Weekly ETF Flows Post $42B Gain

October 31, 2022

Exchange-traded fund inflows soared on rising markets, as $41.9 billion was pulled into the industry in the week ending Oct. 28, more than three times the $12.6 billion posted the week before.  

While a slew of lackluster earnings results from big-tech companies sent markets into a midweek tizzy, U.S. stock markets remained resilient, notching their longest streak of weekly gains since August. Both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq climbed more than 2% on Friday, rising on better-than-expected earnings results from tech behemoth Apple Inc. 

A net $26.5 billion flowed into equity funds over the past week, over threefold the $8.3 billion the industry posted the week prior, as investors jumped back into asset class. Top performers of the week included the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), the iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV) and the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY), which together saw more than $11.4 billion pulled, according to ETF.com data. 

While equities lured investors at a greater rate last week, the asset class has brought in only $239.6 billion year to date, 32% lower than the $352.7 billion the asset class posted around this time last year, according to ETF.com data. 

Meanwhile, U.S. fixed income brought in $13.4 billion, four times more than the $3.6 billion seen during the week ending Friday, Oct. 21. Corporate debt seemed to be an investor favorite, as funds flowed into the SPDR Bloomberg High Yield Bond ETF (JNK), the iShares iBoxx USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) and the iShares iBoxx USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (HYG).  

On the other side of the ledger, funds with the greatest outflows included the Shares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF (ESGU) and the iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF (FALN).  

 

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

 

Top 9 Creations (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 7,820.56 361,043.26 2.17%
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 1,816.74 289,671.38 0.63%
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 1,807.30 23,848.26 7.58%
JNK SPDR Bloomberg High Yield Bond ETF 1,557.41 7,489.99 20.79%
LQD iShares iBoxx USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF 1,414.04 34,719.00 4.07%
TLT iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF 1,334.36 24,876.09 5.36%
QQQ Invesco QQQ Trust 1,143.36 150,374.60 0.76%
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund 1,046.90 30,852.69 3.39%
HYG iShares iBoxx USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF 977.85 13,403.90 7.30%

 

Top 9 Redemptions (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
GOVT iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF -1,065.23 21,509.43 -4.95%
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF -503.22 38,866.75 -1.29%
ESGU iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF -385.85 19,723.56 -1.96%
SH ProShares Short S&P500 -380.34 2,955.78 -12.87%
HDV iShares Core High Dividend ETF -376.82 11,802.65 -3.19%
MDYG SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF -345.21 1,518.83 -22.73%
TIP iShares TIPS Bond ETF -327.14 25,152.56 -1.30%
FALN iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF -298.00 1,720.39 -17.32%
GLD SPDR Gold Trust -294.48 49,217.17 -0.60%

 

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

  Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity 26,502.19 3,775,116.50 0.70%
International Equity 2,898.45 1,038,196.15 0.28%
U.S. Fixed Income 13,402.75 1,104,909.15 1.21%
International Fixed Income 436.51 132,722.34 0.33%
Commodities -766.30 126,476.93 -0.61%
Currency 70.87 4,611.78 1.54%
Leveraged -340.07 43,781.66 -0.78%
Inverse -529.02 24,126.72 -2.19%
Asset Allocation 66.59 15,937.27 0.42%
Alternatives 159.15 9,027.30 1.76%
Total: 41,901.11 6,274,905.80 0.67%

 

Asset Classes (Year-to-Date)

  Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity 239,611.05 3,775,116.50 6.35%
International Equity 75,016.38 1,038,196.15 7.23%
U.S. Fixed Income 146,365.21 1,104,909.15 13.25%
International Fixed Income 4,657.88 132,722.34 3.51%
Commodities -1,044.93 126,476.93 -0.83%
Currency 2,081.72 4,611.78 45.14%
Leveraged 19,337.73 43,781.66 44.17%
Inverse 7,281.17 24,126.72 30.18%
Asset Allocation 343.07 15,937.27 2.15%
Alternatives 2,537.15 9,027.30 28.11%
Total: 496,186.43 6,274,905.80 7.91%

 

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

Ticker Name Weekly Performance Weekly Volume AUM ($, mm)
JPRE JPMorgan Realty Income ETF 33.76% 55,920 792.51
KEUA KraneShares European Carbon Allowance Strategy ETF 13.47% 38,760 19.85
GRN iPath Series B Carbon ETN 10.88% 74,852 48.68
TAN Invesco Solar ETF 10.38% 6,848,003 2,290.48
RAYS Global X Solar ETF 10.22% 29,029 6.60
MLPO Credit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN 10.22% 9,528 29.44
KARB Carbon Strategy ETF 9.72% 1,498 0.32
THCX The Cannabis ETF 9.68% 150,405 26.95
POTX Global X Cannabis ETF 9.45% 118,087 54.40
CTEX ProShares S&P Kensho Cleantech ETF 8.92% 4,469 5.46

 

Top 10 YTD Performers

Ticker Name YTD Performance Weekly Performance AUM ($, mm)
PFIX Simplify Interest Rate Hedge ETF 97.58% -14.97% 408.87
PXE Invesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production ETF 76.63% 1.61% 330.52
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund LP 72.35% 1.53% 33.44
IEO iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF 68.37% 1.42% 1,152.58
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund 65.23% 1.83% 42,454.48
FENY Fidelity MSCI Energy Index ETF 65.20% 1.93% 1,658.10
VDE Vanguard Energy ETF 65.05% 1.89% 8,659.31
IYE iShares U.S. Energy ETF 63.14% 2.25% 2,320.24
RYE Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF 61.13% 2.01% 577.75
FCG First Trust Natural Gas ETF 60.17% 1.85% 1,012.08

 

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.

 

[Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article included the MicroSectors FANG+ Index 3X Leveraged ETN (FNGU) in the Top Redemptions table.]

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