ETFGI : Equity Smart Beta ETFs/ETPs attracted US$3.40 billion in net inflows

ETFGI reports Equity Smart Beta ETFs/ETPs attracted US$3.40 billion in net inflows during February 2020

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By Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner at ETFGI

ETFGI reported today that equity-based Smart Beta ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$3.40 billion during February bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$10.13 billion which is lower than the US$14.67 billion gathered at this point last year.

Year-to-date through the end of February 2020, Smart Beta Equity ETF/ETP assets have decreased by 8.5% from US$860 billion to US$787 billion, which is the 5thhighest level of assets on record, according to ETFGI’s February 2020 ETF and ETP Smart Beta industry landscape insights report. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)


  • Equity Smart Beta ETFs/ETPs attracted $3.40 billion in net inflows in February
  • Assets invested in Smart Beta Equity ETFs/ETPs decreased to $787 billion, but are at the  5thhighest level on record. 

“At the end of February, the S&P 500 was down 8.2% as coronavirus cases continued to spread and the potential economic impact weighed on investors and the markets. Outside the U.S., the S&P Developed ex-U.S. BMI declined nearly 9.0%.  The S&P Emerging BMI lost 5.1% during the month. Global equities as measured by the S&P Global BMI ended down 8.1% with 49 of 50 included country indices down, while China gained 0.9%.”  According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.

At the end of February 2020, there were 1,311 smart beta equity ETFs/ETPs, with 2,476 listings, assets of $787 billion, from 165 providers listed on 41 exchanges in 33 countries. Following net inflows of $3.40 billion and market moves during the month, assets invested in Smart Beta ETFs/ETPs listed globally decreased by 8.2%, from $857 billion at the end of January 2020 to $787 billion.

Comparison of assets in market cap, smart beta, other and active equity products


DividendsETFs and ETPs attracted the greatest monthly net inflows, gathering $1.76 billion at the end of February. Multi-Factor ETFs and ETPs suffered the greatest outflows during the month and amounted to $1.75 billion.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 Smart Beta ETFs/ETPs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $6.74 billion at the end of February, the iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (USMV US) gathered $798 million alone.

Top 20 Smart Beta ETFs/ETPs by net new assets February 2020

(US$ Mn)
(US$ Mn)
(US$ Mn)
iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETFUSMV US  35,816.85     874.74     798.44
Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETFSPLV US  11,845.25     775.71     726.98
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETFVIG US  39,299.46     571.82     700.08
iShares Edge MSCI USA Momentum Factor ETFMTUM US   9,799.22     858.72     644.19
iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETFQUAL US  16,008.50  1,267.26     447.64
SPDR S&P Kensho New Economies Composite ETFKOMP US      491.16     435.59     422.11
SPDR S&P Euro Dividend Aristocrats UCITS ETFSPYW GY   2,227.86     390.69     363.57
Vanguard Value ETFVTV US  49,682.85     678.01     340.18
iShares Edge MSCI World Momentum Factor UCITS ETFIWMO LN   1,594.72     481.01     301.75
iShares Core Dividend Growth ETFDGRO US   9,750.72     608.10     277.92
SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETFSPYG US   6,210.93  1,186.24     262.32
First Trust Value Line Dividend Index FundFVD US   9,350.44     725.80     262.24
iShares Edge MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility UCITS ETFMVEU LN   1,449.32     206.76     206.32
Schwab US Dividend Equity ETFSCHD US  10,690.46     369.85     171.30
iShares Edge MSCI World Minimum Volatility UCITS ETFMVOL LN   4,473.48     688.15     153.24
iShares Edge MSCI Minimum Volatility EAFE ETFEFAV US  12,190.70     201.61     149.22
SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Value ETFSPYV US   3,901.94   (584.17)     131.85
China Southern S and P China A-share Large Cap Dividend Low Volatility 50 ETF515450 CH      131.21     131.78     131.78
Vanguard Mega Cap Growth ETFMGK US   5,299.15     319.89     127.92
Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETFGSLC US   7,487.49     621.46     117.62


Quelle: ETFWorld

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