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 $194.33B. The average expense ratio is 0.40%. 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 $103.84B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Developed Markets ETF was PIZ at 23.21%. The most recent ETF launched in the Developed Markets space was the Avantis International Large Cap Value ETF AVIV on 09/28/21.

Top ETF Performers

UUP Invesco DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund 2.38%
IGOV iShares International Treasury Bond ETF -0.66%
PICB Invesco International Corporate Bond ETF -1.88%
ISHG iShares 1-3 Year International Treasury Bond ETF -2.05%
LVHI Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -2.53%

Bottom ETF Performers

IVAL Alpha Architect International Quantitative Value ETF -8.27%
FNDC Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index ETF -8.12%
AVDV Avantis International Small Cap Value ETF -7.93%
AIIQ AI Powered International Equity ETF -7.78%
DLS WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Fund -7.76%

Top Creations

VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 1.78K
SCHF Schwab International Equity ETF 342.42
SPDW SPDR Portfolio Developed World ex-US ETF 259.55
DFAI Dimensional International Core Equity Market ETF 160.25
IDEV iShares Core MSCI International Developed Markets ETF 146.01

Top Redemptions

PXF Invesco FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. ETF -58.01
RODM Hartford Multifactor Developed Markets (ex-US) ETF -26.33
IDOG ALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs ETF -16.14
PIZ Invesco DWA Developed Markets Momentum ETF -14.27
DEEF Xtrackers FTSE Developed ex U.S. Multifactor ETF -7.98

AUM Winners

ICOW Pacer Developed Markets International Cash Cows 100 ETF 25.68%
DFAI Dimensional International Core Equity Market ETF 15.83%
FYLD Cambria Foreign Shareholder Yield ETF 11.77%
AVIV Avantis International Large Cap Value ETF 10.53%
PXUS Principal International Adaptive Multi-Factor ETF 4.01%

AUM Losers

IDMO Invesco S&P International Developed Momentum ETF -46.26%
DEEF Xtrackers FTSE Developed ex U.S. Multifactor ETF -15.86%
IDOG ALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs ETF -12.82%
PXF Invesco FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. ETF -10.29%
PIZ Invesco DWA Developed Markets Momentum ETF -7.36%

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