Alpha-Seeking ETF Overview

Alpha-seeking ETFs are equity funds attempting to outperform the market with various investment strategies. The ETFs here show a huge range of investment aims, from hedged funds mimicking strategies as the Alphaclone Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA) to funds following propietary stock picking strategies as the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT).

With 397 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Alpha-Seeking ETFs have total assets under management of $114.62B. The average expense ratio is 0.72%. Alpha-Seeking ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Alpha-Seeking ETF is the ARK Innovation ETF ARKK with $21.23B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Alpha-Seeking ETF was BLOK at 92.79%. The most recent ETF launched in the Alpha-Seeking space was the CrossingBridge Pre-Merger SPAC ETF SPC on 09/21/21.

Top ETF Performers

VFIN Simplify Volt Fintech Disruption ETF 16.15%
VCLO Simplify Volt Cloud and Cybersecurity Disruption ETF 13.48%
FRTY Alger Mid Cap 40 ETF 11.88%
BEDZ AdvisorShares Hotel ETF 10.80%
BFTR BlackRock Future Innovators ETF 10.37%

Bottom ETF Performers

UTES Virtus Reaves Utilities ETF -5.49%
ECLN First Trust EIP Carbon Impact ETF -3.85%
KONG Formidable Fortress ETF -3.53%
FLV American Century Focused Large Cap Value ETF -3.49%
HDIV QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. High Dividend ETF -3.45%

Top Creations

JEPI JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF 625.77
DFAC Dimensional U.S. Core Equity 2 ETF 112.10
PAUG Innovator U.S. Equity Power Buffer ETF - August 105.92
NUSI Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF 100.12
DFAT Dimensional U.S. Targeted Value ETF 86.66

Top Redemptions

ARKK ARK Innovation ETF -512.72
ARKG ARK Genomic Revolution ETF -192.77
ARKQ ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF -137.52
ARKW ARK Next Generation Internet ETF -130.28
ARKF ARK Fintech Innovation ETF -126.98

AUM Winners

CRPT First Trust SkyBridge Crypto Industry and Digital Economy ETF 4,866,497.25%
RSPY Revere Sector Opportunity ETF 875.63%
PSIL AdvisorShares Psychedelics ETF 444.50%
FFND The Future Fund Active ETF 365.70%
ZECP Zacks Earnings Consistent Portfolio ETF 166.97%

AUM Losers

RFEU First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Europe ETF -67.10%
TAAG Trend Aggregation Growth ETF -66.99%
TADS The Active Dividend Stock ETF -57.15%
MAYZ TrueShares Structured Outcome ETF - May -38.89%
HDIV QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. High Dividend ETF -32.34%

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