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ETF Channel is an exchange traded fund (ETF) research website, aimed at financial advisors and retail investors trying to maximize the opportunities in ETFs. The site includes a number of ground-breaking features that allow investors to dig deeper into ETFs than ever before, and is a one-stop source for aggregated data on more than 800 ETFs.

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Blackrock Achieves #98 Analyst Rank, Surpassing Williams

In a study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages, for the underlying components of the S&P 500, Blackrock Incorporated has taken over the #98 spot from Williams Cos Inc , according to ETF Channel. Below is a chart of Blackrock Incorporated versus Williams Cos Inc plotting their respective rank within the S&P 500 over time (BLK plotted in blue; WMB plotted in green): In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the underlying components were ranked according to those averages.

TNA: Large Inflows Detected at ETF

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Daily Small Cap Bull 3X Shares where we have detected an approximate $103.2 million dollar inflow -- that's a 18.4% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 11,400,066 to 13,500,066). START SLIDESHOW:Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows » The chart below shows the one year price performance of TNA, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, TNA's low point in its 52 week range is $31.37 per share, with $60.28 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $48.62.

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - FNX

In trading on Friday, shares of the First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund ETF crossed below their 200 day moving average of $57.87, changing hands as low as $57.72 per share. First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund shares are currently trading off about 0.2% on the day.

BLV: ETF Inflow Alert

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF where we have detected an approximate $28.1 million dollar inflow -- that's a 1.2% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 24,600,000 to 24,900,000). START SLIDESHOW:Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows » The chart below shows the one year price performance of BLV, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, BLV's low point in its 52 week range is $87.22 per share, with $100.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $93.95.

SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond ETF Experiences Big Inflow

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond ETF where we have detected an approximate $29.3 million dollar inflow -- that's a 12.7% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 5,500,000 to 6,200,000). START SLIDESHOW:Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows » The chart below shows the one year price performance of LWC, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, LWC's low point in its 52 week range is $38.57 per share, with $43.62 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $41.90.