Aerospace & Defense ETF Overview

With 8 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Aerospace & Defense ETFs gather total assets under management of $7.37B. The average expense ratio is 0.60%. 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 $4.88B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Aerospace & Defense ETF was the XAR at 11.72%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Aerospace & Defense space was the Procure Space ETF UFO in 04/11/19.

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.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Week: Large Cap Value Fund Debuts

The week saw four ETF launches and two passive ETFs converting to active.

ETF Report

 Sectors In Review: September 2018

July was mostly positive for sector ETFs.

Features and News

Midyear ETF Portfolio Positioning

ETF strategists share their best investment ideas and top ETF picks for the second half the year.