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 19 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, REIT ETFs gather total assets under management of $14.26B. 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 $5.09B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the LRET at 38.87%. 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

LRET ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN 19.45%
WREI Invesco Wilshire U.S. REIT ETF 10.89%
SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF 10.23%
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF 10.15%
BBRE JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF 10.11%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF 2.47%
MORT VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF 5.37%
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF 6.40%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF 7.10%
FFR First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate 7.35%

TOP CREATIONS

SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF 60.20
USRT iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF 45.01
REET iShares Global REIT ETF 35.74
NURE Nuveen Short-Term REIT ETF 18.56
MRRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 18.04

TOP REDEMPTIONS

RWR SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF -49.43
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF -25.53
FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund -12.23
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF -8.71
FFR First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate 0

AUM WINNERS

NURE Nuveen Short-Term REIT ETF 71.76%
MRRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 25.08%
USRT iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF 21.03%
LRET ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN 17.66%
RORE Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF 15.47%

AUM LOSERS

PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF 2.18%
FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund 4.57%
MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 4.62%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF 5.38%
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF 7.74%

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