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Smart Beta ETF List

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.

Click on the tabs below 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 detail 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 02/08/16

ETF Overview

This is a list of all Smart Beta ETFs traded in the USA which are currently tagged by ETF Database. Please note that the list may not contain newly issued ETFs. If you’re looking for a more simplified way to browse and compare ETFs, you may want to visit our ETFdb Categories, which categorize every ETF in a single “best fit” category.

* Assets in thousands of U.S. Dollars.

ETF Returns

This page includes historical return information for all Smart Beta ETFs listed on U.S. exchanges that are currently tracked by ETF Database.

ETF Expenses

The following table includes expense data and other descriptive information for all Smart Beta ETFs listed on U.S. exchanges that are currently tracked by ETF Database. In addition to expense ratio and issuer information, this table displays platforms that offer commission-free trading for certain ETFs.

Clicking on any of the links in the table below will provide additional descriptive and quantitative information on Smart Beta ETFs.

ETF Dividends

This page includes historical dividend information for all Smart Beta listed on U.S. exchanges that are currently tracked by ETF Database. Note that certain ETPs may not make dividend payments, and as such some of the information below may not be meaningful.

ETF Holdings

The table below includes basic holdings data for all U.S. listed Smart Beta ETFs that are currently tagged by ETF Database. The table below includes the number of holdings for each ETF and the percentage of assets that the top ten assets make up, if applicable. For more detailed holdings information for any ETF, click on the link in the right column.

ETF Tax Rates

The following table includes certain tax information for all Smart Beta ETFs listed on U.S. exchanges that are currently tracked by ETF Database, including applicable short-term and long-term capital gains rates and the tax form on which gains or losses in each ETF will be reported.

ETF Technicals

This page contains certain technical information for all Smart Beta ETFs that are listed on U.S. exchanges and tracked by ETF Database. Note that the table below only includes limited technical indicators; click on the “View” link in the far right column for each ETF to see an expanded display of the product’s technicals.

ETF Analysis

This page provides links to various analyses for all Smart Beta ETFs that are listed on U.S. exchanges and tracked by ETF Database. The links in the table below will guide you to various analytical resources for the relevant ETF, including an X-ray of holdings, official fund fact sheet, or objective analyst report.

