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 116 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Developed Markets ETFs gather total assets under management of $334.28B. 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 $80.53B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Developed Markets ETF was the DZK at 48.91%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Developed Markets space was the JPMorgan BetaBuilders International Equity ETF BBIN in 12/05/19.

Top ETF Performers

PIZ Invesco DWA Developed Markets Momentum ETF 4.56%
ISDS Invesco RAFI Strategic Developed ex-US Small Company ETF 4.55%
IMOM Alpha Architect International Quantitative Momentum ETF 4.36%
IDMO Invesco S&P International Developed Momentum ETF 4.04%
IMTM iShares Edge MSCI Intl Momentum Factor ETF 3.68%

Bottom ETF Performers

DPK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -2.87%
EFU ProShares UltraShort MSCI EAFE -2.40%
IVLU iShares Edge MSCI Intl Value Factor ETF -1.09%
EFZ ProShares Short MSCI EAFE -0.99%
RIDV Invesco International Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -0.93%

Top Creations

VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 1.25K
IEFA iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF 1.17K
SCZ iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF 553.03
SCHF Schwab International Equity ETF 492.82

Top Redemptions

IDEV iShares Core MSCI International Developed Markets ETF -165.17
IGOV iShares International Treasury Bond ETF -35.04
JHMD John Hancock Multifactor Developed International ETF -17.77
PXF Invesco FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. ETF -16.96
JPIN JPMorgan Diversified Return International Equity ETF -16.88

AUM Winners

QLVD FlexShares Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund 103.81%
DMDV AAM S&P Developed Markets High Dividend Value ETF 99.46%
AIIQ AI Powered International Equity ETF 36.01%
IQIN IQ 500 International ETF 25.97%
ISCF iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Intl Small-Cap ETF 17.91%

AUM Losers

EFZ ProShares Short MSCI EAFE -21.74%
NUDM Nuveen ESG International Developed Markets Equity ETF -20.72%
MFDX PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor International Equity ETF -20.53%
RWDE Direxion MSCI Developed Over Emerging Markets ETF -20.32%
ADRD Invesco BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund -18.22%

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