Consumer Discretionary ETF Overview

Consumer discretionary is the term given to goods and services that are considered non-essential by consumers, but desirable if their available income is sufficient to purchase them. Consumer discretionary goods include durable goods, apparel, entertainment and leisure, and automobiles.

With 40 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Consumer Discretionary ETFs gather total assets under management of $20.65B. The average expense ratio is 0.59%. Consumer Discretionary ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Consumer Discretionary ETF is the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund XLY with $12.25B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Consumer Discretionary ETF was the PBS at 5.51%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Consumer Discretionary space was the Goldman Sachs Motif New Age Consumer ETF GBUY in 03/01/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

XBUY Amplify International Online Retail ETF 8.05%
XBUY Amplify International Online Retail ETF 8.05%
ONLN ProShares Online Retail ETF 6.26%
ONLN ProShares Online Retail ETF 6.26%
IBUY Amplify Online Retail ETF 5.42%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

BJK VanEck Vectors Gaming ETF -3.49%
BJK VanEck Vectors Gaming ETF -3.49%
HOML ETRACS Monthly Reset 2xLeveraged ISE Exclusively Homebuilders ETN -3.11%
HOML ETRACS Monthly Reset 2xLeveraged ISE Exclusively Homebuilders ETN -3.11%
PASS Direxion Daily Consumer Discretionary Bear 3X Shares -2.86%

TOP CREATIONS

XLY Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund 483.21
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund 483.21
VCR Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF 122.21
VCR Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF 122.21
ITB iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF 60.01

TOP REDEMPTIONS

RXI iShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF -71.17
RXI iShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF -71.17
IBUY Amplify Online Retail ETF -35.67
IBUY Amplify Online Retail ETF -35.67
RTH VanEck Vectors Retail ETF -25.76

AUM WINNERS

ESPO VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF 56.38%
ESPO VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF 56.38%
RCD Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF 26.18%
RCD Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF 26.18%
JHMC John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Discretionary ETF 20.78%

AUM LOSERS

SCC ProShares UltraShort Consumer Services -30.96%
SCC ProShares UltraShort Consumer Services -30.96%
PEJ Invesco Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF -25.84%
PEJ Invesco Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF -25.84%
ONLN ProShares Online Retail ETF -20.60%

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