Aerospace & (Cyber) Defense ETFs

Aerospace & (Cyber) Defense ETFs
  • Pininvest Analysis

Because of the concentration of the Aerospace & Defense sector, the number of holdings is unusually focused on 35 companies for iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF  [asset ticker="ITA" mnemonic="BATS"] and 33 companies for SPDR® S&P® Aerospace & Defense ETF [asset ticker="XAR" mnemonic="NYSEARCA"]

Invesco Aerospace & Defense ETF  [asset ticker="PPA" mnemonic="NYSEARCA"] offers broader exposure by including companies involved in homeland security and aerospace operations

The poorest performers in 2020 of the Broad Industrials sector, the Aerospace & Defense funds have been  catching up lost ground strongly since early November '20

 

Cybersecurity has become an integral part of national defense, involving the aerospace conglomerates alongside a broad array of specialized, often very large, firms

Cybersecurity platforms have established an industry no investor can ignore

Private equity firms such as Thoma Bravo have become significant players in the field and the Jan. '21 listing of a  blank check company by the firm suggests further M&A initiatives

Thematic ETFs focused on the category offer diversification to individual investors

Aerospace & (Cyber) Defense ETFs • Updated:

Name Ticker Exchange Category SubCategory Currency Cur.Price AUM Perf. Momentum Vol. Risk Contrib. MDD
 
BlueStar Israel Technology ETF ITEQ NYSEARCA Technology Disruptive Innovation USD 68.28 97 M 43.6% Weak Up 26%   10% -24%
ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF HACK NYSEARCA Technology CyberSecurity USD 60.86 1.4 B 36.4% Weak Up 22%   9% -14%
First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF CIBR NASDAQ Technology CyberSecurity USD 46.40 1.3 B 41.6% Weak Up 23%   9% -13%
Global X Cybersecurity ETF BUG NASDAQ Technology CyberSecurity USD 28.99 - 47.5% Weak Up 29%   10% -16%
Invesco Aerospace & Defense ETF PPA NYSEARCA Industrial Goods Aerospace & Defense USD 74.60 1.1 B 30.8% Neutral 21%   8% -11%
iShares Cybersecurity and Tech ETF IHAK NYSEARCA Technology CyberSecurity USD 42.92 - 38.3% Weak Up 24%   9% -14%
iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ITA BATS Industrial Goods Aerospace & Defense USD 108.20 4.8 B 28.3% Neutral 26%   9% -13%
Procure Space ETF UFO NASDAQ Technology Space Tech USD 29.87 - 47.0% Neutral 24%   9% -12%
SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF XAR NYSEARCA Industrial Goods Aerospace & Defense USD 129.84 1.9 B 48.7% Weak Up 26%   10% -10%
SPDR S&P Kensho Final Frontiers ETF ROKT NYSEARCA Technology Space Tech USD 41.61 6.1 M 36.4% Weak Up 22%   8% -9%
SPDR® Kensho Future Security ETF FITE NYSEARCA Technology Security & Defense USD 51.86 19 M 44.3% Weak Up 19%   9% -9%
VictoryShares Protect America ETF SHLD NASDAQ Industrial Goods Aerospace & Defense USD 33.16 - 28.9% Neutral 14%   2% -25%