AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 1/16/2015
Assets in actively managed funds contracted slightly last week by $154 million or 0.88% to $17.245 billion. There were no new funds launched last week but AdvisorShares closed two small funds.
First Trust had $60 million of outflows followed by $59 million at Guggenheim. Inflows were small across the board with iShares leading the way with $21 million followed by $13 million for WisdomTree.
Alternative Income saw the largest outflows with $84 million followed by $60 million from Short Term Bond and $15 million from US Equity. Global Bond had $22 million of inflows and Currency saw $13 million come in.
There was essentially no change in market share numbers as PIMCO still holds the dominant position with almost 40% of the industry’s assets. First Trust clocks in at 12%, AdvisorShares 7% with the other firms in the space having much smaller shares.
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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor
Number of Active ETFs by StrategyThere are risks involved with investing in ETFs including possible loss of money. Shares are actively managed and are subject to risk similar to stocks, including those related to short selling and margin maintenance. Ordinary brokerage commissions apply. Shares are not individually redeemable and owners of the shares may acquire those shares from the Funds and tender those shares for redemption to the Funds in Creation Unit aggregations only, typically consisting of 50,000 shares.