This ETF offers a unique way to play clean energy, focusing on companies that focus on greener and generally renewable sources of energy and technologies that facilitate cleaner energy. So the sector exposure profile of PBW may differ from funds such as ICLN; PBW is heavy in tech companies, spreading the rest of the exposure across industrials, materials, consumer companies, utilities, and even health care firms. With this ETF in particular, it is important to take a close look at the underlying holdings and not make assumptions about the factors that will impact the risk/return profile. PBW is a very specialized product that may appeal to a very narrow investment thesis. The price tag for PBW is a bit hefty, but there are no real alternatives to the exposure this fund delivers.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PBW 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.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 0 other ETFs in the Alternative Energy Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
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