Powershares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio ETF (PBE)

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Forbes  May 20  Comment 
The PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio ETF (PBE) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Friday, with over 93,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 40,000. Shares of PBE were up about 2.2% on...
Forbes  Mar 13  Comment 
In trading on Friday, the PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio ETF (PBE) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 0.5% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Repligen (RGEN), up about 13.4%...




 
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Powershares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio ETF (PBE)

Overview

The PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio (Fund) is based on the Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Intellidex Index (Index). The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks that comprise the Index. The Index is designed to provide capital appreciation by thoroughly evaluating companies based on a variety of investment merit criteria, including fundamental growth, stock valuation, investment timeliness and risk factors. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Invesco PowerShares
  • Inception Date - 06/23/2005
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – PBE
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – PBE.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.60%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
Waters Corp. 5.77%
Life Technologies Corp. 5.48%
Sigma-Aldrich Corp. 5.24%
Gilead Sciences Inc. 5.07%
Millipore Corp. 4.96%
Protalix BioTherapeutics Inc. 4.86%
Amgen Inc. 4.55%
Biogen Idec Inc. 4.51%
Illumina Inc. 4.42%
Human Genome Sciences Inc. 3.86%


Holdings as of 16/11/2009

Other Bio-Technology ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
Biotech HOLDRS ETF (BBH)Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith HOLDRS N/A
First Trust AMEX Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)First Trust Advisors L.P 0.60%
Global Biotech Portfolio ETF (PBTQ)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund (IBB)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio ETF (PBE)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.35%


References

  1. - Overview of Powershares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio ETF (PBE)
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