ETF Directory

ETF Asset Classes

ETFs are exchange-traded funds that track a particular asset class, such as equities, bonds, or commodities. There are ETFs for almost every asset class imaginable, so investors can find an ETF that meets their investment objectives.

Asset Class Count
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Equity 2,061
Bond 473
Multi-Asset 127
Commodity 94
Real Estate 45
Alternatives 31
Currency 19
Volatilities 14
Preferred Stock 9

ETF Sectors

ETFs are typically grouped into sectors, such as Technology, Healthcare, or Banking. This allows you to focus your investment in a particular area. For example, if you believe that the Technology sector will grow in the near future, you can invest in a Technology ETF. This gives you exposure to the sector without having to pick individual stocks.

Sector Count
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Technology 145
Financials 95
Energy 78
Materials 70
Healthcare 67
Consumer Discretionary 58
Real Estate 52
Industrials 45
Utilities 25
Consumer Staples 24
Communication Services 10
Manufacturing 2

ETF Regions

An ETF region is an area designated by an ETF provider in order to target a specific geographic region or market. For example, there are ETFs that focus on Europe, Asia, or even specific countries like Brazil. ETF regions provide investors with a way to gain exposure to a particular market or geography without having to buy individual stocks.

Region Count
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North America 1,681
Global 431
Developed Markets 298
Developed Asia Pacific 78
Emerging Asia Pacific 71
Emerging Markets 69
Global ex USA 67
Developed Europe 63
Broad 48
Broad Asia 25
Latin America 21
Middle East 8
Africa 4
Emerging Europe 2
Broad Europe 1
Developing Markets 1
Frontier Markets 1

ETF Countries

ETFs are available in a number of different countries. The United States has the largest ETF market, but other major ETF markets include Canada, China, Germany, and Japan. ETFs have also become popular in emerging markets such as Brazil and India.

Country Count
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United States 1,625
Broad Global 481
Broad Developed Markets 222
Broad North America 117
Broad Emerging Markets 55
China 51
Broad Developed Asia Pacific 43
Broad Developed Europe 35
Europe Australasia and Far East Regions 25
Japan 20
Broad Asia Pacific ex Japan 19
Broad Asia 17
Broad Emerging Asia Pacific 17
Broad ex USA 15
India 14
Developed Markets 9
Brazil 8
Germany 7
Canada 6
United Kingdom 5
Israel 4
Broad Latin America 4
Mexico 3
South Korea 3
Australia 3
Switzerland 3
Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan 3
Brazil India China and South Korea 2
Norway 2
Singapore 2
Taiwan 2
Vietnam 2
Argentina 2
Hong Kong 2
Developed Europe 2
Colombia 2
Emerging Markets 2
Indonesia 2
Ireland 1
Austria 1
Qatar 1
Spain 1
Thailand 1
France 1
Turkey 1
Brazil Russia India and China 1
United Arab Emirates 1
New Zealand 1
Philippines 1
Broad Africa 1
Poland 1
Peru 1
South Africa 1
Sweden 1
Saudi Arabia 1
Broad Frontier Markets 1
Southeast Asia 1
Chile 1
Italy 1
Greece 1
Denmark 1
Belgium 1
Finland 1
Nigeria 1
Egypt 1
Malaysia 1
Pakistan 1
Netherlands 1
Portugal 1

ETF Bond Types

Bond ETFs are a type of ETF that invests in bonds. By investing in a bond ETF, you can get the exposure to many different types of bonds without having to purchase each bond individually. Bond ETFs offer diversification, liquidity, and transparency. They are also a cost-effective way to invest in bonds.

Bond Type Count
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Total Bond Market 107
Investment Grade Corporate 63
Junk 51
Treasuries 49
Municipal Bond 34
Emerging Markets 18
Target Maturity Date Corporate Bond 16
Mortgage-Backed 16
Target Maturity Date Munis 15
High Yield Bonds 12
International Corporate 11
Target Maturity Date Junk Bond 9
Floating Rate 9
Bank Loans 6
International Treasury 6
Convertible 5
Corporate Bonds 5
California Munis 4
National Munis 3
High Yield Munis 3
New York Munis 2
Government Bonds 2
Leveraged Bonds 1

ETF Bond Durations

When investing in a bond ETF, it is important to consider the bond duration. The bond duration is a measure of a bond’s sensitivity to changes in interest rates. Bonds with longer durations are more sensitive to interest rate changes than bonds with shorter durations.

Bond Duration Count
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All-Term 237
Intermediate-Term 110
Long-Term 45
Short-Term 39
Ultra-Short-Term 21
Zero Duration 10
Negative-Term 1

ETF Commodity Types

ETF commodity funds provide exposure to a variety of commodities, including metals, energy, food, and agriculture. These funds can be an attractive option for investors looking for diversification and the potential for capital appreciation. As with any investment, it is important to do your research before investing in an ETF commodity fund.

Commodity Type Count
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Diversified 21
Gold 18
Energy 6
Agriculture 5
Natural Gas 5
Crude Oil 5
Platinum 3
Precious Metals 3
Silver 3
Industrial Metals 3
Carbon Allowances 2
Copper 2
Sugar 2
Livestock 1
Aluminum 1
Metals 1
Brent Oil 1
Nickel 1
Cocoa 1
Palladium 1
Coffee 1
Corn 1
Cotton 1
Softs 1
Soybeans 1
Tin 1
Gasoline 1
Wheat 1
Grains 1

ETF Alternative Types

Alternative ETFs are a newer type of ETF that focus on investing in alternative asset classes, such as real estate, commodities, or private equity. These ETFs can provide exposure to asset classes that are otherwise difficult to access for individual investors. Alternative ETFs often come with higher fees than traditional ETFs, so it’s important to do your research before investing.

Alternative Type Count
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Long-Short 15
Hedge Fund 7
Merger Arbitrage 4
Managed Futures 3
Real Return 2
Volatility 1

ETF Sizes

ETFs come in all shapes and sizes, so it’s important to know what you’re looking for before you invest. ETFs can be large or small, based on the market capitalization of the underlying assets they hold. ETF size is an important consideration for investors, as it can impact risk, return, and liquidity.

Size Count
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Large-Cap 1,576
Multi-Cap 1,071
Small-Cap 86
Micro-Cap 66
Mid-Cap 61
Mega-Cap 13

ETF Styles

Those managing ETFs may do so with a number of different investment styles. Where one fund manager may focus entirely on growth stocks, another will prioritize value stocks and another still will use a blend of the two strategies. It is important to consider the investment strategy of the ETF you are investing in, such that it lines up with (or contrasts) your personal investing philosophy.

Style Count
Blend 2,433
Growth 308
Value 132