Today’s ETF Alert: PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Sm-Mid ETF (PRFZ) Rises 0.35% for Nov 23

November 23, 2016 - By Marguerite Chambers   ·   0 Comments

Nov 23 is a positive day so far for PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Sm-Mid ETF (NASDAQ:PRFZ) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.35% to hit $113.61 per share. The exchange traded fund has 1.54B net assets and 1.22% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 33,240 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 24,780 over the last 30 days for PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Sm-Mid ETF (NASDAQ:PRFZ).

The ETF is 1.27% of its 52-Week High and 36.70% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.55. This year’s performance is 16.06% while this quarter’s performance is 3.60%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 8.59%, the 1 year is 5.66% and the 3 year is 4.46%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 17.14, the price to book is 1.51, the price to sales is 0.83 and the price to cashflow is 5.59. It was started on 9/18/2006. The fund’s top holdings are: Helix Energy Solutions Group I for 0.46% of assets, Cloud Peak Energy Inc Common St for 0.41%, Quad Graphics Inc Class A Comm for 0.35%, EZCORP Inc. – Class A Non-Voti for 0.35%, Archrock Inc. Common Stock for 0.32%, Laredo Petroleum Inc. Common S for 0.30%, Clayton Williams Energy Inc. C for 0.30%, Tronox Limited Ordinary Shares for 0.28%, Greif Inc. Class A Common Stock for 0.27%, WEX Inc. common stock for 0.24%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 8.35%, Consumer Cyclical 14.50%, Financial Services 15.82%, Realestate 8.92%, Consumer Defensive 3.94%, Healthcare 5.74%, Utilities 1.63%, Communication Services 2.05%, Energy 6.26%, Industrials 18.09%, Technology 14.69%. The ETF currently as 1.15% yield.

More notable recent PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid (NASDAQ:PRFZ) news were published by: which released: “How a Smart Beta Indexer Is Beating the Market” on August 09, 2016, also with their article: “No-load funds for no-nonsense investors” published on July 09, 2012, published: “Great Wealth With Little Effort? Author of ‘Investing Without Wall Street …” on June 22, 2012. More interesting news about PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid (NASDAQ:PRFZ) were released by: and their article: “Does Your Portfolio Need A “RAFI ETF”?” published on March 03, 2010 as well as‘s news article titled: “ETF Chart of the Day: US Small Cap Funds” with publication date: January 05, 2012.

PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of the FTSE RAFI U.S. 1500 Small-Mid Index (the Index). The company has a market cap of $1.54 billion. The Fund will invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks that comprise the Index. It currently has negative earnings. The Index comprises approximately 1,485 United States stocks.

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