ETF Runner: PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care ETF (PSCH) Rises 0.93% for Nov 23

November 23, 2016 - By Winifred Garcia   ·   0 Comments

Nov 23 is a positive day so far for PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care ETF (NASDAQ:PSCH) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.93% to hit $72.72 per share. The exchange traded fund has 176.52 million net assets and 1.63% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 25,522 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 17,200 over the last 30 days for PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care ETF (NASDAQ:PSCH).

The ETF is -8.16% of its 52-Week High and 24.27% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.35. This year’s performance is -1.63% while this quarter’s performance is -4.01%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is -6.83%, the 1 year is 0.3% and the 3 year is 10.42%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 29.48, the price to book is 2.18, the price to sales is 1.02 and the price to cashflow is 5.65. It was started on 04/07/2010. The fund’s top holdings are: Medidata Solutions Inc. for 3.50% of assets, Cantel Medical Corp. Common Sto for 3.45%, Masimo Corporation for 3.22%, Integra LifeSciences Holdings C for 3.17%, The Medicines Company for 3.06%, Chemed Corp for 3.05%, ICU Medical Inc. for 2.70%, Neogen Corporation for 2.64%, Nektar Therapeutics for 2.48%, Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorpor for 2.42%. The ETF sector weights are: Financial Services 0.46%, Healthcare 85.85%, Industrials 4.09%, Technology 9.60%. The ETF currently as yield.

More notable recent PowerShares S&P SmallCap Hlth Cr Ptflo (NASDAQ:PSCH) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “U.S. Job Growth Momentum Continues: ETFs to Buy” on August 08, 2016, also Zacks.com with their article: “Dont quot;Sell in May and Go Awayquot;: Follow 3 ETF Strategies” published on May 01, 2015, Zacks.com published: “Play Surging Health Care with These Small Cap ETFs” on August 27, 2013. More interesting news about PowerShares S&P SmallCap Hlth Cr Ptflo (NASDAQ:PSCH) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Trump or Clinton: These ETFs to Face Same Fate” published on May 18, 2016 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “ETFs to Watch If Hillary Clinton Wins the Presidency” with publication date: June 16, 2016.

PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the index called the S&P SmallCap 600 Capped HealthCare Index (the Underlying Index). The company has a market cap of $176.52 million. The Underlying Index consists of common stocks of the United States healthcare companies. It currently has negative earnings. These are companies that are principally engaged in the business of providing healthcare-related services and products, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical technology and supplies, and facilities.

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