Exchange-traded funds ranked by tracking difference per category

Dec 22, 2013 @ 12:01 am (Updated 4:50 pm) EST

1-year tracking differenceNet assets ($M)YTD Return1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
Large-cap
Vanguard Large-Cap Index Fund ETF-0.05%$4,542.729.52%30.52%15.97%18.23%0.10%
iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF (ITOT)-0.11%$977.629.63%30.78%15.92%18.19%0.07%
Vanguard Mega Cap Index Fund ETF (MGC)-0.11%$656.129.04%29.73%16.11%17.33%0.12%
Vanguard Value Index Fund ETF (VTV)-0.15%$12,242.530.55%31.72%16.04%16.30%0.10%
Vanguard Russell 1000 Index Fund ETF (VONE)-0.17%$241.729.74%30.81%16.03%N/A0.12%
iShares Russell 1000 ETF (IWB)-0.17%$8,617.329.74%30.80%16.01%18.42%0.15%
Vanguard S&P 500 Value Index Fund ETF (VOOV)-0.17%$128.928.92%30.49%15.64%N/A0.15%
Small-capN/A
Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund ETF (VTWG)0.00%$97.038.78%43.23%16.12%N/A0.20%
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)0.00%$26,693.534.65%39.32%15.32%21.06%0.24%
Vanguard Russell 2000 Index Fund ETF (VTWO)0.00%$310.334.63%39.32%15.24%N/A0.21%
iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (IJT)-0.08%$2,909.139.19%43.68%18.61%23.48%0.25%
iShares Micro-Cap ETF (IWC)-0.19%$846.739.69%45.62%16.03%20.79%0.72%
Developed marketsN/A
SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI ETF (ACIM)0.00%$6.120.71%22.81%0.00%N/A0.25%
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (ACWI)-0.05%$5,065.220.08%21.91%9.67%15.22%0.34%
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF (ACWX)-0.08%$1,684.612.62%15.42%4.97%12.88%0.34%
iShares MSCI Canada Small-Cap ETF (EWCS)-0.13%$2.3-3.03%-1.16%N/AN/A0.59%
iShares MSCI EMU ETF (EZU)-0.14%$7,347.723.48%27.59%7.47%10.56%0.53%
Emerging marketsN/A
Emerging Markets Funds (EEMA)-0.10%$34.73.12%5.55%N/AN/A0.49%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Value ETF (EVAL)-0.28%$16.4-4.70%-0.83%N/AN/A0.49%
iShares MSCI China Small-Cap ETF (ECNS)-0.32%$30.218.25%25.89%-3.19%N/A0.61%
iShares MSCI Poland Capped ETF (EPOL)-0.33%$266.57.16%15.70%1.74%N/A0.61%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets EMEA ETF (EEME)-0.37%$10.5-5.85%-1.07%N/AN/A0.49%
Fixed incomeN/A
Pimco Broad U.S. Treasury Index ETF (TRSY)-0.01%$13.0-4.15%-4.86%3.41%N/A0.15%
SPDR Nuveen Barclays California Municipal Bond ETF (CXA)-0.03%$82.8-3.69%-5.19%6.26%7.56%0.20%
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Govt Bond Index Fund ETF (VGIT)-0.04%$118.1-1.87%-2.24%3.35%N/A0.12%
Pimco 7-15 Year US Treasury Index ETF (TENZ)-0.04%$48.1-5.00%-5.84%4.39%N/A0.15%
Pimco Broad US TIPS Index ETF (TIPZ)-0.04%$57.6-8.90%-10.02%3.74%N/A0.20%
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)-0.04%$2,403.5-13.29%-14.97%6.51%1.85%0.15%

Excludes leveraged and inverse funds and exchange-traded notes. Assets as of Nov. 30, performance related figures as of Dec. 9. Ranking is based on unrounded figures. Three- and five-year returns are annualized. N/A = not available (fund has been in operation for less than the year indicated). *Net prospectus Source: Lipper