Insights

2 fantastic ETFs generating strong returns for ASX investors

Here are two high quality ETFs generating strong returns for investors…
The post 2 fantastic ETFs generating strong returns for ASX investors appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia. –

If you’re wanting to add some diversification to your portfolio in 2022, then you might want to look at exchange traded funds (ETFs).

ETFs are a great way to achieve this because they give investors easy access to a large and diverse number of different shares through a single investment.

With that in mind, here are two highly rated ETFs that are generating strong returns for investors:

BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF (ASX: HACK)

The first ETF to look at is the BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF. It aims to track the performance of an index providing investors with exposure to the leading companies in the growing global cybersecurity sector.

Cyber security companies look well-placed for growth in the coming years thanks to increasing demand for cybersecurity services due to a rise in cybercrime. And given how this side of the market is heavily under-represented on the ASX, this ETF give investors an easy way to invest in the sector.

Among the ETF’s holdings you’ll find the likes of Accenture, Cisco, Cloudflare, Crowdstrike, and Okta.

In respect to the latter, Okta provides large enterprises with workforce identity solutions. Its customer identity and access management (CIAM) solutions ensure an organisation’s remote workforce is who they claim to be and that they only have access to the business applications they need to perform their job.

The fund has generated a return of 23.4% per annum for investors over the last five years. This would have turned a $20,000 investment into ~$57,000.

VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (ASX: MOAT)

Another ETF to look at is the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF. This fund gives investors access to around 50 US-based stocks which are judged to have sustainable competitive advantages.

Historically, companies with competitive advantages, or moats, have generated strong returns for investors. This is why investing in companies with this quality is a key investment tenet for Warren Buffett.

Among the ETF’s holdings are the likes of Amazon, Boeing, Coca-Cola, Meta, and Microsoft.

Over the last five years, the ETF has outperformed the ASX 200 index with an average total return of 19.8% per annum. This would have turned $20,000 into ~$49,350.

The post 2 fantastic ETFs generating strong returns for ASX investors appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia.

Wondering where you should invest $1,000 right now?

When investing expert Scott Phillips has a stock tip, it can pay to listen. After all, the flagship Motley Fool Share Advisor newsletter he has run for more than eight years has provided thousands of paying members with stock picks that have doubled, tripled or even more.*

Scott just revealed what he believes could be the five best ASX stocks for investors to buy right now. These stocks are trading at near dirt-cheap prices and Scott thinks they could be great buys right now.

*Returns as of August 16th 2021

More reading

2 excellent ETFs for ASX investors to buy in 2022

Have money to invest? Here are 2 ASX shares that could be potential buys

3 fantastic ETFs for ASX investors in November

2 excellent ETFs for ASX investors to buy today

2 compelling ASX shares that could be buys in November 2021

Motley Fool contributor James Mickleboro has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended BETA CYBER ETF UNITS. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended BETA CYBER ETF UNITS. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

Trade The World Anywhere & Anytime!

Mobile app platform with over 50,000 global listed securities across 12 markets (over 70% global market capitalisation), right from your Android or iOS device.

Integrated with exclusive trading idea and investment analysis tools to help you find actionable insight on virtually every financial instrument across our 12 global markets, to help you optimise your trading strategies.

Refer Your Friends

Tell your friends about Monex and gift them FREE access to our trading tools.

We respect your privacy and will only send this one email notification to your friends. 

Share With Your Friends

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Monex Trading Tools Access and Usage Terms

The Monex Trading Tools (referred to as ‘tools’ hereafter) are available to you inside your client portal;


To activate access to the tools, you must have a verified and approved trading account and have made a deposit of at least AUD $1000.


An active and funded account with a positive trading balance is required to continue to have access to the tools;


Although the tools are available to you indefinitely, Monex Securities may at it’s discretion disable access to the tools in the future;


Monex securities reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time, as it sees fit, without notice.

Important Notice
iOS & Android App - 12 International Markets & Over 70% Global Market Cap. $0 Brokerage On US Trades. Click Here!