Energy ETF Overview

Energy ETFs invest in the equity of companies focused on exploration and production of energy.

With 64 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Energy ETFs gather total assets under management of $46.31B. The average expense ratio is 0.73%. Energy ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Energy ETF is the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund XLE with $15.10B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Energy ETF was the GASX at 14.18%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Energy space was the ETRACS NYSE Pickens Core Midstream Index ETN PYPE in 08/20/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

GASX Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares 5.25%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares 4.60%
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 3.65%
CHIE Global X China Energy ETF 2.75%
MLPZ ETRACS 2xMonthly Leveraged S&P MLP Index ETN Series B 2.72%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares -14.83%
GASL Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares -13.54%
MLPO Credit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN -12.54%
OIH VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF -9.48%
AMUB ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B -9.11%

TOP CREATIONS

AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 105.05
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares 102.82
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 3x Shares 74.42
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 52.31
AMJ J.P. Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETN 49.20

TOP REDEMPTIONS

XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund -637.99
XOP SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF -285.71
IXC iShares Global Energy ETF -106.72
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund -80.03
OIH VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF -60.56

AUM WINNERS

GASX Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares 66.19%
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares 27.56%
TPYP Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund 18.89%
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 3x Shares 14.35%
IXC iShares Global Energy ETF 10.41%

AUM LOSERS

ERY Direxion Daily Energy Bear 3X Shares -56.48%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares -28.30%
PPLN J.P. Morgan Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN -25.76%
IEZ iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF -24.60%
FXN First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund -24.06%

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