November's top three ETF investor flow winners and losers

Dec. 02, 2021 12:49 PM ETiShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV), VOO, VTI, XLEIWF, HYGBy: Jason Capul, SA News Editor

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  • Market tracking index ETFs garnered the most significant inflows throughout November, while certain sector-specific ETFs and fixed-income funds experienced the greatest capital outflows.
  • Below is a breakdown of the top and bottom three ETFs that experienced the largest investor inflows and outflows in November. All data is per

No. 3 Inflow: iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:IVV)

  • IVV is BlackRock's largest exchange traded fund and the world's second-largest ETF. The fund attracted $3.81B on the month.
  • IVV, with its $324B AUM, aims to track the S&P 500 and is now +20.4% YTD and has an expense ratio of 0.03%.

No. 2 Inflow: Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO)

  • VOO has taken in $4.05B for November, and the fund is the financial market's fourth-largest ETF with $270B AUM.
  • Similar to IVV, VOO also tracks the S&P 500 and has an expense ratio of 0.3% and is +20.5% YTD.

No. 1 Inflow: Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEARCA:VTI)

  • VTI was November's ETF inflow leader, pulling in $5.47B. VTI is Vanguard's largest fund with $284B AUM, and it allows investors to gain exposure to the whole financial market and not just the S&P 500.
  • VTI is +18.2% YTD and comes forward with an expense ratio of 0.03%.
  • Below is a November price action chart of VTI, VOO, and IVV and how they fared against one another.

No. 3 Outflow: Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEARCA:XLE)

  • XLE experienced a retraction of $1.22B for November as investors fled the broad-spectrum oil and gas ETF.
  • XLE has now returned investors +42.5% YTD, and the fund comes with an expense ratio of 0.12%. Moreover, the ETF now has $25B AUM.

No. 2 Outflow: iShares High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:HYG)

  • HYG, with its $18B AUM, witnessed outflows of $1.36B on the month. The ETF offers investors access to the global fixed income market as the fund invests in dollar-denominated high yield corporate bonds.
  • HYG is -2.2% YTD and has an expense ratio of 0.48%.

No. 1 Outflow: iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWF)

  • IWF led all ETFs with outflows totaling $1.44B on the month, as investors shunned the growth-centric fund.
  • IWF is +22.1% YTD and comes forward with a 0.50% expense ratio.
  • Below is a November price action chart of IWF, HYG, and XLE and how they fared against one another.

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