ETF Fund Flows: SPY Pulls In $653.2 Million

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Investors plowed $653.2 million into the SPDR S'P 500 ETF (NYSEArca:SPY - News), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Creations” list. Stocks were up Friday for a third day in a row after a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report.

Net inflows were almost $2 billion, and total assets under management rose to almost $1.193 trillion from $1.187 trillion on Thursday, March 8, according to data compiled by IndexUniverse.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 14.08 points, or 0.11 percent, to close at 12,922.02. Stocks were up on the U.S. government’s monthly jobs report that the economy added 227,000 jobs in February and 1.2 million in the past six months—the fastest growth pace since 2006, according to the Wall Street Journal. The S'P 500 Index was up by 4.96 points, or 0.36 percent, to close at 1,370.87.

The No. 2 fund on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Creations” list was the iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEArca:TLT - News), which had $254.1 million in inflows. The No. 3 fund on the list was the iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (NYSEArca:IWM - News), which had $245.0 million in inflows.

U.S. equity ETFs had inflows of $1,365.3 billion, and U.S.-focused fixed-income ETFs had inflows of $464.0 million.

Redemptions

Investors meanwhile pulled $125.1 million from the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca:GDX - News), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Redemptions” list.

The No. 2 fund on IndexUniverse’s redemptions list was the PowerShares QQQ Trust (NasdaqGM:QQQ - News), which had outflows of $117.0 million. The No. 3 fund on the list was the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca:XLF - News), which had outflows of $81.2 million.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
SPY SPDR S'P 500 653.22 96,797.58 1%
TLT iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond 254.12 3,523.06 8%
IWM iShares Russell 2000 244.95 16,244.27 2%
XLE Energy Select SPDR 222.69 8,252.15 3%
XLB Materials Select SPDR 144.73 2,045.24 8%
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan 143.57 5,467.55 3%
MDY SPDR S'P MidCap 400 102.19 10,658.20 1%
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Trust 83.92 11,934.93 1%
VEA Vanguard MSCI EAFE 67.18 8,143.90 1%
BND Vanguard Total Bond Market 58.41 15,077.61 0%


Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners -125.14 8,264.40 -1%
QQQ PowerShares QQQ -117.00 33,803.25 -0%
XLF Financial Select SPDR -81.15 6,168.93 -1%
VXF Vanguard Extended Market -70.13 1,282.76 -5%
TNA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3x -65.55 968.34 -6%
AGG iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond -44.03 14,782.40 -0%
QLD ProShares Ultra QQQ -32.98 593.68 -5%
XLI Industrial Select SPDR -29.59 3,346.86 -1%
XLU Utilities Select SPDR -24.65 6,317.38 -0%
OIH Market Vectors Oil Services -23.72 1,022.38 -2%


ETF Daily Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity 1,365.25 532,334.29 0.26%
International Equity 154.38 293,484.85 0.05%
U.S. Fixed Income 464.00 191,825.14 0.24%
International Fixed Income 26.62 14,260.59 0.19%
Commodities 46.62 117,544.09 0.04%
Currency 2.18 3,683.66 0.06%
Leveraged -104.36 13,844.41 -0.75%
Inverse 6.64 20,754.51 0.03%
Asset Allocation - 1,068.40 0.00%
Alternatives 34.30 3,970.76 0.86%
Total: 1,995.63 1,192,770.70 0.17%


Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds '$50 mm AUM

Ticker Name Average Volume
(30 Day)
1-Day Volume % of Average
BKLN PowerShares Senior Loan 181,804 1,590,825 875%
PRF PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio 138,653 992,027 715%
EMIF iShares S'P Emerging Markets Infrastructure 16,945 88,712 524%
UVXY ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures 735,730 3,499,413 476%
EQIN Russell Equity Income 2,544 11,300 444%
HYD Market Vectors High-Yield Municipal 227,051 922,916 406%
XLG Guggenheim Russell Top 50 36,150 138,592 383%
DLN WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend 171,515 639,354 373%
GWL SPDR S'P World ex-US 48,483 176,346 364%
EDIV SPDR S'P Emerging Markets Dividend 114,604 383,570 335%


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

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
SMIN iShares MSCI India Small Cap 5.61% 7,398 5.12
REMX Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals 4.77% 170,183 227.30
EWSM Guggenheim S'P SmallCap 600 Equal Weight 3.68% 1,550 6.26
GMFS SPDR S'P Small Cap Emerging Asia Pacific 3.58% 1,278 6.99
INXX EGShares India Infrastructure 3.38% 25,305 60.49
EEMA iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia 3.30% 24,403 10.96
XAR SPDR Aerospace ' Defense 3.16% 2,968 12.26
PJB PowerShares Dynamic Banking Portfolio 3.12% 1,111 12.98
JJN iPath Dow Jones-UBS Nickel Total Return ETN 3.02% 1,225 10.80
WCAT Jefferies TR/J CRB Wildcatters Exploration ' Production Equity 2.91% 1,300 10.99

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

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
GRN iPath Global Carbon ETN -5.63% 1,508 1.41
GREK Global X FTSE Greece 20 -3.91% 8,588 2.50
CHIM Global X China Materials -3.14% 3,800 2.97
CVOL C-Tracks Exchange-Traded Notes on the Citi Volatility -2.38% 136,740 8.47
CAFE iPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN -2.28% 1,200 1.48
EWI iShares MSCI Italy -2.28% 318,623 150.94
VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term -2.17% 419,943 99.77
VIIX VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN -1.94% 61,850 48.94
VXX iPath S'P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -1.93% 36,247,939 1,534.33
ENOR iShares MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market -1.85% 16,900 2.87

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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