Energy ETF Overview

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

With 61 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Energy ETFs gather total assets under management of $20.65B. The average expense ratio is 0.72%. Energy ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Energy ETF is the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund XLE with $6.64B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Energy ETF was the DRIP at 551.09%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Energy space was the First Trust EIP Carbon Impact ETF ECLN in 08/19/19.

Top ETF Performers

NRGZ MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -2X Inverse Leveraged ETN 45.20%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 2X Shares 43.49%
DUG ProShares UltraShort Oil & Gas 43.34%
ERY Direxion Daily Energy Bear 2X Shares 39.78%
NRGD MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 35.25%

Bottom ETF Performers

GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 2X Shares -95.45%
NRGU MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 3X Leveraged ETN -89.34%
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 2x Shares -87.07%
NRGO MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 2X Leveraged ETN -69.06%
DIG ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas -65.76%

Top Creations

XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund 1.56K
VDE Vanguard Energy ETF 395.48
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 2x Shares 193.59
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 2X Shares 181.10
IXC iShares Global Energy ETF 138.71

Top Redemptions

EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund -178.17
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 2X Shares -92.53
XOP SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF -86.76
ERY Direxion Daily Energy Bear 2X Shares -66.81
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF -26.63

AUM Winners

DDG ProShares Short Oil & Gas 137.20%
FTXN First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF 103.74%
NRGD MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 87.51%
NRGZ MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -2X Inverse Leveraged ETN 78.91%
YGRN MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index Inverse ETN 45.03%

AUM Losers

NRGU MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 3X Leveraged ETN -91.92%
NRGO MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 2X Leveraged ETN -74.06%
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF -68.67%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 2X Shares -62.50%
XES SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF -60.96%

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