Powershares Global Water Portfolio ETF (PIO)

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The Hindu Business Line  Jan 7  Comment 
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The Economic Times  Jun 16  Comment 
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Global Water Portfolio ETF (PIO)


The PowerShares Global Water Portfolio (Fund) is based on the Palisades Global Water Index (Index). The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its total assets in securities that comprise the Index and ADRs based on the securities in the Index. The Index seeks to identify a group of global companies that focus on the provision of potable water, the treatment of water and the technology and services that are directly related to global water consumption. The modified equal weighted portfolio is rebalanced and reconstituted quarterly. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Invesco Powershares
  • Inception Date - 06/13/2007
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - PIO
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – PIO.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.75%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
ARCADIS N.V. 5.64%
Tetra Tech Inc. 5.31%
Nalco Holding Co. 5.26%
Suez Environnement S.A. 5.15%
Stantec Inc. 5.06%
Hyflux Ltd. 5.05%
Organo Corp. 4.65%
Valmont Industries Inc. 4.54%
Kemira Oyj 4.52%
Kurita Water Industries Ltd. 4.50%

Holdings as of 27/10/2009

Other Renewable Energy ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
Claymore/MAC Global Solar Energy Index ETF (TAN)Claymore Advisors0.65%
First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund (FAN)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.60%
Global Water Portfolio ETF (PIO)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
Global Wind Energy Portfolio ETF (PWND)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
Global Wind Energy Portfolio ETF (PWND)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund (IGE)ishares0.48%
Market Vectors - Solar Energy ETF (KWT)Van Eck Funds0.65%


  1. - Overview of Global Water Portfolio ETF (PIO)
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