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.

With 19 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, REIT ETFs have total assets under management of $20.53B. The average expense ratio is 0.46%. 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 $6.63B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing REIT ETF was REML at 114.20%. The most recent ETF launched in the REIT space was the ALPS Active REIT ETF REIT on 02/25/21.

Top ETF Performers

MVRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 1.5X Leveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 8.28%
REML Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 6.99%
MORT VanEck Mortgage REIT Income ETF 5.71%
RWR SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF 5.12%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF 4.63%

Bottom ETF Performers

VPN Global X Data Center REITs and Digital Infrastructure ETF -1.56%
PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF -0.03%
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF 2.24%
SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF 2.90%
REIT ALPS Active REIT ETF 2.92%

Top Creations

SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF 137.40
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF 64.73
USRT iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF 52.63
RWR SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF 47.50
VPN Global X Data Center REITs and Digital Infrastructure ETF 7.99

Top Redemptions

SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF -30.59
BBRE JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF -25.19
REET iShares Global REIT ETF -23.45
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF -11.82
REML Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN -6.35

AUM Winners

SPRE SP Funds S&P Global REIT Sharia ETF 10.32%
VPN Global X Data Center REITs and Digital Infrastructure ETF 8.29%
USRT iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF 6.60%
MVRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 1.5X Leveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 6.08%
BBRE JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF 6.05%

AUM Losers

FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund -0.71%
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF 0.51%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF 0.73%
PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF 0.94%
REIT ALPS Active REIT ETF 2.51%

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