ETF Fund Flows: SPY Nets $849.8 Million

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SPY drew in $849.8 million on Monday, Feb. 27, as total U.S. listed ETF assets held steady at $1.198 trillion.

Investors plowed $849.8 million into the SPDR S'P 500 ETF (NYSEArca:SPY - News), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Creations” list. Stocks closed flat as positive news on home sales from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) helped reverse morning lows.

Net flows were $1.60 billion and total assets under management stayed steady at $1.198 trillion, virtually unchanged the level they reached on Monday, Feb. 27.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 1.4 points, or 0.01 percent, to close at 12,981.51. New data on home sales from NAR and a slight drop in oil prices helped reverse morning market drops. The S'P 500 rose 1.85 points, or 0.14 percent, to close at 1,367.59.

The iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund (NYSEArca:IYT - News) had inflows of $231.0 million, making it No. 2 on the creations list. The No. 3 fund was the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca:XLE - News), which had inflows of $167.0 million.

U.S.-focused fixed-income ETFs had inflows of $142.4 million.

Redemptions

Investors pulled $84.0 million from the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca:XLF - News), making it the No. 1 fund on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Redemptions” list.

The No. 2 fund on the redemptions list was the SPDR S'P Retail ETF (NYSEArca:XRT - News), which had outflows of $82.2 million. The No. 3 fund was the PowerShares QQQ Trust (NasdaqGM:QQQ - News), which had outflows of $70.4 million.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
SPY SPDR S'P 500 849.83 97,755.58 1%
IYT iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average 231.03 582.18 66%
XLE Energy Select SPDR 166.98 8,695.86 2%
KBWB PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio 106.67 133.34 400%
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth 99.54 16,006.84 1%
CIU iShares Barclays Intermediate Credit Bond 54.37 4,458.34 1%
HYG iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond 45.54 14,181.16 0%
RSX Market Vectors Russia 39.79 2,173.64 2%
MDY SPDR S'P MidCap 400 39.44 10,530.94 0%
VXX iPath S'P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN 34.56 1,260.08 3%


Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
XLF Financial Select SPDR -83.56 6,497.99 -1%
XRT SPDR S'P Retail -82.21 819.14 -9%
QQQ PowerShares QQQ -70.41 33,368.41 -0%
SHY iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond -59.09 10,653.80 -1%
XLV Health Care Select SPDR -45.28 3,878.08 -1%
EWA iShares MSCI Australia -42.77 2,903.47 -1%
IWM iShares Russell 2000 -41.29 16,914.46 -0%
XHB SPDR S'P Homebuilders -40.92 1,126.74 -4%
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation -34.63 10,174.88 -0%
SHV iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond -33.05 2,434.98 -1%


ETF Daily Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity 1,238.72 534,627.16 0.23%
International Equity 61.94 294,498.60 0.02%
U.S. Fixed Income 142.45 191,728.24 0.07%
International Fixed Income 20.07 13,724.90 0.15%
Commodities 57.16 120,986.44 0.05%
Currency -10.04 3,851.10 -0.26%
Leveraged -22.25 13,885.68 -0.16%
Inverse 87.24 20,044.14 0.44%
Asset Allocation - 1,072.68 0.00%
Alternatives 25.62 3,706.83 0.69%
Total: 1,600.92 1,198,125.76 0.13%


Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds '$50 mm AUM

Ticker Name Average Volume
(30 Day)
1-Day Volume % of Average
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility 37,996 770,837 2029%
GSP iPath S'P GSCI Total Return ETN 81,204 1,313,672 1618%
PHO PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio 216,406 2,413,726 1115%
PXJ PowerShares Dynamic Oil ' Gas Services Portfolio 60,618 454,227 749%
EFZ ProShares Short MSCI EAFE 162,419 1,149,927 708%
AGZ iShares Barclays Agency Bond 43,747 304,263 696%
RJN ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity - Energy Total Return ETN 109,813 743,633 677%
PAF PowerShares FTSE RAFI Asia Pacific ex-Japan Portfolio 6,276 41,375 659%
VNQI Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate 42,523 279,625 658%
ICI iPath Optimized Currency Carry ETN 117,907 757,085 642%


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 8.56% 704,072 44.52
EWAS iShares MSCI Australia Small Cap 3.62% 44,800 2.68
NIB iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cocoa Total Return ETN 2.98% 11,985 20.54
JPP SPDR Russell/Nomura PRIME Japan 2.19% 2,981 15.40
JJT iPath Dow Jones-UBS Tin Total Return ETN 2.10% 568,330 21.31
EGPT Market Vectors Egypt 2.01% 67,749 53.32
UBM ETRACS CMCI Industrial Metals Total Return ETN 2.00% 2,496 5.91
EDV Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury 1.76% 16,509 175.26
CANE Teucrium Sugar 1.65% 1,650 2.47
XHB SPDR S'P Homebuilders 1.63% 13,883,138 1,126.74

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

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
SCIF Market Vectors India Small-Cap -4.54% 110,229 49.77
EPI WisdomTree India Earnings -3.37% 5,463,859 939.28
SMIN iShares MSCI India Small Cap -3.19% 16,925 4.95
INXX EGShares India Infrastructure -3.15% 11,846 59.79
INDA iShares MSCI India -3.14% 46,912 10.21
INP iPath MSCI India ETN -3.02% 124,978 552.41
SCIN EGShares Indxx India Small Cap -2.99% 19,452 25.48
PIN PowerShares India Portfolio -2.98% 1,414,473 410.33
UNG United States Natural Gas -2.95% 10,886,667 886.98
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas -2.95% 122,980 28.04

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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