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PowerShares Active Low Duration Fund is a Bond ETF that seeks to provide total return by investing in a portfolio of the United States Government, corporate and agency debt securities selected by Invesco World-Wide Fixed Income. The Fund seeks to outperform its benchmark, Lehman Brothers 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index, by applying an actively managed, top-down portfolio construction and bottom-up security selection total return strategy.[1]


Fund Information


Fund Characterstics

As of 9/30/2009

Average Duration 1.88
Average Credit Quality† Aa2/AA-
Average Maturity 9/21/2011
Average Coupon 2.84

Top Holdings

Unlike conventional ETFs, the Fund is not an index fund. The Fund is actively managed and does not seek to replicate the performance of a specified index.[2]

The following table lists the components of the Active Low Duration Fund(PLK):

Holdings Coupon Rate Maturity Date Rating Weight
US 2YR NOTE (CBT) DEC090.00%12/31/2009 20.02%
UNITED STATES TREAS NTS 4.3750% 12/15/20104.38%12/15/2010AAA/Aaa16.59%
UNITED STATES TREAS NTS 4.1250% 8/15/20104.13%8/15/2010 12.68%
US TREASURY NOTE 1.875% 06/15/20121.88%6/15/2012AAA/Aaa8.20%
U.S. TREASURY N/B 2.75% 07/31/20102.75%7/31/2010AAA/Aaa7.40%
GOLDMAN PRIME OBLIGATION 0.00% NR/NR4.90%
US TRESURY NOTE 1.375% 05/15/20121.38%5/15/2012AAA/Aaa4.45%
U.S. TREASURY NOTE .875% 02/28/20110.88%2/28/2011AAA/Aaa4.17%
UNITED STATES TREASURY NOTES 1.375% 03/15/20121.38%3/15/2012AAA/Aaa3.94%
US T-NOTE 0.875% 03/31/20110.88%3/31/2011AAA/Aaa2.31%

[3]

Holdings as of 10/9/2009

References

  1. NYSE.com
  2. Invesco Powershares
  3. Invesco Powershares
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