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ETF Fund Flows: SPY Nets $341.6 Million

Dave Nadig and Olivier Ludwig

Investors plowed $341.6 million into the SPDR S'P 500 ETF (NYSEArca:SPY - News), making it No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Creations” list. Total U.S.-listed ETF assets hit a record, helped by stocks that rose in response to positive reports about the U.S. economy.

Net inflows totaled $2.53 billion and total assets under management rose to $1.192 trillion up from almost $1.186 trillion, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, according to data compiled by IndexUniverse.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 46.02 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 12,984.69, its highest close since May 19, 2008. Stocks were up in response to a broad range of economic indicators ranging from reduced weekly first-time jobless claims to an improving outlook for financial firms. The S'P 500 added 5.8 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 1,363.46.

The No. 2 fund on the creations list was the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca:XLE - News), which had inflows of $205.1 million. The No. 3 fund on the list was the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (NYSEArca:HYG - News), which had inflows of $199.6 million.

Redemptions

Investors pulled $267.4 million from the iShares S'P 500 Index Fund (NYSEArca:IVV - News) making No. 1 on IndexUniverse’s “Top 10 Redemptions” list.

The No. 2 fund on IndexUniverse’s redemptions list was the iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (NYSEArca:EWZ - News), which had outflows of $55.0 million. The No. 3 fund on the list was the iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund (NYSEArca:IWN - News), which had outflows of $36.4 million.

 

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
SPY SPDR S'P 500 341.58 95,064.42 0%
XLE Energy Select SPDR 205.07 8,591.46 2%
HYG iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond 199.56 14,078.19 1%
EWW iShares MSCI Mexico Investable Market 126.23 1,352.48 10%
IWM iShares Russell 2000 120.09 16,986.38 1%
XRT SPDR S'P Retail 117.12 556.32 27%
VCSH Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond 86.68 2,616.16 3%
IYT iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average 82.96 405.59 26%
TLT iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond 70.16 3,344.48 2%
GLD SPDR Gold 69.07 73,268.12 0%


Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
IVV iShares S'P 500 -267.36 28,889.08 -1%
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil -54.98 10,610.37 -1%
IWN iShares Russell 2000 Value -36.42 4,454.17 -1%
KRE SPDR S'P Regional Banking -32.56 1,113.69 -3%
KBE SPDR S'P Bank -32.18 1,432.36 -2%
XOP SPDR S'P Oil ' Gas Exploration ' Production -30.56 996.09 -3%
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select SPDR -27.89 2,820.68 -1%
QQQ PowerShares QQQ -22.30 33,198.12 -0%
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish -21.96 1,409.83 -2%
IEF iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond -21.02 4,655.04 -0%


ETF Daily Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity 970.77 530,148.58 0.18%
International Equity 424.41 294,951.94 0.14%
U.S. Fixed Income 576.63 190,786.45 0.30%
International Fixed Income 9.34 13,642.28 0.07%
Commodities 287.89 120,719.46 0.24%
Currency -5.09 3,886.08 -0.13%
Leveraged 91.95 13,753.10 0.67%
Inverse 152.75 20,058.52 0.76%
Asset Allocation - 1,071.27 0.00%
Alternatives 17.29 3,473.84 0.50%
Total: 2,525.95 1,192,491.54 0.21%


Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds '$50 mm AUM

Ticker Name Average Volume
(30 Day)
1-Day Volume % of Average
LWC SPDR Barclays Capital Long Term Corporate Bond 53,707 461,378 859%
ALT iShares Diversified Alternatives 20,014 133,147 665%
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth 12,023 78,465 653%
SPYG SPDR 500 Growth 21,651 125,560 580%
FXF CurrencyShares Swiss Franc 73,815 426,718 578%
RJN ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity - Energy Total Return ETN 86,082 414,431 481%
SCHE Schwab Emerging Markets Equity 287,705 1,279,050 445%
BSCC Guggenheim BulletShares 2012 Corporate Bond 17,984 79,839 444%
RSU Rydex 2x S'P 500 29,817 129,380 434%
IYE iShares Dow Jones U.S. Energy 157,880 653,845 414%


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

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
XGC Guggenheim International Small Cap LDRs 5.04% 1,633 5.61
PJP PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Portfolio 3.37% 78,756 246.41
EGPT Market Vectors Egypt 3.23% 42,511 52.17
DBS PowerShares DB Silver 2.98% 24,049 86.90
SLV iShares Silver 2.87% 32,953,697 10,764.22
XPH SPDR S'P Pharmaceuticals 2.87% 29,551 319.12
VNM Market Vectors Vietnam 2.80% 216,472 274.69
SIVR ETFS Physical Silver 2.73% 296,916 637.61
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners 2.61% 3,300 5.12
XVIX ETRACS Daily Long-Short VIX ETN 2.58% 5,125 23.38


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

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy -6.69% 265,296 15.78
VIIX VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN -6.64% 91,577 20.74
VXX iPath S'P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -6.51% 35,696,604 1,082.72
VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term -6.39% 409,347 80.56
TAN Guggenheim Solar -5.99% 332,558 91.92
AGF PowerShares DB Agriculture Long ETN -5.67% 9,530 11.30
NIB iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cocoa Total Return ETN -4.42% 19,783 20.04
GAZ iPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN -4.23% 770,720 47.65
VXCC ETRACS 3-Month S'P 500 VIX Futures ETN -3.61% 1,800 7.86
ICLN iShares S'P Global Clean Energy -2.15% 10,810 36.37

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.

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