Smart Beta ETFs are funds that follow an alternative weighting strategy compared to the traditional cap-weighted indexes. They are a blend of passive and active investing that adjusts technical and/or fundamental factors such as size, value, momentum and volatility. In general, Smart Beta ETFs try to enhance returns, reduce risk and add diversification in a transparent and cost-effective way.
There are two sections below. The first section is Everything You Need to Know About Smart Beta ETFs in 7 Charts. Here we provide the larger picture on Smart Beta ETFs with visualizations. The charts breakdown the entire Smart Beta ETFs theme into valuable data sets such as AUM by asset classes and ETFdb categories. You can gain insights such as which asset classes and categories are the largest, which ETFs are the cheapest, have the highest yields, are outperforming the most, and much more.
The second section is a table with the details on all Smart Beta ETFs. Click on the tabs in that table to see more information on Smart Beta ETFs, including historical performance, dividends, holdings, expense ratios, technical indicators, analysts’ reports and more. Click on an ETF ticker or name to go to its details page, for in-depth news, financial data and graphs. By default the list is ordered by descending total market capitalization. Note that ETFs are usually tagged by ETFdb analysts as more than one type; for example, an inverse gold ETF may be tagged as “inverse” and as “gold” and as “commodity”.
As of 08/30/16