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  • ETF
  • PBE
    Pricing Data
    $43.37
    Change: $0.25 (-0.01%)
    Time: 09/23/16
    Previous Close: $43.62
  • Category
  • Health & Biotech Equities
Last Updated:

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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $34.00
  • 52 Week Hi: $51.85
  • AUM: $272.9 M
  • Shares: 6.3 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 24,039
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 29,509

Alternative ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to the biotech sub-sector of the U.S. health care industry, serving up access to a group of stocks that can thrive on technological breakthroughs and increased investment in medical processes. PBE is part of the suite of Dynamic ETFs from PowerShares, using quant-based screening to identify component companies that may be poised for outperformance relative to a broad-based universe. As such, the portfolio of this ETF is considerably more limited than IBB, which includes more than 100 individual names. That feature can be particularly important in the biotech space, where company-specific developments can send a single stock soaring. PBE does a nice job of spreading exposure evenly across the portfolio components, which include a balance of large caps, mid caps, and small cap stocks. IBB and FBT are other ETF options for biotech exposure; those considering this sector should take a close look at depth of exposure and weighing methodology, as these factors can have a major impact on the risk and return profiles achieved. The expense differentials are also worth noting; PBE is a bit more expensive than the iShares alternative.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PBE 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 Health & Biotech 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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PBE Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B n/a
Expenses C+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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PBE 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.

PBE Holdings

Filings Data as of: Sep 05, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank:
33
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
45.73%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 99.87%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.0%
Other 0.13%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Health Care 99.87%
Financial Services 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Industrials 0.0%
Consumer Cyclical 0.0%
Basic Materials 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Technology 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 9.98%
Large 19.83%
Medium 23.88%
Small 10.85%
Micro 35.33%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 99.87%
Middle East 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.87%
Emerging 0.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 99.87%
Other 0.13%

PBE 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

ETF Average
0.575%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.26%
Category Average
0.48%
Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.59%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 3 other ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

PBE Performance

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

1 Week Return
Rank:
2.29%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
5.92%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
21.08%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
16.50%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
-14.10%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
-13.08%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
25.42%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
140.64%
Category Low
Category High

Charts

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 PBE relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

PBE Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
Rank:
123.5
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 25 2016

PBE Dividend

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

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Dividend
$0.03
Dividend Date
2016-09-16
Annual Dividend Rate
$0.34
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
0.77%
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 25, 2016

PBE Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Rank:
336.17%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
20.97%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
22.54%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
27.66%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
2.1
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
4.72%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $41.60
  • 60 Day MA: $40.87
  • MACD 15 Period: 1.41
  • MACD 100 Period: 3.50
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 13.66
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 12.23
  • RSI 10 Day: 66
  • RSI 20 Day: 61
  • RSI 30 Day: 58
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 66

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $40.80
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $43.99
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $39.44
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $43.65
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $39.78
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $43.41

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $43.20
  • Support Level 2: $43.04
  • Resistance Level 1: $43.69
  • Resistance Level 2: $44.02

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 52.38
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 83.84
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 63.58
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 84.40

Fact Sheet

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