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Schwab ETFs can provide straightforward access to broad asset-class exposure for building the foundation of a diversified portfolio.

What we offer

With nearly a decade of experience in the industry, we are one of the nation’s largest and most established ETF providers. Our core strategies span both the broad-based equity and bond markets. We offer a carefully designed lineup of low-cost market cap index and Fundamental Index® ETFs that can be used as part of the foundation of a diversified portfolio.

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Our approach

In today’s environment of ever-increasing complexity, we stay focused on the core of an investor’s portfolio. By consistently putting investor interests first, we have been able to provide a set of competitively priced ETF products, including low-cost market cap index and strategic beta strategies. Each of these can play an important role in a portfolio, and combining them can help provide better diversification and the potential for more attractive risk-adjusted returns across various market cycles.  

Expenses among the lowest in the industry

We have sought to eliminate cost as a hurdle to investing in investment products. With our targeted set of low-cost ETFs, we seek to share the benefits of our scale and efficiency with investors, and the financial professionals who serve them, wherever we can.

Schwab market cap index ETFs

Schwab ETF expenses are among the lowest in the industry. More than 89% of Schwab market cap index ETFs have expenses lower than 0.10%, with an asset-weighted average expense ratio of just 0.05%.1 The ETFs hold securities that are screened and weighted based on the size of their market capitalization, with the largest weights assigned to the largest companies, which helps advisors build a diversified portfolio for their clients.

Compare costs of Schwab market cap index ETFs to the largest issuers

Schwab Fundamental Index ETFs

While fund expense alone should not be the only factor in choosing a strategic beta strategy, selecting a strategy with a low expense ratio remains an important consideration—especially over long time horizons. The average expense ratio for Schwab Fundamental Index ETFs is 0.30%—lower than the industry average of 0.37% for Fundamental Index ETFs,2 and the average expense ratio of 0.53% for multi-factor ETFs.3

Learn more about Schwab Fundamental Index ETFs

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Advisor tools

Use these financial tools to gain more comprehensive insight into investment products.

Advisor tools

Fee impact simulator

Use the fee impact simulator to see the long-term effects of expenses on a portfolio.

Fund explorer

Help your clients get exceptional value from their investments with the fund explorer.

Featured ETF products

See our highlighted ETFs, or browse all our investment products.

ETF insights

See what our executives and strategists have to say about ETF investing.

Investment Insights

ETFs can give an investor more control over the timing of their tax liabilities. It's one of the contributing factors to the growth of ETFs, particularly among advisors seeking to optimize their investors' long-term returns.
Performance and Reports

This monthly report contains a compilation of news and data about ETFs. It’s designed to offer at-a-glance convenience and a tight focus on the most important ETF trends you need to know.
Investment Insights

Do actively managed bond strategies offer better risk protection than passively managed bond strategies in market downturns? Data from COVID-19 and the 2008 financial crisis say, “No.”