50+ ETFs Change Expense Ratios

50+ ETFs Change Expense Ratios

More than 50 ETFs have raised or lowered their expense ratios in the past few days.

Reviewed by: etf.com Staff
Edited by: etf.com Staff

A large range of ETFs from multiple issuers have raised or lowered their expense ratios at the turning of the month. The largest change was for the InfraCap MLP ETF (AMZA), which saw its price go up by 57 basis points. Meanwhile, the PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio (KBWD) reduced its expense ratio by 59 basis points.

In all, 53 ETFs enacted changes in their expense ratios, with 20 lowering fees and 33 raising fees.

PowerShares and Global X had the most funds making expense ratio changes, at 11 each. The largest reduction for PowerShares occurred with KBWD; however, the expense ratio on its PowerShares DWA Momentum & Low Volatility Rotation Portfolio (DWLV) went up by 16 basis points. Global X’s changes ranged from a 22-basis-point reduction on its Global X MSCI Nigeria ETF (NGE) to a 4-basis-point increase for the expense ratio of its Global X FTSE Nordic Region ETF (GXF).

The changes are listed in the table below:


FundTickerOldNewEffectivity DateChange
Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 1X SharesTYBS0.50%0.58%28-Feb-180.08%
Guggenheim MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Country Weight ETFEWEM0.70%0.71%28-Feb-180.01%
Guggenheim S&P 100 Equal Weight ETFOEW0.40%0.41%28-Feb-180.01%
Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Real Estate ETFEWRE0.40%0.41%28-Feb-180.01%
Horizons DAX Germany ETFDAX0.20%0.45%28-Feb-180.25%
InfraCap MLP ETFAMZA1.36%1.93%28-Feb-180.57%
Janus Velocity Tail Risk Hedged Large Cap ETFTRSK0.70%0.71%28-Feb-180.01%
Janus Velocity Volatility Hedged Large Cap ETFSPXH0.70%0.71%28-Feb-180.01%
PowerShares CEF Income Composite PortfolioPCEF2.02%2.07%28-Feb-180.05%
PowerShares DWA Momentum & Low Volatility Rotation PortfolioDWLV0.52%0.68%28-Feb-180.16%
PowerShares DWA Tactical Multi-Asset Income PortfolioDWIN0.69%0.58%28-Feb-18-0.11%
Powershares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets PortfolioPXH0.49%0.50%28-Feb-180.01%
PowerShares Global Agriculture PortfolioPAGG0.76%0.77%28-Feb-180.01%
PowerShares Growth Multi-Asset Allocation PortfolioPSMG0.39%0.36%28-Feb-18-0.03%
PowerShares India PortfolioPIN0.82%0.79%28-Feb-18-0.03%
PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial PortfolioKBWD2.99%2.40%28-Feb-18-0.59%
PowerShares Preferred PortfolioPGX0.50%0.51%28-Feb-180.01%
PowerShares S&P Emerging Markets Momentum PortfolioEEMO0.29%0.31%28-Feb-180.02%
PowerShares S&P International Developed Quality PortfolioIDHQ0.33%0.29%28-Feb-18-0.04%
United States Oil Fund LPUSO0.76%0.84%28-Feb-180.08%
Virtus Cumberland Municipal Bond ETFCUMB0.59%0.62%28-Feb-180.03%
Virtus Newfleet Multi-Sector Bond ETFNFLT0.82%0.80%28-Feb-18-0.02%
Amplify YieldShares CWP Dividend & Option Income ETFDIVO0.95%0.96%1-Mar-180.01%
Amplify YieldShares Oil Hedged MLP Income ETFAMLX0.85%0.90%1-Mar-180.05%
Amplify YieldShares Senior Loan and Income ETFYESR2.15%2.30%1-Mar-180.15%
Davis Select U.S. Equity ETFDUSA0.60%0.65%1-Mar-180.05%
First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETFFTSM0.25%0.35%1-Mar-180.10%
First Trust Long/Short Equity ETFFTLS1.41%1.48%1-Mar-180.07%
First Trust Low Duration Opportunities ETFLMBS0.67%0.68%1-Mar-180.01%
First Trust Senior Loan FundFTSL0.86%0.88%1-Mar-180.02%
First Trust Strategic Income ETFFDIV0.87%0.88%1-Mar-180.01%
First Trust Tactical High Yield ETFHYLS1.11%1.10%1-Mar-18-0.01%
Global X FTSE GreeceGREK0.62%0.59%1-Mar-18-0.03%
Global X FTSE Nordic RegionGXF0.51%0.55%1-Mar-180.04%
Global X FTSE PortugalPGAL0.61%0.58%1-Mar-18-0.03%
Global X JPMorgan U.S. Sector RotatorSCTO0.84%0.83%1-Mar-18-0.01%
Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETFLIT0.76%0.75%1-Mar-18-0.01%
Global X MSCI NigeriaNGE1.10%0.88%1-Mar-18-0.22%
Global X MSCI PakistanPAK0.91%0.87%1-Mar-18-0.04%
Global X Scientific Beta JapanSCIJ0.38%0.39%1-Mar-180.01%
Global X SuperDividend Emerging MarketsSDEM0.65%0.66%1-Mar-180.01%
Global X Uranium ETFURA0.70%0.69%1-Mar-18-0.01%
Global X YieldCo Index ETFYLCO0.66%0.65%1-Mar-18-0.01%
iSectors Post-MPT Growth ETFPMPT0.92%1.02%1-Mar-180.10%
iShares Interest Rate Hedged Corporate Bond ETFLQDH0.25%0.24%1-Mar-18-0.01%
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETFEMB0.39%0.40%1-Mar-180.01%
iShares Yield Optimized Bond ETFBYLD0.28%0.25%1-Mar-18-0.03%
Legg Mason Developed Ex-US Diversified Core ETFDDBI0.41%0.40%1-Mar-18-0.01%
Legg Mason Emerging Markets Diversified Core ETFEDBI0.51%0.50%1-Mar-18-0.01%
Legg Mason Emerging Markets Low Volatility High Dividend ETFLVHE0.50%0.51%1-Mar-180.01%
Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETFLVHI0.41%0.40%1-Mar-18-0.01%
Portfolio+ S&P 500 ETFPPLC0.42%0.49%1-Mar-180.07%
Portfolio+ S&P Small Cap ETFPPSC0.30%0.37%1-Mar-180.07%

Source: FactSet


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