ETPs Today: Fun Facts

  • In the U.S. there are 1450 listed ETPs representing 1,161 ETFs, 208 ETNs and 81 ETVs
  • In 2012, 179 ETPs representing 148 ETFs, 23 ETNs, and 8 ETVs were listed in the U.S.
  • There are 51 ETP issuers in the U.S.
  • ETP Trading represented 15.9% of all equity shares traded, and 27.2% of all dollar volume traded in 2012
  • ETPs represent 4 of the top 10 most traded equities in the US by share volume

Company Name

Symbol

Consolidated Volume

Bank of America Corp.

BAC

49,410,361,773

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

SPY

35,821,014,933

FINANCIAL SEL SECT SPDR FD

XLF

16,289,966,284

Sirius XM Radio Inc

SIRI

15,397,259,135

Sprint Nextel Corporation

S

13,983,155,801

Microsoft Corp

MSFT

12,749,250,711

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund

EEM

12,359,852,948

iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund

IWM

11,449,720,251

GENERAL ELECTRIC

GE

11,447,319,735

Ford Motor Company

F

11,358,201,608

 

  • ETPs represent 5 of the top 10 most traded equities in the US by dollar volume in 2012

Company Name

Symbol

Consolidated Volume

Dollar Volume

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

SPY

35,821,014,933

$4,930,120,576,120

Apple Inc.

AAPL

4,737,496,023

$2,736,963,995,042

iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund

IWM

11,449,720,251

$918,649,736,800

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1

QQQ

11,022,193,480

$712,185,857,072

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund

EEM

12,359,852,948

$506,884,126,443

Google, Inc.

GOOG

651,101,927

$419,912,665,364

SPDR Gold Trust, SPDR Gold Shares

GLD

2,566,041,912

$415,716,665,250

Bank of America Corp.

BAC

49,410,361,773

$414,533,526,759

Microsoft Corp

MSFT

12,749,250,711

$378,271,821,005

Citigroup Inc.

C

10,206,817,300

$328,674,873,023

 

 

 

  • SPY is the most traded security in the US by dollar volume
  • SPY traded more dollar volume than the top 7 corporate listings combined. (AAPL, GOOG, BAC, MSFT, C, XOM, JPM)
  • Total ETP assets under management now represent $1.35 trillion, vs. $1.07 trillion at the start of 2012. (26% year-over-year increase)
  • US ETPs have a total combined AUM greater than the GDP of Spain
  • US ETPs had an increase in total combined AUM greater than the GDP of Greece

* Data as of December 2012