Theme Investing ETF Overview

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

With 58 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Theme Investing ETFs gather total assets under management of $17.57B. 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 $5.35B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Theme Investing ETF was the OLD at 32.85%. 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 14.73%
PBW Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF 10.44%
PHO Invesco Water Resources ETF 9.91%
PBD Invesco Global Clean Energy ETF 8.98%
MILN Global X Millennials Thematic ETF 8.46%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

INCO Columbia India Consumer ETF -5.42%
SEA Invesco Shipping ETF -3.02%
SOIL Global X Fertilizers/Potash ETF -0.75%
PAGG Invesco Global Agriculture ETF -0.64%
ORG The Organics ETF -0.38%

TOP CREATIONS

TOLZ ProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF 24.16
GUNR FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund 13.86
IGF iShares Global Infrastructure ETF 11.49
NFRA FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund 4.57
NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF 4.55

TOP REDEMPTIONS

GNR SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF -84.32
IGE iShares North American Natural Resources ETF -62.75
MOO VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF -49.53
URA Global X Uranium ETF -19.94
TAN Invesco Solar ETF -19.11

AUM WINNERS

TOLZ ProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF 47.27%
SLIM The Obesity ETF 36.27%
BFIT Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF 35.79%
OLD The Long-Term Care ETF 30.10%
ACES ALPS Clean Energy ETF 20.54%

AUM LOSERS

FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF -18.42%
CROP IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap ETF -13.60%
HAP VanEck Vectors Natural Resources ETF -11.41%
IGE iShares North American Natural Resources ETF -4.77%
GNR SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF -3.27%

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