10 Best Launches Of 2014

April 28, 2014

First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF is the fastest out of the gate.

Best Launches of 2014 by AUM

Ranked by AUM, these are the best ETF launches so far this year:

10. Market Vectors Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF (SHYD)

The Market Vectors Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF tracks a market-value-weighted bond index composed of high-yield municipal bonds with one to 10 years in maturity: $23 million of inflows

9. Pimco Low Duration ETF (LDUR)

The Pimco Low Duration ETF is an actively managed broad-market investment-grade bond fund with target duration from one to three years: $23 million of inflows

8. Etracs Monthly Reset 2xLeveraged S&P 500 Total Return ETN (SPXL)

The Etracs Monthly Reset 2xLeveraged S&P 500 Total Return ETN provides 2x leveraged exposure to the total return of the S&P 500, with monthly resets: $25 million of inflows

7. First Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF (AIRR)

The First Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF tracks a multifactor-selected and proprietary- weighted index of industrial service and support firms and community banks that could benefit from a potential industrial revival in the U.S.: $28 million of inflows

6. AdvisorShares Sage Core Reserves ETF (HOLD)

The AdvisorShares Sage Core Reserves ETF is an actively managed fund that holds short-term investment-grade USD-denominated fixed-income securities. It aims for duration under one year and weighted average maturity under three years: $35 million of inflows

5. SPDR Barclays International High Yield Bond ETF (IJNK)

The SPDR Barclays International High Yield Bond ETF tracks a market-value-weighted index of international (ex-U.S. domiciled) high-yield bonds with a minimum of $350 million in market value, denominated in local currency: $43 million of inflows

4. Pimco Diversified Income ETF (DI)

The Pimco Diversified Income ETF is an actively managed diversified bond fund with target duration of three to eight years: $44 million of inflows

3. YieldPro ETF (YPRO)

The YieldPro ETF is an actively managed fund that seeks to provide income and capital appreciation by taking long and short positions primarily in the global fixed-income market. The fund may also invest in equity securities: $50 million of inflows

2. Vident Core U.S. Equity Fund (VUSE)

The Vident Core U.S. Equity Fund tracks an index of U.S. companies that selects stocks within each sector based on valuation, governance, earnings quality and momentum, and weights them in a tiered structure by sector and risk: $59 million of inflows

1. First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (FV)

The First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF tracks an index of U.S. and global ETFs issued by First Trust. The index selects five ETFs based on relative price momentum and weights the constituent ETFs equally: $126 million of inflows

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