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Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Active ETF Reports, ETF Strategist, Featured

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 5/12/2017

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 5/12/2017

Assets in actively managed ETFs enjoyed a net gain of $446 million, or 1.3%, to $34.43 billion. One new fund listed, which brings the overall count to 163.

The leader for the week was Principal Funds with $165 million, followed by $143 million for First Trust. We would also point out the $25 million gain for InfraCap, which might be a small number nominally but represented a 7% bump. PowerShares was the only decliner of note with a $70 million drop.

At the strategy level, Global Equity was the top gainer with $188 million followed by $143 million to Short Term Bond. Declines were primarily contained in the Alternative Category which shed $46 million.

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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor

Number of Active ETFs by Strategy

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