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 517 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Sectors ETFs gather total assets under management of $491.20B. The average expense ratio is 0.62%. Sectors ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Sectors ETF is the Vanguard Information Technology ETF VGT with $33.18B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Sectors ETF was the CWEB at 120.39%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Sectors space was the Direxion Work From Home ETF WFH in 06/25/20.

Top ETF Performers

NRGD MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 87.96%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 2X Shares 74.11%
CWEB Direxion Daily CSI China Internet Index Bull 2X Shares 56.52%
NRGZ MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -2X Inverse Leveraged ETN 55.84%
ERY Direxion Daily Energy Bear 2X Shares 55.42%

Bottom ETF Performers

NRGU MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 3X Leveraged ETN -59.66%
DPST Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bull 3X Shares -59.62%
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 2X Shares -50.12%
BNKU MicroSectors U.S. Big Banks Index 3X Leveraged ETN -49.35%
DFEN Direxion Daily Aerospace & Defense Bull 3X Shares -46.85%

Top Creations

XLU Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund 908.66
FXD First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund 673.80
XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund 625.47
VGT Vanguard Information Technology ETF 606.39
VNQ Vanguard Real Estate ETF 597.79

Top Redemptions

XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund -2,517.63
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund -1,406.84
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund -965.41
XLP Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund -932.46
FXH First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund -572.14

AUM Winners

GERM ETFMG Treatments Testing and Advancements ETF 1,032.35%
KEMQ KraneShares Emerging Markets Consumer Technology Index ETF 475.49%
BETZ Roundhill Sports Betting & iGaming ETF 473.06%
FXN First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund 394.97%
FXD First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund 313.26%

AUM Losers

BUY USCF SummerHaven SHPEI Index Fund -97.11%
FXU First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund -71.64%
INFR Legg Mason Global Infrastructure ETF -59.00%
IEZ iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF -54.41%
BNKU MicroSectors U.S. Big Banks Index 3X Leveraged ETN -44.82%

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