Developed Markets ETF Overview

The developed markets ex-U.S. total market segment contains what many U.S. investors refer to as international funds and 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 79 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Developed Markets ETFs have total assets under management of $186.51B. The average expense ratio is 0.41%. Developed Markets ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation
  • Fixed Income
  • Currency

The largest Developed Markets ETF is the Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF VEA with $100.19B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Developed Markets ETF was FYLD at 40.42%. The most recent ETF launched in the Developed Markets space was the Principal International Adaptive Multi-Factor ETF PXUS on 05/26/21.

Top ETF Performers

PIZ Invesco DWA Developed Markets Momentum ETF 3.18%
FICS First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF 2.78%
IDMO Invesco S&P International Developed Momentum ETF 2.07%
RFDI First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed International 2.03%
IDHQ Invesco S&P International Developed Quality ETF 1.23%

Bottom ETF Performers

CEFA Global X S&P Catholic Values Developed ex-U.S. ETF -4.21%
IQIN IQ 500 International ETF -3.67%
IPFF iShares International Preferred Stock ETF -3.63%
FIDI Fidelity International High Dividend ETF -3.08%
FNDF Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Index ETF -2.77%

Top Creations

VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 1.27K
IVLU iShares MSCI Intl Value Factor ETF 417.78
IQLT iShares MSCI Intl Quality Factor ETF 207.43
FNDF Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Index ETF 157.63
SPDW SPDR Portfolio Developed World ex-US ETF 148.65

Top Redemptions

SCHF Schwab International Equity ETF -130.73
PIZ Invesco DWA Developed Markets Momentum ETF -18.94
RODM Hartford Multifactor Developed Markets (ex-US) ETF -14.09
WPS iShares International Developed Property ETF -7.82
IPFF iShares International Preferred Stock ETF -6.67

AUM Winners

BKIE BNY Mellon International Equity ETF 47.88%
ISZE iShares MSCI Intl Size Factor ETF 33.43%
PXUS Principal International Adaptive Multi-Factor ETF 29.10%
DFAI Dimensional International Core Equity Market ETF 16.92%
AVDV Avantis International Small Cap Value ETF 11.30%

AUM Losers

IPFF iShares International Preferred Stock ETF -29.65%
IDMO Invesco S&P International Developed Momentum ETF -19.14%
IVLU iShares MSCI Intl Value Factor ETF -16.24%
FIVA Fidelity International Value Factor ETF -14.63%
PDEV Principal International Multi-Factor ETF -8.31%

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