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: $93.21
Performance (YTD): 13.67% Avg. Volume: 182,180
Fees: 0.14% Market Cap: Loading...

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

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

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 16.36% Avg. Volume: 50,669
Fees: 0.50% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities Index

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

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 13.62% Avg. Volume: 428,477
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

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

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#4 First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (FXU)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 14.61% Avg. Volume: 743,163
Fees: 0.70% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: StrataQuant Utilities AlphaDEX Index

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Barclays ETN + Select MLP ETN (ATMP)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 17.22% Avg. Volume: 62,153
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

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Performance (YTD): 13.86% Avg. Volume: 111
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): 13.55% Avg. Volume: 120,675
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): 2.00% Avg. Volume: 4,213
Fees: 0.70% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: NASDAQ OMX Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index

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iShares Global Utilities ETF (JXI)

Asset Class: Global Equity

Loading... Previous Close: $49.19
Performance (YTD): 13.93% Avg. Volume: 26,434
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P Global Utilities Sector Index

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iShares S&P Global Nuclear Energy Index Fund (NUCL)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 4.44% Avg. Volume: 1,151
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P Global Nuclear Energy Index

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Top Performing Utility Funds As of 07.03.2014

SPDR S&P International Utilities Sector ETF (IPU)

Total Return: 3.49%

Barclays ETN + Select MLP ETN (ATMP)

Total Return: 3.38%

WisdomTree Global ex-US Utility Fund (DBU)

Total Return: 1.96%

ProShares Ultra Utilities (UPW)

Total Return: 35.95%

First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (FXU)

Total Return: 22.05%

Barclays ETN + Select MLP ETN (ATMP)

Total Return: 20.98%

ProShares Ultra Utilities (UPW)

Total Return: 22.94%

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund (VPU)

Total Return: 12.74%

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

Total Return: 12.73%

* Annualized