Theme Investing ETF Overview

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

With 57 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Theme Investing ETFs gather total assets under management of $18.70B. The average expense ratio is 0.56%. 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 $5.74B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Theme Investing ETF was the OLD at 23.83%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Theme Investing space was the Goldman Sachs Motif New Age Consumer ETF GBUY in 03/01/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

SEA Invesco Shipping ETF 9.57%
MILN Global X Millennials Thematic ETF 5.71%
PZD Invesco Cleantech ETF 5.38%
ACES ALPS Clean Energy ETF 5.00%
XKII SPDR Kensho Intelligent Structures ETF 4.91%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

EMIF iShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure ETF -2.42%
SLIM The Obesity ETF -1.69%
LNGR Global X Longevity Thematic ETF -1.11%
NLR VanEck Vectors Uranium+Nuclear Energy ETF -0.88%
INCO Columbia India Consumer ETF -0.88%

TOP CREATIONS

PHO Invesco Water Resources ETF 64.84
NFRA FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund 42.00
IGF iShares Global Infrastructure ETF 21.94
TAN Invesco Solar ETF 11.54
ICLN iShares Global Clean Energy ETF 9.74

TOP REDEMPTIONS

GNR SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF -38.96
IGE iShares North American Natural Resources ETF -22.01
NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF -20.76
WOOD iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF -15.18
MOO VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF -12.41

AUM WINNERS

ACES ALPS Clean Energy ETF 68.41%
FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF 21.82%
BFIT Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF 19.30%
MILN Global X Millennials Thematic ETF 18.61%
SEA Invesco Shipping ETF 8.66%

AUM LOSERS

EMIF iShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure ETF -23.22%
WOOD iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF -12.95%
SLIM The Obesity ETF -2.64%
INCO Columbia India Consumer ETF -2.45%
SOIL Global X Fertilizers/Potash ETF -1.91%

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