Powershares Dynamic Building & Construction Portfolio ETF (PKB)

Benzinga  Mar 3  Comment 
Dating back to last year, infrastructure-related investments have been bid up on expectations that infrastructure spending is slated to increase in significant fashion. President Donald Trump's infrastructure efforts, which by some accounts will...
Benzinga  Jan 29  Comment 
Politicians are no strangers to controversy and many are familiar with campaign trail bluster that ultimately goes unfulfilled. Love him or hate, President Donald Trump is moving forward with his plan to build a wall around the U.S.-Mexico...
Forbes  Nov 16  Comment 
  Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWD), which added 4,400,000 units, or a 1.5% increase week over week. Among the...
Clusterstock  Dec 16  Comment 
Housing starts surged more than expected in November, and building permits rose to a five-month high. Data from the Census Bureau showed that housing starts rose 10.5% at an annual rate of 1.17 million, while building permits rose 11% at an...
Clusterstock  Nov 30  Comment 
Pending home sales rose 0.2% in October, missing forecasts.  Economists had estimated, according to Bloomberg, that pending home sales rose 1% month-on-month. In the prior month, they fell 2.3%. The National Association of Realtors...
Clusterstock  Nov 25  Comment 
New home sales jumped 10.7% at an annual rate of 495,000 in October.  Economists had forecast that sales of new single-family houses rose 6.8% at an annualized rate of 500,000 according to Bloomberg. Data for the prior month were revised...
Clusterstock  Nov 23  Comment 
Existing home sales fell more than expected in October. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), sales of existing condos, co-ops, single-family homes, and town homes fell 3.4% at an annual rate of 5.36 million in October.  In...
Clusterstock  Nov 18  Comment 
Housing starts fell more than expected last month, led largely by a drop in multi-family units.  Data from the Department of Commerce on Wednesday showed that housing starts fell 11% at an annual rate of 1.06 million, a seven-month low, in...
Clusterstock  Oct 22  Comment 
Existing-home sales increased more than expected in September, by 4.7%, at an annualized pace of 5.55 million. Economists had estimated that sales of existing single-family homes, condos, and co-ops rose 1.5% at an annualized pace of 5.39...
Clusterstock  Oct 20  Comment 
Housing starts grew 6.5% in September at an annualized pace of 1.206 million, much more than expected. Economists had estimated that housing starts grew 1.4% month-on-month at an annualized pace of 1.142 million, according to...


Powershares Dynamic Building & Construction Portfolio ETF (PKB)


The PowerShares Building & Construction Portfolio (Fund) is based on the Building & Construction Intellidex Index (Index). The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks that comprise the Index. The Index thoroughly evaluates companies based on a variety of investment merit criteria, including fundamental growth, stock valuation, investment timeliness and risk factors. Securities shown to possess the greatest capital appreciation potential are selected by the Index. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Invesco PowerShares
  • Inception Date - 10/26/2005
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – PKB
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – PKB.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.60%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
URS Corp. 5.19%
AECOM Technology Corp. 5.16%
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. 5.14%
Lowe\'s Cos. 5.05%
Home Depot Inc. 5.04%
NVR Inc. 5.01%
Quanta Services Inc. 4.57%
Fluor Corp. 4.26%
Armstrong World Industries Inc. 3.85%
Michael Baker Corp. 3.32%

Holdings as of 16/11/2009

Other Construction ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
Emerging Markets Infrastructure Portfolio ETF (PXR)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund (FLM)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.70%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (ITB)ishares0.48%
iShares S&P Global Infrastructure Index Fund (IGF)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Building & Construction Portfolio ETF (PKB)Invesco PowerShares0.60%


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