ETFs focusing on natural resources and precious metals were top performers in February.
Top ETFs for February 2022
Excludes ETFs leveraged or less than $500 million in assets
* SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF, XME +26.1%
* North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF, URNM +17.6%
* Global X Copper Miners ETF, COPX +13.9%
* ETFMG Prime Junior Silver Miners ETF, SILJ +13.8%
* VanEck Gold Miners ETF, GDX +13.7%
Stocks contributing to the performance of the above ETFs likely include Alcoa Corp. (AA), Arch Resources (ARCH), Barrick Gold Corp. (GOLD), BHP Group Ltd. (BHP), Cameco Corp. (CCJ), First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG), Franco-Nevada Corp. (FNV), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Peabody Energy (BTU), and Teck Resources Ltd. (TECK).
ETFs focused on Russia, Internet, ecommerce, and Europe were among the big losers in February. Bottom performing ETFs include VanEck Russia ETF (RSX), The Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (EMQQ), Invesco NASDAQ Internet ETF (PNQI), KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF (KWEB), and iShares MSCI Sweden ETF (EWD).
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