With all the hype around the growth of ETFs, iShares and Vanguard tend to garner most of the attention. While we can’t hide the dominant presence of these two firms, investors should be aware that are some interesting options available to them in the back of shelf.
Currently there are just over 400 ETFs that fail to meet the $20 million threshold. Although these 400 account for 20% of the products in the U.S., they only represent $3 Billion in assets, barely enough to nudge the needle on $2.5 Trillion of ETF assets
List of the Top 30 performing ETFs YTD (Below $20M in Assets)
No surprise to see predominantly technology focused names at the top, but also Europe-focused ETFs are among the leaders given a rotation overseas. Honorable mention goes to a slew of Brazil ETFs (BRAQ: Brazil Consumer), which would have made the list, if not for their recent sharp decline. Two IPO ETFs also join the top thirty.
Extending the horizon a bit future out, below are the top performing funds over a 3-Year period. At the top….Japanese Healthcare and Smartphones