Best Fit Basic Materials Funds

The basic materials sector is made up of funds that invest in the stocks of companies involved in the production of raw materials. That may involve mining or production companies. This sector is considered cyclical because it is sensitive to changes in the business cycle.

All ranked ETFs meet our Best Fit criteria.

Market Vectors RVE Hard Assets Producers ETF (HAP)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 1.98% Avg. Volume: 21,721
Fees: 0.75% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Rogers - Van Eck Hard Assets Producers Index

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Market Vectors Steel ETF (SLX)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 4.65% Avg. Volume: 80,473
Fees: 0.55% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: NYSE ARCA Steel Index

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PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio (PYZ)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 0.15% Avg. Volume: 10,411
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: DWA Basic Materials Technical Leaders Index

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ProShares Short Basic Materials (SBM)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 3.65% Avg. Volume: 143
Fees: 0.95% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index

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ProShares Ultra Basic Materials (UYM)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 0.83% Avg. Volume: 45,026
Fees: 0.95% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index

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ProShares UltraShort Basic Materials (SMN)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 4.00% Avg. Volume: 31,248
Fees: 0.95% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index

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SPDR S&P International Materials Sector ETF (IRV)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 0.60% Avg. Volume: 314
Fees: 0.50% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P Developed Ex-U.S. BMI Materials Sector Index

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WisdomTree Commodity Country Equity Fund (CCXE)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 2.95% Avg. Volume: 2,639
Fees: 0.58% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: WisdomTree International Basic Materials Sector Index

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Top Performing Basic Materials Funds As of 03.05.2014

Direxion Daily Basic Materials Bull 3X Shares (MATL)

Total Return: 21.38%

ProShares Ultra Basic Materials (UYM)

Total Return: 13.40%

Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB)

Total Return: 6.88%

Direxion Daily Basic Materials Bull 3X Shares (MATL)

Total Return: 80.60%

ProShares Ultra Basic Materials (UYM)

Total Return: 42.35%

First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (FXZ)

Total Return: 25.27%

PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio (PYZ)

Total Return: 13.17%

First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (FXZ)

Total Return: 11.80%

Vanguard Materials Index Fund (VAW)

Total Return: 9.46%

* Annualized