Index and ETF Additions/Deletions

Updated monthly

New Value in ConstituentData42.csv File

A new value you will be included in the constituentdata42.csv file.  The value will be located in column AJ and will be “IssueType”.  This column was previously unused.  IssueType will be a value provided by the ETF sponsor and helps in properly identifying the specific constituent.  This field will be populated over time but started […]

25 New ETFs / 16 Discontinued

 

Three new ETF sponsors brought their ETFs to market since our last update of July 6, 2015:  GaveKal, O’Shares and Principal.   Most of the ETPs discontinued were ETNs with RBS discontinuing all but one of their outstanding ETNs.

The following ETFs/ETNs started trading since our last update:

ETF Name
Symbol
Morningstar Category
MasterDATA Category
Included In File

ALPS Enhanced Put Write […]

Bloomberg ID (BBGID) Replacing SEDOL

As of July 20, 2015, files will replace the SEDOL identifier with the BloombergID.  The London Stock Exchange requested that we no longer include their identifier in our reports.

For more information on the Bloomberg ID go to the following URL:

http://bsym.bloomberg.com/sym/

37 New ETFS Added / 2 ETFs Discontinued

37 New ETFs were added since our last email update of June 7, 2015.  This includes four new ETF sponsors, Elkhorn, Hull Tactical Funds, Pacer and Tortoise.

The following ETFs/ETNs started trading since our last update:

ETF Name
Symbol
Morningstar Category
MasterDATA Category
Included In File

ALPS Sector Leaders ETF
SLDR
Large Growth
US Equity ETF
yes

ALPS Sector Leaders ETF is an exchange-traded fund […]

Highland Funds ETFs Added To Datafile

The four HIghland Capital ETFs are now included i the ConstituentData42.csv file as follows:

Highland/iBoxx Senior Loan ETF
SNLN

Highland HFR Equity Hedge ETF
HHDG

Highland HFR Event-Driven ETF
DRVN

Highland HFR Global ETF
HHFR

 

RevenueShares ETFs restored to ConstituentData42.csv File

RevenuesShares ETFs are restored to the ConstituentData42.csv file.  RevenueSgares does not currently provide their updates in a format that is readily obtainable.  Updates on these ETFs will be collected manually for the foreseeable futue.  RevenueShares says they are working on the issue.

23 New ETFs / 6 ETFs Discontinued

 

Four new ETF sponsors entered the market since our last email of May 7, 2015, AccuShares, Diamond Hill, Highland and TrimTabs.  All the new ETFs listed
in this report are now included in both the constituent list datafile (constituentdata42.csv) as indicated below and all are in the ETF fundamentals file (ETF_Fundamentals.csv).

The following ETFs/ETNs started trading since our last update:

ETF Name
Symbol
Morningstar […]

10 Powershares ETFs Renamed/Restructured

Powershares renamed/restructured ten of its ETFs as follows:

Previous Fund Name

Previous Index Name

New Index

New Fund Name and Ticker

Management Fee  Reduction

PXLC –  PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large
Core Portfolio

RAFI Fundamental Large Core Index

Russell Top 200 Equal  Weight Index

PowerShares Russell Top 200 Equal Weight Portfolio (EQWL)

0.29% to 0.25%*

PXLV – PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio

RAFI Fundamental Large Value Index

Russell Top […]

CBOE Gold Index Discontinued

The CBOE has discontinued the CBOE Gold Index (GOX).  I just confirmed this with a phone call to them.  This index will be removed from future datafiles.

FFTY Added to ETF Constituent List Datafile

ETF Name
Symbol
Morningstar Category
MasterDATA Category
Included In File

Innovator IBD 50 ETF
FFTY
Large Growth
US Equity ETF
Yes

Innovator IBD 50 ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund is actively managed and will generally hold all of the companies included in the IBD® 50 Index other than during periods when the Fund is rebalanced due to changes […]