Developed Markets ETF Overview

The developed markets ex-U.S. total market segment contains what many U.S. investors refer to as international funds—those that exclude the U.S. and cover the market-cap spectrum from large firms to small.

Many funds offer pure cap-weighted vanilla exposure. The two leading funds by AUM, iShares' EFA and Vanguard's VEA, omit Canada from their coverage universe, but otherwise represent the market segment very well.

With 113 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Developed Markets ETFs gather total assets under management of $319.72B. The average expense ratio is 0.42%. Developed Markets ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income

The largest Developed Markets ETF is the Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF VEA with $76.47B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Developed Markets ETF was the DZK at 37.57%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Developed Markets space was the Timothy Plan International ETF TPIF in 12/02/19.

Top ETF Performers

PIZ Invesco DWA Developed Markets Momentum ETF 3.55%
ISCF iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Intl Small-Cap ETF 3.36%
AIIQ AI Powered International Equity ETF 2.79%
DLS WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Fund 2.48%
SCZ iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF 2.28%

Bottom ETF Performers

LVHI Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -4.37%
EFAS Global X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF -1.58%
RIDV Invesco International Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -1.43%
REFA Invesco International Revenue ETF -1.11%
DDWM WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International Equity Fund -1.03%

Top Creations

IEFA iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF 2.73K
SPDW SPDR Portfolio Developed World ex-US ETF 337.93
SCZ iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF 304.31
EFAV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF 300.23
IDEV iShares Core MSCI International Developed Markets ETF 238.97

Top Redemptions

IGOV iShares International Treasury Bond ETF -22.38
DLS WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Fund -20.44
JPIN JPMorgan Diversified Return International Equity ETF -16.64
TLTD FlexShares Morningstar Developed Markets ex-US Factor Tilt Index Fund -12.78
FDT First Trust Developed Markets ex-US AlphaDEX Fund -10.94

AUM Winners

TPIF Timothy Plan International ETF 447.67%
ISZE iShares Edge MSCI Intl Size Factor ETF 202.92%
IQIN IQ 500 International ETF 49.14%
AVDV Avantis International Small Cap Value ETF 36.52%
FYLD Cambria Foreign Shareholder Yield ETF 26.09%

AUM Losers

DMDV AAM S&P Developed Markets High Dividend Value ETF -50.12%
EFZ ProShares Short MSCI EAFE -35.89%
EFAS Global X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF -18.74%
IDLB Invesco FTSE International Low Beta Equal Weight ETF -12.62%
CID VictoryShares International High Div Volatility Wtd Index ETF -9.35%

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