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 118 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Developed Markets ETFs gather total assets under management of $289.03B. 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 $70.98B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Developed Markets ETF was the MFLA at 19.98%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Developed Markets space was the Global X S&P Catholic Values Developed ex-U.S. ETF CEFA in 06/22/20.

Top ETF Performers

PDEV Principal International Multi-Factor Core Index ETF 12.23%
IMTM iShares Edge MSCI Intl Momentum Factor ETF 5.78%
IMOM Alpha Architect International Quantitative Momentum ETF 5.16%
PIZ Invesco DWA Developed Markets Momentum ETF 4.40%
IDMO Invesco S&P International Developed Momentum ETF 4.24%

Bottom ETF Performers

FIDI Fidelity International High Dividend ETF -8.08%
EFAS Global X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF -8.04%
DZK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares -7.62%
IVAL Alpha Architect International Quantitative Value ETF -7.15%
CID VictoryShares International High Div Volatility Wtd Index ETF -7.11%

Top Creations

BBIN JPMorgan BetaBuilders International Equity ETF 1.64K
EFV iShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF 763.94
SPDW SPDR Portfolio Developed World ex-US ETF 509.46
GSID Goldman Sachs MarketBeta International Equity ETF 210.13
ESGD iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF 183.80

Top Redemptions

IEFA iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF -1,119.39
SCHF Schwab International Equity ETF -923.10
VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF -801.66
EFA iShares MSCI EAFE ETF -569.92
FNDF Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Index ETF -537.86

AUM Winners

BBIN JPMorgan BetaBuilders International Equity ETF 2,944.55%
GSID Goldman Sachs MarketBeta International Equity ETF 924.54%
IDHQ Invesco S&P International Developed Quality ETF 63.33%
EFO ProShares Ultra MSCI EAFE 46.27%
IDHD Invesco S&P International Developed High Dividend Low Volatility ETF 10.49%

AUM Losers

RWDE Direxion MSCI Developed Over Emerging Markets ETF -32.72%
PXF Invesco FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. ETF -19.04%
MFDX PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor International Equity ETF -17.48%
FNDF Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Index ETF -16.37%
ICOW Pacer Developed Markets International Cash Cows 100 ETF -12.64%

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