Aerospace & Defense ETF Overview

With 7 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Aerospace & Defense ETFs gather total assets under management of $7.52B. The average expense ratio is 0.58%. Aerospace & Defense ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Aerospace & Defense ETF is the iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ITA with $5.23B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Aerospace & Defense ETF was the XKFS at 18.19%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Aerospace & Defense space was the SPDR Kensho Final Frontiers ETF XKFF in 10/22/18.

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