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In the tables below, ETFdb.com presents recommended exchange traded fund (ETF) alternatives to the mutual fund VGSIX. These recommendations are powered by ETFdb's Mutual Fund to ETF Converter tool.
How ETFdb.com has selected ETF alternatives to VGSIX: The mutual fund VGSIX has been benchmarked by Vanguard against an index, MSCI US REIT Index, in its fund prospectus. The ETF alternatives to VGSIX listed below consist of (1) ETFs which track MSCI US REIT Index, and (2) ETFs which track other indexes in the same ETFdb.com Category as MSCI US REIT Index.
The following table presents exchange traded funds linked to MSCI US REIT Index.
The following table presents exchange traded funds linked to indexes in the same ETFdb.com Category as MSCI US REIT Index.
|Symbol||ETF Name||Assets||YTD||Expense Ratio|
|IFEU||iShares Europe Developed Real Estate ETF||$31,300.00||8.16%||0.48%|
|REM||iShares Mortgage Real Estate ETF||$1,237,238.24||8.24%||0.48%|
|REZ||iShares Residential Real Estate ETF||$407,101.16||11.53%||0.48%|
|IYR||iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF||$4,399,356.89||13.52%||0.43%|
|VNQ||Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund||$32,644,665.08||14.08%||0.12%|
|FRI||First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund||$117,737.97||13.60%||0.48%|
|RWR||SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF||$2,795,801.96||13.64%||0.25%|
|ICF||iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF||$2,092,299.25||13.18%||0.34%|
|RTL||Pacer Benchmark Retail Real Estate SCTR ETF||$2,836.23||14.27%||0.60%|
|PSR||Invesco Active U.S. Real Estate Fund||$34,476.38||12.98%||0.35%|
|WREI||Invesco Wilshire US REIT ETF||$12,346.27||15.22%||0.32%|
|REK||ProShares Short Real Estate||$8,736.29||-11.62%||0.95%|
|KBWY||Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF||$368,600.00||17.98%||0.35%|
|SCHH||Schwab US REIT ETF||$5,128,876.10||13.66%||0.07%|
|ROOF||IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF||$73,028.41||15.05%||0.70%|
|MORT||VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF||$156,230.01||8.87%||0.41%|
|FREL||Fidelity MSCI Real Estate Index ETF||$738,224.49||13.85%||0.08%|
|SRET||Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF||$151,181.92||10.90%||0.55%|
|EWRE||Invesco S&P 500® Equal Weight Real Estate ETF||$26,333.43||13.57%||0.40%|
|XLRE||Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund||$3,096,900.94||13.03%||0.13%|
|RORE||Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF||$30,007.13||14.87%||0.45%|
|USRT||iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF||$1,125,568.46||14.05%||0.08%|
|NURE||NuShares Short-Term REIT ETF||$56,492.80||13.13%||0.35%|
|PPTY||PPTY - U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF||$106,398.00||14.67%||0.53%|
|INDS||Pacer Benchmark Industrial Real Estate SCTR ETF||$2,803.13||17.17%||0.60%|
|SRVR||Pacer Benchmark Data & Infrastructure Real Estate SCTR ETF||$9,426.80||14.18%||0.60%|
|BBRE||JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI US REIT ETF||$137,560.69||14.24%||0.11%|
|VRAI||Virtus Real Asset Income ETF||$2,532.36||N/A||0.55%|
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