Low Volatility ETF List

Click on the tabs below to see more information on Low Volatility 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 Low Volatility 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 10/17/2014

Symbol Name Price Change Assets * ▼ Avg Vol YTD

ETF Returns

This page includes historical return information for all Low Volatility 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
SPLV S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio -0.23% -1.65% +6.38% +10.30% +53.71% n/a
USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF -0.56% -2.73% +5.88% +10.19% n/a n/a
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF +0.87% -3.74% +2.68% -0.96% n/a n/a
ACWV MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility ETF -0.32% -2.74% +4.37% +6.20% n/a n/a
EFAV iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF +0.53% -4.21% +1.05% +2.17% n/a n/a
IDLV S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio +0.33% -5.77% -0.43% +1.17% n/a n/a
EELV S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio -0.42% -6.69% -3.18% -6.50% n/a n/a
SIZE MSCI USA Size Factor ETF -0.22% -4.35% +5.30% +10.86% n/a n/a
XSLV S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio +2.17% -0.75% -0.11% +5.67% n/a n/a
CFO U.S. 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF -0.33% -6.40% n/a n/a n/a n/a
XMLV S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio +1.30% -2.79% +5.81% +7.69% n/a n/a
SMLV SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF +0.80% -3.19% +0.50% +8.23% n/a n/a
LGLV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF -0.77% -3.86% +5.87% +13.18% n/a n/a
JPMV iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility ETF -1.65% -4.35% n/a n/a n/a n/a
ERW VelocityShares Equal Risk Weighted Large Cap ETF -1.30% -1.13% +5.90% +12.54% n/a n/a
CSF U.S. Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF +2.60% -4.18% n/a n/a n/a n/a
CFA U.S. 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF -0.36% -5.66% n/a n/a n/a n/a
AXJV iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Minimum Volatility ETF +0.89% -2.84% n/a n/a n/a n/a
EUMV iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF -0.09% -7.25% n/a n/a n/a n/a

ETF Expenses

The following table includes expense data and other descriptive information for all Low Volatility 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 Low Volatility ETFs.

Symbol Name ETFdb Category Inception ER Commission Free
SPLV S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio Large Cap Blend Equities 2011-05-05 0.25% Charles Schwab
USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF All Cap Equities 2011-10-20 0.15% Fidelity
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF Emerging Markets Equities 2011-10-20 0.25% Fidelity
ACWV MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility ETF Global Equities 2011-10-20 0.20% Not Available
EFAV iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF Foreign Large Cap Equities 2011-10-20 0.20% Fidelity
IDLV S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio Foreign Large Cap Equities 2012-01-13 0.25% Charles Schwab
EELV S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio Emerging Markets Equities 2012-01-13 0.29% Charles Schwab
SIZE MSCI USA Size Factor ETF All Cap Equities 2013-04-16 0.15% Not Available
XSLV S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio Small Cap Blend Equities 2013-02-15 0.34% Not Available
CFO U.S. 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF Large Cap Blend Equities 2014-07-01 0.68% Not Available
XMLV S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio Mid Cap Blend Equities 2013-02-15 0.25% Not Available
SMLV SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF Small Cap Blend Equities 2013-02-20 0.25% Not Available
LGLV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF Large Cap Blend Equities 2013-02-20 0.20% Not Available
JPMV iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility ETF Japan Equities 2014-06-03 0.30% Not Available
ERW VelocityShares Equal Risk Weighted Large Cap ETF Large Cap Blend Equities 2013-07-31 0.65% Not Available
CSF U.S. Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF Small Cap Blend Equities 2014-07-01 0.68% Not Available
CFA U.S. 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF Large Cap Blend Equities 2014-07-01 0.58% Not Available
AXJV iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Minimum Volatility ETF Asia Pacific Equities 2014-06-03 0.35% Not Available
EUMV iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF Europe Equities 2014-06-03 0.25% Not Available

ETF Dividends

This page includes historical dividend information for all Low Volatility 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
SPLV S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio $0.84 2014-09-15 $0.07 2.45% n/a 0.83
USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF $0.75 2014-09-24 $0.17 2.04% n/a 0.81
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF $1.54 2014-06-25 $0.71 2.65% n/a 0.93
ACWV MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility ETF $1.64 2014-06-25 $0.80 2.53% n/a 0.70
EFAV iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF $2.15 2014-06-25 $1.37 3.57% n/a 0.79
IDLV S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio $1.01 2014-09-19 $0.18 3.34% n/a 0.81
EELV S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio $0.72 2014-09-19 $0.31 2.76% n/a 1.10
SIZE MSCI USA Size Factor ETF $1.13 2014-09-24 $0.24 1.92% n/a 0.79
XSLV S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio $0.69 2014-09-19 $0.14 2.24% n/a 0.88
CFO U.S. 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF $0.06 2014-09-16 $0.06 0.18% n/a 0.95
XMLV S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio $0.57 2014-09-19 $0.14 1.95% n/a 0.70
SMLV SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF $3.64 2014-09-19 $0.37 5.20% n/a 0.82
LGLV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF $2.65 2014-09-19 $0.40 3.76% n/a 0.80
JPMV iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility ETF n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.98
ERW VelocityShares Equal Risk Weighted Large Cap ETF $1.10 2014-09-16 $0.23 1.97% n/a -1.70
CSF U.S. Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF $0.05 2014-09-16 $0.05 0.14% n/a 0.95
CFA U.S. 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF $0.09 2014-09-16 $0.09 0.28% n/a 0.00
AXJV iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Minimum Volatility ETF n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.72
EUMV iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.93

