Equity ETFs ranked by second quarter performance

InvestmentNews Research sorts exchange-traded funds by returns, flows and trading volume

Aug 18, 2018 @ 12:01 am

By Ellie Zhu

Ranked by quarterly returns
Name/ticker3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*3-month average daily volume
1Invesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Prod ETF (PXE)27.97%43.74%$98.70 0.80%51,655
2First Trust NASDAQ Oil & Gas ETF (FTXN)24.14%41.11%$30.90 0.60%30,556
3SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP)22.36%35.96%$3,094.30 0.35%19,560,824
4Invesco S&P SmallCap Energy ETF (PSCE)22.13%27.88%$70.30 0.29%58,450
5First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund (FXN)17.82%28.16%$398.90 0.63%358,111
6USCF SummerHaven SHPEN Index Fund (BUYN)17.60%N/A$2.80 0.95%358
7VanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (FRAK)17.26%25.76%$88.00 0.54%22,608
8iShares US Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (IEO)17.20%37.34%$516.40 0.44%107,646
9SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES)16.61%11.61%$402.90 0.35%842,682
10Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF (KBWY)16.39%3.48%$415.90 0.35%70,459
11United States Brent Oil Fund LP (BNO)16.11%71.31%$105.50 0.90%66,091
12American Energy Independence ETF (USAI)15.98%N/A$6.40 0.75%3,085
13Invesco S&P SmallCap Health Care ETF (PSCH)15.39%46.35%$756.50 0.29%77,406
14Invesco DWA Healthcare Momentum ETF (PTH)15.25%41.53%$293.20 0.60%23,547
15Invesco S&P 500 Eql Wght Energy ETF (RYE)15.22%21.34%$280.50 0.40%63,509
16ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK)15.12%59.27%$1,076.20 0.75%318,237
17Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF (MLPX)14.91%1.09%$455.50 0.45%243,406
18Rex VolMAXX Short VIX Futures Strategy ETF (VMIN)14.83%-86.83%$10.90 3.46%107,470
19ProShares K-1 Free Crude Oil Strategy ETF (OILK)14.77%59.51%$13.50 0.65%8,533
20Invesco Dynamic Oil & Gas Services ETF (PXJ)14.71%7.34%$35.70 0.63%46,922
21United States Oil Fund LP (USO)14.70%58.69%$1,849.10 0.84%19,881,012
22John Hancock Mltfactor Energy ETF (JHME)14.68%26.90%$38.30 0.50%9,840
23SPDR S&P Internet ETF (XWEB)14.56%42.73%$35.10 0.35%10,768
24Vanguard Energy Index Fund;ETF (VDE)14.31%22.26%$4,425.70 0.10%284,745
25Fidelity MSCI Energy Index ETF (FENY)14.27%21.94%$652.10 0.08%311,580
26First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund (FDN)14.18%45.30%$8,823.10 0.53%588,098
27First Trust Natural Gas ETF (FCG)14.14%14.61%$149.40 0.60%182,372
28Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF (PSCC)14.13%21.75%$47.90 0.29%3,261
29Invesco DWA Energy Momentum ETF (PXI)13.91%30.04%$168.00 0.60%40,081
30iShares US Energy ETF (IYE)13.89%21.70%$1,041.30 0.44%584,744
31Amplify Online Retail ETF (IBUY)13.56%45.06%$455.20 0.65%115,072
32IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF (ROOF)13.43%3.37%$87.40 0.70%2,207
33Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE)13.43%21.10%$19,385.00 0.13%15,521,871
34Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund (TPYP)13.18%3.96%$150.10 0.40%67,414
35BMO Elkhorn DWA MLP Select Index ETN (BMLP)13.15%0.26%$49.00 0.85%113
36ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector ETF (ARKG)13.00%33.98%$203.60 0.75%99,200
37Janus Long-Term Care ETF (OLD)12.97%-1.88%$10.20 0.50%2,357
38iShares US Oil Equipment & Services ETF (IEZ)12.86%12.11%$312.00 0.44%105,079
39Tactile Analytics AR/VR Virtual Technology ETF (ARVR)12.71%25.71%$2.10 0.85%576
40iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Energy ETF (ERGF)12.68%24.36%$2.90 0.35%417

Largest inflows
Name/ticker3-month estimated net flows ($M)3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
1iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV)$3,756.33.42%14.33%$148,272.30.04%
2iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA)$3,480.0-1.01%7.84%$57,502.40.08%
3iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR)$3,346.38.70%20.48%$42,937.00.07%
4Vanguard Value Index Fund;ETF (VTV)$2,750.11.25%10.21%$38,725.40.05%
5Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 (QQQ)$1,930.67.20%25.71%$65,894.80.20%
6iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG)$1,833.2-7.76%8.03%$46,712.70.14%
7Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund;ETF (VTI)$1,775.43.90%14.83%$97,478.20.04%
8Vanguard 500 Index Fund;ETF (VOO)$1,618.73.42%14.32%$90,593.90.04%
9iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)$1,587.07.74%17.56%$47,045.50.20%
10Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (VEA)$1,534.1-1.60%7.25%$70,015.10.07%
11iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF (IJH)$1,180.14.29%13.49%$47,208.80.07%
12Vanguard Information Technology Index Fund;ETF (VGT)$1,133.56.32%30.08%$20,369.10.10%
13iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (IWO)$1,133.37.21%21.86%$10,974.60.24%
14iShares Core S&P Total US Stock Market ETF (ITOT)$1,098.33.87%14.84%$14,506.90.03%
15iShares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF (IXUS)$1,092.1-2.37%7.96%$10,085.20.10%
16iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (QUAL)$1,030.41.31%14.16%$5,505.50.15%
17Schwab International Equity ETF (SCHF)$986.8-0.99%7.18%$15,538.20.06%
18Alps Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP)$912.010.81%-7.80%$10,112.70.85%
19iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF (IWN)$893.08.24%12.96%$10,491.60.24%
20iShares Russell 3000 ETF (IWV)$874.13.84%14.59%$9,332.30.20%

