Small Cap ETF Overview

With 117 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Small Cap ETFs gather total assets under management of $240.23B. The average expense ratio is 0.47%. Small Cap ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Small Cap ETF is the iShares Russell 2000 ETF IWM with $46.53B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Small Cap ETF was the URTY at 82.52%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Small Cap space was the Opus Small Cap Value Plus ETF OSCV in 07/18/18.


JSMLJanus Henderson Small Cap Growth Alpha ETF5.13%
SCINColumbia India Small Cap ETF4.94%
SAAProShares Ultra SmallCap6004.81%
OMFSOppenheimer Russell 2000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF3.82%
SMINiShares MSCI India Small Cap ETF3.68%


RSXJVanEck Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF-11.11%
HAOInvesco China Small Cap ETF-10.08%
ECNSiShares MSCI China Small-Cap ETF-8.08%
ASHSXtrackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF-7.85%
FEMSFirst Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund-5.47%

top creations

IJRiShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF887.10
IJSiShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF427.51
IJTiShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF310.78
SCHASchwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF302.95
VBVanguard Small-Cap ETF185.88

top redemptions

IWMiShares Russell 2000 ETF-1,287.55
IWNiShares Russell 2000 Value ETF-338.96
IWOiShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF-308.12
SCJiShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF-134.25
DGSWisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Fund-38.46


OSCVOpus Small Cap Value Plus ETF464.74%
EWUSiShares MSCI United Kingdom Small Cap ETF156.40%
HSCZiShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF94.93%
CALFPacer U.S. Small Cap Cash Cows 100 ETF32.47%
XSHDInvesco S&P SmallCap High Dividend Low Volatility ETF30.36%


SBBProShares Short SmallCap600-39.81%
SCJiShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF-33.51%
HAOInvesco China Small Cap ETF-15.96%
IEUSiShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF-14.37%

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