Theme Investing ETF Overview

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

With 86 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Theme Investing ETFs gather total assets under management of $26.56B. The average expense ratio is 0.60%. 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 $3.25B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Theme Investing ETF was the QCLN at 88.54%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Theme Investing space was the Direxion Connected Consumer ETF CCON in 08/25/20.

Top ETF Performers

ARKQ ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF 10.25%
TAN Invesco Solar ETF 9.54%
UBOT Direxion Daily Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Automation Index Bull 3X Shares 7.92%
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund 7.92%
EKAR Ideanomics NextGen Vehicles & Technology ETF 7.64%

Bottom ETF Performers

POTX Global X Cannabis ETF -17.52%
THCX The Cannabis ETF -9.86%
MJ ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF -9.06%
IGE iShares North American Natural Resources ETF -6.97%
YOLO AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF -6.33%

Top Creations

ICLN iShares Global Clean Energy ETF 223.31
TAN Invesco Solar ETF 195.51
PBW Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF 91.78
ARKQ ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF 80.66
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund 80.08

Top Redemptions

GUNR FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund -96.00
NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF -50.31
IGF iShares Global Infrastructure ETF -20.05
IGE iShares North American Natural Resources ETF -15.93
CUT Invesco MSCI Global Timber ETF -6.73

AUM Winners

FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF 440.40%
THNQ ROBO Global Artificial Intelligence ETF 46.07%
DRIV Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF 44.61%
BUYZ Franklin Disruptive Commerce ETF 40.72%
MOTO SmartETFs Smart Transportation & Technology ETF 38.85%

AUM Losers

NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF -15.25%
TOLZ ProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF -14.30%
EVX VanEck Vectors Environmental Services ETF -11.99%
THCX The Cannabis ETF -10.14%
IGE iShares North American Natural Resources ETF -9.36%

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