Fixed-Income ETFs Add $2B For Week

Investors flocked to fixed-income ETFs last week, as rising markets lifted total U.S.-listed ETF assets to $1.761 trillion.

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Investors flocked to fixed-income ETFs last week, as rising markets lifted total U.S.-listed ETF assets to $1.761 trillion.

ETFs experienced total inflows of $2.78 billion for the week ended Thursday, May 1, and rising markets, spurred on by stronger-than-expected job market data, helped lift total U.S.-listed ETF assets up on the week to $1.761 trillion.

In asset class segments, $221 million flowed out of U.S. equity strategies last week, while $1 billion flowed into international equity funds. On the fixed-income front, U.S.-focused funds had inflows of $2.2 billion, while $159 million flowed out of international funds.

The S&P 500 Index rose more than 10 points, or about 1 percent, from the previous week to close at 1,883.68.

The most popular fund last week was a fixed-income strategy, the iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEF | A-49), which pulled in $1.7 billion, bringing its total assets up to $6.2 billion.

The Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK | A-77) led all ETF outflows, with redemptions of $672 million. The ETF’s assets ended the week at $12.14 billion.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
IEFiShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond1,680.296,188.5837.27%
VEAVanguard FTSE Developed Markets419.1621,931.841.95%
XLUUtilities Select SPDR414.756,494.856.82%
IVEiShares S&P 500 Value271.467,395.473.81%
VTIVanguard Total Stock Market235.0542,188.000.56%
VOOVanguard S&P 500222.3717,968.671.25%
MBBiShares MBS213.225,566.083.98%
IWDiShares Russell 1000 Value208.5322,152.620.95%
IWMiShares Russell 2000198.6926,419.840.76%
IEMGiShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets176.944,038.504.58%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
XLKTechnology Select SPDR-671.6512,137.26-5.24%
SPYSPDR S&P 500-578.61158,522.01-0.36%
XLEEnergy Select SPDR-493.4810,756.67-4.39%
IYRiShares U.S. Real Estate-463.164,430.25-9.46%
EWJiShares MSCI Japan-280.3413,621.50-2.02%
GLDSPDR Gold-272.2732,274.99-0.84%
SHViShares Short Treasury Bond-242.572,304.43-9.52%
DIASPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Trust-230.8811,533.50-1.96%
EMBiShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond-167.454,171.97-3.86%
FDNFirst Trust Dow Jones Internet-147.231,737.22-7.81%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity-220.72951,168.23-0.02%
International Equity1,020.88421,343.390.24%
U.S. Fixed Income2,197.03248,672.010.88%
International Fixed Income-158.5622,716.52-0.70%
Commodities-150.6065,578.91-0.23%
Currency-35.911,750.85-2.05%
Leveraged-20.1721,850.49-0.09%
Inverse54.4520,311.880.27%
Asset Allocation30.694,449.320.69%
Alternatives58.253,130.081.86%
Total:2,775.351,760,971.680.16%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
Volume
% of Average
RYEGuggenheim S&P Equal Weight Energy41,9451,042,459497.06%
FMATFidelity MSCI Materials59,8501,395,011466.17%
RHSGuggenheim S&P Equal Weight Consumer Staples21,937476,514434.44%
FPAFirst Trust Asia Pacific Ex-Japan AlphaDex79,4851,532,109385.51%
FIDUFidelity MSCI Industrials73,6561,355,050367.94%
FENYFidelity MSCI Energy99,9911,810,133362.06%
GSGiShares S&P GSCI Commodity317,8845,703,174358.82%
FNCLFidelity MSCI Financials82,1041,456,511354.80%
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT187,8913,323,189353.74%
TUZPIMCO 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury13,821237,454343.62%

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
HEVYiPath Pure Beta Industrial Metals ETN5.09%13,5222.23
IPWSPDR S&P International Energy4.42%118,07414.14
TURiShares MSCI Turkey4.16%1,697,435543.25
NORWGlobal X FTSE Norway3.98%113,65497.69
IPFFiShares International Preferred Stock3.86%185,15332.90
DRGSRBS Global Big Pharma ETN3.83%4,1197.56
SMINiShares MSCI India Small-Cap3.30%26,7396.12
YDIVFirst Trust International Multi-Asset Diversified Income3.26%17,3357.33
IRYSPDR S&P International Health Care3.23%87,20257.47
IDXJMarket Vectors Indonesia Small Cap3.15%129,6827.18

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
URAGlobal X Uranium-6.30%2,115,143225.83
BDGPowerShares DB Base Metals Long ETN-5.87%69,6921.01
JJUiPath Dow Jones-UBS Aluminum Total Return ETN-5.74%4,4993.06
TANGuggenheim Solar-5.27%2,430,643454.49
QCLNFirst Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy-5.25%836,441175.68
PBWPowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy-5.04%2,003,610218.79
CQQQGuggenheim China Technology-4.99%186,81570.48
SOCLGlobal X Social Media-4.55%1,952,768129.80
CHIIGlobal X China Industrials-4.49%7,7753.35
KWEBKraneShares CSI China Internet-4.48%349,08070.91

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
JOiPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Total Return ETN86.77-4.14108.46
CAFEiPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN78.97-3.778.40
RUSSDirexion Daily Russia Bear 3X60.84-3.7923.39
BOSPowerShares DB Base Metals Short ETN53.290.851.86
DDPPowerShares DB Commodity Short ETN47.961.453.39
DRNDirexion Daily Real Estate Bull 3x45.673.68102.05
GASLDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares42.07-5.9416.83
AGFPowerShares DB Agriculture Long ETN41.69-1.273.76
TMFDirexion Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bull 3x34.682.6241.26
UGAZVelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN33.12-0.1463.67

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
DGAZVelocityShares 3X Inverse Natural Gas ETN-68.10-1.57444.77
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bear 3X-62.41-1.6727.97
RUSLDirexion Daily Russia Bull 3X-57.741.0878.00
KOLDProShares UltraShort DJ- UBS Natural Gas-45.99-0.3566.43
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3X-44.430.99182.75
GASXDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3X Shares-38.645.279.49
DRVDirexion Daily Real Estate Bear 3x-34.99-3.6810.87
EMSAiPath Short Enhanced MSCI Emerging Markets ETN-32.700.004.85
RSXJMarket Vectors Russia Small-Cap-29.07-1.2035.32
TMVDirexion Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x-29.01-2.80524.79

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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