List of Materials Sector ETFs Listed on U.S. Exchanges

These ETFs are comprised of companies in the materials sector. The materials sector is made up of a number of industries including:

  • Chemicals
  • Metals & Mining
  • Containers & Packaging
  • Paper & Forest Products
  • Construction Materials

While there are a number of industries within the materials sector, it should be noted that most of these ETFs are heavily weighted towards the chemicals industry. Many of the largest chemical companies are also top holdings within these ETFs including:

Monsanto Company (MON)

Praxair, Inc. (PX)

Materials ETFs

Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF (FMAT)

First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund (FXZ)

Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (RTM) (Companies are equally weighted)

iShares U.S. Materials ETF (IYM)

Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB)

PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio (PYZ) (Companies demonstrating relative strength)

Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW)

Materials ETFs: Small Cap

PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio (PSCM)

Materials ETFs: Leveraged

ProShares Ultra Basic Materials (UYM) (Daily Target: 2x)

Materials ETFs: Short

ProShares Short Basic Materials (SBM) (Daily Target: -1x)

ProShares UltraShort Basic Materials (SMN) (Daily Target: -2x)