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ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF (SDS)


ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to twice (200%) the inverse (opposite) of the daily performance of the S&P500 daily investment results, This ETF seeks a return of -200% of the return of the S&P 500 index (target) for a single day. Due to the compounding of daily returns, ProShares' UltraShort S&P 500 ETF returns over periods other than one day will likely differ in amount and possibly direction from twice the inverse of the target return for the same period.


Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - ProShares ETFs
  • Inception Date - 7/11/06
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – SDS
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – SDS.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.91%

Top Holdings

Security Description Notional Value Market Value Shares/Contracts
S&P 500 SWAPS(5,139,869,232.52)-(4,686,326.55)
S&P500 EMINI 19/03/10(797,635,200.00)-(14,592.00)
Net Other Assets / Cash-2,968,571,230.182,968,571,230.18

Holdings as of 01/25/2010

Other S&P 500 ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index ETN (BWV)Barclays Bank0.75%
S&P 500 BuyWrite Portfolio ETF (PBP)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
iShares S&P 500 Growth Index Fund (IVW)ishares0.18%
iShares S&P 500 Index Fund (IVV)ishares0.09%
iShares S&P 500 Value Index Fund (IVE)ishares0.18%
ProShares Short S&P 500 ETF (SH)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares Ultra S&P 500 ETF (SSO)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF (SDS)ProShares ETFs0.91%
Rydex 2x S&P 500 ETF (RSU)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P 500 ETF (RSW)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (RPG)Rydex ETF Trust0.35%
Rydex S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (RPV)Rydex ETF Trust0.35%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.10%
iShares S&P 500 ETF (IUSA-LSE)iShares0.40%


  1. - Overview of ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF (SDS)
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