Trend-Following ETF Overview

With 24 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Trend-Following ETFs have total assets under management of $1.86B. The average expense ratio is 0.68%. Trend-Following ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Asset Allocation
  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Alternatives

The largest Trend-Following ETF is the Xtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETF HYDW with $504.58M in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Trend-Following ETF was EQRR at 83.52%. The most recent ETF launched in the Trend-Following space was the Global X Adaptive U.S. Risk Management ETF ONOF on 01/12/21.

Top ETF Performers

DVOL First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Low Volatility ETF 6.54%
VSL Volshares Large Cap ETF 5.58%
UTRN Vesper U.S. Large Cap Short-Term Reversal Strategy ETF 5.34%
XRLV Invesco S&P 500 ex-Rate Sensitive Low Volatility ETF 5.24%
ASET FlexShares Real Assets Allocation Index Fund 5.03%

Bottom ETF Performers

BTAL AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund -1.58%
VMOT Alpha Architect Value Momentum Trend ETF -0.93%
HYDW Xtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETF 0.27%
HYLV IQ S&P High Yield Low Volatility Bond ETF 0.36%
LDRS Innovator IBD ETF Leaders ETF 0.36%

Top Creations

HYDW Xtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETF 35.32
FCTR First Trust Lunt U.S. Factor Rotation ETF 33.95
PCY Invesco Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt ETF 13.83
ARMR Armor U.S. Equity Index ETF 9.03
VSL Volshares Large Cap ETF 6.20

Top Redemptions

DVOL First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Low Volatility ETF -8.48
TCTL Premise Capital Diversified Tactical ETF -5.61
LDRS Innovator IBD ETF Leaders ETF -1.35
MXDU Nationwide Maximum Diversification U.S. Core Equity ETF -0.98
UTRN Vesper U.S. Large Cap Short-Term Reversal Strategy ETF 0.00

AUM Winners

VSL Volshares Large Cap ETF 217.09%
ARMR Armor U.S. Equity Index ETF 158.00%
HYUP Xtrackers High Beta High Yield Bond ETF 40.47%
ASET FlexShares Real Assets Allocation Index Fund 33.52%
BTAL AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund 19.58%

AUM Losers

FCTR First Trust Lunt U.S. Factor Rotation ETF -22.78%
LDRS Innovator IBD ETF Leaders ETF -12.18%
TCTL Premise Capital Diversified Tactical ETF -10.72%
VMOT Alpha Architect Value Momentum Trend ETF -0.20%
DVOL First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Low Volatility ETF -0.13%

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