Aerospace & Defense ETF Overview

With 8 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Aerospace & Defense ETFs gather total assets under management of $8.41B. The average expense ratio is 0.59%. 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 $5.47B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Aerospace & Defense ETF was the PPA at 16.39%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Aerospace & Defense space was the Procure Space ETF UFO in 04/11/19.

ETF Report

Using Themed ETFs In Portfolios

They usually look like great ideas, but keep the risks in mind.

Podcasts

ETF Prime Podcast: From Pot To UFOs

Plus, rapid-fire ETF questions fielded.

ETF.com Analysis

Most Interesting ETF Launches This Year

ETF.com’s Sumit Roy discusses which of the 100+ new funds of 2019 look the most interesting to him.

ETF Report

ETF Launches: June 2019

The market’s first space ETF debuted in April.

Daily ETF Watch

1st Space ETF Lifts Off

A first-of-its-kind fund for investors with an eye to the future just hit the market.

ETF Report

Sectors In Review: April 2019

Sector ETFs had a mostly positive February.

Features and News

ETF Of The Week: Boeing’s Woes Weigh On ‘ITA’

Boeing's rocky March has roiled the biggest aerospace and defense ETF. 

ETF Report

 Sectors In Review: November 2018

September saw energy ETFs shine, while financial ETFs lagged.

ETF Report

 ETF Explainer: XAR

Aerospace & defense has seen a strong boost over the past 12 months.