AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 10/17/2014
Although asset levels have been trending lower for the last few weeks they took a noticeable slide this past week with a 4.41% contraction to $16.042 billion. Although there many providers and many strategies to see outflows, PIMCO continues to not be the story with only $52 million leaving last week.
First Trust saw the most outflows with $552 million almost evenly split between funds tracking commodities, bank loans and high yield. Relatively large outflows were also seen at AdvisorShares. PowerShares attracted the most assets at $32 million in an otherwise quiet week.
At the category level outflows were dominated by the above mentioned First Trust bonds with no categories having meaningful inflows.
iShares launched the one new actively managed fund which tracks commodities.
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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.