Buy-write ETF Overview

With 24 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Buy-write ETFs have total assets under management of $7.35B. The average expense ratio is 0.71%. Buy-write ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Commodities

The largest Buy-write ETF is the Global X NASDAQ 100 Covered Call ETF QYLD with $4.93B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Buy-write ETF was USOI at 47.39%. The most recent ETF launched in the Buy-write space was the Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated Plus ETF OC on 10/01/21.

Top ETF Performers

USOI Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN 7.72%
SLVO Credit Suisse X-Links Silver Shares Covered Call ETN 5.56%
XYLG Global X S&P 500 Covered Call & Growth ETF 4.05%
XDJL Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated ETF - July 4.05%
KNG FT Cboe Vest S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF 3.89%

Bottom ETF Performers

QTOC Innovator Growth Accelerated Plus ETF - October --
XDOC Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated ETF --
XTOC Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated Plus ETF --
OC Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated Plus ETF --
GLDI Credit Suisse X-Links Gold Shares Covered Call ETN 0.24%

Top Creations

QYLD Global X NASDAQ 100 Covered Call ETF 532.93
XYLD Global X S&P 500 Covered Call ETF 94.60
RYLD Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF 92.97
KNG FT Cboe Vest S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF 21.74
XYLG Global X S&P 500 Covered Call & Growth ETF 11.57

Top Redemptions

QTAP Innovator Growth-100 Accelerated Plus ETF - April -17.73
SLVO Credit Suisse X-Links Silver Shares Covered Call ETN -6.55
XDQQ Innovator Growth Accelerated ETF - Quarterly -0.02
XDAP Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated ETF - April 0
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite ETF 0

AUM Winners

XTOC Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated Plus ETF 213.14%
XDOC Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated ETF 56.59%
XTAP Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated Plus ETF - April 37.64%
XYLG Global X S&P 500 Covered Call & Growth ETF 29.77%
RYLD Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF 28.30%

AUM Losers

QTAP Innovator Growth-100 Accelerated Plus ETF - April -48.66%
IGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF -6.80%
SLVO Credit Suisse X-Links Silver Shares Covered Call ETN -0.36%
XDSQ Innovator U.S. Equity Accelerated ETF - Quarterly 1.77%
XDQQ Innovator Growth Accelerated ETF - Quarterly 1.82%

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