Telecom ETF List

Click on the tabs below to see more information on Telecom 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 Telecom 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 10/24/2014

Symbol Name Price Change Assets * ▼ Avg Vol YTD

ETF Returns

This page includes historical return information for all Telecom 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
VOX Telecom ETF +1.47% -1.44% +2.61% +4.36% +51.76% +88.33%
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF +1.99% -2.56% +0.02% +3.05% +49.07% +86.98%
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF +2.33% -2.72% -0.72% +0.92% +31.56% +54.24%
FCOM MSCI Telecommunications Services Index ETF +1.36% -1.36% +3.64% +5.72% n/a n/a
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF +4.59% -3.47% -5.66% -2.24% +29.45% +44.92%
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF +3.91% -2.49% -1.74% +1.85% +38.06% n/a
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund +3.57% -3.83% +7.93% +10.63% +48.39% n/a
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF -0.35% +3.84% -2.47% -2.51% n/a n/a
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF -1.40% -2.29% -5.83% +18.11% +16.35% n/a
LTL Ultra Telecommunications ProShares +4.72% -10.59% -6.42% -1.34% +95.53% +176.96%
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications -3.24% +15.03% -1.82% -8.65% -63.91% -82.39%

ETF Expenses

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

Symbol Name ETFdb Category Inception ER Commission Free
VOX Telecom ETF Communications Equities 2004-09-23 0.14% Vanguard
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF Communications Equities 2000-05-22 0.46% Not Available
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF Communications Equities 2001-11-12 0.47% Not Available
FCOM MSCI Telecommunications Services Index ETF Technology Equities 2013-10-24 0.12% Fidelity
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF Communications Equities 2008-07-16 0.50% Not Available
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF Communications Equities 2011-01-26 0.35% Not Available
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund Communications Equities 2011-02-17 0.70% Not Available
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF Communications Equities 2011-06-23 0.85% Not Available
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF Communications Equities 2010-07-13 0.48% Not Available
LTL Ultra Telecommunications ProShares Leveraged Equities 2008-03-27 0.95% Not Available
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications Leveraged Equities 2008-03-27 0.95% Not Available

ETF Dividends

This page includes historical dividend information for all Telecom 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
VOX Telecom ETF $3.24 2013-12-20 $3.24 3.79% 18.48 0.89
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF $0.72 2014-09-24 $0.16 2.48% 24.58 1.03
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF $7.35 2014-06-24 $6.37 12.07% 13.76 0.78
FCOM MSCI Telecommunications Services Index ETF $0.61 2014-09-19 $0.19 2.35% n/a 0.84
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF $3.34 2014-09-19 $0.15 13.50% 13.28 0.82
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF $0.66 2014-09-19 $0.15 1.23% 25.05 1.35
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund $0.42 2014-09-23 $0.18 1.19% 17.34 1.48
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF $0.62 2012-12-24 $0.62 3.06% 14.45 3.08
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF $2.07 2013-12-18 $0.79 3.40% 13.23 -3.00
LTL Ultra Telecommunications ProShares $0.78 2014-09-24 $0.15 0.89% 24.58 2.40
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications n/a 2009-12-23 $0.11 2.64% n/a 3.88

ETF Holdings

The table below includes basic holdings data for all U.S. listed Telecom 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
VOX Telecom ETF 32 70.63% View
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF 27 72.44% View
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF 44 70.22% View
FCOM MSCI Telecommunications Services Index ETF 31 71.90% View
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF 62 64.53% View
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF 59 22.27% View
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund 64 29.92% View
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF 30 57.41% View
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF 90 56.19% View
LTL Ultra Telecommunications ProShares 36 144.30% View
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications 9 283.15% View

ETF Tax Rates

The following table includes certain tax information for all Telecom 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
VOX Telecom ETF 35% 15% 1099
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF 35% 15% 1099
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF 35% 15% 1099
FCOM MSCI Telecommunications Services Index ETF 35% 15% 1099
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF 35% 15% 1099
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF 35% 15% 1099
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund 35% 15% 1099
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF 35% 15% 1099
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF 35% 15% 1099
LTL Ultra Telecommunications ProShares 35% 15% 1099
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications 35% 15% 1099

ETF Technicals

This page contains certain technical information for all Telecom 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
VOX Telecom ETF $82.91 $87.91 $85.51 $86.00 48 View
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF $27.89 $30.21 $29.17 $29.33 48 View
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF $59.25 $63.39 $61.37 $61.73 46 View
FCOM MSCI Telecommunications Services Index ETF $25.25 $26.72 n/a n/a 49 View
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF $23.55 $25.88 $24.96 $25.14 47 View
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF $49.52 $56.18 n/a n/a 50 View
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund $33.48 $37.46 $35.60 $35.75 46 View
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF $18.33 $20.83 $19.72 $19.72 52 View
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF $59.59 $63.38 $60.19 $60.99 46 View
LTL Ultra Telecommunications ProShares $76.36 $101.77 n/a n/a 36 View
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications $13.23 $17.02 n/a n/a 55 View

ETF Analysis

This page provides links to various analysis for all Telecom 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
VOX Telecom ETF View View View View View
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF View View View View View
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF View View View View View
FCOM MSCI Telecommunications Services Index ETF View View View View View
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF View View View View View
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF View View View View View
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund View View View View View
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF View View View View View
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF View View View View View
LTL Ultra Telecommunications ProShares View View View View View
TLL UltraShort Telecommunications View View View View View

ETFs: ETFdb Realtime Ratings

This page provides ETFdb Ratings for all Telecom 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
VOX
A
A+
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
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IYZ
A+
B
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
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IXP
A-
B+
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
FCOM
n/a
A
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
IST
B+
B-
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
XTL
C+
A
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
FONE
B
C+
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
TGEM
B-
C
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
AXTE
C
A-
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
LTL
C
C+
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
TLL
C
B
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only

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