ETF Fund Flows: SPY Nabs $3.63 Billion

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Investors plowed $3.36 billion into the SPDR S'P 500 ETF (NYSEArca:SPY - News), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Creations” list. Stocks rose to new highs, and the S'P broke 500 for the first time since June 2008, on encouraging data about the U.S. labor market and manufacturing sector.

Net flows were $2.76 billion, and total assets under management rose to a record of more than $1.215 trillion, up from about $1.209 trillion on Wednesday, March 13, according to data compiled by IndexUniverse.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose by 58.66 points, or 0.44 percent, to close at 13,252.76. Federal Reserve surveys show continued growth in manufacturing this month, and jobless claims fell again last week. The S'P 500 rose by 8.32 points, or 0.60 percent, to close at 1,402.60.

The No. 2 fund on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Creations” list was the iShares Barclays U.S. Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEArca:GOVT - News), which had inflows of $284.4 million. The No. 3 fund on the list was the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca:GDX - News), which had inflows of $166.0 million.

U.S. equity ETFs had inflows of $2.68 billion.

Redemptions

Investors pulled $548.7 million from the iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (NYSEArca:IWM - News), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Redemptions” list.

The No. 2 fund on the redemptions list was the iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEArca:TLT - News), which had outflows of $411.6 million. The No. 3 fund on the list was the Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca:XLI - News), which had outflows of $278.6 million.

U.S.-focused fixed-income ETFs had outflows of $91.4 million.

 

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
SPY SPDR S'P 500 3,363.93 107,417.59 3%
GOVT iShares Barclays U.S. Treasury Bond Fund 284.43 298.34 5800%
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners 165.50 8,008.96 2%
AGG iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond 109.28 14,840.22 1%
IYT iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average 105.08 558.85 23%
XLK Technology Select SPDR 102.00 9,562.80 1%
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation 64.69 10,696.36 1%
VXX iPath S'P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN 64.28 1,841.26 4%
DEM WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income 63.92 3,527.28 2%
JNK SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond 63.18 11,863.59 1%


Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
IWM iShares Russell 2000 -548.66 15,890.30 -3%
TLT iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond -411.55 2,969.84 -12%
XLI Industrial Select SPDR -278.57 3,580.55 -7%
QQQ PowerShares QQQ -183.34 34,541.73 -1%
SHY iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond -134.78 10,285.70 -1%
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select SPDR -122.79 3,281.78 -4%
IYR iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate -117.63 3,813.66 -3%
IEF iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond -112.98 4,488.43 -2%
EFA iShares MSCI EAFE -99.05 39,027.28 -0%
XME SPDR S'P Metals and Mining -73.14 658.24 -10%


ETF Daily Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity 2,681.39 554,706.53 0.48%
International Equity 119.20 296,303.18 0.04%
U.S. Fixed Income -91.41 191,464.08 -0.05%
International Fixed Income 47.01 14,414.48 0.33%
Commodities -33.36 114,977.31 -0.03%
Currency -37.59 3,685.28 -1.02%
Leveraged 39.77 14,078.18 0.28%
Inverse -27.25 20,583.35 -0.13%
Asset Allocation -0.63 1,088.50 -0.06%
Alternatives 65.03 4,285.42 1.52%
Total: 2,762.16 1,215,586.31 0.23%


Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds '$50 mm AUM

Ticker Name Average Volume
(30 Day)
1-Day Volume % of Average
FLAT iPath U.S. Treasury Flattener ETN 70,287 1,603,111 2281%
DEW WisdomTree Global Equity Income 11,350 73,615 649%
DNL WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Growth 6,222 37,162 597%
VQT Barclays ETN+ S'P Veqtor ETN 44,075 248,366 564%
IYG iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services 57,691 294,385 510%
AUSE WisdomTree Australia Dividend Fund 7,405 35,174 475%
IYT iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average 895,543 4,217,800 471%
IGM iShares S'P North American Technology 21,363 92,114 431%
BNO United States Brent Oil 73,558 317,100 431%
GRI Cohen ' Steers Global Realty Majors 13,707 56,736 414%


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 6.67% 697,710 38.50
VNM Market Vectors Vietnam 6.43% 431,534 295.37
SGG iPath Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Total Return ETN 5.00% 21,219 39.84
EWMD Guggenheim S'P MidCap 400 Equal Weight 4.68% 1,110 3.22
LBTA Russell 1000 Low Beta 3.58% 120,973 20.72
IYT iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average 3.33% 4,217,800 558.85
FAA Guggenheim Airline 2.80% 8,583 14.56
KBWB PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio 2.76% 349,175 32.93
KBE SPDR S'P Bank 2.54% 4,839,645 1,600.83
XHB SPDR S'P Homebuilders 2.54% 7,731,974 1,419.18

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

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
CHOC iPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN -5.15% 1,400 2.41
NIB iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cocoa Total Return ETN -3.69% 52,558 19.24
SCIN EGShares Indxx India Small Cap -1.97% 28,088 28.05
WCAT Jefferies TR/J CRB Wildcatters Exploration ' Production Equity -1.91% 1,448 10.74
INXX EGShares India Infrastructure -1.80% 20,587 60.92
UGA United States Gasoline -1.77% 151,458 166.73
CVOL C-Tracks Exchange-Traded Notes on the Citi Volatility -1.70% 14,706 7.52
BNO United States Brent Oil -1.61% 317,100 73.22
VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term -1.59% 390,584 125.23
AGOL ETFS Physical Asian Gold -1.59% 1,350 73.82

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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