Small Cap ETF Overview

With 128 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Small Cap ETFs gather total assets under management of $251.63B. The average expense ratio is 0.48%. Small Cap ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Small Cap ETF is the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF IJR with $48.73B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Small Cap ETF was the EWZS at 44.79%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Small Cap space was the Innovator Russell 2000 Power Buffer ETF - January KJAN in 01/01/20.

Top ETF Performers

SCIF VanEck Vectors India Small-Cap Index ETF 10.70%
RSXJ VanEck Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF 10.45%
EWZS iShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap ETF 8.60%
MFMS MFAM Small-Cap Growth ETF 7.33%
BRF VanEck Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF 6.75%

Bottom ETF Performers

RZV Invesco S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Value ETF -5.99%
AVUV Avantis U.S. Small Cap Value ETF -3.12%
TZA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares -2.74%
SRTY ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000 -2.62%
EES WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Fund -2.30%

Top Creations

IWM iShares Russell 2000 ETF 663.38
SCZ iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF 553.03
IJR iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF 463.47
VB Vanguard Small-Cap ETF 197.29
IWO iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF 188.81

Top Redemptions

SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF -22.50
RWM ProShares Short Russell2000 -20.28
SLY SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF -18.41
CSML IQ Chaikin U.S. Small Cap ETF -14.80
RWJ Invesco S&P SmallCap 600 Revenue ETF -13.35

AUM Winners

KJAN Innovator Russell 2000 Power Buffer ETF - January 302.16%
ECNS iShares MSCI China Small-Cap ETF 140.04%
TPSC Timothy Plan US Small Cap Core ETF 99.39%
SPSM SPDR Portfolio Small Cap ETF 45.98%
FEMS First Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund 19.72%

AUM Losers

RZV Invesco S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Value ETF -34.51%
RZG Invesco S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Growth ETF -33.05%
XSHD Invesco S&P SmallCap High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -30.64%
SLYV SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF -24.39%
XSVM Invesco S&P SmallCap Value with Momentum ETF -22.79%

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