AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 2/6/2015
Assets in actively managed ETFs had a relatively large $1.173 billion or 6.6% increase to $18.818 billion. There were no new funds last week or fund closures so the count remains at 120 funds in the active space.
The vast majority of the inflow was $922 million going to First Trust and most of that as part of the $953 million inflow into the Short Term Bond category. PIMCO had $121 million of inflows followed by $33 million to iShares and $25 million to WBI Shares. Outflows were small with WisdomTree being the largest by far at$3.7 million.
Other categories with sizeable inflows were Alternative Income at $71 million and Alternative at $55 million. Only two categories had outflows with currency the larger of the two at $2 million.
The inflows to First Trust and Short Term Bond were large enough to influence market share. First Trust’s market share went to 18.8% from 14.7% and Short Term Bond’s share went to $36% from 33%.
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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor
Number of Active ETFs by Strategy