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ETF Industry KPI – 7/11/22

Weeks of June 27 and July 4, 2022 KPI Summary
  • In the last two weeks, the industry experienced 16 ETF launches and 3 closures, shifting the 1-year Open-to-Close ratio to 4.27 and total US ETFs to 2,968.
  • As the 2nd Quarter of 2022 has wrapped up, let’s take a look at some KPIs that stand out (comparing April 3, 2022 to July 3, 2022)
    • Total assets decreased -12.03%, there was an increase of 68 ETFs to total US ETF count (2,968), and 3 additional issuers by brand.
    • From our 11 asset class categories, Managed Futures increased the most (102.95%) with Currency in second (38.95%). Geared/Swaps had the worst performance (-23.77%) with Equity next (-14.67%). The two largest asset classes of Equity (75.98% of assets) and Fixed Income (18.90%) dropped -14.67% and -0.30% respectively.
    • ETF expense ratio 12-month revenue dipped from $12.46 Billion to $10.76 Billion.
    • The revenue from Active ETFs increased from 10.87% to 11.68%.
  • With Equities sinking, total ETF assets in Quarter 2 have tumbled to 2020 year-end levels. There is a slight decrease in the average growth in funds and issuers from prior quarters, but still an upward trajectory.
  • The tracked indexes had similar experiences in Q2 2022. The Toroso ETF Industry Index was down -19.41% while the S&P Financial Select Sector Index led at -16.14%.

ETF Launches

Syntax Stratified Total Market II ETF (ticker: SYII)
iShares Inflation Hedged U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (ticker: AGIH)
iShares Inflation Hedged High Yield Bond ETF (ticker: HYGI)
iShares Interest Rate Hedged U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (ticker: AGRH)
Xtrackers Net Zero Pathway Paris Aligned US Equity ETF (ticker: USNZ)
AOT Growth and Innovation ETF (ticker: AOTG)
BondBloxx JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets 1-10 Year Bond ETF (ticker: XEMD)
Ionic Inflation Protection ETF (ticker: CPII)
iShares iBonds December 2032 Term Corporate ETF (ticker: IBDX)
NightShares 2000 ETF (ticker: NIWM)
NightShares 500 ETF (ticker: NSPY)
Day Hagan/Ned Davis Research Smart Sector International ETF (ticker: SSXU)
Franklin Responsibly Sourced Gold ETF (ticker: FGLD)
Global X Interest Rate Hedge ETF (ticker: IRHG)
Global X Interest Rate Volatility & Inflation Hedge ETF (ticker: IRVH)
iShares iBonds December 2032 Term Treasury ETF (ticker: IBTM)

ETF Closures

Simplify Volt Fintech Disruption ETF (ticker: VFIN)
Simplify Volt Pop Culture Disruption ETF (ticker: VPOP)
Impact Shares MSCI Global Climate Select ETF (ticker: NTZO)

Fund/Ticker Changes


TETF.Index Performance vs. S&P Financial Select Sector Index
(as of July 8, 2022)

TETF.Index Performance vs. Other Leading Financial Indices
(March 31, 2017 through July 8, 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.


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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