Front Month ETF Overview

With 25 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Front Month ETFs gather total assets under management of $5.70B. The average expense ratio is 1.07%. Front Month ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities

The largest Front Month ETF is the United States Oil Fund LP USO with $1.63B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Front Month ETF was the DGAZ at 125.71%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Front Month space was the Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN USOI in 04/25/17.

Top ETF Performers

DWT VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETN 26.61%
UGLD VelocityShares 3X Long Gold ETN 11.64%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold 7.73%
DGAZ VelocityShares 3X Inverse Natural Gas ETN 6.87%
USLV VelocityShares 3X Long Silver ETN 4.25%

Bottom ETF Performers

UWT VelocityShares 3x Long Crude Oil ETN -25.04%
UGAZ VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN -16.87%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN -11.00%
USOI Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN -10.44%
OILX ETRACS S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return ETN -8.55%

Top Creations

UWT VelocityShares 3x Long Crude Oil ETN 355.95
USO United States Oil Fund LP 314.51
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP 169.02
UGAZ VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN 149.66
GSG iShares S&P GSCI Commodity Indexed Trust 18.95

Top Redemptions

DWT VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETN -229.72
DGAZ VelocityShares 3X Inverse Natural Gas ETN -121.28
AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver -8.07
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -2.55
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -2.46

AUM Winners

UWT VelocityShares 3x Long Crude Oil ETN 136.12%
USO United States Oil Fund LP 12.44%
ZSL ProShares UltraShort Silver 10.53%
USLV VelocityShares 3X Long Silver ETN 10.14%
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP 9.90%

AUM Losers

DWT VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETN -36.24%
OIL iPath Series B S&P GSCI Crude Oil ETN -29.44%
RJI Elements Rogers International Commodity Index-Total Return ETN -21.06%
GSP iPath S&P GSCI Total Return Index ETN -13.70%
UGAZ VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN -13.28%

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