Theme Investing ETF Overview

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

With 61 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Theme Investing ETFs gather total assets under management of $20.97B. 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 $5.47B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Theme Investing ETF was the TAN at 64.81%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Theme Investing space was the North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF URNM in 12/03/19.

Top ETF Performers

PBW Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF 16.29%
CNRG SPDR S&P Kensho Clean Power ETF 15.21%
PBD Invesco Global Clean Energy ETF 11.45%
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund 11.42%
TAN Invesco Solar ETF 10.51%

Bottom ETF Performers

SEA Invesco Shipping ETF -3.55%
BUYN USCF SummerHaven SHPEN Index Fund -3.32%
WOOD iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF -0.73%
CUT Invesco MSCI Global Timber ETF -0.70%
FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF -0.40%

Top Creations

NFRA FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund 109.44
PHO Invesco Water Resources ETF 45.19
ICLN iShares Global Clean Energy ETF 33.29
TOLZ ProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF 14.65
FIW First Trust Water ETF 14.59

Top Redemptions

GUNR FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund -353.63
GRES IQ Global Resources ETF -98.28
CGW Invesco S&P Global Water Index ETF -35.26
MOO VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF -26.62
OBOR KraneShares MSCI One Belt One Road Index ETF -5.95

AUM Winners

FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF 144.30%
CNRG SPDR S&P Kensho Clean Power ETF 53.77%
PBW Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF 33.03%
HAP VanEck Vectors Natural Resources ETF 21.45%
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund 20.78%

AUM Losers

GRES IQ Global Resources ETF -74.11%
BFIT Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF -15.45%
CUT Invesco MSCI Global Timber ETF -7.12%
URA Global X Uranium ETF -5.85%
SEA Invesco Shipping ETF -5.54%

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