07.01.2016

ICI Reports ETF Assets and Net Issuance

ICI.org – Washington, DC, – The combined assets of the nation’s exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $2.204 trillion in May, according to ICI. The Institute’s monthly statistical collection also includes the value of shares issued and redeemed by exchange-traded funds.

Statistics contained in the Institute’s monthly ETF report have been obtained from information provided to ICI by exchange-traded funds and commodity funds. Commodity funds are listed in the Domestic (Sector/Industry) category.

Assets of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type
Millions of dollars

May 2016

April 2016

May 2015

Total Domestic Equity

1,346,453

1,321,744

1,268,663

Domestic (Broad-Based)

1,011,488

991,859

935,769

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

334,965

329,886

332,894

Global/International Equity

465,892

479,330

525,139

Hybrid

3,993

4,073

3,616

Bond

388,079

385,353

319,925

All

2,204,418

2,190,500

2,117,344

 

Value of Shares Issued and Redeemed by All Exchange-Traded Funds
Millions of dollars

May 2016

April 2016

      YTD 2016

          YTD 2015

Gross Issuance

94,133

89,979

564,798

669,390

Gross Redemptions

89,366

80,646

         516,052

590,636

Net Issuance

4,767

9,333

48,745

78,755

Note: Components may not add to the total due to rounding.

 

 

Number of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type

May 2016

April 2016

May 2015

Total Domestic Equity

738

722

650

Domestic (Broad-Based)

369

365

326

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

369

357

324

Global/International Equity

612

611

527

Hybrid

19

19

15

Bond

277

278

273

All         

1,646

1,630

1,465

 

Highlights: Assets of all exchange-traded funds rose in May by $13.92 billion, or 0.6 percent, to $2.204 trillion. Over the past 12 months, ETF assets increased $87.07 billion, or 4.1 percent. Assets in domestic equity ETFs increased $77.79 billion since May 2015, and global equity ETF assets decreased $59.25 billion during this period. At the end of May 2016, assets of bond funds were $388.08 billion and hybrid funds were $3.99 billion.

During May, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $4.77 billion. In May 2015, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $10.40 billion.

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