Long/Short ETF Overview

With 24 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Long/Short ETFs gather total assets under management of $1.98B. The average expense ratio is 0.92%. 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 $1.00B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Long/Short ETF was the CLIX at 13.98%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Long/Short space was the RYZZ Managed Futures Strategy Plus ETF RYZZ in 03/18/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

JPED JPMorgan Event Driven ETF 3.89%
QLS IQ Hedge Long/Short Tracker ETF 2.47%
FTLS First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF 2.22%
DYLS WisdomTree Dynamic Long/Short U.S. Equity Fund 1.33%
QMN IQ Hedge Market Neutral Tracker ETF 1.24%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DYB WisdomTree Dynamic Bearish U.S. Equity Fund -3.52%
JPLS JPMorgan Long/Short ETF -1.75%
BTAL AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund -1.13%
MOM AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund -1.01%
MNA IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF -0.66%

TOP CREATIONS

RYZZ RYZZ Managed Futures Strategy Plus ETF 45.62
MNA IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF 41.64
WTMF WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund 15.56
FAAR First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF 2.67
BTAL AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund 1.12

TOP REDEMPTIONS

DYLS WisdomTree Dynamic Long/Short U.S. Equity Fund -8.82
FTLS First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF -7.87
CLIX ProShares Long Online/Short Stores ETF -3.09
MOM AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund -2.42
DIVY Reality Shares DIVS ETF -0.66

AUM WINNERS

RYZZ RYZZ Managed Futures Strategy Plus ETF 1,764.92%
FAAR First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF 28.86%
WTMF WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund 9.77%
JPED JPMorgan Event Driven ETF 3.05%
QLS IQ Hedge Long/Short Tracker ETF 2.23%

AUM LOSERS

MOM AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund -33.69%
DYB WisdomTree Dynamic Bearish U.S. Equity Fund -12.71%
BTAL AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund -11.58%
CLIX ProShares Long Online/Short Stores ETF -5.56%
RALS ProShares RAFI Long/Short ETF -4.57%

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