AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 8/1/2014
The active ETF market decreased approximately $80 million last week for a 50 basis point loss with total net assets ending at $16.3 billion. A few sponsors showed marginal increases breaking $5 million in gains, and for the most part, the majority of sponsors overall were hit with losses. AdvisorShares and WisdomTree realized the largest decreases, with outflows of $85 million and $21 million respectively. Short Term Bond and Alternative were the only categories in the green with inflows totaling $6 million and $5 million between them. The High Yield category realized the most outflows with a $96 million decrease followed by Foreign Bond’s $18 million loss. During this choppy week, AdvisorShares launched a new dividend global equity ETF increasing the total number of active ETFs to 92.
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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.