Physically-Backed ETF List

Click on the tabs below to see more information on Physically-Backed 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".

Note that the table below may include leveraged and inverse ETFs. Exclude Leveraged and Inverse ETFs

As of .

Top 10 ETFs are highlighted in green.

ETF Overview

This is a list of all of the Physically-Backed 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. Assets and Average Volume as of 09/30/2014

Symbol Name Price Change Assets * ▼ Avg Vol YTD

ETF Returns

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

Symbol Name 1 Week 4 Week YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1.18% -4.47% +0.08% -9.34% -26.31% +19.28%
IAU COMEX Gold Trust -1.10% -4.57% +0.17% -9.23% -26.00% +20.04%
SLV Silver Trust -4.22% -11.19% -12.61% -21.77% -45.43% +2.89%
SGOL Physical Swiss Gold Shares -1.20% -4.54% +0.10% -9.36% -26.26% +19.33%
PPLT Physical Platinum Shares -2.46% -7.94% -5.68% -8.03% -16.65% n/a
PALL Physical Palladium Shares -5.08% -12.44% +7.99% +6.28% +22.60% n/a
SIVR Physical Silver Shares -4.28% -11.12% -12.60% -21.59% -45.07% +3.71%
GLTR Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares -2.57% -7.60% -4.31% -12.68% -31.03% n/a
OUNZ Gold Trust -1.06% -4.43% n/a n/a n/a n/a
AGOL Physical Asian Gold Shares -0.30% -6.29% +1.68% -8.23% -25.79% n/a
WITE Physical White Metal Basket Shares -3.81% -10.38% -7.30% -13.39% -29.96% n/a
GLDI Gold Shares Covered Call ETN -1.18% -4.47% -1.83% -9.20% n/a n/a
SLVO Silver Shares Covered Call ETN -4.02% -11.31% -11.58% -18.76% n/a n/a

ETF Expenses

The following table includes expense data and other descriptive information for all Physically-Backed 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 Physically-Backed ETFs.

Symbol Name ETFdb Category Inception ER Commission Free
GLD SPDR Gold Trust Precious Metals 2004-11-18 0.40% Not Available
IAU COMEX Gold Trust Precious Metals 2005-01-21 0.25% Not Available
SLV Silver Trust Precious Metals 2006-04-21 0.50% Not Available
SGOL Physical Swiss Gold Shares Precious Metals 2009-09-09 0.39% Charles Schwab
PPLT Physical Platinum Shares Precious Metals 2010-01-08 0.60% Charles Schwab
PALL Physical Palladium Shares Precious Metals 2010-01-08 0.60% Charles Schwab
SIVR Physical Silver Shares Precious Metals 2009-07-24 0.30% Charles Schwab
GLTR Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares Precious Metals 2010-10-22 0.60% Charles Schwab
OUNZ Gold Trust Precious Metals 2014-05-16 0.40% Not Available
AGOL Physical Asian Gold Shares Precious Metals 2011-01-14 0.39% Not Available
WITE Physical White Metal Basket Shares Precious Metals 2010-12-03 0.60% Charles Schwab
GLDI Gold Shares Covered Call ETN Precious Metals 2013-01-29 0.65% Not Available
SLVO Silver Shares Covered Call ETN Precious Metals 2013-04-17 0.65% Not Available

ETF Dividends

This page includes historical dividend information for all Physically-Backed ETFs 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.

Symbol Name Annual Dividend Rate Dividend Date Dividend Annual Dividend Yield % P/E Ratio Beta
GLD SPDR Gold Trust n/a n/a n/a 0.00% n/a -1.06
IAU COMEX Gold Trust n/a n/a n/a 0.00% n/a -1.04
SLV Silver Trust n/a n/a n/a 0.00% n/a -1.60
SGOL Physical Swiss Gold Shares n/a n/a n/a 0.00% n/a -1.04
PPLT Physical Platinum Shares n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -0.89
PALL Physical Palladium Shares n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -2.64
SIVR Physical Silver Shares n/a n/a n/a 0.00% n/a -1.62
GLTR Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -1.08
OUNZ Gold Trust n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -1.01
AGOL Physical Asian Gold Shares n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -2.29
WITE Physical White Metal Basket Shares n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -1.31
GLDI Gold Shares Covered Call ETN n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -0.95
SLVO Silver Shares Covered Call ETN $2.06 2014-09-18 $0.06 16.07% n/a -1.59

ETF Holdings

The table below includes basic holdings data for all U.S. listed Physically-Backed 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.

