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Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Active ETF Reports, ETF Strategist

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 8/5/2016

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 8/5/2016

After a long run of weekly gains, assets in actively managed ETFs contracted by $124 million, or 0.46%, to $26.568 billion. Calamos closed its lone actively managed ETF, which takes the overall fund count to 150.

Activity at the fund issuer level witnessed a $91 million drop for iShares and a $79 million decline for PowerShares. Gainers proved very modest as State Street brought in $16 million, Guggenheim added $14 million and PIMCO $13 million.

The category level saw slightly more balanced changes. Alternative declined $72 million, Short Term Bond took a $42 million reduction followed by $18 million from Tactical. Alternative Income added $17 million and Floating Rate grew by $15 million.

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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor

Number of Active ETFs by Strategy


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