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ETFs AM Wrap-Up: Rotation into Tech continues, Significant flows into international stocks, Growth and Low Volatility see increased investor demand

Mar 27, 2019

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  • The rotation into tech ETFs continues with the SPDR Technology Selector Sector ETF (XLK) experiencing USD$270 million in inflows yesterday, the number 1 ETF in terms of 1-day flows across our universe of 3,000+ ETFs.  XLK has a "Caution" smart beta rating and a "Buy"  trading signal. 
  • USD$1 billion has flowed into the iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) over the past week.  That represents almost 2% of the IEFA’s total assets under management! 
  • Very strange to see a Growth ETF and a Low Volatility ETF both in the top 5 for 1-day fund flows!  The iShares Edge MSCI Min Volatility USA ETF (USMV) experienced USD$243 million in inflows yesterday while the SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF (SPYG) saw positive inflows of USD$160 million.  Notably, the flows for the SPYG were little more than 3.5% of its total asset under management!  USMV has a "Poor" smart beta rating a trading signal of  "Buy".  SPYG has a trading signal of "Buy". 
  • Congratulations to ETRACS Alerian Infrastructure ETN (MLPI) which made into to the top 5 of our database in terms of asset under management (AUM) with total AUM of USD$75.52 billion.  We don’t cover MLPI.

 

Top 5 ETFs by Assets Under Management (AUM)

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Name Ticker 1-Day
Fund Flow ($)
1-Week
Fund Flow ($)
1-Month
Fund Flow ($)
3-Month
Fund Flow ($)
Assets Under
Management ($ billions)
Net Expense
Ratio (%)
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY -$1,199,775,237 -$3,063,390,474 -$275,231,304 -$8,531,565,490 $261.09 0.09%
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF IVV -$70,223,900 $382,984,780 $6,806,792,020 $2,575,977,285 $168.29 0.04%
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF VTI $0 $318,023,033 $1,129,854,282 $3,753,963,929 $109.04 0.04%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO $27,873,149 -$229,780,129 $2,949,149,560 $2,201,427,056 $106.90 0.04%
ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN MLPI $0 $0 -$22,262,025 -$127,761,772 $75.52 0.85%

Source: ETF Global

Top 5 ETFs by Lowest Net Expense Ratios

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Name Ticker 1-Day
Fund Flow ($)
1-Week
Fund Flow ($)
1-Month
Fund Flow ($)
3-Month
Fund Flow ($)
Assets Under
Management ($ billions)
Net Expense
Ratio (%)
JPMORGAN BETABUILDERS U.S. EQUITY ETF BBUS $0 $2,537,000 $0 $0 $0.03 0.02%
Schwab US Broad Market ETF SCHB $0 $3,414,526 $189,582,834 $776,470,842 $14.25 0.03%
SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF SPTM $13,868,398 $24,380,778 $103,061,439 $390,839,833 $3.06 0.03%
Schwab US Large-Cap ETF SCHX $0 $16,935,707 $322,035,929 $464,674,105 $15.42 0.03%
SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF SPLG -$47,515,765 -$45,715,163 $85,973,368 $280,151,805 $2.20 0.03%

Source: ETF Global

Top 5 ETFs by 1-Day Fund Flow

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Name Ticker 1-Day
Fund Flow ($)
1-Week
Fund Flow ($)
1-Month
Fund Flow ($)
3-Month
Fund Flow ($)
Assets Under
Management ($ billions)
Net Expense
Ratio (%)
Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund XLK $270,120,091 -$74,209,418 -$476,360,253 -$2,040,369,019 $19.11 0.13%
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF USMV $243,569,340 $382,388,050 $888,645,500 $3,987,243,410 $24.59 0.15%
Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund XLE $193,227,808 -$426,051,865 $366,122,891 -$1,577,135,036 $13.91 0.13%
SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF KRE $173,085,983 -$32,171,792 -$156,646,751 -$759,463,020 $2.49 0.35%
SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF SPYG $159,917,367 $183,994,181 $575,487,764 $793,681,759 $4.46 0.04%

Source: ETF Global

Top 5 ETFs by 1-Week Fund Flow

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Name Ticker 1-Day
Fund Flow ($)
1-Week
Fund Flow ($)
1-Month
Fund Flow ($)
3-Month
Fund Flow ($)
Assets Under
Management ($ billions)
Net Expense
Ratio (%)
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA $0 $1,086,004,620 $2,961,611,680 $2,846,947,460 $60.22 0.08%
iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF LQD $47,425,160 $843,923,050 $951,631,130 $1,983,863,640 $33.57 0.15%
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF IVV -$70,223,900 $382,984,780 $6,806,792,020 $2,575,977,285 $168.29 0.04%
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF USMV $243,569,340 $382,388,050 $888,645,500 $3,987,243,410 $24.59 0.15%
Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund XLC $143,024,489 $358,370,847 $1,118,231,663 $2,081,411,338 $5.47 0.13%

Source: ETF Global

Top 5 ETFs by 1-Month Fund Flow

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Name Ticker 1-Day
Fund Flow ($)
1-Week
Fund Flow ($)
1-Month
Fund Flow ($)
3-Month
Fund Flow ($)
Assets Under
Management ($ billions)
Net Expense
Ratio (%)
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF IVV -$70,223,900 $382,984,780 $6,806,792,020 $2,575,977,285 $168.29 0.04%
Graniteshares Gold Trust BAR $0 $4,563,300 $4,094,271,720 $4,227,369,850 $0.47 0.17%
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA $0 $1,086,004,620 $2,961,611,680 $2,846,947,460 $60.22 0.08%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO $27,873,149 -$229,780,129 $2,949,149,560 $2,201,427,056 $106.90 0.04%
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ -$445,552,500 -$181,743,300 $2,936,256,950 $3,202,661,500 $71.68 0.20%

Source: ETF Global

Top 5 ETFs by 3-Month Fund Flow

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Name Ticker 1-Day
Fund Flow ($)
1-Week
Fund Flow ($)
1-Month
Fund Flow ($)
3-Month
Fund Flow ($)
Assets Under
Management ($ billions)
Net Expense
Ratio (%)
iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF IEMG $0 $94,117,680 $343,492,800 $5,149,022,160 $58.84 0.14%
Graniteshares Gold Trust BAR $0 $4,563,300 $4,094,271,720 $4,227,369,850 $0.47 0.17%
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF USMV $243,569,340 $382,388,050 $888,645,500 $3,987,243,410 $24.59 0.15%
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF VTI $0 $318,023,033 $1,129,854,282 $3,753,963,929 $109.04 0.04%
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF VCIT $17,306,000 $128,911,000 $672,800,000 $3,332,507,504 $22.70 0.07%

Source: ETF Global

 

 

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