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 34 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Precious Metals ETFs have total assets under management of $123.54B. The average expense ratio is 0.54%. Precious Metals ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities

The largest Precious Metals ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $62.47B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Precious Metals ETF was AGQ at 66.34%. The most recent ETF launched in the Precious Metals space was the Pacer iPath Gold Trendpilot ETN PBUG on 06/15/21.

Top ETF Performers

ZSL ProShares UltraShort Silver 16.27%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 9.95%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 8.66%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN 4.43%
PBUG Pacer iPath Gold Trendpilot ETN --

Bottom ETF Performers

AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver -16.68%
PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust -14.82%
PGM iPath Series B Bloomberg Platinum Subindex Total Return ETN -14.50%
PPLT Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF -14.28%
PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF -13.27%

Top Creations

GLD SPDR Gold Trust 1.57K
IAU iShares Gold Trust 295.48
SLV iShares Silver Trust 260.19
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 91.26
GLTR Aberdeen Standard Physical Precious Metals Basket Shares ETF 35.42

Top Redemptions

AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver -11.49
PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF -6.96
DBS Invesco DB Silver Fund -3.71
GBUG Pacer iPath Gold ETN -0.28
PPLT Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF 0

AUM Winners

PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust 543.91%
SLVO Credit Suisse X-Links Silver Shares Covered Call ETN 34.32%
IGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF 11.75%
ZSL ProShares UltraShort Silver 10.53%
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund 6.05%

AUM Losers

PGM iPath Series B Bloomberg Platinum Subindex Total Return ETN -15.38%
AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver -15.31%
PPLT Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF -10.23%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -9.13%
BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust -8.80%

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