This Week’s ETF Launches: Pacer Debuts Military-Friendly ETF

ETF providers have been paying increasing attention to the socially conscious investing space.

While assets haven’t exploded in the way many fund managers may have hoped, it hasn’t stopped providers from trying to fill this need for interested investors. This week, a pair of ESG funds debut, including the new military-themed ETF from Pacer.

Here are this week’s new fund launches:

Ticker Name Issuer Launch Date ETFdb.com Category Expense Ratio
(QARP) Xtrackers Russell 1000 U.S QARP ETF Deutsche Asset Management 04/05/2018 Large-Cap Growth Equities 0.19%
(PULS) PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF Prudential (PGIM Investments) 04/05/2018 Corporate Bonds 0.15%
(RAAX) VanEck Vectors Real Asset Allocation ETF VanEck 04/09/2018 Diversified Portfolio 0.74%
(VETS) Pacer Military Times Best Employers ETF Pacer Financial 04/10/2018 Large-Cap Blend Equities 0.60%
(ESML) iShares MSCI USA Small-Cap ESG Optimized ETF iShares 04/10/2018 Small-Cap Growth Equities 0.17%