Despite the major market crash in March, all of the major indexes ended 2020 in the green. The S&P 500 (SP500) ending the year up 16.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rose 5.58%, and the NASDAQ (COMP) increased by 43.64% in 2020. While at times it felt as if there was a major disconnect with the economy and the stock market, and it still does to an extent, most of the year, it felt like no matter what you were invested in; you were making money. But, while not all stocks increased the same amount, the same is true about ETFs. Some funds, like stocks, did better than others.
When you look back at the year now, did you match market returns, fall behind, or where you invested in stocks and ETFs that beat the averages? Let’s take a look at the top five best performing ETFs of 2020 in a number of different categories the average investor has to choose from.
The following table shows the performance of the top five best performing ETFs in 2020, as well as their performance over the last month, the last three months, the last five and ten years. (All figures quoted are based on the December 31st, 2020 closing price. Five- and ten-year periods are annualized when available.)
The following table shows the performance of the top five Non-Leveraged ETFs in 2020 and their performance over the last month, the last three months, the last five and ten years. Continue reading "Top Performing ETFs Of 2020"