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 120 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Alpha-Seeking ETFs gather total assets under management of $11.66B. The average expense ratio is 0.69%. Alpha-Seeking ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Alpha-Seeking ETF is the First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund EMLP with $2.49B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Alpha-Seeking ETF was the UTES at 27.39%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Alpha-Seeking space was the Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF - June BJUN in 06/03/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

AADR AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETF 6.66%
AADR AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETF 6.66%
IEHS iShares Evolved U.S. Healthcare Staples ETF 4.75%
IEHS iShares Evolved U.S. Healthcare Staples ETF 4.75%
HUSV First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETF 3.38%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

YOLO AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF -8.40%
YOLO AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF -8.40%
FNG AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF -6.78%
FNG AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF -6.78%
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -3.89%

TOP CREATIONS

POCT Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - October 82.79
POCT Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - October 82.79
BJUL Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF - July 63.45
BJUL Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF - July 63.45
TPHD Timothy Plan High Dividend Stock ETF 53.20

TOP REDEMPTIONS

UJUL Innovator S&P 500 Ultra Buffer ETF - July -29.15
UJUL Innovator S&P 500 Ultra Buffer ETF - July -29.15
ARKW ARK Web x.0 ETF -24.43
ARKW ARK Web x.0 ETF -24.43
AIEQ AI Powered Equity ETF -13.62

AUM WINNERS

PJUN Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - June 541.07%
PJUN Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - June 541.07%
GIGE SoFi Gig Economy ETF 148.75%
GIGE SoFi Gig Economy ETF 148.75%
WBIL WBI BullBear Quality 1000 ETF 140.56%

AUM LOSERS

WBIA WBI BullBear Rising Income 2000 ETF -41.54%
WBIA WBI BullBear Rising Income 2000 ETF -41.54%
WBIC WBI BullBear Yield 2000 ETF -38.49%
WBIC WBI BullBear Yield 2000 ETF -38.49%
WBID WBI BullBear Quality 2000 ETF -24.40%

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