ETF Categories & Rankings


We've painstakingly grouped all U.S.-listed ETFs based on geography, market cap, business focus, leverage, and many other factors. The proprietary ETF categories below are ranked by the market cap-weighted average SMART Grade™ of their constituents.

ETFs Categorized
Unique Categories

Rank Category Name # of ETFs Total AUM 12-Mo Chg Avg SMART Grade
1 Large Cap Blend ETFs 109 545.57B 22.30% A
Strong Buy
2 Large Cap Value ETFs 77 196.85B 25.34% A
Strong Buy
3 Foreign Large Cap Blend ETFs 49 135.74B 14.85% A
Strong Buy
4 Large Cap Growth ETFs 32 134.61B 19.63% A
Strong Buy
5 Intermediate-Term Bond ETFs 28 113.52B -0.67% A
Strong Buy
6 Emerging Markets Equities ETFs 77 105.19B 30.09% A
Strong Buy
7 Mid Cap Blend ETFs 26 96.56B 30.89% A
Strong Buy
8 Small Cap Blend ETFs 29 93.86B 35.76% A
Strong Buy
9 European Equities ETFs 93 91.51B 13.68% A
Strong Buy
10 Corporate Bond ETFs 53 76.63B 2.00% A
Strong Buy
11 High Yield Bond ETFs 35 57.10B 10.95% A
Strong Buy
12 Asia Pacific Equities Ex-China ETFs 80 54.11B 18.64% A
Strong Buy
13 Technology Equities ETFs 54 46.54B 30.66% A
Strong Buy
14 Financial Equities ETFs 39 43.82B 38.22% A
Strong Buy
15 Ultra-Short Term Bonds 16 35.57B -0.08% A
Strong Buy
16 Energy Equities ETFs 38 34.08B 48.26% A
Strong Buy
17 Consumer-Focused ETFs 46 32.70B 14.23% A
Strong Buy
18 Inflation-Protected Bond ETFs 14 32.05B 3.02% A
Strong Buy
19 Convertible Bond/Preferred Stock ETFs 14 29.23B 1.42% A
Strong Buy
20 Small Cap Value ETFs 17 28.81B 41.26% A
Strong Buy
21 Mid Cap Value ETFs 24 27.97B 32.93% A
Strong Buy
22 Industrials Equities ETFs 32 27.05B 35.19% A
Strong Buy
23 Global Equities ETFs 59 24.49B 20.52% A
Strong Buy
24 Mid Cap Growth ETFs 21 22.95B 22.35% A
Strong Buy
25 Municipal Bonds ETFs 33 22.42B -2.52% A
Strong Buy
26 MLP ETFs 22 19.40B 49.74% A
Strong Buy
27 Small Cap Growth ETFs 15 18.48B 28.40% A
Strong Buy
28 Emerging Markets Bonds ETFs 22 16.60B 8.86% A
Strong Buy
29 Foreign Large Cap Value ETFs 28 13.86B 19.34% A
Strong Buy
30 Utility ETFs 14 11.93B 15.11% A
Strong Buy
31 Foreign Small/Mid Cap Blend Equities ETFs 7 10.06B 16.35% A
Strong Buy
32 All Cap Equities ETFs 22 9.94B 25.73% A
Strong Buy
33 China Equities ETFs 32 7.08B 20.79% A
Strong Buy
34 Diversified Portfolio ETFs 41 5.64B 12.09% A
Strong Buy
35 Canada Equities ETFs 5 3.53B 43.93% A
Strong Buy
36 Foreign Large Cap Growth ETFs 7 3.15B 8.41% A
Strong Buy
37 Foreign Small/Mid Cap Value Equities ETFs 11 2.98B 20.33% A
Strong Buy
38 Water Equities ETFs 6 1.70B 25.74% A
Strong Buy
39 Inverse Volatility ETFs 5 867.10M 203.63% A
Strong Buy
40 IPO ETFs 4 629.49M 20.84% A
Strong Buy
41 Long Short ETFs 23 582.85M 7.09% A
Strong Buy
42 Non-Traditional Bond ETFs 14 225.38M 5.66% A
Strong Buy
43 Precious Metals ETFs 29 60.46B 30.09% B
Buy
44 Real Estate ETFs 20 51.39B 12.27% B
Buy
45 Government Bonds ETFs 27 44.00B -2.02% B
Buy
46 Health & Biotech ETFs 36 40.47B 3.07% B
Buy
47 Commodity ETFs 122 25.39B 41.31% B
Buy
48 Leveraged Equities ETFs 72 15.21B 68.86% B
Buy
49 Long-Term Bond ETFs 8 12.26B -0.72% B
Buy
50 Global Real Estate ETFs 12 9.99B 7.21% B
Buy
51 Global Bond ETFs 19 9.93B 1.83% B
Buy
52 Latin America ETFs 20 8.06B 71.09% B
Buy
53 Inverse Bonds ETFs 21 3.87B 0.29% B
Buy
54 Currency ETFs 25 2.46B 0.65% B
Buy
55 Alternative ETFs 20 2.02B 0.45% B
Buy
56 Inverse Currency ETFs 5 720.65M -1.31% B
Buy
57 Leveraged Global ETFs 16 706.52M 173.74% B
Buy
58 Leveraged Bonds ETFs 4 72.90M -6.79% C
Neutral
59 Leveraged Currency ETFs 3 19.47M -5.46% C
Neutral
60 Inverse Equities ETFs 53 8.51B -40.93% D
Sell
61 Leveraged Commodities ETFs 21 3.29B 139.05% D
Sell
62 Inverse Commodities ETFs 30 1.13B -71.34% D
Sell
63 Inverse Global ETFs 17 859.11M -40.45% D
Sell
64 Volatility ETFs 10 1.29B -77.80% F
Strong Sell
65 Leveraged Volatility ETFs 3 763.91M -97.70% F
Strong Sell

Recommended for You

Page generated in 0.0535 seconds.