Long/Short ETF Overview

With 25 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Long/Short ETFs gather total assets under management of $1.79B. The average expense ratio is 0.89%. Long/Short ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

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The largest Long/Short ETF is the IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF MNA with $876.33M in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Long/Short ETF was the BTAL at 20.78%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Long/Short space was the iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF DBMF in 05/08/19.

Top ETF Performers

MOM AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund 7.85%
BTAL AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund 4.90%
DBMF iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF 1.87%
JPLS JPMorgan Long/Short ETF 1.29%
JPMF JPMorgan Managed Futures Strategy ETF 1.08%

Bottom ETF Performers

RYZZ RYZZ Managed Futures Strategy Plus ETF -5.30%
DYLS WisdomTree Dynamic Long/Short U.S. Equity Fund -3.87%
CHEP AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund -3.16%
JPED JPMorgan Event Driven ETF -2.05%
FMF First Trust Managed Futures Strategy Fund -1.32%

Top Creations

BTAL AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund 7.20
FTLS First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF 4.06
DBMF iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF 2.72
JPLS JPMorgan Long/Short ETF 1.07
JPED JPMorgan Event Driven ETF 0

Top Redemptions

MNA IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF -48.29
DYLS WisdomTree Dynamic Long/Short U.S. Equity Fund -6.91
WTMF WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund -3.94
RALS ProShares RAFI Long/Short ETF -1.03
DIVY Reality Shares DIVS ETF -0.65

AUM Winners

QLS IQ Hedge Long/Short Tracker ETF 24.71%
BTAL AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund 22.48%
JPLS JPMorgan Long/Short ETF 9.96%
JPMF JPMorgan Managed Futures Strategy ETF 8.52%
MOM AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund 8.33%

AUM Losers

RYZZ RYZZ Managed Futures Strategy Plus ETF -94.82%
DBMF iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF -11.28%
DYLS WisdomTree Dynamic Long/Short U.S. Equity Fund -9.88%
RALS ProShares RAFI Long/Short ETF -5.94%
MNA IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF -5.68%

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