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 35 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Precious Metals ETFs gather total assets under management of $54.13B. The average expense ratio is 0.93%. Precious Metals ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities

The largest Precious Metals ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $32.09B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Precious Metals ETF was the PALL at 56.50%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Precious Metals space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF 9.49%
PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF 9.49%
PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust 5.39%
PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust 5.39%
PPLT Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF 5.33%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust -90.08%
BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust -90.08%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -10.58%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -10.58%
USLV VelocityShares 3X Long Silver ETN -7.01%

TOP CREATIONS

IAU iShares Gold Trust 299.62
IAU iShares Gold Trust 299.62
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 122.74
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 122.74
SGOL Aberdeen Standard Physical Swiss Gold Shares ETF 31.73

TOP REDEMPTIONS

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1,669.68
GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1,669.68
SLV iShares Silver Trust -19.04
SLV iShares Silver Trust -19.04
USLV VelocityShares 3X Long Silver ETN -14.27

AUM WINNERS

PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF 15.33%
PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF 15.33%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN 11.83%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN 11.83%
ZSL ProShares UltraShort Silver 6.36%

AUM LOSERS

PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust -18.12%
PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust -18.12%
DBP Invesco DB Precious Metals Fund -17.45%
DBP Invesco DB Precious Metals Fund -17.45%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -14.06%

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