Definition: Inverse Volatility ETFs provide inverse exposure to the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX). These ETFs can be used to profit from declines in VIX index as they are designed to appreciate in value when volatility levels drop.
This is a list of all US-traded ETFs that are currently included in the Inverse Volatility ETFdb Category by the ETF Database staff. Each ETF is placed in a single “best fit” ETFdb Category; if you want to browse ETFs with more flexible selection criteria, visit our screener. To see more information of the Inverse Volatility ETFs, click on one of the tabs above.
* Assets in thousands of U.S. Dollars. Assets and Average Volume as of 2016-12-08 20:20:02 UTC
The following table displays sortable historical return data for all ETFs currently included in the Inverse Volatility ETFdb Category. For information on dividends, expenses, or technical indicators, click on one of the tabs above.
The following table displays sortable expense ratio and commission free trading information for all ETFs currently included in the Inverse Volatility ETFdb Category.
The following table includes sortable dividend information on all ETFs in the Inverse Volatility ETFdb Category, including yield, dividend date, and beta.
The following table includes basic holdings information for each ETF in the Inverse Volatility, including number of holdings and percentage of assets included in the top ten holdings. To see more detailed holdings information for any ETF, click the link in the right column.
The following table displays sortable tax data for all ETFs currently included in the Inverse Volatility ETFdb Category. To see information on dividends, expenses, or technicals, click on one of the other tabs above.
The following table contains sortable technical indicators for all ETFs in the Inverse Volatility ETFdb Category. For more detailed technical metrics on any of these ETFs, click the “View” link in the right column.
The following table contains links to detailed analysis for each ETF in the Inverse Volatility. To see holdings, official fact sheets, or the ETF home page, click on the links below.
The following table includes ETFdb Ratings for all ETFs in the Inverse Volatility. The ETFdb Ratings are transparent, quant-based scores designed to assess the relative merits of potential investments. ETFs are ranked on up to six metrics, as well as an Overall Rating. Certain metrics are available only to ETFdb Pro members; sign up for a free 14-day trial for complete access
|Symbol||ETF Name||Total Assets*||YTD||Avg Volume||Previous Closing Price||1-Day Change||Overall Rating||1 Week||4 Week||1 year||3 year||5 year||ETFdb Category||Inception||ER||Commission Free||Annual Dividend Rate||Dividend Date||Dividend||Annual Dividend Yield %||P/E Ratio||Beta||# of Holdings||% In Top 10||Complete||ST Cap Gain Rate||LT Cap Gain Rate||Tax Form||Lower Bollinger||Upper Bollinger||Support 1||Resistance 1||RSI||Advanced||Fact Sheet||ETF Holdings||Chart||ETF Home Page||Head-To-Head||Liquidity Rating||Expenses Rating||Returns Rating||Volatility Rating||Dividend Rating||Concentration Rating|
|XIV||VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN||$610,745.80||77.13%||23,801,216.0||$45.70||-0.54%||9.07%||19.88%||66.36%||38.99%||701.75%||Inverse Volatility||2010-11-29||1.35%||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||0.00||4.44||N/A||N/A||View||35%||15%||1099||$37.89||$47.00||$44.59||$46.47||64.29||View||View||View||View||View||View||A||C+|
|SVXY||ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF||$262,697.50||76.67%||5,346,484.0||$89.13||-0.29%||9.36%||20.45%||66.07%||38.24%||682.53%||Inverse Volatility||2011-10-04||0.95%||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||0.00||4.99||3||99.94%||View||23%||23%||K-1||$73.77||$91.46||$86.92||$90.55||64.56||View||View||View||View||View||View||A-||B|
|ZIV||VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Medium-Term ETN||$73,445.40||13.22%||44,045.0||$46.77||-0.72%||2.05%||3.45%||12.56%||26.89%||301.46%||Inverse Volatility||2010-11-29||1.35%||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||0.00||2.08||N/A||N/A||View||35%||15%||1099||$45.04||$47.19||$46.33||$47.22||59.02||View||View||View||View||View||View||B||C+|
|IVOP||iPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (II) ETF||$505.10||0.37%||257.0||$37.98||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.37%||-0.03%||92.40%||Inverse Volatility||2011-09-19||0.89%||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||0.00||0.00||N/A||N/A||View||35%||15%||1099||$36.13||$39.58||N/A||N/A||49.53||View||View||View||View||View||View||C||A-|
|XXV||iPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN||$427.10||-0.84%||242.0||$37.80||-0.50%||-0.50%||6.90%||-0.84%||-1.79%||18.68%||Inverse Volatility||2010-07-16||0.89%||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||0.00||0.32||N/A||N/A||View||35%||15%||1099||$35.22||$39.93||$37.77||$37.86||49.99||View||View||View||View||View||View||C||B+|
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Low Volatility ETFs invest in securities with low volatility characteristics. These funds tend to have relatively stable share prices, and higher than average yields.