Both VGK and JETS are ETFs. VGK has a lower expense ratio than JETS (0.09% vs 0.6%). Below is the comparison between VGK and JETS.

Segment Equity: Global Transportation Equity: Developed Europe - Total Market
Issuer US Global Investors Vanguard
Net Assets $50.20M $12.65B
Expense Ratio 0.60% 0.09%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive (index-based)
Dividend Yield N/A N/A
Underlying Index US Global Jets Index FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index (Net TR US RIC)
YTD Return 5.27% 13.57%
1-Year Return -9.35% -1.13%
3-Year Return 9.43% 6.65%
5-Year Return 0.00% 2.73%
10-Year Return 0.00% 4.83%

VGK description

The Fund seeks to match the performance of the FTSE Developed Europe Index. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the Index.

VGK returns

YTD Return 13.57%
1-Month Return 2.55%
3-Month Return -1.76%
1-Year Return -1.13%
3-Year Return 6.65%
5-Year Return 2.73%
10-Year Return 4.83%
VGK expense ratio is 0.09%.

VGK holdings

Top 10 Holdings (16.37% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Nestle SA NESN 3.05%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. ROG 1.97%
Novartis AG NOVN 1.97%
HSBC Holdings PLC HSBA 1.67%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A RDSA 1.43%
BP PLC BP. 1.37%
Total SA FP 1.34%
SAP SE SAP 1.31%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B RDSB 1.2%
AstraZeneca PLC AZN 1.06%

JETS description

The Fund seeks to track the performance, before fees and expenses, of the U.S. Global Jets Index. The Index is composed of the common stock of U.S. and international passenger airlines, aircraft manufacturers, airports, and terminal services companies listed on well-developed securities exchanges across the globe.

JETS returns

YTD Return 5.27%
1-Month Return 2.19%
3-Month Return -2.91%
1-Year Return -9.35%
3-Year Return 9.43%
5-Year Return 0.00%
10-Year Return 0.00%
JETS expense ratio is 0.6%.

JETS holdings

Top 10 Holdings (71.69% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Delta Air Lines Inc DAL 12.95%
United Airlines Holdings Inc UAL 12.94%
Southwest Airlines Co LUV 11.79%
American Airlines Group Inc AAL 11.54%
Allegiant Travel Co ALGT 4.11%
Alaska Air Group Inc ALK 4.04%
SkyWest Inc SKYW 3.95%
JetBlue Airways Corp JBLU 3.89%
Spirit Airlines Inc SAVE 3.3%
General Dynamics Corp GD 3.18%
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