Explosive growth in the ETF market has led investors to question how to profit from these relatively new investment vehicles. Morningstar, the global leader in investment research, can help you answer that question. This annual guide includes full-page reports on the 150 largest and most popular ETFs. In addition, you'll find dozens of pages of editorial guidance dedicated to revealing the advantages and disadvantages of ETFs, explaining how to use ETFs in a portfolio, gauging which ETFs track the slice of the market you want, and much more.
Table of Contents
Introduction. How to Use this Book. ETFs Basics. Constructing Winning Portfolios Using ETFs. Beating the Market with ETFs. ETFs on Our Buy List. Report Pages. U.S. Stock Funds: Sector. Foreign Stock Funds: Diversified. Foreign Stock Funds: Country/Region. Fixed Income. Specialty/Other Funds. Tables and Charts. Performance Summary-U.S.-Listed ETFs. Performance Summary-Indexes. Best and Worst Performing ETFs. Cheapest and Dearest Stock ETFs. Highest and Lowest Quality Stock ETFs. Least and Most Risky Stock ETFs. Largest and Most Heavily-Traded ETFs. Least and Most Risky Stock ETFs. Largest and Most Heavily-Traded ETFs. Most and Least Popular ETFs. Most and Least Popular ETFs. Highest Yielding ETFs. ETFs with Lowest Annual Expenses. Valuation Measures. Growth Measures. Profitability Measures. Least and Most Volatile. Glossary. Glossary.
Jeffrey Ptak is Morningstar's Director of Exchange-Traded Security Research. He oversees Morningstar's analysis of exchange-traded funds and provides running coverage of ETF news and trends on Moringstar.com.