Largest outflows
Name/ticker3-month estimated net flows ($M)3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
1iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM)-$8,003.3-7.99%7.50%$30,999.5 0.69%
2SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)-$3,132.43.40%14.24%$259,299.9 0.10%
3iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF (EZU)-$3,077.8-2.57%5.65%$10,554.1 0.49%
4iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA)-$2,558.5-1.01%6.77%$72,573.0 0.32%
5iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)-$2,080.7-2.21%10.13%$18,528.7 0.49%
6Vanguard European Stock Index Fund;ETF (VGK)-$1,436.7-1.55%5.60%$16,772.0 0.10%
7Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund;ETF (VWO)-$1,176.4-9.11%6.27%$60,483.0 0.14%
8iShares MSCI EAFE Value ETF (EFV)-$1,120.5-2.46%4.14%$5,121.0 0.39%
9SPDR Gold Shares (GLD)-$1,067.9-5.64%0.26%$32,917.0 0.40%
10Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF)-$1,022.8-3.18%9.50%$29,715.8 0.13%
11WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund (HEDJ)-$876.53.41%4.83%$5,558.0 0.58%
12iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF (HEFA)-$738.13.10%6.92%$3,475.0 0.35%
13Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV)-$663.53.06%6.80%$15,053.7 0.13%
14iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF (EUFN)-$662.2-8.12%-2.42%$1,513.5 0.48%
15Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLI)-$605.6-3.21%7.04%$11,706.6 0.13%
16iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG)-$552.4-3.79%2.41%$3,468.3 0.49%
17iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWD)-$552.41.13%6.60%$36,083.8 0.20%
18SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ)-$523.7-2.04%3.86%$3,672.4 0.29%
19iShares S&P 100 ETF (OEF)-$517.83.69%14.05%$4,663.2 0.20%
20Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund;ETF (VNQ)-$514.78.83%2.29%$31,160.6 0.12%

New launches Ranked by average daily trading volume for Q2
Name/tickerClassification3-month average daily volumeExpense ratio*
1Goldman Sachs JUST US Large Cap Equity ETF (JUST)Large-Cap Core Funds544,1160.20%
2Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLC)Telecommunication Funds451,4670.13%
3ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES)Global Natural Resources Funds298,2010.65%
4O'Shares Global Internet Giants ETF (OGIG)Global Science/Technology Funds195,7500.48%
5JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF (BBJP)Japanese Funds98,8120.19%
6JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI US REIT ETF (BBRE)Real Estate Funds67,5830.11%
7First Trust Dorsey Wright DALI 1 ETF (DALI)Flexible Portfolio Funds58,5340.92%
8JPMorgan BetaBuilders Europe ETF (BBEU)European Region Funds56,6610.09%
9Xtrackers Russell 1000 US QARP ETF (QARP)Large-Cap Core Funds44,1890.19%
10Amplify Advanced Battery Metals and Materials ETF (BATT)Basic Materials Funds39,0650.72%
11Amplify EASI Tactical Growth ETF (EASI)Flexible Portfolio Funds37,5120.75%

One-year anniversary Ranked by average daily trading volume for Q2
Name/ticker3-month average daily volume3-month return1-year returnNet assets ($M)Expense ratio*
1IQ Chaikin US Small Cap ETF (CSML)100,2364.84%12.72%$494.60 0.35%
2iShares MSCI Argentina and Global Exposure ETF (AGT)30,410-24.58%-8.32%$46.90 0.59%
3Alpha Architect Value Momentum Trend ETF (VMOT)27,090-1.41%16.00%$120.60 0.79%
4ClearBridge All Cap Growth ETF (CACG)19,4215.21%18.48%$68.30 0.53%
5Cambria Core Equity ETF (CCOR)16,668-2.31%-1.36%$80.60 1.05%
6GraniteShares Bloomberg Commodity Brd Str No K-1 (COMB)14,3140.29%7.19%N/A1.60%
7Cambria Tail Risk ETF (TAIL)14,039-4.43%-10.69%$24.50 0.59%
8FormulaFolios Hedged Growth ETF (FFHG)10,9632.82%12.87%$65.90 1.15%
9First Trust US Equity Dividend Select ETF (RNDV)10,6162.57%10.84%$4.30 0.50%
10Pacer Developed Markets International Cash Cws 100 (ICOW)10,366-1.31%11.53%$27.70 0.65%

Source: Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company. As of June 30. Excludes leveraged and inverse funds, and exchange-traded notes. *Most recently reported net prospectus expense ratio. N/A = Not available.


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