ETF Industry KPI – 8/30/2021

Week of August 23, 2021 KPI Summary
  • This week, the industry experienced 10 new ETF launches and 2 closures, shifting the 2021 1-year Open-to-Close ratio to 2.53 and total US ETFs to 2,622.
  • The month of August was a good month in the ETF Industry thus far (KPIs below comparing 8/1/2021 to 8/29/2021)
    • Total assets increased approximately 2.42%, an increase of 17 ETFs to total US ETF count, and 4 additional issuers by brand.
    • From our 11 asset class categories, Options increased the most (5.54%) and Commodities Physical had the largest drop (-4.27%), which is the same two categories as July. The two largest asset classes of Equity (78.06% of assets) and Fixed Income (17.41%) both grew 2.87% and 1.06% respectively.
    • Similar to July, the ETF Market share of listings stayed close to the same while the ETF ER 12-month revenue grew from approximately $12.01 to $12.23 Billion in the month of August.
    • August saw very similar growth in our main KPI categories, except only 17 additional ETFs total compared to a whopping 49 in July.
ETF Launches

Future Fund Active ETF (ticker: FFND)
Revere Sector Opportunity ETF (ticker: RSPY)
Zacks Earnings Consistent Portfolio ETF (ticker: ZECP)
AAM Bahl & Gaynor Small/Mid Cap Income Growth ETF (ticker: SMIG)
Global X NASDAQ 100® Collar 95-110 ETF (ticker: QCLR)
Global X NASDAQ 100® Risk Managed Income ETF (ticker: QRMI)
Global X NASDAQ 100® Tail Risk ETF (ticker: QTR)
Global X S&P 500® Collar 95-110 ETF (ticker: XCLR)
Global X S&P 500® Risk Managed Income ETF (ticker: XRMI)
Global X S&P 500® Tail Risk ETF (ticker: XTR)

ETF Closures

KraneShares CCBS China Corporate High Yield Bond USD ETF (ticker: KCCB)
TrueShares Structured Outcome Nov ETF (ticker: NVMZ)

TETF.Index Performance vs. S&P Financial Select Sector Index
(as of August 27, 2021)


TETF.Index Performance vs. Other Leading Financial Indices
(March 31, 2017 through August 27, 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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