Theme Investing ETF Overview

Theme ETFs seek to capture investment opportunities in companies or sectors created by long-term structural trends.

With 59 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Theme Investing ETFs gather total assets under management of $17.74B. The average expense ratio is 0.57%. Theme Investing ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Theme Investing ETF is the FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund GUNR with $5.26B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Theme Investing ETF was the BFIT at 13.73%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Theme Investing space was the SPDR Kensho Clean Power ETF XKCP in 10/22/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

TAN Invesco Solar ETF 21.98%
INCO Columbia India Consumer ETF 15.05%
ICLN iShares Global Clean Energy ETF 13.78%
GEX VanEck Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF 12.22%
PBW Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF 10.98%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

ORG The Organics ETF -2.47%
FTRI First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF -2.34%
WOOD iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF -1.86%
GRES IQ Global Resources ETF -0.83%
GNR SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF -0.43%

TOP CREATIONS

MOO VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF 66.94
GUNR FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund 45.45
IGF iShares Global Infrastructure ETF 12.36
GII SPDR S&P Global Infrastructure ETF 9.70
NFRA FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund 9.16

TOP REDEMPTIONS

WOOD iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF -66.90
ECON Columbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF -49.28
GRES IQ Global Resources ETF -13.38
TAN Invesco Solar ETF -10.52
CHIQ Global X China Consumer ETF -8.84

AUM WINNERS

IFRA iShares U.S. Infrastructure ETF 55.33%
PAVE Global X U.S. Infrastructure Development ETF 39.78%
TAN Invesco Solar ETF 18.70%
ACES ALPS Clean Energy ETF 14.11%
LNGR Global X Longevity Thematic ETF 12.70%

AUM LOSERS

BFIT Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF -32.93%
EMCG WisdomTree Emerging Markets Consumer Growth Fund -16.41%
FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF -14.57%
GRES IQ Global Resources ETF -12.13%
OBOR KraneShares MSCI One Belt One Road Index ETF -11.94%

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