AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 12/19/2014
Last week there were two new funds launched, both equity funds. ValueShares launched its second fund focusing on international equities and newcomer RealityShares launched a dividend-centric fund. There was a modest $142 million, or 0.80%, bump up in AUM to $17.46 billion.
First Trust reversed the multi week trend of outflows and led inflows with $199 million followed by $12 million for iShares and $10 million for State Street. On the outflow side of the ledger AdvisorShares has $37 million followed by $35 million at WisdomTree and $14 million at PIMCO.
High Yield was by far the leading category gainer with $116 million followed by $45 million into Short Term Bond. Outflows were seen from Foreign Bond and Global Bond.
Last week’s numbers were not enough to alter the market share statistics.
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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.