Precious Metals ETF Overview

Precious metals ETFs cover ETPs that track or hold baskets of precious metals. They are dominated, like our benchmark, by portfolios consisting almost entirely of a heavy allocation to gold and roughly 15-25% to silver. Precious metals ETFs can be found in the following ETF.com segments:

With 36 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Precious Metals ETFs have total assets under management of $118.56B. The average expense ratio is 0.53%. Precious Metals ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities

The largest Precious Metals ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $61.03B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Precious Metals ETF was ZSL at 30.66%. The most recent ETF launched in the Precious Metals space was the USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund ETF GLDX on 11/03/21.

Top ETF Performers

ZSL ProShares UltraShort Silver 40.08%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 17.72%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 17.64%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN 8.68%
GLTR Aberdeen Standard Physical Precious Metals Basket Shares ETF --

Bottom ETF Performers

AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver -30.72%
DBS Invesco DB Silver Fund -16.44%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -15.95%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -15.94%
SBUG iPath Silver ETN -13.96%

Top Creations

SLV iShares Silver Trust 431.67
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 254.41
IAU iShares Gold Trust 238.22
GLD SPDR Gold Trust 233.68
AAAU Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF 73.56

Top Redemptions

IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro -48.45
PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF -10.66
DBP Invesco DB Precious Metals Fund -5.22
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -1.20
JJP iPath Series B Bloomberg Precious Metals Subindex Total Return ETN 0

AUM Winners

GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 52.32%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 18.20%
IAUF iShares Gold Strategy ETF 15.19%
ZSL ProShares UltraShort Silver 10.53%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN 8.89%

AUM Losers

AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver -29.18%
GLDX USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund ETF -26.15%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -25.77%
AAAU Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF -20.47%
IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro -17.10%

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