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  • PBD
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.04 (-0.0%)
    Time: 05/27/16
    Previous Close: $10.82
  • Category
  • Alternative Energy Equities
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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
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  • 52 Week Lo: $9.19
  • 52 Week Hi: $13.52
  • AUM: $58.1 M
  • Shares: 5.4 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 7,117
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 10,145

Alternative ETFs in the Alternative Energy Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
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Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to the global clean energy index, including both U.S. and international stocks in the underlying portfolio. PBD also diversifies across various types of clean energy--such as wind, solar, and hydro--making it an interesting option for those looking to bet on a clean energy boom but unwilling to make a concentrated bet on a specific sub-sector. Relative to competing options such as ICLN or GEX, PBD may be appealing because it maintains a much smaller concentration of assets among its top holdings--thereby minimizing the fund's dependence on a few select stocks. On the downside, PBD is significantly more expensive than some alternatives, particularly ICLN. Those who value balanced exposure may find that PBD is worth the extra fees charged relative to other options.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PBD on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Alternative Energy Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

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PBD Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- PBW
Expenses C ICLN

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PBD In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

PBD Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 27.74%
International Stocks 69.03%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 1.32%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash -0.62%
Other 2.53%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 36.52%
Utilities 27.72%
Industrials 16.53%
Consumer Cyclical 6.49%
Basic Materials 5.1%
Energy 1.71%
Health Care 1.43%
Consumer Defensive 1.26%
Communication Services 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Financial Services 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 18.9%
Medium 36.43%
Small 26.17%
Micro 12.94%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 27.74%
Asia (Emerging) 23.26%
Europe 19.28%
Asia (Developed) 8.57%
Canada 5.01%
Japan 3.63%
Australia 1.79%
Latin America 1.26%
Africa 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 71.91%
Emerging 24.86%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 27.74%
South Korea 3.35%
China 20.81%
United Kingdom 6.2%
Spain 5.93%
Germany 5.39%
Canada 5.01%
Taiwan 4.14%
Japan 3.63%
Denmark 3.37%
Other 14.43%

PBD Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 0 other ETFs in the Alternative Energy Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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PBD Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of PBD relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

PBD Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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PBD Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
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PBD Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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  • 20 Day MA: $10.60
  • 60 Day MA: $10.72
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.22
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.36
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 11.54
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 35.21
  • RSI 10 Day: 59
  • RSI 20 Day: 54
  • RSI 30 Day: 52
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 56

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $10.24
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $10.93
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $10.28
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $10.95
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $10.27
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $11.25

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $10.74
  • Support Level 2: $10.71
  • Resistance Level 1: $10.80
  • Resistance Level 2: $10.83


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 63.48
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 80.57
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 50.37
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 67.94

Fact Sheet

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