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 $18.53B. The average expense ratio is 0.58%. 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 $5.61B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Theme Investing ETF was the SLIM at 23.49%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Theme Investing space was the ALPS Clean Energy ETF ACES in 06/29/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

URA Global X Uranium ETF 4.05%
GRES IQ Global Resources ETF 2.53%
GUNR FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund 1.51%
NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF 1.29%
HAP VanEck Vectors Natural Resources ETF 1.05%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

WOOD iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF -11.73%
CUT Invesco MSCI Global Timber ETF -11.67%
INCO Columbia India Consumer ETF -10.82%
GRID First Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Smart GRID Infrastructure Index -9.23%
PZD Invesco Cleantech ETF -8.97%

TOP CREATIONS

GII SPDR S&P Global Infrastructure ETF 9.76
FIW First Trust Water ETF 7.54
BFIT Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF 3.85
MILN Global X Millennials Thematic ETF 3.54
ACES ALPS Clean Energy ETF 2.59

TOP REDEMPTIONS

GNR SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF -97.64
GRES IQ Global Resources ETF -55.23
ECON Columbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF -52.19
CHIQ Global X China Consumer ETF -38.04
NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF -22.07

AUM WINNERS

BFIT Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF 44.74%
TOLZ ProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF 2.53%
MOO VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF 2.28%
NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF 2.13%
GRES IQ Global Resources ETF 0.76%

AUM LOSERS

OLD The Long-Term Care ETF -30.96%
OBOR KraneShares MSCI One Belt One Road Index ETF -24.45%
FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF -23.24%
WOOD iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF -21.14%
ECON Columbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF -15.57%

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