Theme Investing ETF Overview

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

With 255 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Theme Investing ETFs have total assets under management of $154.07B. The average expense ratio is 0.62%. Theme Investing ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Theme Investing ETF is the ARK Innovation ETF ARKK with $14.36B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Theme Investing ETF was NAIL at 105.01%. The most recent ETF launched in the Theme Investing space was the Strategy Shares Halt Climate Change ETF NZRO on 01/10/22.

Top ETF Performers

WEBS Direxion Daily Dow Jones Internet Bear 3X Shares 21.38%
SARK Tuttle Capital Short Innovation ETF 13.88%
IGE iShares North American Natural Resources ETF 12.08%
NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF 11.74%
FTRI First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF 11.02%

Bottom ETF Performers

FNGG Direxion Daily Select Large Caps & FANGs Bull 2X Shares -22.88%
WEBL Direxion Daily Dow Jones Internet Bull 3X Shares -22.59%
KLNE Direxion Daily Global Clean Energy Bull 2X Shares -20.74%
VFIN Simplify Volt Fintech Disruption ETF -18.32%
DAPP VanEck Digital Transformation ETF -16.81%

Top Creations

XHB SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF 335.80
GUNR FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund 285.66
CIBR First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF 175.61
META Roundhill Ball Metaverse ETF 171.90
ITB iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF 149.95

Top Redemptions

KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF -488.36
TAN Invesco Solar ETF -416.74
ARKF ARK Fintech Innovation ETF -283.09
ARKG ARK Genomic Revolution ETF -254.76
ARKW ARK Next Generation Internet ETF -245.68

AUM Winners

ZGEN The Generation Z ETF 1,796.58%
BAD B.A.D. ETF 959.19%
FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF 561.23%
GRZZ Grizzle Growth ETF 191.95%
WEBS Direxion Daily Dow Jones Internet Bear 3X Shares 97.36%

AUM Losers

ENTR ERShares Entrepreneurs ETF -43.34%
XRT SPDR S&P Retail ETF -31.86%
ARKF ARK Fintech Innovation ETF -26.94%
CTEC Global X CleanTech ETF -26.76%
VFIN Simplify Volt Fintech Disruption ETF -25.36%

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