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 230 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Alpha-Seeking ETFs gather total assets under management of $31.12B. The average expense ratio is 0.71%. Alpha-Seeking ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Alpha-Seeking ETF is the ARK Innovation ETF ARKK with $8.64B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Alpha-Seeking ETF was the ARKW at 117.08%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Alpha-Seeking space was the Cambria Global Real Estate ETF BLDG in 09/24/20.

Top ETF Performers

DWSH AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Short ETF 8.34%
HDGE AdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF 4.21%
ARKG ARK Genomic Revolution ETF 3.73%
SIXH 6 Meridian Hedged Equity-Index Option Strategy ETF 0.52%
POCT Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - October 0.46%

Bottom ETF Performers

AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -21.51%
YOLO AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF -14.83%
TOKE Cambria Cannabis ETF -11.54%
CNBS Amplify Seymour Cannabis ETF -10.63%
NUSI Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF -8.37%

Top Creations

ARKK ARK Innovation ETF 944.13
ARKG ARK Genomic Revolution ETF 241.37
ARKW ARK Next Generation Internet ETF 212.55
ARKF ARK Fintech Innovation ETF 166.42
AVDV Avantis International Small Cap Value ETF 96.54

Top Redemptions

GDVD Principal Active Global Dividend Income ETF -339.02
DAUG FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF - August -45.18
POCT Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - October -35.24
PAPR Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - April -28.64
HUSV First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Domestic ETF -18.00

AUM Winners

BSEP Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF - September 531.59%
LCG Sterling Capital Focus Equity ETF 526.08%
FUNL CornerCap Fundametrics Large-Cap ETF 504.97%
PSEP Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - September 411.48%
USEP Innovator S&P 500 Ultra Buffer ETF - September 401.65%

AUM Losers

NAPR Innovator Nasdaq-100 Power Buffer ETF - April -35.51%
AESR Anfield U.S. Equity Sector Rotation ETF -34.39%
DWMC AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Micro-Cap ETF -28.38%
FTLB First Trust Hedged BuyWrite Income ETF -20.79%
POCT Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - October -20.67%

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