Low Volatility ETF Overview

With 27 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Low Volatility ETFs gather total assets under management of $65.88B. The average expense ratio is 0.29%. Low Volatility ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation

The largest Low Volatility ETF is the iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol U.S.A. ETF USMV with $25.35B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Low Volatility ETF was the LGLV at 16.62%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Low Volatility space was the Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF LSLT in 03/12/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

LGLV SPDR SSGA U.S. Large Cap Low Volatility Index ETF 3.96%
DMRL DeltaShares S&P 500 Managed Risk ETF 3.90%
OVOL Oppenheimer Russell 1000 Low Volatility Factor ETF 3.74%
DMRI DeltaShares S&P International Managed Risk ETF 3.64%
ISZE iShares Edge MSCI Intl Size Factor ETF 3.57%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

JPMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF -1.19%
LSLT Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF --
RNEM First Trust Emerging Markets Equity Select ETF 0.82%
EELV Invesco S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility ETF 1.44%
EFAV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF 1.47%

TOP CREATIONS

USMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol U.S.A. ETF 917.50
XMLV Invesco S&P MidCap Low Volatility ETF 253.81
SPLV Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF 221.33
XSLV Invesco S&P SmallCap Low Volatility ETF 207.88
ACWV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Global ETF 149.17

TOP REDEMPTIONS

DMRM DeltaShares S&P 400 Managed Risk ETF -15.38
DMRL DeltaShares S&P 500 Managed Risk ETF -13.68
DMRS DeltaShares S&P 600 Managed Risk ETF -2.63
OVOL Oppenheimer Russell 1000 Low Volatility Factor ETF 0
DMRI DeltaShares S&P International Managed Risk ETF 0

AUM WINNERS

LSLT Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF 54.08%
IDLV Invesco S&P International Developed Low Volatility ETF 17.50%
LGLV SPDR SSGA U.S. Large Cap Low Volatility Index ETF 9.58%
XMLV Invesco S&P MidCap Low Volatility ETF 8.72%
FDLO Fidelity Low Volatility Factor ETF 8.18%

AUM LOSERS

DMRI DeltaShares S&P International Managed Risk ETF -12.26%
DMRM DeltaShares S&P 400 Managed Risk ETF -12.09%
DMRS DeltaShares S&P 600 Managed Risk ETF -5.38%
JPMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF -1.24%
DMRL DeltaShares S&P 500 Managed Risk ETF -0.70%

Features and News

Where ETF Investors Putting Money To Work

We go under the hood on 2019 ETF asset flows and spot developing trends in investing. 

Features and News

Digging Into Emerging Market ETFs

A look at the leading funds will help you decide how to position yourself.

Features and News

No ‘Easy Button’ With Multifactor ETFs

Sometimes too many factors in one portfolio can be detrimental, one advisor says.

ETF Strategist Corner

Prime Time For Low Vol ETFs

Lower-volatility ETFs can boost returns in a slower growth environment.

Features and News

What’s Working In Smart Beta ETFs

We look at what ETFs have been resonating with investors, and why.

Features and News

Inside ETFs: Carving A Niche In ETF Land

Principal’s Paul Kim on building an ETF footprint by focusing on smart-beta ETFs and actively managed funds.

Features and News

More To Low Vol ETFs Than Volatility

A single-factor ETF hardly ever makes only one factor bet.

Features and News

Inside ETFs: How To Implement Bond Ladders

Invesco’s Bloom explains why active management works well in fixed income, and how bond ladders benefit investors.

Features and News

Tough Times For New ETFs

While the pace of ETF launches flattens, closures of funds are growing.