Sign UpFAQs Is the performance data displayed when comparing ETFs cumulative or annualized? The performance data presented is the annualized total return for time periods longer than one year. Why are different metrics used to compare ETF holdings? Analyzing ETF holdings requires different metrics depending on the asset class. For example, an investor evaluating an equity ETF may be interested in valuation ratios, whereas a fixed income investor focusing on a bond ETF may focus on credit ratings. The Comparison Tool considers the asset class of the ETFs being compared when generating metrics for comparison to give you the best comparison possible. How do I add an ETF I am comparing to my portfolio? There is a Plus (+) button next to the ETF ticker at the top of the comparison page. Selecting the Plus button will take you to a prompt where you can select which portfolio will add the ETF to its holdings. Can I compare more than two ETFs simultaneously? The Compare ETFs page currently supports comparisons between two ETFs only. If you would like to compare more ETFs side-by-side, it is possible via the ETF Screener. What metrics are used to compare ETFs? ETFs will be compared using metrics related to performance, cost, holdings and ESG. How do I compare ETFs? You can compare two ETFs across a variety of metrics on our Compare ETFs page. This page includes popular comparisons among investors and gives you the option to input two specific ETFs for comparison.