Daily ETF Flows: SPY Nets $1.53 Billion

February 27, 2012

SPY gathered $1.53 billion on Friday, Feb. 24, helping lift total U.S.-listed ETF assets to a record $1.198 trillion.

Investors plowed $1.53 billion into the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Creations” list. Stocks were up and the S&P was at its highest gains since mid-2008.

Net flows were $2.617 billion and total assets under management rose to a record $1.198 trillion, up from $1.192 trillion on Thursday, Feb. 23.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 1.74 points, or 0.01 percent, to close at 12,982.95. Lower unemployment figures, rising wages and improved consumer confidence all contributed to the market’s rise. The S&P 500 rose 2.28 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 1,365.74.

The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEArca: DIA) was No. 2 on the creations list, with $460.o in inflows. The No. 3 fund on the list was the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEArca: XRT), which had inflows of $341.3 million.

U.S.-focused fixed-income ETFs had inflows of $216 million.

Redemptions

Investors pulled $418.9 million from the iShares S&P 500 Index ETF (NYSEArca: IVV), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Redemptions” list.

The No. 2 fund on the redemptions list was the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEArca: XLF), which had outflows $114.3 million. The No. 3 fund on the list was the iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (NYSEArca: EWZ), which suffered outflows of $100.0 million.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
SPY SPDR S&P 500 1,532.94 96,764.35 2%
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Trust 460.04 11,830.27 4%
XRT SPDR S&P Retail 341.29 895.52 62%
MDY SPDR S&P MidCap 400 188.21 10,491.50 2%
GLD SPDR Gold 103.63 73,388.73 0%
QQQ PowerShares QQQ 89.52 33,402.26 0%
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN 76.65 1,208.16 7%
TZA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3x 75.52 890.79 9%
IWP iShares Russell Mid Cap Growth 71.37 3,444.33 2%
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select SPDR 57.89 2,877.25 2%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
IVV iShares S&P 500 -418.92 28,520.73 -1%
XLF Financial Select SPDR -114.35 6,523.70 -2%
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil -100.44 10,594.85 -1%
OIH Market Vectors Oil Services -93.83 1,267.12 -7%
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 -87.64 2,742.51 -3%
IWO iShares Russell 2000 Growth -62.09 4,126.90 -1%
XLE Energy Select SPDR -57.17 8,564.84 -1%
IYT iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average -55.04 348.61 -14%
FXI iShares FTSE China 25 -54.09 6,966.17 -1%
KBE SPDR S&P Bank -36.37 1,386.32 -3%

ETF Daily Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity 2,133.00 533,018.29 0.40%
International Equity -220.66 296,455.13 -0.07%
U.S. Fixed Income 216.02 191,192.47 0.11%
International Fixed Income 26.82 13,711.65 0.20%
Commodities 263.16 121,469.90 0.22%
Currency -32.60 3,865.10 -0.84%
Leveraged 34.26 13,910.86 0.25%
Inverse 79.06 20,022.14 0.39%
Asset Allocation -1.24 1,072.62 -0.12%
Alternatives 119.19 3,656.33 3.26%
Total: 2,617.01 1,198,374.48 0.22%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

Ticker Name Average Volume
(30 Day)
1-Day Volume % of Average
PSJ PowerShares Dynamic Software Portfolio 20,998 297,164 1415%
ICI iPath Optimized Currency Carry ETN 94,330 1,012,755 1074%
DBV PowerShares DB G10 Currency Harvest 161,247 1,162,731 721%
PIZ PowerShares DWA Developed Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio 39,774 260,554 655%
PWB PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Growth Portfolio 54,764 355,462 649%
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth 14,791 89,141 603%
MLPN Credit Suisse Cushing 30 MLP ETN 111,664 591,334 530%
BZF WisdomTree Dreyfus Brazilian Real 77,514 324,137 418%
UVXY ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures 1,355,563 5,537,839 409%
JKE iShares Morningstar Large Growth 27,318 104,811 384%

Top 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and <1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
DBJP db-X MSCI Japan Currency-Hedged Equity 6.19% 12,050 5.03
ERUS iShares MSCI Russia Capped 4.42% 87,635 120.29
RBL SPDR S&P Russia 4.23% 123,872 43.96
RSX Market Vectors Russia 4.15% 6,698,950 2,120.98
ESR iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe 3.97% 11,003 30.54
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN 3.81% 37,202,526 1,208.16
VIIX VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN 3.78% 53,219 21.67
VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term 3.52% 452,601 81.56
RSXJ Market Vectors Russia Small-Cap 3.23% 2,400 4.69
VNM Market Vectors Vietnam 3.20% 496,931 276.07

Bottom 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and <1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
GAZ iPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN -9.24% 1,063,877 46.42
TSXV Global X S&P TSX Venture 30 Canada -7.68% 1,320 3.01
XGC Guggenheim International Small Cap LDRs -3.42% 8,365 5.59
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy -3.26% 146,087 15.20
EIDO iShares MSCI Indonesia Investable Market -3.00% 349,214 321.16
TAN Guggenheim Solar -2.83% 162,569 89.22
IDX Market Vectors Indonesia -2.39% 552,358 539.03
UNG United States Natural Gas -2.33% 9,225,440 933.27
PBW PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -1.98% 184,013 218.00
NAGS Teucrium Natural Gas Fund -1.95% 2,700 1.89

Disclaimer: All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.

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