Other Factor ETFs

There are 64 ETFs that follow an index that selects its holdings on various different factors, that we have grouped into an "other category".

Category1Category2ETF Count
Asset AllocationGlobal1
Global EquityDeveloped markets1
Global EquityEmerging markets2
Global EquityEurope1
Global EquityGlobal1
Global Equity Global ex-US1
Global Equity Single country5
Special Security TypesMLPs1
US Equity Broad market43
US EquitySingle industry1
US EquityThematic3
US Fixed IncomeBroad market1
US Fixed IncomeCorporate bonds3
Total64

The number of other ETFs continues to grow, as shown by this table:

Year of InceptionETF Count
20043
20062
20071
20091
20112
20122
20131
20143
20157
20166
201710
201811
20197
20208
Total64

Note that there were actually even more ETFs launched then this table shows, as we are only displaying the launch dates of ETFs still active in our database. There were more ETFs that were launched during these years that have since been closed down by their sponsor.

More and more ETFs are being launched that combine other factor investing with other investment factors:

Number of Factors UsedCount
135
215
35
47
51
71
Total64

Here are the other factor ETFs, if you want to read some examples of the approaches taken by these ETFs:

SymbolDescriptionInception DateCategoryActions
JKDiShares Morningstar Large Core Index Fund ETF06/28/2004US Equity Analyze
JKGiShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ETF06/28/2004US EquityAnalyze
JKJiShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund ETF06/28/2004US Equity Analyze
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity ETF06/16/2006Global EquityAnalyze
DEFInvesco Defensive Equity ETF12/15/2006US Equity Analyze
CZAInvesco Mid-Cap Core ETF04/02/2007US EquityAnalyze
HEDJWisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity ETF12/31/2009Global EquityAnalyze
SPHBS&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ETF05/05/2011US Equity Analyze
KNOWDirexion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ETF12/08/2011US EquityAnalyze
CXSEWisdomTree China ex-State-Owned Enterprises ETF09/19/2012Global Equity Analyze
QDYNFlexShares Quality Dividend Dynamic ETF12/14/2012US Equity Analyze
DXGEWisdomTree Germany Hedged Equity Fund ETF10/17/2013Global Equity Analyze
ZMLPDirexion Zacks MLP High Income Shares ETF01/23/2014Special Security TypesAnalyze
AIRRFirst Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF03/10/2014US EquityAnalyze
XSOEWisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises ETF12/10/2014Global EquityAnalyze
QVMArrow QVM Equity Factor ETF02/23/2015US EquityAnalyze
XRLVInvesco S&P 500 ex-Rate Sensitive Low Volatility Portfolio ETF04/06/2015US Equity Analyze
KLDWKnowledge Leaders Developed World ETF07/08/2015Global EquityAnalyze
SPXES&P 500 Ex-Energy ETF09/22/2015US Equity Analyze
SPXNS&P 500 Ex-Financials ETF09/22/2015US Equity Analyze
SPXTS&P 500 Ex-Technology ETF09/22/2015US Equity Analyze
SPXVS&P 500 Ex-Health Care ETF09/22/2015US Equity Analyze
PSETPrincipal Price Setters Index ETF03/21/2016US EquityAnalyze
MILNGlobal X Millennials Thematic ETF05/04/2016US EquityAnalyze
GENYPrincipal Millennials Index ETF08/19/2016Global EquityAnalyze
FDMOFidelity Momentum Factor ETF09/12/2016US EquityAnalyze
FDRRFidelity Dividend Index for Rising Rates ETF09/12/2016US Equity Analyze
ACSIAmerican Customer Satisfaction Core Alpha ETF10/31/2016US Equity Analyze
BOSSFounder Run Companies ETF02/13/2017US EquityAnalyze
VSMVVictoryShares US Multi-Factor Minimum Volatility ETF06/21/2017US Equity Analyze
USMFWisdomTree U.S. Multifactor ETF06/25/2017US Equity Analyze
EQRRProShares Equities for Rising Rates ETF07/24/2017US Equity Analyze
AMCAiShares Russell 1000 Pure U.S. Revenue ETF08/08/2017US Equity Analyze
OBORKraneShares MSCI One Belt One Road ETF09/07/2017Global EquityAnalyze
USMCPrincipal U.S. Mega-Cap Multi-Factor Index ETF10/11/2017US Equity Analyze
ENTREntrepreneur 30 Fund ETF11/08/2017US EquityAnalyze
JQUAJPMorgan U.S. Quality Factor ETF11/09/2017US Equity Analyze
CLRGIQ Chaikin U.S. Large Cap ETF12/14/2017US Equity Analyze
HYDWXtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETF01/11/2018US Fixed IncomeAnalyze
HYUPXtrackers High Beta High Yield Bond ETF01/11/2018US Fixed IncomeAnalyze
VFLQVanguard U.S. Liquidity Factor ETF02/14/2018US EquityAnalyze
VSLVolshares Large Cap ETF02/20/2018US EquityAnalyze
INDSPacer Benchmark Industrial Real Estate SCTR ETF05/14/2018US EquityAnalyze
SLTSalt truBeta High Exposure ETF05/16/2018US Equity Analyze
PEXLPacer US Export Leaders ETF07/23/2018US Equity Analyze
BOUTIBD Breakout Opportunities ETF09/13/2018US EquityAnalyze
UTRNVesper US Large Cap Short-Term Reversal Strategy ETF09/21/2018US Equity Analyze
LSAFLeaderShares AlphaFactor US Core Equity ETF10/02/2018US Equity Analyze
ERSXERShares Non-US Small Cap ETF12/28/2018Global Equity Analyze
IXSEWisdomTree India Ex-State-Owned Enterprises ETF04/04/2019Global EquityAnalyze
FRDMFreedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF05/23/2019Global EquityAnalyze
ECLNFirst Trust EIP Carbon Impact ETF08/20/2019US Equity Analyze
XOUTGraniteShares XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF10/07/2019US Equity Analyze
SCHJSchwab 1-5 Year Corporate Bond ETF10/10/2019US Fixed Income Analyze
HIBLDirexion Daily S&P 500 High Beta Bull 3X ETF11/27/2019US Equity Analyze
ROMOStrategy Shares Newfound/ReSolve Robust Momentum ETF11/27/2019Asset AllocationAnalyze
SQEWLeaderShares Equity Skew ETF05/12/2020US Equity Analyze
NIFEDirexion Fallen Knives ETF06/11/2020US Equity Analyze
DEEPRoundhill Acquirers Deep Value ETF06/22/2020US Equity Analyze
ALTLPacer Lunt Large Cap Alternator ETF06/25/2020US Equity Analyze
PALCPacer Lunt Large Cap Multi-Factor Alternator ETF06/25/2020US Equity Analyze
WFHDirexion Work From Home ETF06/25/2020US EquityAnalyze
DUALNorth Shore Dual Share Class ETF08/12/2020US EquityAnalyze
GCORGoldman Sachs Access U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF09/10/2020US Fixed IncomeAnalyze

One thing we do at StockMarketMBA.com is give each ETF a rating for long term investors. Here are the other factor ETFs that StockMarketMBA.com has rated as an "editors choice", our highest rating:

SymbolDescriptionInception DateCategoryActions
CZAInvesco Mid-Cap Core ETF04/02/2007US EquityAnalyze


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