Weekly ETF Inflows Total $12B

The bulk of that went into U.S. equity ETFs.

Senior ETF Analyst
Reviewed by: Sumit Roy
Edited by: Sumit Roy

Investors added $11.5 billion to U.S.-listed ETFs during the week ending Friday, Aug. 19. That brought year-to-date inflows up to $393 billion, compared with $563.2 billion at this same time a year ago.

The bulk of last week’s inflows went into U.S. equity ETFs, which picked up $12.3 billion of new money. International fixed income ETFs registered net inflows of around $590 million. On the other hand, international equity, U.S. fixed income and commodity ETFs all had net outflows during the period.


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


Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
XLFFinancial Select Sector SPDR Fund1,553.0633,715.434.61%
IVViShares Core S&P 500 ETF1,310.98320,593.170.41%
QQQInvesco QQQ Trust1,192.94183,197.160.65%
SPLVInvesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF1,180.0612,983.639.09%
VTIVanguard Total Stock Market ETF1,137.08282,609.090.40%
VCITVanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF656.8243,252.091.52%
VOOVanguard S&P 500 ETF632.69284,734.160.22%
LQDiShares iBoxx USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF468.6736,402.691.29%
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF383.8439,436.820.97%
CWBSPDR Bloomberg Convertible Securities ETF331.834,726.657.02%


Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
BILSPDR Bloomberg 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF-1,060.8416,119.62-6.58%
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust-736.65392,692.30-0.19%
SHViShares Short Treasury Bond ETF-716.4718,792.59-3.81%
SHYiShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF-702.2125,753.45-2.73%
BBEUJPMorgan BetaBuilders Europe ETF-567.373,314.71-17.12%
HYGiShares iBoxx USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF-442.8015,012.08-2.95%
MUBiShares National Muni Bond ETF-441.4028,478.12-1.55%
GLDSPDR Gold Trust-398.3056,129.11-0.71%
ARKKARK Innovation ETF-280.258,978.93-3.12%
TQQQProShares UltraPro QQQ-211.6115,963.71-1.33%


ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity12,344.764,149,337.720.30%
International Equity-623.071,162,030.05-0.05%
U.S. Fixed Income-773.421,124,754.78-0.07%
International Fixed Income589.78143,381.070.41%
Asset Allocation-88.6617,639.72-0.50%


Asset Classes (Year-to-Date)

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity175,345.534,149,337.724.23%
International Equity67,813.221,162,030.055.84%
U.S. Fixed Income102,223.151,124,754.789.09%
International Fixed Income7,010.10143,381.074.89%
Asset Allocation365.8417,639.722.07%


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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
PSILAdvisorShares Psychedelics ETF16.10%193,0979.26
PBUGPacer iPath Gold Trendpilot ETN15.35%2,21422.29
GRNiPath Series B Carbon ETN6.90%212,28880.52
PXIInvesco DWA Energy Momentum ETF6.24%151,989223.33
KEUAKraneShares European Carbon Allowance Strategy ETF5.91%35,41224.05
XOPSPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF5.84%21,491,7085,001.64
PXEInvesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production ETF5.74%448,303284.04
FCGFirst Trust Natural Gas ETF5.68%4,334,037867.81
KSETKraneShares Global Carbon Offset Strategy ETF5.68%4,2947.59
IEOiShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF5.38%1,162,264958.81


Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
RJNElements Rogers International Commodity Index-Energy TR ETN63.28%3.13%11.37
MLPOCredit Suisse S&P MLP Index ETN28.46%-7.43%29.28
RJIElements Rogers International Commodity Index-Total Return ETN21.71%-0.83%122.95
TADSThe Active Dividend Stock ETF17.40%0.00%122.95
NVMZTrueShares Structured Outcome ETF - November14.66% 122.95
FUEELEMENTS Linked to the ICE BofAML Commodity Index eXtra Biofuels - Total Return ETN11.23%-1.92%1.57
SULRSmartETFs Sustainable Energy II ETF8.64% 1.57
VIXMProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF5.53%0.53%87.70
RJAElements Rogers International Commodity Index-Agriculture TR ETN4.97%-3.92%176.86
GRUELEMENTS Linked to ICE BofAML Commodity index eXtra Grains - Total Return ETN4.65%-4.81%8.16


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.

He is the host of etf.com’s Talk ETFs, a popular video series that features weekly interviews with thought leaders in the ETF industry. Sumit is also co-host of Exchange Traded Fridays, etf.com’s weekly podcast series.

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