Top 8 Commodities ETFs in 2015

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Find top 8 commodities ETFs in 2015. These exchange traded funds are investing in variety of commodities such as oil, cocoa, cotton, etc.

Commodities Funds

Commodities ETFs are exchange traded funds that invest in specific commodities or several different commodities. Commodities in these funds may include precious metals, livestock, oil, coffee and sugar.

These top performing ETFs are sorted based on its year to date return (up to October 12, 2015). You can find the fund review from this article. Other fund information can be found below such as expense ratio, Morningstar rating, fund’s NAV, managers, fund’s holdings, yield, etc.

Top 8 Commodities ETFs in 2015 are:
    Top 8 Commodities ETFs in 2015
  1. United States Gasoline Fund LP (UGA)
  2. iPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN (CHOC)
  3. iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cocoa Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NIB)
  4. iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cotton Total Return Sub-Index ETN (BAL)
  5. DB Commodity Double Long ETN (DYY)
  6. iPath Pure Beta Cotton ETN (CTNN)
  7. DB Base Metals Double Short ETN (BOM)
  8. DB Base Metals Short ETN (BOS)
Updated on 10/12/2015

United States Gasoline Fund LP (UGA)

The United States Gasoline Fund is tracking percentage terms the movements of gasoline prices. The management fee is 0.60%. The current share price is $31.30. The assets are $71 million. The fund’s administrator is Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

This top commodities fund has returned -19.57% over the past 3 years, and -2.54% over the past 5 years.

iPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN (CHOC)

iPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN is offering investors exposure to cocoa prices through the futures market. This fund has $6 million of assets. There is no dividend yield.

The past 4 years performance is as follows:
  • Year 2015: 9.49% (YTD)
  • Year 2014: 6.22%
  • Year 2013: 18.76%
  • Year 2012: 0.24%

iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cocoa Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NIB)

Barclays iPath NIB is by far the most popular cocoa ETN available on the market. It is offering investors exposure to the sweet commodity by investing in a single futures contract on cocoa. It has $19 million of assets. The expense ratio fee is 0.75%.

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