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ETF AM Wrap-Up: Flows into XLF Continue

May 06, 2019

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It feels like some investors were taking our advice and began rotating into lower beta ETFs on Friday.  $466 million moved into the SPDR Financial Select Sector ETF (XLF) and $460 million flowed into the SPDR Utilities Select Sector ETF (XLU) on Friday.  Flows over the last month into XLF are now north of $2.4 billion. 

  • XLF currently has a “SELL” trading signal 

  • XLU current has a “SELL” trading signal 

 

Flows of out the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) continued on Friday with $480 leaving, taking the 1-week net flows to a negative $704 million. 

  • SPY has a “Caution” Smart Beta Rating and currently has a “BUY” trading signal 

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 -$480,601,095 -$704,185,901 $1,555,984,512 $3,485,783,092 $277.80 0.09%
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF IVV -$234,599,040 -$397,315,595 $1,207,222,175 $10,100,846,135 $178.77 0.04%
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF VTI $38,370,456 $532,710,333 $1,521,876,142 $2,957,602,036 $115.70 0.03%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO $42,771,645 $447,502,298 $1,567,526,823 $5,865,127,617 $113.65 0.03%
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ -$1,213,812,600 -$1,182,288,100 $1,633,276,400 -$576,153,200 $75.42 0.20%
 

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 $2,602,500 $0 $0.03 0.02%
SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF SPLG $5,149,675 $5,072,925 $94,126,720 $291,265,981 $2.35 0.03%
iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF ITOT $0 $90,398,565 $580,340,000 $1,564,787,175 $19.90 0.03%
Schwab US Large-Cap ETF SCHX $0 $73,723,168 $551,974,138 $903,131,748 $16.56 0.03%
SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF SPTM $0 $28,628,537 $78,769,675 $212,241,208 $3.29 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 (%)
Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund XLF $466,103,071 $1,216,381,719 $2,424,800,581 $298,684,657 $26.85 0.13%
Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund XLU $460,656,795 $530,506,010 $200,750,892 $582,231,057 $9.62 0.13%
iShares Russell 2000 ETF IWM $228,303,515 $29,836,700 -$1,322,304,615 -$1,312,761,985 $43.77 0.20%
Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund XLV $111,881,250 -$497,501,069 -$721,731,884 -$901,263,762 $18.03 0.13%
PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Exchange-Traded Fund MINT $106,513,945 -$163,863,570 $105,795,373 -$92,576,082 $11.82 0.35%

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 (%)
Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund XLF $466,103,071 $1,216,381,719 $2,424,800,581 $298,684,657 $26.85 0.13%
iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF IJR $0 $677,769,700 $533,487,405 $1,106,956,015 $45.94 0.07%
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF VTI $38,370,456 $532,710,333 $1,521,876,142 $2,957,602,036 $115.70 0.03%
Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund XLU $460,656,795 $530,506,010 $200,750,892 $582,231,057 $9.62 0.13%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO $42,771,645 $447,502,298 $1,567,526,823 $5,865,127,617 $113.65 0.03%

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 (%)
Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund XLF $466,103,071 $1,216,381,719 $2,424,800,581 $298,684,657 $26.85 0.13%
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA $0 $0 $2,210,121,920 $5,423,605,920 $64.15 0.08%
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF TLT $0 -$320,255,530 $2,195,473,080 $2,016,311,780 $12.24 0.15%
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ -$1,213,812,600 -$1,182,288,100 $1,633,276,400 -$576,153,200 $75.42 0.20%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO $42,771,645 $447,502,298 $1,567,526,823 $5,865,127,617 $113.65 0.03%

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 S&P 500 ETF IVV -$234,599,040 -$397,315,595 $1,207,222,175 $10,100,846,135 $178.77 0.04%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO $42,771,645 $447,502,298 $1,567,526,823 $5,865,127,617 $113.65 0.03%
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA $0 $0 $2,210,121,920 $5,423,605,920 $64.15 0.08%
Graniteshares Gold Trust BAR $0 $0 -$8,228,750 $4,099,239,270 $0.45 0.17%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY -$480,601,095 -$704,185,901 $1,555,984,512 $3,485,783,092 $277.80 0.09%

Source: ETF Global

 

 

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