U.S. ETF Overview

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

With 1274 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, U.S. ETFs gather total assets under management of $3,200.49B. The average expense ratio is 0.50%. 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 $279.67B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing U.S. ETF was the NAIL at 167.28%. The most-recent ETF launched in the U.S. space was the FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF - November DNOV in 11/15/19.

Top ETF Performers

UBIO ProShares UltraPro Nasdaq Biotechnology 34.59%
LABU Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X Shares 34.34%
SOXL Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3X Shares 27.52%
FNGU MicroSectors FANG+ Index 3X Leveraged ETN 27.16%
TECL Direxion Daily Technology Bull 3X Shares 26.36%

Bottom ETF Performers

TVIX VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN -32.27%
LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X Shares -28.06%
ZBIO ProShares UltraPro Short Nasdaq Biotechnology -26.93%
UVXY ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF -25.07%
SOXS Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Shares -24.00%

Top Creations

VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF 2.61K
USMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol U.S.A. ETF 1.52K
QUAL iShares Edge MSCI U.S.A. Quality Factor ETF 1.44K
GOVT iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF 1.35K
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 1.26K

Top Redemptions

SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust -3,935.65
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 ETF -3,191.83
MTUM iShares Edge MSCI U.S.A. Momentum Factor ETF -1,112.74
IWM iShares Russell 2000 ETF -937.27
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund -815.18

AUM Winners

PNOV Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF - November 2,025.81%
BNOV Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF - November 1,304.58%
AVUS Avantis U.S. Equity ETF 777.80%
OVL Overlay Shares Large Cap Equity ETF 600.74%
AVUV Avantis U.S. Small Cap Value ETF 490.78%

AUM Losers

RODI Barclays Return on Disability ETN -97.06%
WIL Barclays Women in Leadership ETN -87.64%
GBF iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF -60.84%
NUAG Nuveen Enhanced Yield U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF -50.04%
XLEY Cushing Energy & MLP ETF -49.07%

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