ETF Industry KPI – 03/28/2022

Week of March 21, 2022 KPI Summary
  • This week, the industry experienced 9 ETF launches and 3 closures, shifting the 1-year Open-to-Close ratio to 4.84 and total US ETFs to 2,893.
  • One section of our KPIs that we haven’t touched on recently is Geography. Our ETF Geography is broken up into 4 categories: International, US, Emerging, and Global.
    • Since March 28, 2021, US assets have grown the most at 20.3% while Emerging has actually dropped -2.67% in assets. As a result, US ETF assets now constitute approximately 77% of total ETF assets. The next largest is International (10.5%), followed by Emerging (4.7%) and Global (3.4%).
  • Here are some quick 1-year stats on our 3 exchanges as well.
    • NYSE grew the most in assets, approximately 19.2%, with Nasdaq (18.3%) and CBOE (15.9%) close behind.
    • NYSE also grew the most in listings (18.9% or 300 listings). Though CBOE only grew by 84 ETFs, it was close behind in percentage growth with 17.7%. Nasdaq was in third place in both with 33 listings accounting for 8.0% increase.
  • Both indexes experienced growth last week. The Toroso ETF Industry Index was up 0.04% while the S&P Financial Select Sector Index led at 1.67%.

ETF Launches

WisdomTree Efficient Gold Plus Equity Strategy ETF (ticker: GDE)
BNY Mellon Responsible Horizons Corporate Bond ETF (ticker: RHCB)
Fairlead Tactical Sector ETF (ticker: TACK)
First Trust Nasdaq Lux Digital Health Solutions ETF (ticker: EKG)
Dimensional International Core Equity 2 ETF (ticker: DFIC)
Dimensional International High Profitability ETF (ticker: DIHP)
Dimensional International Small Cap Value ETF (ticker: DISV)
Dimensional International Small Cap ETF (ticker: DFIS)
ROC ETF (ticker: ROC)

ETF Closures

Direxion Daily Russia Bull 2X ETF (ticker: RUSL)
Xtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF (ticker: JPN)
Xtrackers Eurozone Equity ETF (ticker: EURZ)

TETF.Index Performance vs. S&P Financial Select Sector Index
(as of March 25, 2022)

TETF.Index Performance vs. Other Leading Financial Indices
(March 31, 2017 through March 25, 2022)

Source: Morningstar Direct

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 above 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.


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