Exchange-traded equity funds

Ranked by one-year return

Dec 22, 2013 @ 12:01 am

FundNet assets ($M)YTD return1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
Guggenheim Invest Solar ETF (TAN)$393.7125.24%159.97%-17.77%-10.26%0.70%
Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF (KWT)$29.991.54%118.02%-23.22%-14.74%0.66%
First Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund (QCLN)$90.380.14%87.62%0.79%11.07%0.60%
Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF (GEX)$95.262.76%70.73%-1.87%-0.66%0.62%
iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF (IAI)$190.659.42%68.35%11.43%16.08%0.46%
PowerShares Golden Dragon China Port (PGJ)$315.052.40%66.26%4.53%17.16%0.70%
Guggenheim Invest China Technology ETF (CQQQ)$58.057.60%65.68%8.13%N/A0.70%
First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund (FAN)$78.358.53%65.32%4.01%0.51%0.60%
PowerShares Nasdaq Internet Portfolio (PNQI)$242.256.33%62.58%21.77%37.16%0.60%
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB)$4,379.561.58%61.80%35.21%27.79%0.48%
Market Vectors Biotech ETF (BBH)$476.962.57%61.32%N/AN/A0.35%
PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio (PBW)$221.551.18%60.89%-14.09%-4.56%0.70%
PowerShares Dynamic BioTech & Genome Portfolio (PBE)$284.461.22%60.17%21.24%22.45%0.63%
Global X Social Media Index ETF (SOCL)$105.155.86%59.79%N/AN/A0.65%
db X-trackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DBJP)$250.946.27%58.93%N/AN/A0.50%
SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF (XPH)$695.458.41%58.85%26.20%27.69%0.35%
PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio (PBD)$86.348.96%57.13%-4.12%2.60%0.75%
SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF (XAR)$29.152.63%56.77%N/AN/A0.35%
Global X Nasdaq China Technology ETF (QQQC)$10.348.86%55.82%7.82%N/A0.65%
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Port (PSCH)$204.954.28%55.69%27.66%N/A0.29%
Guggenheim Invest Spin-Off ETF (CSD)$671.450.57%55.29%26.57%32.41%0.65%
iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (ITA)$288.551.01%54.87%22.34%22.86%0.46%
SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (XTN)$63.747.86%54.65%N/AN/A0.35%
PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio (KBWC)$9.747.37%54.49%N/AN/A0.35%
PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Portfolio (PJP)$874.753.22%54.33%32.83%29.77%0.63%
iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN)$47.445.23%53.54%-10.53%-8.07%0.48%
PowerShares Dynamic Media Portfolio (PBS)$289.349.40%53.39%22.54%29.80%0.63%
PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfolio (KBWI)$9.852.88%52.75%N/AN/A0.35%
PowerShares Dynamic Industrials Sector Portfolio (PRN)$117.244.77%51.45%18.46%21.48%0.65%
PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio (DWAS)$565.145.62%51.02%N/AN/A0.61%
Market Vectors Gaming ETF (BJK)$72.544.45%50.61%20.99%29.18%0.65%
iShares MSCI Ireland ETF (EIRL)$119.042.81%49.87%21.80%N/A0.53%
WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DXJ)$11,839.538.16%49.79%11.53%8.50%0.48%
First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund (FDN)$1,723.245.70%49.75%17.72%32.64%0.60%
SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (KCE)$93.543.64%49.37%11.46%15.76%1.86%
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Cnsmr Discretionary Port (PSCD)$110.844.04%49.16%20.24%N/A0.29%
Global X Guru Index ETF (GURU)$301.442.51%48.84%N/AN/A0.75%
First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)$922.946.83%48.76%24.51%29.67%0.60%
WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund (DFE)$505.340.17%47.94%14.92%23.14%0.58%
PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Port (PEJ)$192.243.90%47.74%21.37%32.69%0.63%
SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE)$2,716.243.93%47.68%18.93%9.95%0.35%
First Trust Nasdaq Global Auto Index Fund (CARZ)$55.936.23%47.62%N/AN/A0.70%
Guggenheim Invest S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (RPV)$493.443.48%47.61%22.54%27.77%0.35%
PowerShares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio (PPA)$85.843.54%47.03%19.22%19.55%0.66%
PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio (KBWR)$35.443.31%46.35%N/AN/A0.35%
SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI)$1,011.244.81%46.13%27.89%20.94%0.35%
Guggenheim Invest S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Value ETF (RZV)$144.140.82%45.94%17.28%27.71%0.38%
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Information Tech Port (PSCT)$219.339.05%45.89%14.48%N/A0.29%
First Trust Health Care Alphadex Fund (FXH)$1,366.945.40%45.66%24.11%29.19%0.70%
iShares Micro-Cap ETF (IWC)$846.739.69%45.62%16.03%20.79%0.72%

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