Equity ETF Overview

Equity ETFs invest in stocks of U.S. or international companies. Thus, equity ETFs have a claim of ownership on the underlying business.

With 1638 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Equity ETFs gather total assets under management of $3,352.07B. The average expense ratio is 0.54%. Equity ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Equity ETF is the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY with $291.15B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Equity ETF was the GASX at 142.32%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Equity space was the Innovator S&P 500 Ultra Buffer ETF - December UDEC in 12/02/19.

Top ETF Performers

LABU Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X Shares 38.30%
UBIO ProShares UltraPro Nasdaq Biotechnology 26.79%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares 24.37%
BBC Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF 18.69%
GNOM Global X Genomics & Biotechnology ETF 18.39%

Bottom ETF Performers

LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X Shares -30.63%
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares -25.57%
GASL Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares -24.31%
ZBIO ProShares UltraPro Short Nasdaq Biotechnology -23.03%
LBJ Direxion Daily Latin America Bull 3X Shares -18.41%

Top Creations

SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 3.96K
IEFA iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF 2.73K
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 ETF 1.85K
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund 1.60K
QQQ Invesco QQQ Trust 1.43K

Top Redemptions

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF -1,164.79
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF -691.67
SPLV Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF -686.94
MDY SPDR S&P Midcap 400 ETF Trust -636.09
XLP Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund -435.66

AUM Winners

PNOV Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - November 1,897.86%
BNOV Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF - November 1,507.65%
LBDC ETRACS 2xLeveraged Long Wells Fargo Business Development Company ETN Series B 449.02%
AMUB ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B 424.73%
MLPB ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 295.24%

AUM Losers

RODI Barclays Return on Disability ETN -94.29%
WIL Barclays Women in Leadership ETN -88.32%
PAPR Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - April -66.68%
ECOW Pacer Emerging Markets Cash Cows 100 ETF -66.66%
FTXR First Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF -66.36%

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