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ETF Industry KPI – 6/21/2021

Week of June 14, 2021 KPI Summary
  • This week, the industry experienced 12 ETF launches and zero closures again, shifting the 2021 YTD Open-to-Close ratio to 1.89 and total US ETFs to 2,541.
  • Summer officially started yesterday, June 20th, so let’s look back on Spring 2021’s impact on the ETF industry.
    • 2.87% increase in total US ETFs (+73) and a 5.98% increase in total assets (approximately $380 Bn)
    • 13.55% increase in ETF ER 12-month revenue
    • Slight rise in Non-Traditional beta revenue (0.21%) with Active dipping comparatively (0.17%)
    • As for the geography sector, Global ETFs have increased in terms of total funds (4.24%) more than Emerging, International, and US proportionally, but International has seen the biggest growth in assets this Spring (2.08%).
    • 13 additional issuers by brand
  • Both indexes experienced decent growth during Spring 2021 (3 months), Toroso ETF Industry Index was up 5.76% while the S&P Financial Select Sector Index trailed at 2.23%.
ETF Launches

Direxion Daily 5G Communications Bull 2X Shares ETF (ticker: TENG)
Direxion Daily Travel & Vacation Bull 2X Shares ETF (ticker: OOTO)
First Trust Expanded Technology ETF (ticker: XPND)
ETFMG 2x Daily Travel Tech ETF (ticker: AWYX)
ETFMG Prime 2x Daily Junior Silver Miners ETF (ticker: SILX)
ETFMG Prime 2x Daily Inverse Junior Silver Miners ETF (ticker: SINV)
Fidelity Preferred Securities & Income ETF (ticker: FPFD)
Fidelity Sustainability U.S. Equity ETF (ticker: FSST)
Fidelity Women’s Leadership ETF (ticker: FDWM)
Pacer® iPath® Gold Trendpilot ETN (ticker: PBUG)
Asian Growth Cubs ETF (ticker: CUBS)
Syntax Stratified US Total Market Hedged ETF (ticker: SHUS)

ETF Closures


TETF.Index Performance vs. S&P Financial Select Sector Index
(as of June 18, 2021)

TETF.Index Performance vs. Other Leading Financial Indices
(March 31, 2017 through June 18, 2021)

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.


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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