No Underlying Index ETF Overview

With 249 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, No Underlying Index ETFs gather total assets under management of $65.77B. The average expense ratio is 0.70%. No Underlying Index ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation
  • Commodities
  • Alternatives
  • Currency

The largest No Underlying Index ETF is the PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ETF MINT with $10.90B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing No Underlying Index ETF was the OILK at 43.96%. The most-recent ETF launched in the No Underlying Index space was the Western Asset Total Return ETF WBND in 10/03/18.


BZF WisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund 12.59%
DWSH AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Short ETF 7.43%
BCI Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg All Commodity Strategy K-1 Free ETF 5.94%
HDGE AdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF 5.72%
COMB GraniteShares Bloomberg Commodity Broad Strategy No K-1 ETF 5.72%


VMIN REX VolMAXX Short VIX Futures Strategy ETF -12.28%
FNG AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF -11.45%
ARKG ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector ETF -10.45%
WBID WBI BullBear Quality 2000 ETF -10.31%
WBIA WBI BullBear Rising Income 2000 ETF -10.24%


MINT PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ETF 497.21
PDBC Invesco Optimum Yield Diversified Commodity Strategy No K-1 ETF 419.64
NEAR iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF 162.88
FTSM First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF 155.99
HTRB Hartford Total Return Bond ETF 151.28


BOND PIMCO Active Bond ETF -35.84
ARKW ARK Web x.0 ETF -25.78
WBIE WBI BullBear Rising Income 1000 ETF -12.55
TOTL SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF -11.82
WBIF WBI BullBear Value 1000 ETF -10.74


AFIF Anfield Universal Fixed Income ETF 2,906.00%
OILK ProShares K-1 Free Crude Oil Strategy ETF 319.89%
DWSH AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Short ETF 222.47%
BOCT Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF - October 213.45%
POCT Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - October 192.28%


BEF Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg Energy Commodity Longer Dated Strategy K-1 Free ETF -64.94%
VMIN REX VolMAXX Short VIX Futures Strategy ETF -21.95%
ARKW ARK Web x.0 ETF -21.75%
FNG AdvisorShares New Tech and Media ETF -20.90%
LQDH iShares Interest Rate Hedged Corporate Bond ETF -19.95%

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