iPath ETF Overview

With 38 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, iPath ETFs gather total assets under management of $2.46B. The average expense ratio is 0.63%. iPath ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Alternatives
  • Equity
  • Fixed Income

The largest iPath ETF is the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN VXX with $897.80M in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing iPath ETF was the DTYS at 36.96%. The most-recent ETF launched in the iPath space was the iPath Series B Bloomberg Cotton Subindex Total Return ETN BAL in 01/17/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

GAZ iPath Series B Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN 35.52%
FLAT iPath U.S. Treasury Flattener ETN 5.55%
VXZB iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN 2.81%
JJC iPath Series B Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN 2.54%
COW iPath Series B Bloomberg Livestock Subindex Total Return ETN 0.90%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

OLEM iPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN -24.04%
OIL iPath Series B S&P GSCI Crude Oil ETN -23.01%
GSP iPath S&P GSCI Total Return Index ETN -14.55%
VXXB iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN -12.07%
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -11.81%

TOP CREATIONS

VXZ iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN 14.21
VXXB iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN 5.77
NIB iPath Bloomberg Cocoa Subindex Total Return ETN 3.60
STPP iPath U.S. Treasury Steepener ETN 2.73
GSP iPath S&P GSCI Total Return Index ETN 2.50

TOP REDEMPTIONS

VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -494.44
XVZ iPath S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN -2.66
DTYS iPath US Treasury 10-Year Bear ETN -1.83
DJP iPath Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return ETN -1.73
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -1.18

AUM WINNERS

VXZ iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN 105.26%
GAZ iPath Series B Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN 45.48%
VXXB iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN 5.58%
DFVL iPath US Treasury 5-Year Bull ETN 1.05%
DTYL iPath US Treasury 10-year Bull ETN 0.97%

AUM LOSERS

SGG iPath Series B Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN -25.23%
OIL iPath Series B S&P GSCI Crude Oil ETN -25.05%
OLEM iPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN -24.58%
GSP iPath S&P GSCI Total Return Index ETN -15.84%
NIB iPath Bloomberg Cocoa Subindex Total Return ETN -11.71%

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