Coming & Going: July 2011

Published on by on July 1, 2011

June ETF Launches
Ticker ETF Assets
(In Millions)
Avg. Volume
GSY Enhanced Ultra-Short Bond ETF $14.9 4,100
GIY Enhanced Core Bond ETF $5.3 200
RSUN IQ Japan Mid Cap ETF $2.1 8,400
BARN Farming ETF $3.7 39,800
ABCS ABC Dividend ETF $3.7 3,300
SDIV SuperDividend ETF $26.4 273,300
DBJP MSCI Japan Currency-Hedged Equity Fund $5.2 2,200
DBBR MSCI Brazil Currency-Hedged Equity Fund $5.1 300
DBCN MSCI Canada Currency-Hedged Equity Fund $5.0 2,200
DBEF MSCI EAFE Currency-Hedged Equity Fund $5.0 600
DBEM MSCI Emerging Markets Currency-Hedged Equity Fund $5.0 400
ROOF IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF $2.1 40,500
MATS Daily Basic Materials Bear 3x Shares $3.6 500
MATL Daily Basic Materials Bull 3x Shares $6.6 800
SICK Daily Healthcare Bear 3x Shares $3.9 900
CURE Daily Healthcare Bull 3x Shares $4.1 1,200
TOTS Daily Total Market Bear 1x Shares $3.9 600
PXLV RAFI Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio $2.0 19,800
PXLC RAFI Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio $31.8 3,700
PXLG RAFI Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio $2.0 1,700
PXMV RAFI Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio $33.0 7,500
PXMC RAFI Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio $22.5 3,600
PXMG RAFI Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio $114.6 33,800
PXSV RAFI Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio $66.5 19,400
PXSC RAFI Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio $16.9 11,200
PXSG RAFI Fundamental Pure Small Growth Portfolio $52.3 48,000
OILZ ETRACS Oil Futures Contango ETN $10.0 200
GASZ ETRACS Natural Gas Futures Contango ETN $10.1 300
HYS 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index Fund $25.1 3,400
FLOT Floating Rate Note Fund $20.1 8,700
FWDD Madrona Forward Domestic ETF $2.5 600
FWDI Madrona Forward International ETF $2.5 800
FWDB Madrona Forward Global Bond ETF $2.5 1,000
MATH Meidell Tactical Advantage ETF $2.5 200
LGEM EGShares Basic Materials GEMS ETF $2.0 100
GGEM EGShares Consumer Goods GEMS ETF $2.1 100
VGEM EGShares Consumer Services GEMS ETF $2.1 100
HGEM EGShares Health Care GEMS ETF $2.0 4,200
IGEM EGShares Industrials GEMS ETF $2.1 100
QGEM EGShares Technology GEMS ETF $2.1 300
TGEM EGShares Telecom GEMS ETF $2.1 100
UGEM EGShares Utilities GEMS ETF $2.0 100
BARL S&P 500 Crude Oil Linked ETN $10.5 10,400

June was another tremendously busy month in the ETF industry; more than three dozen new products debuted, bringing the industry closer to 1,300. The month also saw some long anticipated signs of contraction; both FaithShares and PowerShares announced that they are pulling the plug on products that have been slow to gain traction.

Below, we profile each and every new ETF launched in June, breaking down the investment thesis and noteworthy features of each:

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