Trend-Following ETF Overview

There are 26 Trend-Following ETFs which can be found in the following ETF.com analytics segments:

  • Alternatives: Absolute Returns
  • Alternatives: Volatility
  • Asset Allocation: Target Outcome
  • Equity: China - Total Market
  • Equity: Developed Markets - Total Market
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  • Equity: Developed Markets Ex-U.S. - Total Market
  • Equity: Global - Total Market
  • Equity: U.S. - Large Cap
  • Equity: U.S. - Total Market
  • Fixed Income: Global - Broad Market
  • Fixed Income: U.S. - Corporate High Yield

The largest Trend-Following ETF is the Elkhorn Lunt Low Vol/High Beta Tactical ETF (LVHB) with $190.79 M in assets under management and an expense ratio of 0.49% with a trailing 12 month gain of 12.38%. The best-performing ETF over the last 12 months was the PowerShares S&P 500 ex-Rate Sensitive Low Volatility Portfolio (XRLV) with a total return of 21.69%. The most-recent ETF launched was the VanEck Vectors NDR CMG Long/Flat Allocation ETF (LFEQ) in October 2017.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

OPDGuggenheim Large Cap Optimized Diversification10.55%
OVLCGuggenheim U.S. Large Cap Optimized Volatility ETF4.23%
MXDUNationwide Maximum Diversification U.S. Core Equity ETF3.51%
EQRRProShares Equities for Rising Rates ETF3.49%
XRLVPowerShares S&P 500 ex-Rate Sensitive Low Volatility Portfolio3.01%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

QXRRQuantX Risk Managed Real Return ETF-3.34%
BTALAGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund-1.96%
EFFEGlobal X JPMorgan Efficiente Index ETF-1.11%
ALTSProShares Morningstar Alternatives Solution ETF-0.30%
WDTIWisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund-0.05%

top creations

LVHBElkhorn Lunt Low Vol/High Beta Tactical ETF49.22
DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETF3.82
VMOTAlpha Architect Value Momentum Trend ETF2.83
TCTLPremise Capital Frontier Advantage Diversified Tactical ETF1.47
ASETFlexShares Real Assets Allocation Index Fund0.71

top redemptions

XUSAQuantX Dynamic Beta US Equity ETF-16.21
ALTSProShares Morningstar Alternatives Solution ETF-0.77
QXTRQuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Total Return ETF-0.02
LFEQVanEck Vectors NDR CMG Long/Flat Allocation ETF-0.01
QXGGQuantX Risk Managed Growth ETF-0.01

AUM WINNERS

ASETFlexShares Real Assets Allocation Index Fund28.71%
TCTLPremise Capital Frontier Advantage Diversified Tactical ETF11.61%
QXMIQuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Income ETF10.85%
VMOTAlpha Architect Value Momentum Trend ETF10.30%
EQRRProShares Equities for Rising Rates ETF9.34%

AUM LOSERS

SCTOGlobal X JPMorgan US Sector Rotator Index ETF-18.25%
BTALAGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund-10.10%
ALTSProShares Morningstar Alternatives Solution ETF-3.15%
QXTRQuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Total Return ETF-1.55%
XVZiPath S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN-0.97%