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 18 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, REIT ETFs gather total assets under management of $17.25B. The average expense ratio is 0.47%. 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 $6.03B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the LRET at 45.33%. 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

REML Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 5.33%
MRRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 5.28%
MORT VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF 2.68%
LRET ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN 2.67%
RORE Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF 2.67%

Bottom ETF Performers

MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN -0.64%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF 0.52%
NURE Nuveen Short-Term REIT ETF 0.79%
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF 0.95%
SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF 1.07%

Top Creations

SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF 65.46
USRT iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF 52.11
RWR SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF 36.36
FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund 23.73
REET iShares Global REIT ETF 16.59

Top Redemptions

BBRE JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF -8.99
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF -7.85
NURE Nuveen Short-Term REIT ETF -4.60
RORE Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF -0.02
MORT VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF -0.01

AUM Winners

PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF 18.06%
FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund 12.04%
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF 8.41%
FFR First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate 6.96%
REML Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 4.82%

AUM Losers

NURE Nuveen Short-Term REIT ETF -7.22%
RORE Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF -6.91%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF -1.76%
MORT VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF -0.43%
SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF 1.01%

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