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  ITA/BATS and 33 companies for SPDR® S&P® Aerospace & Defense ETF XAR/NYSEARCA

Invesco Aerospace & Defense ETF  PPA/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 64.91 97 M 58.6% Weak Down 37%   8% -18%
ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF HACK NYSEARCA Technology CyberSecurity USD 54.48 1.4 B 41.7% Weak Down 33%   8% -14%
First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF CIBR NASDAQ Technology CyberSecurity USD 40.56 1.3 B 46.6% Weak Down 34%   8% -22%
Global X Cybersecurity ETF BUG NASDAQ Technology CyberSecurity USD 24.97 - 62.5% Weak Down 36%   7% -15%
Invesco Aerospace & Defense ETF PPA NYSEARCA Industrial Goods Aerospace & Defense USD 68.70 1.1 B 10.1% Neutral 41%   10% -34%
iShares Cybersecurity and Tech ETF IHAK NYSEARCA Technology CyberSecurity USD 37.73 - 47.2% Neutral 33%   7% -13%
iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ITA BATS Industrial Goods Aerospace & Defense USD 98.05 4.8 B 1.2% Weak Up 48%   11% -40%
Procure Space ETF UFO NASDAQ Technology Space Tech USD 28.09 - 27.1% Neutral 43%   10% -34%
SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF XAR NYSEARCA Industrial Goods Aerospace & Defense USD 119.73 1.9 B 23.4% Neutral 47%   11% -35%
SPDR S&P Kensho Final Frontiers ETF ROKT NYSEARCA Technology Space Tech USD 39.09 6.1 M 18.1% Neutral 41%   10% -33%
SPDR® Kensho Future Security ETF FITE NYSEARCA Technology Security & Defense USD 46.81 19 M 33.3% Neutral 35%   9% -25%
VictoryShares Protect America ETF SHLD NASDAQ Industrial Goods Aerospace & Defense USD 30.25 - 17.6% Neutral 12%   0% -17%