Int’l Stock ETFs Lead Weekly Inflows

Investors added $11.1 billion to U.S.-listed ETFs during the week ending Thursday, June 3.

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Investors added $11.1 billion to U.S.-listed ETFs this week, adding to their strong haul from May. Inflows for the week—which was shortened due to the Memorial Day holiday—included $1 billion of creations for U.S. equity ETFs, $5.7 billion for international equity ETFs and $2.8 billion for U.S. fixed income ETFs.

Year-to-date net inflows for all U.S.-listed ETFs now stand at $403 billion, well ahead of the $160.1 billion seen at this same time a year ago.

Int’l Stock Funds Popular

Taking a look at the top weekly inflows list, the iShares Global Financials ETF (IXG) and the iShares GSCI Commodity Dynamic Roll Strategy ETF (COMT) took the lead, each with inflows of more than $1.1 billion. Both funds more than doubled their assets during the week.

Meanwhile, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO), the Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS) and the iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG) also saw strong interest among investors looking for international stock exposure.

On the outflows side of the ledger, the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) topped the list, with redemptions of $1.6 billion, followed by the iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (IWF) and the iShares iBoxx USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD), each with more than $1 billion of redemptions.

Tech and growth stocks edged slightly higher this week, continuing their recovery from their lows in May.

For a full list of this week’s top inflows and outflows, see the tables below:

 

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
IXGiShares Global Financials ETF1,632.852,822.2757.86%
COMTiShares GSCI Commodity Dynamic Roll Strategy ETF1,189.792,226.2053.44%
VONVVanguard Russell 1000 Value ETF938.375,832.1316.09%
VWOVanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF900.3384,269.911.07%
XLFFinancial Select Sector SPDR Fund745.3745,598.261.63%
VXUSVanguard Total International Stock ETF702.1348,928.181.44%
VTIVanguard Total Stock Market ETF641.84244,735.670.26%
IYRiShares U.S. Real Estate ETF589.185,468.6110.77%
IVViShares Core S&P 500 ETF526.72280,369.500.19%
IEMGiShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF525.4584,086.100.62%

 

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
QQQInvesco QQQ Trust-1,565.04160,136.20-0.98%
IWFiShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF-1,112.8864,400.56-1.73%
LQDiShares iBoxx USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF-1,093.8639,838.44-2.75%
QUALiShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF-1,029.6120,795.98-4.95%
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust-991.61359,617.66-0.28%
IXNiShares Global Tech ETF-845.444,507.24-18.76%
VLUEiShares MSCI USA Value Factor ETF-698.9616,611.31-4.21%
AGGiShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF-526.3487,429.01-0.60%
IHIiShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF-478.077,358.07-6.50%
SCHOSchwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF-413.149,049.32-4.57%

 

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity1,033.153,698,856.010.03%
International Equity5,700.441,288,463.700.44%
U.S. Fixed Income2,774.411,022,926.280.27%
International Fixed Income827.46139,513.930.59%
Commodities1,295.36149,200.130.87%
Currency52.271,855.702.82%
Leveraged-754.8558,780.02-1.28%
Inverse162.4111,739.321.38%
Asset Allocation106.2815,960.860.67%
Alternatives-77.816,342.80-1.23%
Total:11,119.136,393,638.750.17%

 

Asset Classes (Year-to-Date)

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity184,050.513,698,856.014.98%
International Equity121,721.541,288,463.709.45%
U.S. Fixed Income70,869.071,022,926.286.93%
International Fixed Income18,423.32139,513.9313.21%
Commodities-507.54149,200.13-0.34%
Currency-50.641,855.70-2.73%
Leveraged1,855.8858,780.023.16%
Inverse3,246.2211,739.3227.65%
Asset Allocation1,602.9915,960.8610.04%
Alternatives1,831.526,342.8028.88%
Total:403,042.876,393,638.756.30%

 

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
SFYFSoFi Social 50 ETF20.72%143,29021.83
XESSPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF13.65%402,752187.82
PEJInvesco Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF12.66%4,706,1161,874.75
IEZiShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF12.37%1,171,409144.72
PSCEInvesco S&P SmallCap Energy ETF12.18%4,182,469186.07
PXJInvesco Dynamic Oil & Gas Services ETF11.67%771,81447.61
PXIInvesco DWA Energy Momentum ETF10.40%184,421194.45
DSPCThe De-SPAC ETF8.94%5,8702.93
FCGFirst Trust Natural Gas ETF8.93%5,899,896246.36
FTXNFirst Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF8.29%59,30861.73

 

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
BDRYBreakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF193.25%-1.83%93.31
ILCViShares Morningstar Value ETF134.01%0.32%728.04
PSCEInvesco S&P SmallCap Energy ETF82.55%12.18%186.07
FCGFirst Trust Natural Gas ETF80.34%8.93%246.36
PXEInvesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production ETF79.46%7.01%78.89
PXIInvesco DWA Energy Momentum ETF70.85%10.40%194.45
MLPOCredit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN70.83%5.77%24.44
FRAKVanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF69.73%0.00%18.89
JJTiPath Series B Bloomberg Tin Subindex Total Return ETN68.49%0.46%8.97
XOPSPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF65.42%8.17%4,471.70

 

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.

Sumit Roy is the senior ETF analyst for etf.com, where he has worked for 13 years. He creates a variety of content for the platform, including news articles, analysis pieces, videos and podcasts.

Before joining etf.com, Sumit was the managing editor and commodities analyst for Hard Assets Investor. In those roles, he was responsible for most of the operations of HAI, a website dedicated to education about commodities investing.

Though he still closely follows the commodities beat, Sumit covers a much broader assortment of topics for etf.com, with a particular focus on stock and bond exchange-traded funds.

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He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he enjoys climbing the city’s steep hills, playing chess and snowboarding in Lake Tahoe.