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ETF AM Wrap-Up: A Tale of Two Risk Appetites as Investors Demand Technology and Bond ETFs

May 29, 2019

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  • Looks like investors were buying the dip in US large-cap technology stocks yesterday with the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK) and the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) as the number 1 and 2 ETFs by 1-day fund flow in our 3,000+ ETF Coverage Universe. The two US tech ETFs received more than $1 billion in combined inflows in Tuesday’s trading as the XLK fell 0.29% intraday and the QQQ fell 0.38% intraday.
  • XLK has a “BUY” trading signal and a “Caution” Smart Beta rating. 
  • QQQ has a “BUY” trading signal and a “Poor” Smart Beta rating.
     
  • Risk-off was definitely prevalent in financial markets on Tuesday with the remaining 3 top ETFs by 1-day fund flow being fixed income funds, which offer investors safer and more predictable yields relative to stocks in times of uncertainty.
  • iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) has a “BUY” trading signal. 
  • iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEF) has a “BUY” trading signal.  
  • iShares iBoxx % Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) has a “SELL” 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 -$565,404,710 -$200,975,383 -$9,630,603,869 -$2,735,412,346 $256.79 0.09%
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF IVV $0 $774,147,050 $1,226,897,895 $10,751,547,520 $172.09 0.04%
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF VTI $44,681,914 $171,806,194 $1,256,319,380 $3,550,806,145 $110.78 0.03%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO -$49,960,234 -$194,682,766 $134,101,220 $4,406,051,095 $108.08 0.03%
ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN MLPI $0 $0 -$7,703,325 -$29,965,350 $73.06 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%
Schwab US Large-Cap ETF SCHX $0 $17,099,089 $287,627,698 $1,110,806,995 $16.16 0.03%
SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF SPTM $0 $37,134,086 $118,961,926 $320,955,665 $3.25 0.03%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO -$49,960,234 -$194,682,766 $134,101,220 $4,406,051,095 $108.08 0.03%
iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF ITOT $0 $351,034,740 $666,550,145 $2,237,582,330 $19.70 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 $575,508,926 $937,974,080 $1,217,380,462 $1,334,188,140 $20.57 0.13%
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ $445,335,000 -$214,245,800 -$2,115,126,000 $1,854,467,950 $69.36 0.20%
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF TLT $293,094,060 $544,319,860 $287,805,250 $1,897,600,670 $13.56 0.15%
iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF IEF $289,482,390 $470,536,050 $311,906,960 $413,663,450 $14.08 0.15%
iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF LQD $239,018,400 -$368,896,080 -$1,847,420,170 -$1,661,050,500 $31.14 0.15%

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 (%)
Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund XLK $575,508,926 $937,974,080 $1,217,380,462 $1,334,188,140 $20.57 0.13%
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF IVV $0 $774,147,050 $1,226,897,895 $10,751,547,520 $172.09 0.04%
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA $0 $546,205,500 $1,615,320,060 $6,642,090,780 $63.46 0.08%
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF TLT $293,094,060 $544,319,860 $287,805,250 $1,897,600,670 $13.56 0.15%
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF USMV -$833,367,550 $523,980,900 $1,271,835,860 $2,487,481,620 $26.47 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 MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA $0 $546,205,500 $1,615,320,060 $6,642,090,780 $63.46 0.08%
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF USMV -$833,367,550 $523,980,900 $1,271,835,860 $2,487,481,620 $26.47 0.15%
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF VTI $44,681,914 $171,806,194 $1,256,319,380 $3,550,806,145 $110.78 0.03%
iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF AGG $109,274,700 $392,444,700 $1,240,880,230 $2,665,644,190 $61.73 0.05%
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF IVV $0 $774,147,050 $1,226,897,895 $10,751,547,520 $172.09 0.04%

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 $0 $774,147,050 $1,226,897,895 $10,751,547,520 $172.09 0.04%
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA $0 $546,205,500 $1,615,320,060 $6,642,090,780 $63.46 0.08%
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF VOO -$49,960,234 -$194,682,766 $134,101,220 $4,406,051,095 $108.08 0.03%
Graniteshares Gold Trust BAR $0 $0 $45,974,300 $4,133,915,520 $0.49 0.17%
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF VTI $44,681,914 $171,806,194 $1,256,319,380 $3,550,806,145 $110.78 0.03%

Source: ETF Global

 

 

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