Banks ETF Overview

With 9 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Banks ETFs gather total assets under management of $4.45B. The average expense ratio is 0.57%. Banks ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Banks ETF is the SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF KRE with $1.68B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Banks ETF was the WDRW at 56.15%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Banks space was the First Trust Nasdaq Bank ETF FTXO in 09/20/16.

ETF Report

ETF Explainer: KBE

U.S. banks have had a rough year relative to the broad market.

ETF Report

Sectors In Review: June 2019

Health care and real estate struggled during the month.

ETF Report

 Sectors In Review: May 2019

Sector ETFs had a mixed experience during the month.

ETF Report

 Sectors In Review: February 2019

December was uniformly disastrous for sector ETFs.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Conflicts Of Interest In Banks

The problem with funds with bank-affiliated managers.

ETF Report

 Sectors In Review: September 2018

July was mostly positive for sector ETFs.

Features and News

ETF Of The Week: Financial Select Sector (XLF)

Between trade tensions and recession fears, 'XLF' has taken a drubbing.

Features and News

ETF Of The Week: Regional Banking ETF 'KRE'

This fund's small banks stand to benefit most from Congress' Dodd-Frank rollback.

ETF Report

 Sectors In Review

March saw all of the ETFs in five key sectors end up in negative territory.