Changes Coming for Some Guggenheim ETFs | ETF Trends

Guggenheim, the eighth-largest issuer of exchange traded funds, is unveiling some changes to its ETF lineup.

Citing a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, reports Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: RSP), the equal-weight answer to traditional S&P 500 ETFs, will absorb the Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWRI).

The report also notes the Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWRM) and the Guggenheim Russell 2000 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWRS) will change indexes and take on new tickers.

“From Jan. 26 on, they will track equal-weighted versions of the S&P MidCap 400 and the S&P SmallCap 600 indexes as the Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight ETF (EWMC) and the Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Equal Weight ETF (EWSC), respectively,” according to

Also in January, the Guggenheim Russell Top 50 Mega Cap ETF (NYSEArca: XLG) will drop its current index in favor of an S&P index. XLG currently singles out the biggest U.S. company stocks taken from the the Russell 1000 large-cap index.

Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF

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