Best Fit Utility Funds

These ETFs invest in the stocks of companies in the utilities sector including the gas, energy, and telephone industries.

All ranked ETFs meet our Best Fit criteria.

#1 Vanguard Utilities Index Fund (VPU)

Asset Class: Equity

Loading... Previous Close: $93.06
Performance (YTD): 12.61% Avg. Volume: 170,602
Fees: 0.14% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: MSCI U.S. Investable Market Utilities 25/50 Index

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#2 Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLU)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 13.68% Avg. Volume: 12,378,733
Fees: 0.21% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P Utilities Select Sector Index

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#3 iShares U.S. Utilities ETF (IDU)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 12.71% Avg. Volume: 97,674
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Sector Total Return Index

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#4 iShares Global Utilities ETF (JXI)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 10.37% Avg. Volume: 43,459
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P Global Utilities Sector Index

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Barclays ETN + Select MLP ETN (ATMP)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 5.53% Avg. Volume: 32,817
Fees: 0.95% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Atlantic Trust Select MLP Index

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db X-trackers Regulated Utilities Fund (UTLT)

Asset Class: Global Equity

Loading... Previous Close: $27.67
Performance (YTD): 9.87% Avg. Volume: 112
Fees: 0.45% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: DBIQ Regulated Utilities Index

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Fidelity MSCI Utilities Index ETF (FUTY)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 12.47% Avg. Volume: 34,293
Fees: 0.12% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: MSCI USA IMI Utilities Index

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First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund (GRID)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 6.70% Avg. Volume: 2,907
Fees: 0.70% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: NASDAQ OMX Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index

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First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (FXU)

Asset Class: Equity

Loading... Previous Close: $22.77
Performance (YTD): 12.67% Avg. Volume: 101,548
Fees: 0.70% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: StrataQuant Utilities AlphaDEX Index

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Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (RYU)

Asset Class: Equity

Loading... Previous Close: $71.20
Performance (YTD): 13.18% Avg. Volume: 7,938
Fees: 0.50% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities Index

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Top Performing Utility Funds As of 03.05.2014

SPDR S&P International Utilities Sector ETF (IPU)

Total Return: 7.69%

ProShares Ultra Utilities (UPW)

Total Return: 6.47%

WisdomTree Global ex-US Utility Fund (DBU)

Total Return: 6.40%

ProShares Ultra Utilities (UPW)

Total Return: 22.55%

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund (VPU)

Total Return: 12.71%

PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio (PUI)

Total Return: 12.51%

* Annualized