Best Large Growth ETFs in 2014

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Find top large growth ETFs in 2014 review. These large growth ETFs are investing in big U.S. companies with high growth potential.

Large Growth Funds

Top Large Growth ETFs in 2014Large growth funds are popular among investors. These funds invest in large U.S. companies that tend to grow faster than other large cap stocks. These funds are focusing on companies in rapidly expanding industries in term of earning, sales, book value, and cash flow. These companies also provide little to no dividend yield and have high price ratios.

Investing in large growth exchange traded funds can diversify your portfolio. Whether it is for your brokerage or retirement account, you can fit these ETFs in your core investment portfolio.

Top Funds

These best large growth ETFs in 2014 are sorted based on its year to date performance in 2014. You can find the fund details and review below. Some of these ETFs can be bought for free from variety of brokerages such as Fidelity, Schwab, TD Ameritrade, and Vanguard.

Best large growth ETFs in 2014 are:
  1. PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Grow
  2. Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth
  3. AdvisorShares Madrona Domestic ETF
  4. Schwab US Large-Cap Growth ETF™
  5. Vanguard S&P 500 Growth Index ETF
  6. First Trust Large Cap Gr Opp AlphaDEX
  7. Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Wtd Idx Shrs
  8. iShares S&P 500 Growth
  9. SPDR S&P 500 Growth ETF
  10. First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weight Idx
Updated on 4/21/2014

PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth (PXLG)

PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio is an index ETF that is tracking the RAFI Fundamental Large Growth Index. This index consists of common stocks of "large growth" U.S. companies, including real estate investment trusts (REITs). The current dividend yield is 0.82%. The ETF market price is $29.05. Its expense ratio is 0.79%.

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In 2014, this best large growth ETF in 2014has a year to date return of 2.73%. The past 3 year performance is as follows:
  • Year 2014: 2.73% (YTD)
  • Year 2013: 29.88%
  • Year 2012: 16.13%
Top 5 stocks in its holdings are Microsoft Corporation, Wells Fargo & Co, Apple Inc, Merck &Co In, and Coca-Cola Co. Top 3 industry sectors are technology, healthcare, and energy.

Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (RPG)

Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (RPG)Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF has $1.3 billion of assets. This best ETF has a low expense ratio fee of 0.35%. The current NAV price is $71.83. The 52 week price range is between $54.03 & $76.40. Morningstar has ranked this stock exchange traded fund with 5 stars rating.

As one of the top large growth ETFs in 2014, this index ETF has a YTD return of 2.28% in 2014. It has returned 16.47% over the past 3 year and 24.88% over the past 5 year. Top 3 stocks in its assets are Huntington Bancshares Inc, Safeway Inc, and TripAdvisor Inc.

Schwab US Large-Cap Growth ETF (SCHG)

Schwab US Large-Cap Growth ETF (SCHG)Schwab US Large-Cap Growth ETF is one of top stock ETFs with low expense fee. The expense is only 0.07% per year. This ETF invest mainly in the faster-growing half of the U.S. large-cap market. This large growth fund also has a yield of 1.16%.

Ranked with 4 stars rating, this top large growth fund has a 3 year annualized return of 14.52%. In 2014, the year-to-date return is 1.30%. Top 4 stocks in its portfolio are Apple Inc, Microsoft Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, and Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Vanguard S&P 500 Growth Index ETF (VOOG)

Vanguard S&P 500 Growth Index ETF is also another 4 stars rated fund. This ETF by Vanguard Group has total net assets of $239 million. The expense ratio fee is 0.15%. The average 3 year return is 15.02%. In 2014, the YTD return is 0.63%.

Fund Returns


NoETF NameSymbolExpense Ratio (%)YTD Return %1 Year Return %
1PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large GrowthPXLG0.392.7323.89
2Guggenheim S&P 500® Pure GrowthRPG0.352.2832.44
3AdvisorShares Madrona Domestic ETFFWDD1.251.326.71
4Schwab US Large-Cap Growth ETF™SCHG0.071.1626.3
5Vanguard S&P 500 Growth Index ETFVOOG0.150.6322.87
6First Trust Large Cap Gr Opp AlphaDEXFTC0.70.6225.69
7Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Wtd Idx ShrsQQQE0.350.628.24
8iShares S&P 500 GrowthIVW0.180.4722.78
9SPDR S&P 500 Growth ETFSPYG0.20.4622.85
10First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weight IdxQQEW0.60.2827.56
11Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth Index ETFVONG0.150.2523.38
12iShares Russell Top 200 GrowthIWY0.20.222.93
13iShares Russell 1000 GrowthIWF0.20.0923.12
14Columbia Large Cap Growth ETFRPX0.83-0.1823.78
15Vanguard Growth ETFVUG0.09-0.1922.62
16iShares Russell 3000 GrowthIWZ0.25-0.2123.5
17First Trust US IPO IndexFPX0.6-0.3232.82
18iShares Morningstar Large-Cap GrowthJKE0.25-0.4423.56
19Vanguard Mega Cap Growth Index ETFMGK0.11-0.4922.63
20PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap GrowthPWB0.59-0.524.03

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