Energy ETF Overview

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

With 53 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Energy ETFs have total assets under management of $55.59B. The average expense ratio is 0.68%. Energy ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Energy ETF is the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund XLE with $22.84B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Energy ETF was GUSH at 112.42%. The most recent ETF launched in the Energy space was the USCF Midstream Energy Income Fund UMI on 03/24/21.

Top ETF Performers

NRGD MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 39.40%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 2X Shares 27.06%
ERY Direxion Daily Energy Bear 2X Shares 21.63%
DUG ProShares UltraShort Oil & Gas 20.17%
DDG ProShares Short Oil & Gas 9.98%

Bottom ETF Performers

NRGU MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 3X Leveraged ETN -35.48%
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 2X Shares -26.42%
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 2x Shares -20.70%
DIG ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas -19.58%
XES SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF -17.24%

Top Creations

OIH VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF 671.72
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund 387.60
IYE iShares U.S. Energy ETF 96.66
VDE Vanguard Energy ETF 90.72
FCG First Trust Natural Gas ETF 61.16

Top Redemptions

XOP SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF -152.11
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF -105.75
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 2X Shares -79.48
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF -44.17
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 2x Shares -28.20

AUM Winners

DDG ProShares Short Oil & Gas 71.74%
ERY Direxion Daily Energy Bear 2X Shares 46.83%
NRGD MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 37.21%
DUG ProShares UltraShort Oil & Gas 18.68%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 2X Shares 7.88%

AUM Losers

NRGU MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 3X Leveraged ETN -34.44%
DIG ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas -25.25%
PSCE Invesco S&P SmallCap Energy ETF -21.13%
JHME John Hancock Multifactor Energy ETF -19.85%
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 2x Shares -19.85%

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