ETF Holdings

The table below includes basic holdings data for all U.S. listed Low Volatility 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
SPLV S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio 100 12.25% View
USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF 154 14.88% View
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF 247 15.38% View
ACWV MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility ETF 350 13.04% View
EFAV iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF 216 14.70% View
IDLV S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio 362 7.72% View
EELV S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio 212 9.89% View
SIZE MSCI USA Size Factor ETF 621 5.03% View
XSLV S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio 120 10.99% View
CFO U.S. 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF n/a n/a View
XMLV S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio 80 15.35% View
SMLV SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF 327 19.97% View
LGLV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF 76 20.34% View
JPMV iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility ETF 173 15.60% View
ERW VelocityShares Equal Risk Weighted Large Cap ETF 499 18.12% View
CSF U.S. Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF n/a n/a View
CFA U.S. 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF n/a n/a View
AXJV iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Minimum Volatility ETF 179 15.92% View
EUMV iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF 129 16.39% View

ETF Tax Rates

The following table includes certain tax information for all Low Volatility 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
SPLV S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio 35% 15% 1099
USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF 35% 15% 1099
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF 35% 15% 1099
ACWV MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility ETF 35% 15% 1099
EFAV iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF 35% 15% 1099
IDLV S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio 35% 15% 1099
EELV S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio 35% 15% 1099
SIZE MSCI USA Size Factor ETF 35% 15% 1099
XSLV S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio 35% 15% 1099
CFO U.S. 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF 35% 15% 1099
XMLV S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio 35% 15% 1099
SMLV SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF 35% 15% 1099
LGLV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF 35% 15% 1099
JPMV iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility ETF 35% 15% 1099
ERW VelocityShares Equal Risk Weighted Large Cap ETF 35% 15% 1099
CSF U.S. Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF 35% 15% 1099
CFA U.S. 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF 35% 15% 1099
AXJV iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Minimum Volatility ETF 35% 15% 1099
EUMV iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF 35% 15% 1099

ETF Technicals

This page contains certain technical information for all Low Volatility 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
SPLV S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio $34.26 $35.40 $34.41 $34.79 47 View
USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF $36.65 $38.28 $36.83 $37.19 45 View
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF $58.22 $61.08 $58.91 $59.35 42 View
ACWV MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility ETF $65.08 $67.65 $65.39 $65.89 42 View
EFAV iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF $59.79 $63.91 $60.69 $61.15 37 View
IDLV S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio $30.13 $32.52 $30.55 $30.89 35 View
EELV S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio $25.98 $28.08 $26.24 $26.45 36 View
SIZE MSCI USA Size Factor ETF $58.80 $62.75 $59.67 $59.90 41 View
XSLV S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio $29.82 $30.72 $30.49 $30.86 50 View
CFO U.S. 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF $32.31 $35.59 $32.91 $33.23 38 View
XMLV S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio $29.07 $30.25 $29.46 $29.86 44 View
SMLV SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF $68.66 $71.14 $70.02 $70.37 46 View
LGLV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF $70.26 $74.23 $71.08 $71.33 44 View
JPMV iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility ETF $48.51 $52.42 $48.81 $48.86 35 View
ERW VelocityShares Equal Risk Weighted Large Cap ETF $52.69 $57.57 $55.61 $55.61 58 View
CSF U.S. Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF $33.20 $36.43 $34.32 $34.45 44 View
CFA U.S. 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF $32.29 $35.81 $33.06 $33.21 40 View
AXJV iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Minimum Volatility ETF $49.89 $53.78 $50.95 $50.95 40 View
EUMV iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF $22.01 $24.66 $22.56 $22.70 33 View

ETF Analysis

This page provides links to various analysis for all Low Volatility 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
SPLV S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio View View View View View
USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF View View View View View
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility ETF View View View View View
ACWV MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility ETF View View View View View
EFAV iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF View View View View View
IDLV S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio View View View View View
EELV S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio View View View View View
SIZE MSCI USA Size Factor ETF View View View View View
XSLV S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio View View View View View
CFO U.S. 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF View View View View View
XMLV S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio View View View View View
SMLV SPDR Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF View View View View View
LGLV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF View View View View View
JPMV iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility ETF View View View View View
ERW VelocityShares Equal Risk Weighted Large Cap ETF View View View View View
CSF U.S. Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF View View View View View
CFA U.S. 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF View View View View View
AXJV iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Minimum Volatility ETF View View View View View
EUMV iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF View View View View View

ETFs: ETFdb Realtime Ratings

This page provides ETFdb Ratings for all Low Volatility 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
SPLV
A
A-
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USMV
A
A-
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EEMV
A
A
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ACWV
B+
A
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EFAV
A-
A
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IDLV
B+
A
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EELV
B
A
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SIZE
n/a
A
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XSLV
B
B+
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CFO
n/a
C+
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XMLV
B+
B+
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SMLV
B-
A-
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LGLV
B-
A-
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JPMV
n/a
A
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ERW
n/a
B-
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CSF
n/a
C+
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CFA
n/a
B-
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AXJV
n/a
A
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EUMV
n/a
A
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