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Physically-Backed Commodity ETFs utilize physical exposure to make their commodity allocations. This most often applies to precious metals funds, which use investor money buy up gold, silver, and other metals.

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 06/28/2016

ETF Overview

This is a list of all 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 2016-06-28 20:19:02 UTC

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 Liquidity Rating Expenses Rating Returns Rating Volatility Rating Dividend Rating Concentration Rating Overall Rating
GLD SPDR Gold Shares ETF $125.32 -1.07% $39,878,445 11,256,932.0 23.5% 3.7% 8.0% 10.8% 8.1% -14.0% Precious Metals 2004-11-18 0.40% Not Available N/A N/A N/A 0.00% N/A -1.32 1 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $115.70 $127.29 $124.91 $125.87 59.84 View View View View View View A+ A- B B+ N/A N/A A-
IAU iShares Gold Trust ETF $12.66 -1.09% $8,615,919 6,608,032.0 23.8% 3.7% 8.0% 11.2% 8.7% -13.3% Precious Metals 2005-01-21 0.25% Not Available N/A N/A N/A 0.00% N/A -1.34 1 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $11.67 $12.86 $12.62 $12.72 59.86 View View View View View View A A+
SLV iShares Silver Trust ETF $16.91 0.24% $5,887,000 9,823,440.0 28.2% 3.2% 11.3% 12.5% -5.5% -48.2% Precious Metals 2006-04-21 0.50% Not Available N/A N/A N/A 0.00% N/A -1.53 1 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $15.23 $17.33 $16.85 $16.97 61.99 View View View View View View A A-
SGOL ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares ETF $127.83 -1.06% $1,070,534 35,076.0 23.5% 3.7% 8.0% 10.9% 8.2% -13.9% Precious Metals 2009-09-09 0.39% Charles Schwab N/A N/A N/A 0.00% N/A -1.31 1 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $117.97 $129.86 $127.25 $128.73 59.85 View View View View View View A- A
PPLT ETFS Physical Platinum Shares ETF $94.03 -0.10% $493,116 50,444.0 9.6% -0.0% -0.1% -9.9% -27.0% -43.4% Precious Metals 2010-01-08 0.60% Charles Schwab N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1.32 1 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $92.09 $96.97 $93.53 $94.41 45.88 View View View View View View B+ B+
SIVR ETFS Physical Silver Shares ETF $17.43 0.17% $327,537 97,592.0 28.5% 3.2% 11.2% 12.8% -4.8% -47.6% Precious Metals 2009-07-24 0.30% Charles Schwab N/A N/A N/A 0.00% N/A -1.51 1 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $15.70 $17.86 $17.38 $17.47 62.45 View View View View View View A A
GLTR ETFS Physical Precious Metals Basket Shares ETF $64.14 -0.39% $199,113 16,862.0 22.7% 3.4% 8.2% 8.2% -0.6% -30.6% Precious Metals 2010-10-22 0.60% Charles Schwab N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A -1.24 4 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $59.21 $65.02 $63.95 $64.31 61.16 View View View View View View B B+
PALL ETFS Physical Palladium Shares ETF $55.03 2.67% $170,496 26,476.0 1.6% 4.0% 4.5% -14.7% -13.3% -23.8% Precious Metals 2010-01-08 0.60% Charles Schwab N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1.95 1 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $50.78 $54.89 $54.46 $55.31 54.67 View View View View View View A- B+
OUNZ Van Eck Merk Gold Trust ETF $13.05 -0.76% $153,996 102,474.0 24.1% 4.0% 8.0% 11.0% N/A N/A Precious Metals 2014-05-16 0.40% Not Available N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A -1.28 1 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $12.02 $13.22 $13.01 $13.09 60.95 View View View View View View N/A A-
GLDI X-Links Gold Shares Covered Call ETN $10.79 0.00% $25,896 31,212.0 14.4% 2.3% 6.1% 5.4% 4.5% N/A Precious Metals 2013-01-29 0.65% Not Available $1.37 2016-06-20 $0.12 12.71% N/A -0.79 N/A N/A View 35% 15% 1099 $10.16 $10.91 $10.71 $10.84 63.90 View View View View View View B B
WITE ETFS Physical White Metal Basket Shares ETF $27.37 0.04% $15,191 5,293.0 3.6% -0.8% 2.6% -19.9% -44.6% -54.1% Precious Metals 2010-12-03 0.60% Charles Schwab N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1.09 3 100.0% View 35% 28% 1099 $26.63 $28.57 $27.29 $27.47 52.61 View View View View View View C+ B+
SLVO X-Links Silver Shares Covered Call ETN $10.39 0.39% $8,832 23,382.0 18.7% 2.6% 10.4% 8.6% -2.7% N/A Precious Metals 2013-04-17 0.65% Not Available $1.27 2016-06-20 $0.12 12.26% N/A -1.06 N/A N/A View 35% 15% 1099 $9.44 $10.60 N/A N/A 67.05 View View View View View View N/A B
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