AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 8/15/2014
The active ETF market continued its uptrend increasing approximately $177 million last week – a 107 basis point gain with total net assets ending at $16.6 billion. Just about every sponsor had inflows as First Trust and PIMCO led with increases of $74 million and $33 million respectively. The Alternative Income category had the most inflows at $76 million with about a quarter of this attributed to First Trust’s Alternative Income ETF launch. The Global Bond category, like last week, stayed toward the top with inflows of $70 million. The only categories with outflows were Short Term Bond (-19 million) and US Bond (-$6 million). The total number of active ETFs trading increased to 94 with First Trust’s second launch for the month of August.
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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.