REIT ETF Overview

REIT ETFs hold exclusively real estate investments trusts (REITs). These trusts own or finance income-producing real estate. They provide investors with regular distributions, diversifications, high liquidity and the potential of real estate capital appreciation.

REIT ETFs are part of the following ETF.com market segments:

With 16 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, REIT ETFs gather total assets under management of $12.29B. The average expense ratio is 0.40%. REIT ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income

The largest REIT ETF is the Schwab U.S. REIT ETF SCHH with $4.44B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the PFFR at -14.48%. The most-recent ETF launched in the REIT space was the JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF BBRE in 06/15/18.

Top ETF Performers

MORT VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF 1.73%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF 1.35%
PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF 0.92%
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF 0.36%
RDOG ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF 0.12%

Bottom ETF Performers

ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF -7.18%
RWR SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF -5.97%
SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF -5.86%
FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund -4.61%
BBRE JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF -4.53%

Top Creations

REET iShares Global REIT ETF 89.85
BBRE JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF 37.76
REML Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 20.19
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF 12.44
MORT VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF 11.19

Top Redemptions

SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF -173.84
RWR SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF -68.50
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF -60.74
USRT iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF -54.01
FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund -11.87

AUM Winners

REML Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 46.33%
MORT VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF 26.09%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF 5.43%
RORE Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF 3.49%
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF 2.95%

AUM Losers

FFR First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate -11.80%
RWR SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF -11.41%
RDOG ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF -6.56%
FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund -5.73%
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF -5.61%

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