Four Obscure Sector ETFs Outperforming Bigger Rivals

By
Devon Layne
June 13, 2012
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Many investors funnel into big-name ETFs often because they are mentioned by advisors and the media for their large assets under management and high average daily trading volume. However, lesser-known funds targeting similar sector exposure often outperform, according to a report on Benzinga.

The four funds outlined in the article are as follows:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production Portfolio (NYSEArca: PXE)
  • PowerShares Nasdaq Internet Portfolio (NasdaqGM: PNQI)
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDex Fund (NYSEArca: FXO)
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDex Fund (NYSEArca: FXZ)

 

To learn more on the funds mentioned above, go to Benzinga.com.

ETF DAILY DATA

The small-cap fund 'IWM' added money on Thursday, Jan. 22, as net inflows and markets stoked higher by eurozone QE news lifted total U.S.-listed ETF assets above $2 trillion.

A slew of iShares funds, including the eurozone-focused 'EZU,' paced the firm's issuer-leading inflows on Thursday, Jan. 22. The ECB's announcement about aggressive QE in the eurozone stoked markets and lifted total U.S.-listed ETF assets to more than $2 trillion.

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