Finalists For The Annual ETF.com Awards

January 31, 2019

AWARD CATEGORIES FOR 2018

1. Lifetime Achievement Award              

Awarded annually to one living individual for outstanding long-term contributions to ETF investor outcomes, whether from a position of media, regulation, product provider, investor or other category. Note: Previous winners are not eligible.    

Debbie Fuhr, Managing Partner and Founder, ETFGI

JoAnne Hill, Chief Advisor for Research and Strategy, Cboe Vest

Marie Chandoha, CEO, Charles Schwab Investment Management           

Reggie Browne, Senior Managing Director ETF Group, Cantor Fitzgerald                

Blake Grossman, Managing Member, ThirdStream Partners       

 

2. ETF of the Year – 2018                              

Awarded to the ETF that has done the most to improve investor opportunities and outcomes in 2018, by providing access to interesting areas of the market, lowering costs, delivering new exposures or otherwise creating better results for investors. Note: There is no requirement for this award regarding when this fund was launched.             

JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF (BBJP)             

Cambria Core Equity ETF (CCOR)

Cambria Global Asset Allocation ETF (GAA)

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA)

Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF (JUST)

Pacer Trendpilot U.S. Large Cap ETF (PTLC)         

               

3. Best New ETF – 2018                                                 

Awarded to the most important ETF launched in 2018.Note: Importance is measured by the overall contribution to positive investor outcomes. The award may recognize ETFs that open new areas of the market, lower costs, drive risk-adjusted performance or provide innovative exposures not previously available to most investors. Only ETFs with inception dates after Dec. 31, 2017 were eligible.                                                             

JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF (BBJP)              

Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETFs (Series) (BJUL)   

Vanguard Total World Bond ETF (BNDW)

iShares Evolved U.S. Sector ETFs (Series) (IECS)               

Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF (JUST)

Cambria Trinity ETF (TRTY)         

 

4. Most Innovative New ETF – 2018                                        

Awarded to the most groundbreaking and disruptive ETF launched in 2018. This is an ETF that is pushing the envelope in terms of what kinds of exposures can be packaged into an ETF. Only ETFs with inception dates after Dec. 31, 2017 were eligible.               

Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF (BDRY)

Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETFs (Series) (BJUL)

iShares Evolved U.S. Sector ETFs (Series) (IECS)                

Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF (JUST)

WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund (NTSX)

               

5. Best New U.S. Equity ETF – 2018                                         

Awarded to the most important U.S. equity ETF launched in 2018. Note: Importance is measured by the overall contribution to positive investor outcomes. The award may recognize ETFs that open new areas of the market, lower costs, drive risk-adjusted performance or provide innovative exposures not previously available to most investors. Only ETFs with inception dates after Dec. 31, 2017 were eligible. ETF must be classified by FactSet as a U.S. Equity ETF to qualify.               

JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF (BBRE)

Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF (ESGV)      

iShares Evolved U.S. Sector ETFs (Series) (IECS)                

iShares U.S. Infrastructure ETF (IFRA)     

Vanguard U.S. Multifactor ETF (Series) (VFMF)

 

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