Utilities ETF Overview

Utilities ETFs invest in the equity of companies from the utilities industry. These companies are known for their reliable dividend payments and negative correlations to interest rates. A favorite for income investors, utilities often have higher dividend yields and carry moderate levels of risk.

Utilities ETFs are classified under this market segment:

Equity: U.S. Utilities

With 14 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Utilities ETFs gather total assets under management of $12.61B. The average expense ratio is 0.54%. Utilities ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Utilities ETF is the Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund XLU with $7.93B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Utilities ETF was the PSCU at 8.67%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Utilities space was the Direxion Daily Utilities Bull 3X Shares UTSL in 05/03/17.

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