Powershares Global Coal Portfolio ETF (PKOL)

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With stocks rising, you should consider investing in the PowerShares Global Coal Portfolio.


Global Coal Portfolio ETF (PKOL)


The PowerShares Global Coal Portfolio (Fund) is based on the NASDAQ OMX Global Coal IndexSM (Index). The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its total assets in securities that comprise the Index and ADRs and GDRs based on the securities in the Index. The Index is designed to measure the overall performance of globally traded securities of the largest and most liquid companies involved in the exploration for, and mining of coal, as well as other related activities in the coal industry. The Index is rebalanced quarterly using a modified, market-cap-weighted methodology. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Invesco Powershares
  • Inception Date - 09/18/2008
  • Exchange – NASDAQ Exchange
  • Index Ticker - PKOL
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – PKOL.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.75%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
Peabody Energy Corp. 9.11%
China Shenhua Energy Co. Ltd. 8.21%
Cameco Corp. 7.72%
Consol Energy Inc. 7.14%
Coal & Allied Industries Ltd 5.31%
Adaro Energy 4.31%
Inner Mongolia Yitai Coal Co. Ltd. 4.17%
China Coal Energy Co. Ltd. 4.11%
Alpha Natural Resources Inc. 3.93%
Energy Resources of Australia Ltd. 3.65%

Holdings as of 27/10/2009

Other Coal ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
Global Coal Portfolio ETF (PKOL)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
Market Vectors Coal ETF (KOL)Van Eck Funds0.62%


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