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 $15.39B. 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 $5.45B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the LRET at 43.48%. 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

LRET ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN 5.80%
MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 5.42%
REML Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 4.73%
MRRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 4.63%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF 4.53%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF 1.28%
FFR First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate 2.35%
MORT VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF 2.62%
RWR SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF 2.78%
SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF 2.79%

TOP CREATIONS

REET iShares Global REIT ETF 130.63
RWR SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF 63.60
SCHH Schwab U.S. REIT ETF 60.72
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF 19.95
MRRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 18.21

TOP REDEMPTIONS

NURE Nuveen Short-Term REIT ETF -2.85
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF -1.47
RORE Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF -0.01
FFR First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate 0
MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 0

AUM WINNERS

MRRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 31.07%
FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund 24.60%
REML Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 17.60%
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF 16.40%
REET iShares Global REIT ETF 11.31%

AUM LOSERS

RORE Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF -9.16%
NURE Nuveen Short-Term REIT ETF -3.81%
PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF -0.16%
MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 0.99%
FFR First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate 1.48%

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