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10 Best Performing Equity Energy ETFs In 2022

By ValueWalkStock MarketsOct 04, 2022 02:52AM ET
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10 Best Performing Equity Energy ETFs In 2022
By ValueWalk   |  Oct 04, 2022 02:52AM ET
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The energy sector has performed well this year, and the upside is expected to continue amid geopolitical tensions and rising demand. So, if you are still planning to invest in energy stocks, then one good way to invest is through energy ETFs, which give investors exposure to the energy sector.

Investing through ETFs also allows investors to diversify their risk and reduce their overall cost. Let’s take a look at the ten best-performing Equity Energy ETFs in 2022.

We have used the past one-year return data (from money.usnews.com) to rank the ten best-performing Equity Energy ETFs in 2022.

  1. First Trust Energy AlphaDEX ETF (FXN, 38%)

First Trust Energy AlphaDEX® Fund (NYSE:FXN) aims to track the investment performance of the StrataQuant® Energy Index, which is a modified equal-dollar weighted index that objectively identifies and selects stocks from the Russell 1000® Index.

It is up by almost 34% year to date and has more than $1.60 billion in net assets. FXN has an expense ratio of 0.64%. FXN’s top four holdings are Cheniere Energy (NYSE:LNG), Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN), Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY), and Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR).

  1. First Trust Natural Gas ETF (FCG, 39%)

First Trust Natural Gas ETF (NYSE:FCG) aims to track the investment performance of the ISE-Revere Natural Gas™ Index, which includes the mid and large capitalization companies that get a majority of their revenue from midstream activities and the exploration and production of natural gas.

It is up by almost 36% year to date and has more than $800 million in net assets. FCG has an expense ratio of 0.60%. FCG’s top four holdings are DCP Midstream LP (NYSE:DCP), Hess (NYSE:HES) Midstream LP, Western Midstream Partners (NYSE:WES) LP and ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP).

  1. Invesco S&P 500® Equal Weight Energy ETF (RYE, 39%)

Invesco S&P 500® Equal Weight Energy ETF (NYSE:RYE) aims to track the investment performance of the S&P 500® Equal Weight Energy Index, which includes the components of the S&P 500® Energy Index.

It is up by almost 32% year to date and has more than $440 million in net assets. RYE has an expense ratio of 0.40%. RYE’s top four holdings are Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC), Occidental Petroleum, Valero Energy (NYSE:VLO), and Conoco Phillips.

  1. JHancock Multifactor Energy ETF (JHME, 41%)

John Hancock Multifactor Energy ETF (NYSE:JHME) aims to track the investment performance of the John Hancock Dimensional Energy Index, which includes the securities in the US energy sector.

It is up by over 34% year to date and has more than $25 million in net assets. JHME has an expense ratio of 0.40%. JHME’s top four holdings are Conoco Phillips, Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), Chevron (NYSE:CVX), and Marathon Petroleum.

  1. Vanguard Energy ETF (VDE, 42%)

Vanguard Energy Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSE:VDE) aims to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI (LON:IMI))/Energy 25/50, which includes large, mid-size, and small US companies within the energy sector.

It is up by almost 36% year to date and has more than $7 billion in net assets. VDE has an expense ratio of 0.10%. VDE’s top four holdings are Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Conoco Phillips, and EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG).

  1. Fidelity® MSCI Energy ETF (FENY, 43%)

Fidelity® MSCI Energy Index ETF (NYSE:FENY) aims to track the investment performance of the MSCI USA IMI Energy 25/50 Index, which represents the performance of the energy sector in the US equity market.

It is up by almost 36% year to date and has more than $1.30 billion in net assets. FENY has an expense ratio of 0.8%. FENY’s top four holdings are Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Conoco Phillips, and EOG Resources.

  1. Energy Select Sector SPDR® ETF (XLE, 43%)

Energy Select Sector SPDR® Fund (NYSE:XLE) aims to track the investment performance of the Energy Select Sector Index, which includes companies identified as Energy companies by the GICS. XLE uses a replication strategy to achieve its investment objective.

It is up by almost 35% year to date and has more than $34 billion in net assets. XLE’s top four holdings are Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Conoco Phillips, and EOG Resources.

  1. iShares US Energy (NASDAQ:USEG) ETF (IYE, 43%)

iShares US Energy ETF (NYSE:IYE) aims to track the investment performance of the Russell 1000 Energy RIC 22.5/45 Capped Index, which includes US equities in the energy sector.

It is up by over 35% year to date and has more than $1.90 billion in net assets. IYE’s top four holdings are Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Conoco Phillips, and EOG Resources.

  1. iShares US Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (IEO, 48%)

iShares US Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (NYSE:IEO) aims to track the investment performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Oil Exploration & Production Index, which includes US equities dealing in oil and gas exploration and production.

It is up by over 40% year to date and has more than $800 million in net assets. IEO’s top four holdings are Conoco Phillips, EOG Resources, Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), and Marathon Petroleum.

  1. Invesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production ETF (PXE, 49%)

Invesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production ETF (NYSE:PXE) aims to track the investment results of the Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production IntellidexSM Index, which includes US companies dealing in the exploration and production of natural resources used to produce energy.

It is up by almost 46% year to date and has more than $250 million in net assets. PXE’s top four holdings are Conoco Phillips, Marathon Petroleum, Continental Resources, and Diamondback (NASDAQ:FANG) Energy.

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