Symbol Name Price Change Assets* Avg Vol YTD 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
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF $90.31 -2.62% $28,075,427.20 3,375,848 -9.22% -3.75% -3.40% -5.74% 38.23% 61.89% Large Cap Growth Equities 2000-05-22 0.20% TD Ameritrade $1.36 2015-12-24 $0.38 1.47% 21.81 1.01 646 24.00% View 35% 15% 1099 $90.20 $94.54 $89.39 $91.83 38.39 View View View View View View
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF $90.60 -1.32% $24,243,120.00 3,810,035 -7.42% -2.25% -1.50% -10.75% 25.10% 50.33% Large Cap Value Equities 2000-05-22 0.21% TD Ameritrade $2.42 2015-12-24 $0.67 2.64% 15.05 1.02 694 24.09% View 35% 15% 1099 $88.19 $93.22 $90.02 $91.44 43.15 View View View View View View
VUG Growth ETF $95.85 -2.99% $19,173,064.00 954,706 -9.91% -4.15% -4.00% -8.26% 34.43% 60.54% Large Cap Growth Equities 2004-01-26 0.09% 2 Platforms $1.39 2015-12-17 $0.41 1.41% 26.20 1.04 355 25.76% View 35% 15% 1099 $96.02 $100.95 $94.80 $97.62 37.32 View View View View View View
VIG Dividend Appreciation ETF $74.50 -1.15% $18,593,244.80 1,197,100 -4.19% -1.95% 0.85% -6.11% 25.87% 53.90% Large Cap Value Equities 2006-04-21 0.10% 3 Platforms $1.82 2015-12-23 $0.48 2.41% 21.40 0.87 182 35.49% View 35% 15% 1099 $71.84 $76.02 $74.02 $75.17 46.76 View View View View View View
VTV Value ETF $76.00 -1.11% $17,843,721.60 1,868,786 -6.77% -2.11% -1.12% -7.34% 30.72% 54.56% Large Cap Value Equities 2004-01-26 0.09% 2 Platforms $2.12 2015-12-21 $0.59 2.76% 18.40 0.99 331 27.21% View 35% 15% 1099 $74.03 $77.90 $75.54 $76.63 43.94 View View View View View View
HEDJ Europe Hedged Equity Fund $49.35 -0.62% $14,711,774.40 6,035,073 -8.29% -5.08% -1.26% -17.86% 14.20% 18.28% Europe Equities 2009-12-31 0.58% E*TRADE $1.28 2015-12-21 $0.21 2.58% 17.22 1.56 128 43.75% View 35% 15% 1099 $48.52 $51.99 $49.03 $49.85 39.03 View View View View View View
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF $105.14 -2.69% $13,067,438.40 1,446,924 -9.21% -4.25% -3.36% -5.50% 40.18% 67.79% Large Cap Growth Equities 2000-05-22 0.18% Fidelity $1.75 2015-12-24 $0.50 1.62% 22.40 1.03 313 28.71% View 35% 15% 1099 $105.32 $110.40 $104.05 $106.93 38.27 View View View View View View
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF $74.56 -0.35% $12,878,243.20 1,127,398 -0.79% 0.13% 2.94% -4.52% 37.13% 75.22% Large Cap Value Equities 2003-11-03 0.40% Fidelity $2.59 2015-12-24 $0.69 3.46% 16.57 -0.85 102 24.27% View 35% 15% 1099 $70.23 $75.23 $74.28 $74.84 53.10 View View View View View View
DXJ Japan Hedged Equity Fund $43.67 -1.09% $12,193,897.60 6,668,080 -12.80% -8.18% -4.98% -12.11% 26.85% 32.26% Japan Equities 2006-06-16 0.48% E*TRADE $0.76 2015-12-21 $0.40 1.68% 12.98 1.60 315 34.65% View 35% 15% 1099 $43.19 $47.75 $43.28 $44.20 36.40 View View View View View View
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF $72.45 -0.82% $12,035,251.20 1,198,224 -1.52% 0.39% 3.65% -5.96% 31.42% 64.52% Large Cap Value Equities 2005-11-08 0.35% Not Available $1.95 2015-12-18 $0.56 2.67% 17.88 1.06 108 19.71% View 35% 15% 1099 $67.61 $73.09 $72.18 $72.86 51.15 View View View View View View
VYM High Dividend Yield ETF $63.75 -1.01% $11,379,080.80 1,074,029 -4.49% -1.73% 0.74% -4.54% 33.98% 70.83% Large Cap Value Equities 2006-11-10 0.10% 2 Platforms $2.15 2015-12-21 $0.60 3.34% 19.60 0.95 435 32.13% View 35% 15% 1099 $61.52 $64.90 $63.35 $64.27 47.00 View View View View View View
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF $82.80 -1.04% $8,565,760.00 1,219,421 -6.47% -1.60% -0.68% -8.97% 25.42% 48.18% Large Cap Value Equities 2000-05-22 0.18% 2 Platforms $2.16 2015-12-24 $0.59 2.59% 14.97 1.00 369 24.73% View 35% 15% 1099 $80.27 $84.56 $82.30 $83.47 44.77 View View View View View View
RSP S&P Equal Weight ETF $70.73 -1.70% $8,320,048.00 1,365,595 -7.71% -2.28% -1.76% -10.85% 30.49% 55.35% Large Cap Blend Equities 2003-04-24 0.40% Charles Schwab $1.30 2015-12-18 $0.34 1.81% 17.29 1.04 505 2.61% View 35% 15% 1099 $68.87 $72.84 $70.25 $71.47 42.84 View View View View View View
USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF $40.46 -1.17% $7,975,112.00 2,534,943 -3.25% -1.89% 0.55% -0.21% 41.47% N/A All Cap Equities 2011-10-20 0.15% Fidelity $0.84 2015-12-24 $0.26 2.06% 22.71 0.78 169 15.38% View 35% 15% 1099 $39.32 $41.34 $40.22 $40.80 47.09 View View View View View View
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF $9.97 -2.64% $6,424,052.00 19,836,389 -17.26% -4.13% -9.28% -38.43% -29.47% -15.94% MLPs 2010-08-25 5.43% Not Available $1.19 2015-11-10 $0.30 11.59% 16.80 3.10 24 67.21% View 35% 15% 1099 $8.92 $10.99 $9.77 $10.23 45.17 View View View View View View
IWS iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF $63.63 -1.52% $6,222,906.40 909,268 -7.33% -1.96% -1.76% -13.68% 25.00% 50.38% Mid Cap Value Equities 2001-07-17 0.25% TD Ameritrade $1.47 2015-12-24 $0.50 2.27% 15.03 1.03 561 7.75% View 35% 15% 1099 $61.39 $65.56 $63.25 $64.29 43.50 View View View View View View
SPLV S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio $37.21 -1.01% $5,631,742.40 2,671,537 -3.35% -1.61% 0.92% -1.77% 38.51% N/A Large Cap Blend Equities 2011-05-05 0.25% Charles Schwab $0.87 2016-01-15 $0.07 2.33% 19.57 0.81 100 12.36% View 35% 15% 1099 $36.06 $37.90 $37.03 $37.46 47.85 View View View View View View
IWP iShares Russell Mid-Cap Growth ETF $81.64 -2.95% $5,630,972.80 580,462 -11.18% -3.99% -5.14% -12.76% 26.10% 44.94% Mid Cap Growth Equities 2001-07-17 0.25% TD Ameritrade $0.90 2015-12-24 $0.29 1.07% 22.85 1.06 508 9.07% View 35% 15% 1099 $81.42 $86.42 $80.83 $83.00 36.87 View View View View View View
IWO iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF $117.25 -3.64% $5,601,420.00 1,061,851 -15.82% -5.84% -7.89% -17.74% 18.43% 36.99% Small Cap Growth Equities 2000-07-24 0.25% TD Ameritrade $1.24 2015-12-24 $0.42 1.02% 24.10 1.27 1195 6.01% View 35% 15% 1099 $118.39 $127.51 $115.85 $119.98 33.68 View View View View View View
IWN iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF $82.78 -1.85% $5,365,932.00 1,853,636 -9.96% -3.65% -3.40% -16.69% 10.08% 27.09% Small Cap Value Equities 2000-07-24 0.25% TD Ameritrade $1.97 2015-12-24 $0.65 2.34% 14.44 1.11 1347 4.80% View 35% 15% 1099 $80.71 $86.43 $82.29 $83.75 39.76 View View View View View View
VBR Small-Cap Value ETF $90.09 -1.85% $5,357,204.00 332,311 -8.79% -2.58% -2.36% -13.49% 23.48% 45.77% Small Cap Value Equities 2004-01-26 0.09% 2 Platforms $1.96 2015-12-23 $0.74 2.14% 22.90 1.08 872 4.67% View 35% 15% 1099 $87.30 $93.23 $89.54 $91.13 41.58 View View View View View View
EFAV iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF $62.69 -1.51% $4,758,776.40 972,802 -3.36% -1.28% 1.02% -1.88% 21.78% N/A Foreign Large Cap Equities 2011-10-20 0.20% Fidelity $1.61 2015-12-21 $0.67 2.54% 16.01 0.79 230 13.55% View 35% 15% 1099 $60.03 $64.23 $62.34 $63.21 48.11 View View View View View View
IJK iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF $145.66 -2.53% $4,716,724.80 151,516 -9.51% -3.95% -3.57% -10.75% 22.61% 45.96% Mid Cap Growth Equities 2000-07-24 0.25% Fidelity $1.80 2015-12-24 $0.58 1.21% 25.70 1.02 229 11.97% View 35% 15% 1099 $144.91 $152.25 $144.34 $148.03 38.45 View View View View View View
FV Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF $19.62 -2.92% $4,569,142.00 2,266,756 -16.48% -4.94% -10.16% -13.19% N/A N/A Large Cap Blend Equities 2014-03-06 0.94% Not Available $0.03 2015-09-23 $0.00 0.13% 23.95 1.12 6 99.93% View 35% 15% 1099 $19.71 $21.87 $19.34 $19.99 31.39 View View View View View View
HDV iShares High Dividend ETF $72.65 -0.53% $4,240,552.80 424,036 -1.04% -1.14% 3.05% -2.47% 30.22% N/A Large Cap Value Equities 2011-03-29 0.12% Fidelity $2.88 2015-12-24 $0.72 3.94% 15.99 -0.88 78 63.29% View 35% 15% 1099 $69.02 $73.69 $72.39 $72.88 51.59 View View View View View View

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