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List of ETFs Focusing on the United Kingdom Listed on U.S. Exchanges

Most of the ETFs on this list are comprised of a mix of large and mid-sized companies located in the United Kingdom. While these ETFs might be comprised of a few small-cap companies, only the iShares ETF (EWUS) specifically focus on this category of stocks. Here are a few notes regarding these ETFs:

  • The iShares ETF (EWU) is the most liquid/traded ETF in this category.
  • The First Trust ETF (FXU) and the SPDR ETF (QGBR) are both based on indices that use fundamentals to select the companies that are chosen.
  • There are a couple of hedged ETFs for those investors who want exposure to companies from the United Kingdom, but do not want exposure to the British pound. These ETFs are hedged to the US dollar.
  • While there only a few ETFs that focus exclusively on the United Kingdom, there are several ETFs listed on U.S. exchanges that are weighted towards companies from the United Kingdom. Most of these ETFs focus on companies from Europe with a significant percentage of these companies located in the U.K.

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ETFs Focusing on the United Kingdom

iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU)

First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund (FXU)

SPDR MSCI United Kingdom Quality Mix ETF (QGBR)

Hedged ETFs

Deutsche X-trackers MSCI United Kingdom Hedged Equity ETF (DBUK)

iShares Currency Hedged MSCI United Kingdom ETF (HEWU)

WisdomTree United Kingdom Hedged Equity ETF (DXPS) (Dividend-paying companies)

Small-Cap ETFs

iShares MSCI United Kingdom Small Cap Index ETF (EWUS)

ETFs Weighted Towards the United Kingdom

ETFS Diversified-Factor Developed Europe Index ETF (SBEU)

First Trust Europe AlphaDEX ETF (FEP)

iShares Europe ETF (IEV)

iShares MSCI Europe Financials Sector ETF (EUFN)

iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF (EUMV)

iShares Core MSCI Europe ETF (IEUR)

ProShares MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF (EFAD)


SPDR S&P International Energy Sector ETF (IPW)

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK)

WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend ETF (DFE)