Powershares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio ETF (PRF)

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Forbes  Nov 8  Comment 
Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst...
Benzinga  Jul 21  Comment 
The $4.2 billion PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 (ETF) (NYSE: PRF) debuted over a decade ago. Today, PRF is widely considered one of the forefathers of the booming smart segment of the exchange-traded funds industry. Perfecting Old School With...
Benzinga  Mar 30  Comment 
One of the earliest and most frequent criticism of alternatively-weighted exchange-traded funds is that when these funds outperform, it is often due to the value or small stocks factors or both. That is a charge frequently aimed at the...
Forbes  Mar 1  Comment 
Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst...
Forbes  Aug 4  Comment 
The PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio ETF (PRF) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Tuesday, with over 398,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 143,000. Shares of PRF were off about 0.1% on the day.
Forbes  Jun 2  Comment 
The PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio ETF (PRF) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Tuesday, with over 596,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 140,000. Shares of PRF were up about 0.2% on the day.
Forbes  Feb 10  Comment 
The PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio ETF (PRF) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Tuesday, with over 809,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 181,000.  Shares of PRF were up about 0.5% on the day.
Forbes  Oct 7  Comment 
The PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio ETF (PRF) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Tuesday, with over 509,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 147,000.  Shares of PRF were off about 0.6% on the day.
SeekingAlpha  Jul 24  Comment 
By Tom Lydon: Investors can diversify their core equity positions with smart-beta exchange traded funds that have outperformed traditional market capitalization-weighted indices and provide an alternative indexing methodology. For instance,...
Forbes  Jul 12  Comment 
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio (AMEX: PRF) where we have detected an approximate $45.1 million dollar inflow -- that's a...




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Powershares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio ETF (PRF)

Overview

The PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio Fund is based on the FTSE RAFI US 1000 Index. The Index is designed to track the performance of the largest U.S. equities, selected based on the following four fundamental measures of firm size: book value, income, sales and dividends. The 1000 equities with the highest fundamental strength are weighted by their fundamental scores. The fundamentally weighted portfolio is rebalanced and reconstituted annually. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Invesco PowerShares
  • Inception Date - 12/19/2005
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – PRF
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – PRF.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.39%

Top Holdings

Holding Percentage
Bank of America Corp.3.86%
Citigroup Inc.3.47%
Exxon Mobil Corp.2.75%
Ford Motor Co.2.30%
General Electric Co.2.27%
Chevron Corp.1.64%
AT&T Inc.1.62%
JPMorgan Chase & Co.1.50%
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.1.38%
Microsoft Corp.1.34%

Holdings as of 17/11/2009

Competition

Since the introduction of fundamental indexing, other ETF issuers have followed with their own variations on the theme.

References

  1. - Overview of Powershares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio ETF (PRF)
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