Aerospace & Defense ETF List

Click on the tabs below to see more information on Aerospace & Defense 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 Aerospace & Defense 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 07/31/2014

Symbol Name Price Change Assets * ▼ Avg Vol YTD

ETF Returns

This page includes historical return information for all Aerospace & Defense 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
ITA iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF -3.50% -5.35% -2.08% +17.83% +73.95% +161.25%
PPA Aerospace & Defense -3.81% -4.57% +0.38% +17.46% +70.84% +126.89%
XAR SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF -2.73% -4.97% -3.04% +17.80% n/a n/a

ETF Expenses

The following table includes expense data and other descriptive information for all Aerospace & Defense 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 Aerospace & Defense ETFs.

Symbol Name ETFdb Category Inception ER Commission Free
ITA iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF Industrials Equities 2006-05-01 0.44% Not Available
PPA Aerospace & Defense Industrials Equities 2005-10-26 0.66% Not Available
XAR SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF Industrials Equities 2011-09-29 0.35% Not Available

ETF Dividends

This page includes historical dividend information for all Aerospace & Defense 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
ITA iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF $1.62 2014-06-24 $0.67 1.54% 16.16 1.31
PPA Aerospace & Defense $0.31 2014-06-20 $0.06 0.99% 15.33 1.30
XAR SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF $2.45 2014-06-20 $0.66 2.53% 16.29 1.39

ETF Holdings

The table below includes basic holdings data for all U.S. listed Aerospace & Defense 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
ITA iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF 38 56.36% View
PPA Aerospace & Defense 53 52.67% View
XAR SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF 35 35.36% View

ETF Tax Rates

The following table includes certain tax information for all Aerospace & Defense 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
ITA iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF 35% 15% 1099
PPA Aerospace & Defense 35% 15% 1099
XAR SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF 35% 15% 1099

ETF Technicals

This page contains certain technical information for all Aerospace & Defense 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
ITA iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF $103.90 $109.56 $102.06 $103.65 34 View
PPA Aerospace & Defense $31.53 $32.92 $30.90 $31.44 35 View
XAR SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF $95.88 $100.74 $94.75 $95.94 36 View

ETF Analysis

This page provides links to various analysis for all Aerospace & Defense 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
ITA iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF View View View View View
PPA Aerospace & Defense View View View View View
XAR SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF View View View View View

ETFs: ETFdb Realtime Ratings

This page provides ETFdb Ratings for all Aerospace & Defense 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
ITA
B+
B+
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PPA
A-
B-
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XAR
B-
A-
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