YTD ETF Inflows Nearly $200B

A quiet week for stocks fueled solid weekly inflows for ETFs.

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Stocks were quiet this week, but that was enough to spur continued flows into ETFs. On net, $18.7 billion entered U.S.-listed ETFs during the week ending Thursday, June 18, according to the latest data from FactSet. That pushed year-to-date inflows up to $198.4 billion, ahead of the $122.1 billion seen at this same time last year.

The S&P 500 rebounded off the 3,000 level, helping to push $10.2 billion into U.S. equity ETFs this week. The iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV), the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) and the Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF (SCHD) were the top asset gatherers during the period.

Meanwhile, renewed concerns about COVID-19 kept demand for U.S. fixed income ETFs high. That segment registered weekly inflows of $6.1 billion, led by the Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCIT) and the iShares Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF (IGIB).

Both ETFs rallied on Monday after the Federal Reserve said that it would expand its Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility to include individual bonds. 

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
IVViShares Core S&P 500 ETF2,796.31194,933.101.43%
VOOVanguard S&P 500 ETF2,743.03145,435.021.89%
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF2,261.6513,769.6316.42%
VTIVanguard Total Stock Market ETF1,925.66146,774.261.31%
BBINJPMorgan BetaBuilders International Equity ETF1,638.571,729.0194.77%
VBVanguard Small-Cap ETF1,602.3128,489.205.62%
VOVanguard Mid-Cap ETF1,368.5633,606.134.07%
VCITVanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF1,364.2633,182.494.11%
VUGVanguard Growth ETF1,111.1156,295.781.97%
IGIBiShares Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF978.2610,581.829.24%

 

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust-4,283.55274,824.23-1.56%
XLVHealth Care Select Sector SPDR Fund-2,624.0623,140.84-11.34%
XLFFinancial Select Sector SPDR Fund-1,708.8517,516.19-9.76%
IWMiShares Russell 2000 ETF-1,346.9135,827.87-3.76%
IEFAiShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF-1,119.3965,245.20-1.72%
XLBMaterials Select Sector SPDR Fund-1,035.193,972.55-26.06%
NEARiShares Short Maturity Bond ETF-598.075,787.30-10.33%
QQQInvesco QQQ Trust-547.62114,187.90-0.48%
VEAVanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF-492.3571,246.05-0.69%
BILSPDR Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF-475.9616,310.30-2.92%

 

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity10,210.672,466,834.750.41%
International Equity2,380.59786,956.760.30%
U.S. Fixed Income6,052.04859,967.360.70%
International Fixed Income75.8691,662.550.08%
Commodities ETFs-15.90117,426.75-0.01%
Currency13.211,627.190.81%
Leveraged-73.7335,964.46-0.21%
Inverse4.3615,017.060.03%
Asset Allocation63.719,798.430.65%
Alternatives-48.394,449.31-1.09%
Total:18,662.424,389,704.610.43%

 

Asset Classes (Year-to-Date)

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity80,612.812,466,834.753.27%
International Equity-10,538.21786,956.76-1.34%
U.S. Fixed Income80,476.37859,967.369.36%
International Fixed Income3,517.5891,662.553.84%
Commodities ETFs29,971.23117,426.7525.52%
Currency391.971,627.1924.09%
Leveraged4,272.9835,964.4611.88%
Inverse10,823.0015,017.0672.07%
Asset Allocation345.309,798.433.52%
Alternatives-1,432.774,449.31-32.20%
Total:198,440.264,389,704.614.52%

 

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
BDRYBreakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF22.96%1,853,35943.72
JJMTFiPath Bloomberg Industrial Metals Subindex Total Return ETN22.56%5,0571.66
JJE-OLDiPath Bloomberg Energy Subindex Total Return ETN9.89%3,0001.66
GNOMGlobal X Genomics & Biotechnology ETF7.57%85,51639.72
UGAUnited States Gasoline Fund LP7.53%756,247120.08
NERDRoundhill BITKRAFT Esports & Digital Entertainment ETF7.34%160,87320.69
IPORenaissance IPO ETF7.07%303,80349.89
ARKGARK Genomic Revolution ETF6.98%1,966,7771,091.64
FTXLFirst Trust Nasdaq Semiconductor ETF6.86%31,73341.81
ITBiShares U.S. Home Construction ETF6.85%21,428,8421,474.19

 

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
VXXiPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN140.15%-4.47%730.32
VIIXVelocityShares Daily Long VIX Short-Term ETN140.10%-4.95%54.83
VIXYProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF139.42%-4.60%190.96
XVZiPath S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN98.97%-2.18%5.75
VXZiPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN94.67%-1.61%31.47
VIXMProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF94.50%-1.64%59.04
GRNTFiPath Global Carbon ETN74.64%0.00%4.34
WCLDWisdomTree Cloud Computing Fund47.87%6.54%282.65
CLIXProShares Long Online/Short Stores ETF45.69%4.04%179.76
ARKWARK Next Generation Internet ETF44.94%6.77%1,142.37

 

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.