50+ ETFs Change Expense Ratios

March 02, 2018

A large range of ETFs from multiple issuers have raised or lowered their expense ratios at the turning of the month. The largest change was for the InfraCap MLP ETF (AMZA), which saw its price go up by 57 basis points. Meanwhile, the PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio (KBWD) reduced its expense ratio by 59 basis points.

In all, 53 ETFs enacted changes in their expense ratios, with 20 lowering fees and 33 raising fees.

PowerShares and Global X had the most funds making expense ratio changes, at 11 each. The largest reduction for PowerShares occurred with KBWD; however, the expense ratio on its PowerShares DWA Momentum & Low Volatility Rotation Portfolio (DWLV) went up by 16 basis points. Global X’s changes ranged from a 22-basis-point reduction on its Global X MSCI Nigeria ETF (NGE) to a 4-basis-point increase for the expense ratio of its Global X FTSE Nordic Region ETF (GXF).

The changes are listed in the table below:

 

Fund Ticker Old New Effectivity Date Change
Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 1X Shares TYBS 0.50% 0.58% 28-Feb-18 0.08%
Guggenheim MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Country Weight ETF EWEM 0.70% 0.71% 28-Feb-18 0.01%
Guggenheim S&P 100 Equal Weight ETF OEW 0.40% 0.41% 28-Feb-18 0.01%
Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Real Estate ETF EWRE 0.40% 0.41% 28-Feb-18 0.01%
Horizons DAX Germany ETF DAX 0.20% 0.45% 28-Feb-18 0.25%
InfraCap MLP ETF AMZA 1.36% 1.93% 28-Feb-18 0.57%
Janus Velocity Tail Risk Hedged Large Cap ETF TRSK 0.70% 0.71% 28-Feb-18 0.01%
Janus Velocity Volatility Hedged Large Cap ETF SPXH 0.70% 0.71% 28-Feb-18 0.01%
PowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio PCEF 2.02% 2.07% 28-Feb-18 0.05%
PowerShares DWA Momentum & Low Volatility Rotation Portfolio DWLV 0.52% 0.68% 28-Feb-18 0.16%
PowerShares DWA Tactical Multi-Asset Income Portfolio DWIN 0.69% 0.58% 28-Feb-18 -0.11%
Powershares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Portfolio PXH 0.49% 0.50% 28-Feb-18 0.01%
PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio PAGG 0.76% 0.77% 28-Feb-18 0.01%
PowerShares Growth Multi-Asset Allocation Portfolio PSMG 0.39% 0.36% 28-Feb-18 -0.03%
PowerShares India Portfolio PIN 0.82% 0.79% 28-Feb-18 -0.03%
PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio KBWD 2.99% 2.40% 28-Feb-18 -0.59%
PowerShares Preferred Portfolio PGX 0.50% 0.51% 28-Feb-18 0.01%
PowerShares S&P Emerging Markets Momentum Portfolio EEMO 0.29% 0.31% 28-Feb-18 0.02%
PowerShares S&P International Developed Quality Portfolio IDHQ 0.33% 0.29% 28-Feb-18 -0.04%
United States Oil Fund LP USO 0.76% 0.84% 28-Feb-18 0.08%
Virtus Cumberland Municipal Bond ETF CUMB 0.59% 0.62% 28-Feb-18 0.03%
Virtus Newfleet Multi-Sector Bond ETF NFLT 0.82% 0.80% 28-Feb-18 -0.02%
Amplify YieldShares CWP Dividend & Option Income ETF DIVO 0.95% 0.96% 1-Mar-18 0.01%
Amplify YieldShares Oil Hedged MLP Income ETF AMLX 0.85% 0.90% 1-Mar-18 0.05%
Amplify YieldShares Senior Loan and Income ETF YESR 2.15% 2.30% 1-Mar-18 0.15%
Davis Select U.S. Equity ETF DUSA 0.60% 0.65% 1-Mar-18 0.05%
First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF FTSM 0.25% 0.35% 1-Mar-18 0.10%
First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF FTLS 1.41% 1.48% 1-Mar-18 0.07%
First Trust Low Duration Opportunities ETF LMBS 0.67% 0.68% 1-Mar-18 0.01%
First Trust Senior Loan Fund FTSL 0.86% 0.88% 1-Mar-18 0.02%
First Trust Strategic Income ETF FDIV 0.87% 0.88% 1-Mar-18 0.01%
First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF HYLS 1.11% 1.10% 1-Mar-18 -0.01%
Global X FTSE Greece GREK 0.62% 0.59% 1-Mar-18 -0.03%
Global X FTSE Nordic Region GXF 0.51% 0.55% 1-Mar-18 0.04%
Global X FTSE Portugal PGAL 0.61% 0.58% 1-Mar-18 -0.03%
Global X JPMorgan U.S. Sector Rotator SCTO 0.84% 0.83% 1-Mar-18 -0.01%
Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF LIT 0.76% 0.75% 1-Mar-18 -0.01%
Global X MSCI Nigeria NGE 1.10% 0.88% 1-Mar-18 -0.22%
Global X MSCI Pakistan PAK 0.91% 0.87% 1-Mar-18 -0.04%
Global X Scientific Beta Japan SCIJ 0.38% 0.39% 1-Mar-18 0.01%
Global X SuperDividend Emerging Markets SDEM 0.65% 0.66% 1-Mar-18 0.01%
Global X Uranium ETF URA 0.70% 0.69% 1-Mar-18 -0.01%
Global X YieldCo Index ETF YLCO 0.66% 0.65% 1-Mar-18 -0.01%
iSectors Post-MPT Growth ETF PMPT 0.92% 1.02% 1-Mar-18 0.10%
iShares Interest Rate Hedged Corporate Bond ETF LQDH 0.25% 0.24% 1-Mar-18 -0.01%
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF EMB 0.39% 0.40% 1-Mar-18 0.01%
iShares Yield Optimized Bond ETF BYLD 0.28% 0.25% 1-Mar-18 -0.03%
Legg Mason Developed Ex-US Diversified Core ETF DDBI 0.41% 0.40% 1-Mar-18 -0.01%
Legg Mason Emerging Markets Diversified Core ETF EDBI 0.51% 0.50% 1-Mar-18 -0.01%
Legg Mason Emerging Markets Low Volatility High Dividend ETF LVHE 0.50% 0.51% 1-Mar-18 0.01%
Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF LVHI 0.41% 0.40% 1-Mar-18 -0.01%
Portfolio+ S&P 500 ETF PPLC 0.42% 0.49% 1-Mar-18 0.07%
Portfolio+ S&P Small Cap ETF PPSC 0.30% 0.37% 1-Mar-18 0.07%

Source: FactSet

 

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