Symbol Name # of Holdings % In Top 10 Complete
GLD SPDR Gold Trust 1 100.00% View
IAU COMEX Gold Trust 1 100.00% View
SLV Silver Trust 1 100.00% View
SGOL Physical Swiss Gold Shares 1 100.00% View
PPLT Physical Platinum Shares 1 100.00% View
PALL Physical Palladium Shares 1 100.00% View
SIVR Physical Silver Shares 1 100.00% View
GLTR Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares 4 100.00% View
OUNZ Gold Trust n/a n/a View
AGOL Physical Asian Gold Shares 1 100.00% View
WITE Physical White Metal Basket Shares 3 100.00% View
GLDI Gold Shares Covered Call ETN n/a n/a View
SLVO Silver Shares Covered Call ETN n/a n/a View

ETF Tax Rates

The following table includes certain tax information for all Physically-Backed 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.

Symbol Name ST Cap Gains Rate LT Cap Gains Rate Tax Form
GLD SPDR Gold Trust 35% 28% 1099
IAU COMEX Gold Trust 35% 28% 1099
SLV Silver Trust 35% 28% 1099
SGOL Physical Swiss Gold Shares 35% 28% 1099
PPLT Physical Platinum Shares 35% 28% 1099
PALL Physical Palladium Shares 35% 28% 1099
SIVR Physical Silver Shares 35% 28% 1099
GLTR Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares 35% 28% 1099
OUNZ Gold Trust 35% 28% 1099
AGOL Physical Asian Gold Shares 35% 28% 1099
WITE Physical White Metal Basket Shares 35% 28% 1099
GLDI Gold Shares Covered Call ETN 35% 15% 1099
SLVO Silver Shares Covered Call ETN 35% 15% 1099

ETF Technicals

This page contains certain technical information for all Physically-Backed 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.

Symbol Name Lower Bollinger Upper Bollinger Support 1 Resistance 1 RSI Advanced
GLD SPDR Gold Trust $115.13 $122.37 $115.59 $117.09 30 View
IAU COMEX Gold Trust $11.59 $12.32 $11.64 $11.78 31 View
SLV Silver Trust $16.36 $18.88 $16.12 $16.63 16 View
SGOL Physical Swiss Gold Shares $117.38 $124.76 $117.96 $119.28 31 View
PPLT Physical Platinum Shares $124.85 $138.80 $125.99 $126.80 21 View
PALL Physical Palladium Shares $74.43 $87.52 $74.55 $75.83 32 View
SIVR Physical Silver Shares $16.79 $19.37 $16.56 $17.06 18 View
GLTR Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares $62.92 $69.22 $62.87 $63.71 20 View
OUNZ Gold Trust $11.96 $12.71 $12.02 $12.17 30 View
AGOL Physical Asian Gold Shares $115.26 $129.57 $119.23 $119.24 36 View
WITE Physical White Metal Basket Shares $35.22 $40.20 $35.12 $35.68 17 View
GLDI Gold Shares Covered Call ETN $12.47 $13.22 $12.53 $12.65 32 View
SLVO Silver Shares Covered Call ETN $12.43 $14.37 $12.27 $12.63 15 View

ETF Analysis

This page provides links to various analysis for all Physically-Backed 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 Fact Sheet ETF Holdings Chart ETF Home Page Head-To-Head
GLD SPDR Gold Trust View View View View View
IAU COMEX Gold Trust View View View View View
SLV Silver Trust View View View View View
SGOL Physical Swiss Gold Shares View View View View View
PPLT Physical Platinum Shares View View View View View
PALL Physical Palladium Shares View View View View View
SIVR Physical Silver Shares View View View View View
GLTR Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares View View View View View
OUNZ Gold Trust View View View View View
AGOL Physical Asian Gold Shares View View View View View
WITE Physical White Metal Basket Shares View View View View View
GLDI Gold Shares Covered Call ETN View View View View View
SLVO Silver Shares Covered Call ETN View View View View View

ETFs: ETFdb Realtime Ratings

This page provides ETFdb Ratings for all Physically-Backed ETFs that are listed on U.S. exchanges and tracked by ETF Database. The ETFdb Ratings are transparent, quant-based evaluations of ETFs relative to other products in the same ETFdb Category. As such, it should be noted that this page may include ETFs from multiple ETFdb Categories.

Symbol Liquidity Expenses Performance Volatility Dividend Concentration Realtime
Overall
GLD
A+
A-
B
B+
n/a
n/a
A-
IAU
A
A+
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SLV
A
A-
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SGOL
A-
A
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PPLT
B+
B+
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PALL
A-
B+
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SIVR
A
A
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GLTR
B
B+
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OUNZ
n/a
A-
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AGOL
C
A
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WITE
C+
B+
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GLDI
B
B
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SLVO
n/a
B
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