Telecommunications ETF Overview

Telecommunications ETFs invest in the equity of companies from the telecommunications industry. These ETFs are part of the segment:

With 18 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Telecommunications ETFs gather total assets under management of $10.06B. The average expense ratio is 0.61%. Telecommunications ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Telecommunications ETF is the Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund XLC with $6.36B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Telecommunications ETF was the XLC at 20.44%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Telecommunications space was the John Hancock Multifactor Media and Communications ETF JHCS in 03/13/19.

Top ETF Performers

UCOM ProShares UltraPro Communication Services Select Sector ETF 4.73%
TAWK Direxion Daily Communication Services Index Bull 3X Shares 4.37%
XCOM ProShares Ultra Communication Services Select Sector ETF 3.12%
XLC Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund 1.65%
VOX Vanguard Communication Services ETF 1.31%

Bottom ETF Performers

SCOM ProShares UltraPro Short Communication Services Select Sector ETF -5.03%
MUTE Direxion Daily Communication Services Index Bear 3X Shares -4.98%
LTL ProShares Ultra Telecommunications -4.24%
CHIC Global X MSCI China Communication Services ETF -3.84%
FIVG Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF -3.49%

Top Creations

XLC Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund 279.53
NXTG First Trust Indxx NextG ETF 21.05
FCOM Fidelity MSCI Communication Services Index ETF 13.78
FIVG Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF 12.56
LTL ProShares Ultra Telecommunications 1.01

Top Redemptions

VOX Vanguard Communication Services ETF -61.64
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF -5.09
IXP iShares Global Comm Services ETF -2.98
CHIC Global X MSCI China Communication Services ETF -1.14
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF -0.14

AUM Winners

LTL ProShares Ultra Telecommunications 97.64%
UCOM ProShares UltraPro Communication Services Select Sector ETF 8.51%
TAWK Direxion Daily Communication Services Index Bull 3X Shares 8.42%
FIVG Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF 7.13%
NXTG First Trust Indxx NextG ETF 7.10%

AUM Losers

SCOM ProShares UltraPro Short Communication Services Select Sector ETF -8.34%
MUTE Direxion Daily Communication Services Index Bear 3X Shares -8.08%
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF -6.31%
YCOM ProShares UltraShort Communication Services Select Sector ETF -5.52%
VOX Vanguard Communication Services ETF -3.60%

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