Small Cap ETF Overview

With 123 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Small Cap ETFs gather total assets under management of $221.37B. 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 $43.26B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Small Cap ETF was the SMMV at 10.47%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Small Cap space was the Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF RYLD in 04/17/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

SDD ProShares UltraShort SmallCap600 4.96%
TZA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares 4.24%
SRTY ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000 4.00%
DWAS Invesco DWA SmallCap Momentum ETF 3.74%
TWM ProShares UltraShort Russell2000 2.91%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

ASHS Xtrackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF -16.67%
HAO Invesco China Small Cap ETF -11.85%
ECNS iShares MSCI China Small-Cap ETF -11.35%
FEMS First Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund -10.35%
DGS WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Fund -8.66%

TOP CREATIONS

VB Vanguard Small-Cap ETF 275.06
SPSM SPDR Portfolio Small Cap ETF 139.01
SCHA Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF 111.03
PSC Principal U.S. Small-Cap Multi-Factor Index ETF 108.34
VBK Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF 93.45

TOP REDEMPTIONS

IWM iShares Russell 2000 ETF -1,297.14
IWN iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF -300.14
FNDA Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index ETF -185.14
TNA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3x Shares -120.94
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF -98.71

AUM WINNERS

ISDS Invesco RAFI Strategic Developed ex-US Small Company ETF 520.90%
RYLD Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF 49.05%
ERSX ERShares Non-US Small Cap ETF 32.99%
ESML iShares ESG MSCI U.S.A. Small-Cap ETF 18.60%
RNSC First Trust Small Cap U.S. Equity Select ETF 17.09%

AUM LOSERS

XSHQ Invesco S&P SmallCap Quality ETF -26.55%
FEMS First Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund -17.81%
HAO Invesco China Small Cap ETF -15.66%
ASHS Xtrackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF -15.65%
CSML IQ Chaikin U.S. Small Cap ETF -14.14%

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