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 85 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Developed Markets ETFs have total assets under management of $191.86B. The average expense ratio is 0.39%. 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 $97.41B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Developed Markets ETF was UUP at 14.68%. The most recent ETF launched in the Developed Markets space was the Dimensional International Core Equity 2 ETF DFIC on 03/23/22.

Top ETF Performers

UUP Invesco DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund 3.84%
LVHI Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -0.47%
PTIN Pacer Trendpilot International ETF -2.53%
CID VictoryShares International High Div Volatility Wtd Index ETF -3.60%
ISWN Amplify BlackSwan ISWN ETF -3.72%

Bottom ETF Performers

FICS First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF -10.76%
AIIQ AI Powered International Equity ETF -10.18%
FDTS First Trust Developed Markets ex-US Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund -9.99%
IDHQ Invesco S&P International Developed Quality ETF -9.81%
SCHC Schwab International Small-Cap Equity ETF -9.66%

Top Creations

VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 744.15
IDEV iShares Core MSCI International Developed Markets ETF 218.83
IQLT iShares MSCI Intl Quality Factor ETF 161.80
FNDF Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Index ETF 161.13
ISDX Invesco RAFI Strategic Developed ex-US ETF 132.36

Top Redemptions

SPDW SPDR Portfolio Developed World ex-US ETF -210.19
IDLV Invesco S&P International Developed Low Volatility ETF -139.49
PICB Invesco International Corporate Bond ETF -15.88
TPIF Timothy Plan International ETF -14.53
PXUS Principal International Adaptive Multi-Factor ETF -13.81

AUM Winners

AVSD Avantis Responsible International Equity ETF 364.41%
UUP Invesco DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund 54.02%
AVIV Avantis International Large Cap Value ETF 31.27%
ISCF iShares MSCI Intl Small-Cap Multifactor ETF 12.20%
CEFA Global X S&P Catholic Values Developed ex-U.S. ETF 11.80%

AUM Losers

AIIQ AI Powered International Equity ETF -28.57%
HYXU iShares International High Yield Bond ETF -25.35%
PXUS Principal International Adaptive Multi-Factor ETF -22.65%
PIZ Invesco DWA Developed Markets Momentum ETF -13.29%
IDLV Invesco S&P International Developed Low Volatility ETF -10.75%

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