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 110 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Developed Markets ETFs gather total assets under management of $215.04B. 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 iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA with $62.05B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Developed Markets ETF was the DPK at 12.64%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Developed Markets space was the Principal International Multi-Factor Core Index ETF PDEV in 07/23/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DPK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares 22.43%
DPK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares 22.43%
EFU ProShares UltraShort MSCI EAFE 14.82%
EFU ProShares UltraShort MSCI EAFE 14.82%
EFZ ProShares Short MSCI EAFE 7.29%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DZK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares -20.00%
DZK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares -20.00%
EFO ProShares Ultra MSCI EAFE -12.85%
EFO ProShares Ultra MSCI EAFE -12.85%
RIDV Invesco International Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -10.36%

TOP CREATIONS

VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 561.29
VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 561.29
EFAV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF 152.85
EFAV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF 152.85
SCHF Schwab International Equity ETF 141.23

TOP REDEMPTIONS

EFA iShares MSCI EAFE ETF -237.61
EFA iShares MSCI EAFE ETF -237.61
EFV iShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF -173.15
EFV iShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF -173.15
IEFA iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF -148.44

AUM WINNERS

EFAS Global X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF 186.83%
EFAS Global X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF 186.83%
CIL VictoryShares International Volatility Wtd ETF 121.55%
CIL VictoryShares International Volatility Wtd ETF 121.55%
CID VictoryShares International High Div Volatility Wtd Index ETF 106.64%

AUM LOSERS

PPDM PortfolioPlus Developed Markets ETF -54.73%
PPDM PortfolioPlus Developed Markets ETF -54.73%
DZK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares -20.40%
DZK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares -20.40%
DEEF Xtrackers FTSE Developed ex U.S. Comprehensive Factor ETF -16.30%

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