Equity ETFs ranked by quarterly returns

Apr 18, 2014 @ 2:20 pm (Updated 2:22 pm) EST

Name/ticker3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio3-month average daily volume
Market Vectors Indonesia Small-Cap ETF (IDXJ)25.73%-21.30%$6.60.61%18,705
Guggenheim Invest Solar ETF (TAN)25.13%178.40%$451.40.70%677,267
iShares MSCI Indonesia ETF (EIDO)22.11%-19.88%$467.50.61%255,184
Global X Gold Explorers ETF (GLDX)21.25%-38.50%$44.50.65%23,992
Global X Pure Gold Miners ETF (GGGG)19.77%-29.17%$4.10.59%1,501
Market Vectors Egypt Index ETF (EGPT)18.96%48.02%$61.10.96%5,347
Market Vectors Indonesia Index ETF (IDX)18.69%-19.78%$225.40.59%187,279
Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ)18.32%-45.09%$1,873.40.55%1,028,063
United States Natural Gas Fund LP (UNG)18.22%11.03%$651.60.73%16,597,586
Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF (KWT)17.33%131.37%$29.80.66%8,725
PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund (DBA)16.76%9.38%$1,531.00.85%867,222
PureFunds ISE Jr Silver (Sm Cap Miners/Expl) ETF (SILJ)16.76%-36.48%$4.90.69%21,368
Global X FTSE Portugal 20 ETF (PGAL)15.60%N/A$20.80.61%25,832
WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund (GULF)15.33%44.15%$53.70.63%3,573
Market Vectors Vietnam ETF (VNM)15.24%10.18%$507.80.76%425,695
United States Agriculture Index Fund (USAG)15.11%9.26%$2.60.80%904
iShares MSCI New Zealand Capped ETF (ENZL)14.60%19.61%$168.90.51%10,068
iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF (EWI)14.48%54.83%$1,298.70.50%2,317,160
First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy (FTGC)14.46%N/A$85.30.95%48,183
Market Vectors Gulf States Index ETF (MES)14.15%41.37%$24.70.99%13,726
Market Vectors India Small-Cap Index ETF (SCIF)13.90%2.40%$159.60.91%17,364
Global X Silver Miners ETF (SIL)13.69%-29.23%$240.20.65%320,788
First Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund (QCLN)13.43%84.21%$196.80.60%158,687
iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF (SLVP)13.26%-32.21%$9.50.39%15,827
Teucrium Natural Gas Fund (NAGS)12.88%5.87%$2.01.54%738
Teucrium Corn Fund (CORN)12.81%-16.54%$128.81.42%36,129
PowerShares Dynamic BioTech & Genome Portfolio (PBE)12.77%59.04%$408.40.63%184,402
SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (XSD)12.62%38.44%$134.20.35%36,519
iShares MSCI Denmark Capped ETF (EDEN)12.08%47.05%$50.10.53%14,669
iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (REZ)11.96%0.67%$245.30.48%41,769
Global X Uranium ETF (URA)11.95%-11.94%$238.90.69%263,201
iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF (RING)11.95%-35.89%$58.20.39%79,758
Teucrium Wheat Fund (WEAT)11.75%-9.94%$16.61.53%5,337
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)11.58%-37.09%$7,571.60.52%38,253,721
PowerShares Global Gold & Precious Metals Port (PSAU)11.39%-32.24%$25.60.75%17,243
PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio (PBD)11.33%57.28%$99.70.81%46,565
Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (GREK)11.15%65.28%$250.00.61%235,230
iShares MSCI India Small-Cap ETF (SMIN)11.13%10.46%$6.00.74%2,112
First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)10.97%41.18%$1,173.60.60%197,008
iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF (ICF)10.96%3.03%$2,576.90.35%299,956

As of March 31. Excludes leveraged and inverse funds, and exchange-traded notes. *Most recently reported net prospectus expense ratio. Source: Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company