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 513 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Sectors ETFs gather total assets under management of $505.31B. 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 $37.05B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Sectors ETF was the SOXL at 229.10%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Sectors space was the Infusive Compounding Global Equities ETF JOYY in 12/30/19.

Top ETF Performers

PILL Direxion Daily Pharmaceutical & Medical Bull 3X Shares 33.45%
CWEB Direxion Daily CSI China Internet Index Bull 2X Shares 25.09%
WEBL Direxion Daily Dow Jones Internet Bull 3X Shares 23.00%
TECL Direxion Daily Technology Bull 3X Shares 22.27%
TAWK Direxion Daily Communication Services Index Bull 3X Shares 19.26%

Bottom ETF Performers

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -20.61%
TECS Direxion Daily Technology Bear 3X Shares -19.21%
WEBS Direxion Daily Dow Jones Internet Bear 3X Shares -19.20%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares -17.67%
SCOM ProShares UltraPro Short Communication Services Select Sector ETF -16.40%

Top Creations

XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund 535.87
VGT Vanguard Information Technology ETF 507.34
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund 412.10
XOP SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF 301.01
VHT Vanguard Health Care ETF 215.93

Top Redemptions

XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund -2,642.41
XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund -607.92
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund -546.90
IBB iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF -545.18
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund -523.75

AUM Winners

MLPB ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 420.73%
TDV ProShares S&P Technology Dividend Aristocrats ETF 235.41%
CHIK Global X MSCI China Information Technology ETF 229.43%
LBDC ETRACS 2xLeveraged Long Wells Fargo Business Development Company ETN Series B 168.33%
FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF 144.30%

AUM Losers

GRES IQ Global Resources ETF -74.11%
PEZ Invesco DWA Consumer Cyclicals Momentum ETF -51.21%
FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF -42.96%
RORE Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF -38.51%
FTXG First Trust Nasdaq Food & Beverage ETF -38.17%

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