ETF Fund Flows: IWM Pulls In $878.6 Million

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Investors plowed $878.6 million into the iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (NYSEArca:IWM - News), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Creations” list. Stocks ended a five-day losing streak as aluminum maker Alcoa Inc. reported more-than-expected profits and Spanish and Italian bond yields fell.

Net outflows were $18.0 million, but the rallying market boosted total assets under management up to almost $1.180 trillion on Wednesday, April 11 from about $1.174 trillion on Tuesday, April 10.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 89.46 points, or 0.7 percent, to close at 12,805.3. Alcoa’s earnings surprise helped convince some investors that the world’s economy may be moving toward a sustainable recovery. The S'P 500 Index gained 10.12 points, or 0.7 percent, to close at 1,368.71.

The No. 2 fund on the creations list was the SPDR S'P 500 ETF (NYSEArca:SPY - News), which had $493.0 million in inflows. The No. 3 fund on the list was the iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEArca:TLT - News), which had $347.0 million in inflows.

U.S.-focused fixed-income ETFs, as an asset class, had inflows of $518.0 million.

Redemptions

Investors meanwhile pulled $345.3 million from the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Trust (NYSEArca:DIA - News), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Redemptions” list.

The No. 2 fund on the list was the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (NYSEArca:EEM - News), which had $340.4 million in outflows. The No. 3 fund on the list was the iShares Russell 1000 Growth Fund Index Fund (NYSEArca:IWF - News), which had $287.6 million in outflows.

U.S.-focused equity ETFs had outflows of $106.7 million.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
IWM iShares Russell 2000 878.59 14,872.35 6%
SPY SPDR S'P 500 492.95 99,730.23 0%
TLT iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond 346.98 3,041.86 13%
SHY iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond 135.01 10,361.86 1%
IVV iShares S'P 500 130.55 29,222.36 0%
TNA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3x 118.01 886.47 15%
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners 113.80 7,845.41 1%
SCPB SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Corporate Bond 106.37 896.51 13%
QQQ PowerShares QQQ 73.06 35,033.23 0%
DEM WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income 55.94 3,675.26 2%


Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Trust -345.30 11,074.00 -3%
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets -340.44 38,413.32 -1%
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth -287.60 15,963.61 -2%
OEF iShares S'P 100 -209.17 3,246.88 -6%
XLI Industrial Select SPDR -180.10 2,897.09 -6%
JNK SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond -151.40 11,460.44 -1%
XLB Materials Select SPDR -128.09 1,685.42 -7%
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select SPDR -103.59 3,182.58 -3%
IWS iShares Russell Midcap Value -102.30 2,966.70 -3%
RSP Guggenheim S'P Equal Weight -92.91 2,986.08 -3%


ETF Daily Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity -106.74 532,353.17 -0.02%
International Equity -320.92 282,870.42 -0.11%
U.S. Fixed Income 518.00 193,725.66 0.27%
International Fixed Income 20.14 15,054.15 0.13%
Commodities -80.78 113,267.04 -0.07%
Currency -6.42 3,271.16 -0.20%
Leveraged 215.70 13,502.39 1.60%
Inverse -182.73 20,454.12 -0.89%
Asset Allocation 1.64 1,075.96 0.15%
Alternatives -75.85 4,270.48 -1.78%
Total: -17.97 1,179,844.56 -0.00%


Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds '$50 mm AUM

Ticker Name Average Volume
(30 Day)
1-Day Volume % of Average
SPLV PowerShares S'P 500 Low Volatility 999,577 8,534,120 854%
SCHE Schwab Emerging Markets Equity 155,002 917,493 592%
IWZ iShares Russell 3000 Growth 35,539 200,737 565%
RPV Guggeneheim S'P 500 Pure Value 35,354 178,567 505%
DBV PowerShares DB G10 Currency Harvest 168,022 759,433 452%
AUSE WisdomTree Australia Dividend Fund 9,402 41,288 439%
SCHP Schwab U.S. TIPS 72,678 318,061 438%
VOOG Vanguard S'P 500 Growth 7,005 26,867 384%
DEF Guggenheim Defensive Equity 15,466 58,711 380%
MUNI PIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Strategy 10,729 39,157 365%


Top 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and '1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
GAZ iPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN 5.88% 291,784 29.61
VNM Market Vectors Vietnam 4.96% 481,340 320.45
TAN Guggenheim Solar 4.24% 77,386 65.16
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy 4.22% 62,205 12.11
EGPT Market Vectors Egypt 3.74% 310,664 45.30
ITB iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction 3.59% 1,443,689 601.09
PBW PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio 3.17% 137,037 183.82
EWP iShares MSCI Spain 3.12% 422,708 110.48
XHB SPDR S'P Homebuilders 2.86% 5,885,099 1,238.80
EWO iShares MSCI Austria Investable Market 2.84% 110,817 61.96

Bottom 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and '1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
CUPM iPath Pure Beta Copper ETN -6.33% 2,300 2.48
UBM ETRACS CMCI Industrial Metals Total Return ETN -5.24% 4,025 5.17
CVOL C-Tracks Exchange-Traded Notes on the Citi Volatility -2.63% 8,746 9.86
EEHB PowerShares S'P Emerging Markets High Beta -2.60% 5,400 2.26
VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term -2.50% 537,486 146.83
VXX iPath S'P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -2.25% 48,662,576 1,807.40
VIIX VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN -2.23% 407,364 28.12
TDN db-X 2030 Target Date -2.20% 3,324 30.67
UNG United States Natural Gas -2.17% 8,085,275 704.72
LWPE Russell Low P/E ETF -2.10% 3,200 4.78

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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