Midcap ETF Overview

Midcap ETFs invest in the equity of companies with market capitalizations of roughly $2 billion to $10 billion. To some, midcap stocks are attractive because of the theoretically greater growth potential than large-caps but also because they have less risk than smaller companies.

Midcap ETFs are part of the following market segments:

With 50 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Midcap ETFs gather total assets under management of $183.07B. The average expense ratio is 0.42%. Midcap ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Midcap ETF is the iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF IJH with $48.73B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Midcap ETF was the UMDD at 48.44%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Midcap space was the PortfolioPlus S&P Mid Cap ETF PPMC in 02/15/18.


REGLProShares S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF2.06%
MZZProShares UltraShort MidCap4001.95%
PPMCPortfolioPlus S&P Mid Cap ETF1.79%
CZAInvesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF1.78%
NUMGNuShares ESG Mid-Cap Growth ETF1.40%


DIMWisdomTree International MidCap Dividend Fund-3.53%
UMDDProShares UltraPro MidCap400-3.07%
RFGInvesco S&P MidCap 400 Pure Growth ETF-2.23%
MIDUDirexion Daily Mid Cap Bull 3x Shares-2.13%
NUMVNuShares ESG Mid-Cap Value ETF-1.44%

top creations

VOVanguard Mid-Cap ETF340.53
IJHiShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF335.39
IWSiShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF148.27
VOEVanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF126.91
SCHMSchwab U.S. Mid-Cap ETF89.83

top redemptions

IJKiShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF-294.25
MDYSPDR S&P Midcap 400 ETF Trust-171.29
MDYGSPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF-51.62
IWPiShares Russell Mid-Cap Growth ETF-31.46
JKGiShares Morningstar Mid-Cap ETF-9.41


MIDZDirexion Daily Mid Cap Bear 3X Shares73.51%
FNYFirst Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund15.68%
MDYVSPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF13.34%
PXMGInvesco Russell MidCap Pure Growth ETF10.11%
JHMMJohn Hancock Multifactor Mid Cap ETF8.73%


IVOGVanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF-3.34%
DIMWisdomTree International MidCap Dividend Fund-1.76%
IJKiShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF-1.52%
SMDDProShares UltraPro Short MidCap400-1.32%
RFGInvesco S&P MidCap 400 Pure Growth ETF-1.23%

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