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 1715 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Equity ETFs have total assets under management of $4,371.22B. 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 $334.47B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Equity ETF was FNGU at 270.16%. The most recent ETF launched in the Equity space was the IQ Healthy Hearts ETF HART on 01/14/21.

Top ETF Performers

HIBS Direxion Daily S&P 500 High Beta Bear 3X Shares 1,550.60%
SPXS Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X Shares 795.38%
RETL Direxion Daily Retail Bull 3x Shares 54.81%
MJO MicroSectors Cannabis 2x Leveraged ETN 47.80%
DPST Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bull 3X Shares 44.97%

Bottom ETF Performers

BNKD MicroSectors U.S. Big Banks Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN -34.27%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 2X Shares -26.93%
NRGD MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN -25.76%
SRTY ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000 -23.74%
TZA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -23.55%

Top Creations

VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF 5.42K
IEMG iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 3.60K
IWM iShares Russell 2000 ETF 3.30K
ARKK ARK Innovation ETF 3.25K
ARKG ARK Genomic Revolution ETF 3.19K

Top Redemptions

VOO Vanguard S&P 500 ETF -5,135.00
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust -4,298.34
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF -3,778.41
QUAL iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF -3,467.86
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust -1,815.97

AUM Winners

CLDS Direxion Daily Cloud Computing Bear 2X Shares 80,003,204.00%
WWOW Direxion World Without Waste ETF 21,139,206.00%
ANEW ProShares MSCI Transformational Changes ETF 185,049.72%
SPCX The SPAC and New Issue ETF 2,060.87%
QDEC First Trust Cboe Vest Growth-100 Buffer ETF – December 2,002.37%

AUM Losers

FCA First Trust China AlphaDEX Fund -75.62%
SPUC Simplify US Equity PLUS Upside Convexity ETF -52.57%
EEMO Invesco S&P Emerging Markets Momentum ETF -48.32%
USEQ Invesco Russell 1000 Enhanced Equal Weight ETF -47.58%
EMTY ProShares Decline of the Retail Store ETF -37.49%

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