Sectors ETF Overview

Sector ETFs dissect the market according to their economy activity. These products are popular with investors looking for targeted exposure in addition to their core equity exposure, as well as those looking to take advantage of long-term trends in the economy.

Furthermore, investors can benefit from the low correlations between each sector, which allows for easier risk management. From an active management perspective, they can also implement sector rotation strategies.

With 501 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Sectors ETFs gather total assets under management of $453.61B. The average expense ratio is 0.63%. Sectors ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Sectors ETF is the Vanguard Real Estate ETF VNQ with $34.29B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Sectors ETF was the DRN at 65.96%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Sectors space was the Procure Space ETF UFO in 04/11/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

SOXL Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3X Shares 32.38%
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares 31.13%
WANT Direxion Daily Consumer Discretionary Bull 3x Shares 23.73%
TECL Direxion Daily Technology Bull 3X Shares 22.47%
NAIL Direxion Daily Homebuilders & Supplies Bull 3X Shares 20.53%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares -29.86%
SOXS Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Shares -27.90%
GASX Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3X Shares -21.62%
PASS Direxion Daily Consumer Discretionary Bear 3X Shares -21.07%
TECS Direxion Daily Technology Bear 3X Shares -19.87%

TOP CREATIONS

XLC Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund 866.31
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund 305.22
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF 288.45
IYR iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF 230.05
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund 198.93

TOP REDEMPTIONS

XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund -1,048.94
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund -626.26
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund -494.81
XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund -477.27
VGT Vanguard Information Technology ETF -348.16

AUM WINNERS

FIVG Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF 1,411.27%
HAUZ Xtrackers International Real Estate ETF 478.87%
NETL NETLease Corporate Real Estate ETF 304.41%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares 123.58%
WDRW Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bear 3X Shares 98.63%

AUM LOSERS

USAI American Energy Independence ETF -56.50%
BNKD MicroSectors U.S. Big Banks Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN -51.70%
BNKZ MicroSectors U.S. Big Banks Index -2x Inverse Leveraged ETN -51.12%
KNAB MicroSectors U.S. Big Banks Index Inverse ETN -50.55%
RTL Pacer Benchmark Retail Real Estate SCTR ETF -49.05%

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