published two lists this week that all fund executives are going to want to pay attention to — one with anticipation and hope, the other with abject fear.
The first is the hottest fund firms for 2012
. The second? The ten firms with the biggest outflows for 2012
The year's top shop is no surprise — Vanguard
] still reign's supreme with $81 billion in flows for 2012 so far, and $93.1 billion for the past year.
The big loser, meanwhile, is American Funds
], with $48.7 billion in outflows for the year-to-date, and $64.7 billion in outflows for the past one year.
The other hot firms are, in order of lowest flows to highest: GMO
, Principal Funds
, Lord Abbett
, Dimensional Fund Advisors
, T. Rowe Price
, JP Morgan
, and Pimco
The less happy firms, meanwhile, from lowest outflows to highest, are: ING Retirement Funds
, The Royce Funds
, Eaton Vance
, DWS Investments
, Dodge & Cox
, Hartford Mutual Funds
, and Columbia
Check out the hot companies here
and the strugglers here
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