7 Best Robotics and AI ETFs

Artificial intelligence could define this decade. These seven AI ETFs provide investors with well-rounded exposure as this technology comes into its own.

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are anything but new, and investors have had access to related stocks and funds for years. But rapid developments in both technologies have seemingly turned the present into a pivotal point for their respective industries – and for the future prospects of robotics and AI ETFs.

If you take in any financial media at all, you might have heard more about artificial intelligence in the past year than you have in your entire life. Consider this: Between December 15 and March 14, S&P 500 companies mentioned AI 179 times during their fourth-quarter earnings calls, according to John Butters, senior earnings analyst at FactSet. This was the second-highest number of AI mentions on record, with the most (181) occurring in the second quarter of 2023.


Data is as of March 27.

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Kyle Woodley

Kyle Woodley is the Editor-in-Chief of WealthUp, a site dedicated to improving the personal finances and financial literacy of people of all ages. He also writes the weekly The Weekend Tea newsletter, which covers both news and analysis about spending, saving, investing, the economy and more.

Kyle was previously the Senior Investing Editor for Kiplinger.com, and the Managing Editor for InvestorPlace.com before that. His work has appeared in several outlets, including Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, Barchart, The Globe & Mail and the Nasdaq. He also has appeared as a guest on Fox Business Network and Money Radio, among other shows and podcasts, and he has been quoted in several outlets, including MarketWatch, Vice and Univision. He is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a BA in journalism. 

You can check out his thoughts on the markets (and more) at @KyleWoodley.