The Proshares Ultra Technology (ROM)

Profile:

Proshares Ultra Technology (ROM) is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that seeks to mimic the daily investment results, before fees and expenses, corresponding to twice the daily performance of the Dow Jones US Technology Index. In other words, if this underlying index declines by 1% for the day, the NAV of ROM will more or less decline by 2%, before fees and expenses. In the same manner, if this underlying index rises by 1% for the day, the NAV of ROM rises by 2% as well.

Inception Date: 01/30/07

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - ProShares ETFs
  • Inception Date - 01/30/2007
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – ROM
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – ROM.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.95%


Investment Strategy:

The principal investment strategies of this fund include:

  • investing in equity securities and financial instruments (including derivatives) that the fund managers believe will produce twice the daily return of the Dow Jones US Technology Index.
  • committing at least 80% of its net assets to equity securities or financial instruments that have similar economic characteristics contained in the Index.
  • employing leveraged investment techniques or sampling techniques in seeking its investment objective.
  • assets not invested in equity securities or financial instruments are invested in debt securities or money market instruments.
  • concentrating its investments in a particular industry to approximately the same extent as the Index

Annual Fund Operating Expenses:

Investment Advisory Fee: 0.75%
Distribution and Service (12b-1) Fee: 0.00%
Other Expenses: 0.48%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses: 1.23%
Fee Waivers / Reimbursements: -0.28%
Total Net Annual Fund Operating Expenses: 0.95%

Top 10 Holdings: (As of February 16, 2009)

Company Weight
Microsoft 11.80%
International Business Machines (IBM) 9.93%
Cisco Systems Inc. 7.40%
Hewlett Packard 6.91%
Apple Inc. 6.89%
Google Inc. 6.66%
Intel Corp. 6.03%
Oracle Corp. 5.43%
Qualcomm 4.57%
EMC Corp. 1.92%

Reference:

ETF Name ETF Name Fund Manager
First Trust Technology AlphaDEX Fund (FXL)First Trust Technology AlphaDEX Fund (FXL)First Trust Portfolios L.P
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Sector Index Fund (IYW)iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Sector Index Fund (IYW)ishares
iShares Goldman Sachs Technology Index Fund (IGM)iShares Goldman Sachs Technology Index Fund (IGM)ishares
iShares S&P Global Technology Sector Index Fund (IXN)iShares S&P Global Technology Sector Index Fund (IXN)ishares
Morgan Stanley Technology ETF (MTK)Morgan Stanley Technology ETF (MTK)State Street Global Markets, LLC
Powershares Cleantech Portfolio ETF (PZD)Powershares Cleantech Portfolio ETF (PZD)Invesco PowerShares
Powershares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ETF (PDP)Powershares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ETF (PDP)Invesco PowerShares
Powershares Dynamic Technology Sector Portfolio ETF (PTF)Powershares Dynamic Technology Sector Portfolio ETF (PTF)Invesco PowerShares
Powershares Dynamic Technology Sector Portfolio ETF (PTF)Powershares Dynamic Technology Sector Portfolio ETF (PTF)Invesco PowerShares
Powershares Lux Nanotech Portfolio ETF (PXN)Powershares Lux Nanotech Portfolio ETF (PXN)InvescoPoweshares
ProShares Ultra Technology ETF (ROM)ProShares Ultra Technology ETF (ROM)InvescoPoweshares
ProShares Ultra Technology ETF (ROM)ProShares Ultra Technology ETF (ROM)InvescoPoweshares
ProShares UltraShort Technology ETF (REW)ProShares UltraShort Technology ETF (REW)ProShares ETFs
ProShares UltraShort Technology ETF (REW)ProShares UltraShort Technology ETF (REW)ProShares ETFs
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTG)Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTG)Rydex ETF Trust
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTG)Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTG)Rydex ETF Trust
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTW)Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTW)Rydex ETF Trust
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTW)Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTW)Rydex ETF Trust
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Technology ETF (RYT)Rydex S&P Equal Weight Technology ETF (RYT)Rydex ETF Trust
SPDR S&P International Technology Sector ETF (IPK)SPDR S&P International Technology Sector ETF (IPK)State Street Global Markets, LLC
Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK)Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK)State Street Global Markets, LLC
Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT)Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT)Vanguard Group, Inc.
WisdomTree International Technology Sector Fund (DBT)WisdomTree International Technology Sector Fund (DBT)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.
iShares CDN Tech Sector Index Fund (XIT-TSX)iShares CDN Tech Sector Index Fund (XIT-TSX)iShares


Company Website: http://www.proshares.com

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