U.S. ETF Overview

U.S. ETFs only invest in U.S.-traded securities.

With 1328 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, U.S. ETFs gather total assets under management of $3,412.99B. The average expense ratio is 0.49%. U.S. ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Asset Allocation
  • Alternatives

The largest U.S. ETF is the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY with $299.33B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing U.S. ETF was the DRIP at 399.21%. The most-recent ETF launched in the U.S. space was the Natixis U.S. Equity Opportunities ETF EQOP in 09/17/20.

Top ETF Performers

NRGD MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 33.84%
DRIP Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 2X Shares 26.62%
NRGZ MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index -2X Inverse Leveraged ETN 22.59%
DUG ProShares UltraShort Oil & Gas 22.29%
ERY Direxion Daily Energy Bear 2X Shares 21.94%

Bottom ETF Performers

NRGU MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 3X Leveraged ETN -32.82%
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 2X Shares -25.96%
NRGO MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index 2X Leveraged ETN -22.28%
DIG ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas -21.01%
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 2x Shares -20.41%

Top Creations

QQQ Invesco QQQ Trust 2.27K
BND Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF 2.22K
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF 2.03K
VCSH Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF 1.78K
TIP iShares TIPS Bond ETF 1.33K

Top Redemptions

SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust -2,471.38
VUG Vanguard Growth ETF -1,716.83
SHV iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF -1,716.10
TLT iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF -1,519.44
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF -1,505.35

AUM Winners

QQQN VictoryShares Nasdaq Next 50 ETF 8,937,732.38%
FTXR First Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF 9,103.11%
MUTE Direxion Daily Communication Services Index Bear 3X Shares 1,055.17%
FUNL CornerCap Fundametrics Large-Cap ETF 809.74%
PSEP Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - September 388.05%

AUM Losers

FXN First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund -81.10%
FVL First Trust Value Line 100 ETF -62.63%
GUDB Sage ESG Intermediate Credit ETF -57.18%
PY Principal Shareholder Yield Index ETF -55.02%
IEO iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF -53.84%

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