Communication Services ETF Overview

On September, 2018, the GICS business classification changed to include the communication services sector. The communication services sectors include companies that facilitate communication and offer related content and information through various media.

With 13 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Communication Services ETFs gather total assets under management of $8.05B. The average expense ratio is 0.62%. Communication Services ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Communication Services ETF is the Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund XLC with $5.51B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Communication Services ETF was the FCOM at 16.94%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Communication Services space was the ProShares UltraPro Short Communication Services Select Sector ETF SCOM in 01/15/19.

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