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 $115.05B. The average expense ratio is 0.51%. Precious Metals ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities

The largest Precious Metals ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $57.85B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Precious Metals ETF was PPLT at 6.28%. 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 4.36%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 1.01%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN 0.14%
GLDX USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund ETF --
IGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF 0.00%

Bottom ETF Performers

PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF -7.93%
PGM iPath Series B Bloomberg Platinum Subindex Total Return ETN -6.97%
PPLT Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF -6.71%
PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust -6.50%
AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver -6.41%

Top Creations

IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro 178.75
PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF 24.50
OUNZ VanEck Merk Gold Trust 13.87
SIVR Aberdeen Standard Physical Silver Shares ETF 11.54
SGOL Aberdeen Standard Physical Gold Shares ETF 6.83

Top Redemptions

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -426.86
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust -236.36
BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust -183.11
IAU iShares Gold Trust -165.62
SLV iShares Silver Trust -59.98

AUM Winners

PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust 528.23%
BGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF 57.48%
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund 11.69%
ZSL ProShares UltraShort Silver 10.53%
IGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF 7.03%

AUM Losers

GLDX USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund ETF -93.55%
AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver -9.57%
PGM iPath Series B Bloomberg Platinum Subindex Total Return ETN -6.69%
PPLT Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF -6.50%
SLVO Credit Suisse X-Links Silver Shares Covered Call ETN -6.47%

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