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ETFs AM Wrap-Up: Fund Flows Support Buying US Small-Cap

Apr 09, 2019

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  • Yesterday, we highlighted US Small-Cap index ETFs as the ETFs to own this week.  You can find it here.  Definitely worth reading and it looks like some investors agreed with us as $500 million flowed into iShares Core S&P Small-cap ETF, ticker IJR.  Definitely would be tracking small-cap ETFs closely, especially if we might see a pop coming from earnings seasons.  We discuss why that could be the case in our Morning Markets Preview that you can read here
  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) saw another $400 million of inflows.  That translates to $1.7 billion in inflows for the past 5 days!  The QQQ still has a “SELL” trading signal according to our Quantamize models, but we are closely following flows into the QQQ as a trading signal to buy other tech ETFs that have high Smart Beta Ratings with “BUY” trading signals. 
  • Yesterday, we talked about large positive inflows into the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF) and yesterday’s did not change the trend with another $134 million flowing into XLF.  Over the past week, $740 million has flowed into XLF.  At the moment, XLF has a “BUY” trading signal according to our Quantamize models.

 

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 -$115,423,016 $1,641,600,345 $6,071,991,466 -$2,657,931,403 $272.70 0.09%
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF IVV $0 $1,916,441,020 $8,596,933,265 $2,278,302,445 $175.07 0.04%
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF VTI $7,203,093 $411,177,763 $844,215,004 $2,379,168,874 $112.44 0.04%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO $47,388,162 $121,215,828 $3,741,370,624 $5,234,675,237 $110.16 0.04%
ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN MLPI $0 $0 -$5,676,225 -$131,829,532 $76.48 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 $0 $0 $0 $0.03 0.02%
iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF ITOT $0 $137,075,150 $129,185,355 $1,519,409,865 $19.31 0.03%
Schwab US Large-Cap ETF SCHX $48,323,506 $82,525,024 $237,385,851 $447,680,630 $15.96 0.03%
SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF SPTM $0 $28,464,133 $114,040,398 $204,577,736 $3.21 0.03%
Schwab US Broad Market ETF SCHB $20,849,917 $24,290,688 $163,535,377 $622,108,392 $14.74 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 (%)
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA $432,854,800 $432,854,800 $2,756,163,620 $3,060,898,660 $61.98 0.08%
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ $406,263,000 $1,668,433,850 $1,499,526,000 $821,094,900 $73.62 0.20%
iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF IJR $396,762,000 $385,026,500 $369,846,330 $1,771,977,745 $44.63 0.07%
iShares US Real Estate ETF IYR $197,829,000 $228,062,165 $122,275,240 $734,607,090 $4.80 0.44%
First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund FDN $163,224,537 $316,336,392 $283,247,834 $128,737,263 $8.40 0.53%

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 S&P 500 ETF IVV $0 $1,916,441,020 $8,596,933,265 $2,278,302,445 $175.07 0.04%
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ $406,263,000 $1,668,433,850 $1,499,526,000 $821,094,900 $73.62 0.20%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY -$115,423,016 $1,641,600,345 $6,071,991,466 -$2,657,931,403 $272.70 0.09%
Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund XLF $134,289,267 $740,991,993 -$186,166,944 -$2,760,781,685 $23.74 0.13%
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF TLT $49,568,480 $683,348,920 $158,619,790 $531,176,800 $10.61 0.15%

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 $0 $1,916,441,020 $8,596,933,265 $2,278,302,445 $175.07 0.04%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY -$115,423,016 $1,641,600,345 $6,071,991,466 -$2,657,931,403 $272.70 0.09%
Graniteshares Gold Trust BAR $0 $2,572,800 $4,090,218,120 $4,229,942,650 $0.47 0.17%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO $47,388,162 $121,215,828 $3,741,370,624 $5,234,675,237 $110.16 0.04%
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA $432,854,800 $432,854,800 $2,756,163,620 $3,060,898,660 $61.98 0.08%

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 (%)
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO $47,388,162 $121,215,828 $3,741,370,624 $5,234,675,237 $110.16 0.04%
iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF IEMG $0 $0 $156,102,720 $4,837,466,520 $60.92 0.14%
Graniteshares Gold Trust BAR $0 $2,572,800 $4,090,218,120 $4,229,942,650 $0.47 0.17%
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF VCIT $51,708,000 $154,972,000 $635,646,000 $3,824,781,156 $22.89 0.07%
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF USMV $29,608,600 $82,666,540 $958,873,110 $3,533,327,650 $25.27 0.15%

Source: ETF Global

 

 

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