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 486 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Alpha-Seeking ETFs have total assets under management of $130.08B. 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 Dimensional U.S. Core Equity 2 ETF DFAC with $15.23B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Alpha-Seeking ETF was SYLD at 40.68%. The most recent ETF launched in the Alpha-Seeking space was the Avantis U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF AVSC on 01/11/22.

Top ETF Performers

AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF 17.86%
SARK Tuttle Capital Short Innovation ETF 13.88%
UMI USCF Midstream Energy Income Fund 11.15%
DFNL Davis Select Financial ETF 10.34%
JZRO Janus Henderson Net Zero Transition Resources ETF 8.98%

Bottom ETF Performers

TADS The Active Dividend Stock ETF -98.68%
PSIL AdvisorShares Psychedelics ETF -18.98%
VNSE Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select ETF -18.80%
VFIN Simplify Volt Fintech Disruption ETF -18.32%
BTCR Volt Crypto Industry Revolution and Tech ETF -16.71%

Top Creations

JEPI JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF 751.03
DFAC Dimensional U.S. Core Equity 2 ETF 169.80
GSPY Gotham Enhanced 500 ETF 162.44
DFAU Dimensional U.S. Core Equity Market ETF 153.45
AVUV Avantis U.S. Small Cap Value ETF 139.79

Top Redemptions

ARKF ARK Fintech Innovation ETF -283.09
ARKG ARK Genomic Revolution ETF -254.76
ARKW ARK Next Generation Internet ETF -245.68
ARKK ARK Innovation ETF -238.61
ARKQ ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF -159.27

AUM Winners

GFGF Guru Favorite Stocks ETF 12,135.30%
DEIF Sterling Capital Diverse Multi-Manager Active ETF 3,991.20%
CVAR Cultivar ETF 3,484.82%
ZGEN The Generation Z ETF 1,796.58%
UMMA Wahed Dow Jones Islamic World ETF 1,711.79%

AUM Losers

TADS The Active Dividend Stock ETF -89.73%
TSJA Innovator Triple Stacker ETF - January -65.43%
CBTG Cabot Growth ETF -61.90%
AZBL AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer20 Jul ETF -54.37%
AILG Alpha Intelligent - Large Cap Growth ETF -47.40%

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