U.S. ETF Overview

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

With 1137 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, U.S. ETFs gather total assets under management of $2,623.66B. The average expense ratio is 0.49%. U.S. ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation
  • Alternatives

The largest U.S. ETF is the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY with $261.53B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing U.S. ETF was the UVXY at 200.81%. The most-recent ETF launched in the U.S. space was the Columbia Multi-Sector Municipal Income ETF MUST in 10/10/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

UVXY ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 532.20%
SVXY ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 261.91%
TZA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3x Shares 35.04%
LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X Shares 35.03%
WDRW Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bear 3X Shares 34.87%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

NAIL Direxion Daily Homebuilders & Supplies Bull 3X Shares -41.64%
LABU Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X Shares -29.22%
URTY ProShares UltraPro Russell2000 -27.31%
TNA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3x Shares -27.30%
DPST Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bull 3X Shares -26.78%

TOP CREATIONS

SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 5.11K
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 ETF 4.42K
TLT iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF 2.44K
IWM iShares Russell 2000 ETF 2.40K
XLC Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund 1.48K

TOP REDEMPTIONS

HYG iShares iBoxx USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF -2,034.76
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF -655.01
SHV iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF -529.74
PFF iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF -437.21
XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund -407.10

AUM WINNERS

ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 930,900.00%
LSAF LeaderShares AlphaFactor U.S. Core Equity ETF 1,226.45%
DVOL First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Low Volatility ETF 553.90%
DVLU First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Value ETF 547.79%
XLC Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund 400.60%

AUM LOSERS

FTXO First Trust Nasdaq Bank ETF -78.71%
UST ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury -53.85%
UTSL Direxion Daily Utilities Bull 3X Shares -53.01%
VETS Pacer Military Times Best Employers ETF -52.68%
NUAG NuShares Enhanced Yield U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF -51.22%

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