ETF Industry KPIs – 8/10/2020

Week of August 3, 2020 KPI Summary

Although the open-to-close ratio fell to 0.98 last week, it jumped back to 1.01 this week as the total number of ETFs opened since 08/09/19 is 228, and the total ETFs closed since that date is 226. Total US ETF assets jumped up to $4.71 Tn, and the change YTD continues to climb higher, currently at 6.54%. Returns for both indexes seemed to increase across the board. Most notably, 1-year returns increased by around 8% for both indexes. The Toroso ETF Industry Index remains ahead of the S&P Financial Select Sector Index.

TETF.Index Performance vs. S&P Financial Select Sector Index
(as of August 7, 2020)

TETF.Index Performance vs. Other Leading Financial Indices
(March 31, 2017 through August 7, 2020)

ETF Launches

TrueShares Structured Outcome August ETF (ticker: AUGZ)
Defiance Nasdaq Junior Biotechnology ETF (ticker: IBBJ)
T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth ETF (ticker: TCHP)
T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth ETF (ticker: TDVG)
T. Rowe Price Equity Income ETF (ticker: TEQI)
T. Rowe Price Growth Stock ETF (ticker: TGRW)

Why Follow the ETF Industry KPIs

The team at Toroso Investments began tracking the ETF Industry Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) in the early 2000’s and have been consistently reporting on, and analyzing these metrics ever since. The table below was the impetus for the creation of the TETF.Index, the index that tracks the ETF industry. Each week, we will share the statistics we believe to be the most useful for identifying industry trends, in addition to the performance of the TEFT.Index.


Past performance is no guarantee of future returns. This article is for informational and educational purposes only; is not intended to constitute legal, tax, accounting or investment advice; and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security or service. Furthermore, the Indexes shown above are not investable. While Toroso has gathered the information presented from sources that it believes to be reliable, Toroso cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information presented and the information presented should not be relied upon as such. Any opinions expressed are Toroso’s opinions and do not reflect the opinions of any affiliates or related persons. All opinions are current only as of the date of initial publication and are subject to change without notice. All investment strategies and investments involve risk of loss, including the possible loss of all amounts invested.

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