AUM LOSERS

FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-26.73%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-6.17%
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-1.95%
ROREHartford Multifactor REIT ETF-1.51%
WREIWilshire US REIT ETF-1.25%

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