ETF Expenses

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) expenses are charged by the issuing company to cover any maintenance and management required by the fund. Determining the expenses associated with an ETF can help investors make decisions about a fund's stability, financial strength and management success. The Expenses page provides detailed information regarding expenses for an exchange-traded fund (ETF) and allows you to view the fund's load type, expense ratios and current risk measures. When you're researching any ETF, click the Expenses tab to view the fund's expenses.

Risk measures for an ETF include the following: beta, r-squared, standard deviation and Sharpe ratio.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of an Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) carefully before investing. A prospectus contains this and other information about the ETF and can be obtained from the issuer. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

The tools described in this article are for information purposes only and their use does not guarantee a profit. None of the information provided should be considered a recommendation or solicitation to invest in, or liquidate, a particular security or type of security. Investors should fully research any security before making an investment decision.