Telecommunications ETF Overview

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

With 17 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Telecommunications ETFs gather total assets under management of $8.63B. The average expense ratio is 0.60%. 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 $5.51B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Telecommunications ETF was the LTL at 21.00%. 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 11.58%
TAWK Direxion Daily Communication Services Index Bull 3X Shares 11.56%
LTL ProShares Ultra Telecommunications 11.27%
XCOM ProShares Ultra Communication Services Select Sector ETF 7.80%
CHIC Global X MSCI China Communication Services ETF 5.86%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

SCOM ProShares UltraPro Short Communication Services Select Sector ETF -11.44%
MUTE Direxion Daily Communication Services Index Bear 3X Shares -11.17%
YCOM ProShares UltraShort Communication Services Select Sector ETF -7.53%
JHCS John Hancock Multifactor Media and Communications ETF --
EWCO Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Communication Services ETF 3.46%

TOP CREATIONS

XLC Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund 866.31
VOX Vanguard Communication Services ETF 160.76
FIVG Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF 19.74
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF 7.02
JHCS John Hancock Multifactor Media and Communications ETF 3.76

TOP REDEMPTIONS

CHIC Global X MSCI China Communication Services ETF -2.62
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF -2.60
FCOM Fidelity MSCI Communication Services Index ETF -0.01
SCOM ProShares UltraPro Short Communication Services Select Sector ETF 0
LTL ProShares Ultra Telecommunications 0

AUM WINNERS

FIVG Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF 1,411.27%
JHCS John Hancock Multifactor Media and Communications ETF 54.78%
EWCO Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Communication Services ETF 54.34%
XLC Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund 13.10%
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF 12.65%

AUM LOSERS

MUTE Direxion Daily Communication Services Index Bear 3X Shares -9.06%
SCOM ProShares UltraPro Short Communication Services Select Sector ETF -8.95%
CHIC Global X MSCI China Communication Services ETF -6.61%
YCOM ProShares UltraShort Communication Services Select Sector ETF -6.02%
VOX Vanguard Communication Services ETF 4.79%

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