- Last Ratings Update:02/28/2015
- Price as of 02/28/2015 :$84.89
- Net Assets:$10.6 Million
- Peer Rank:83 of 116
- Investment Rating:C
We rate ProShares UltraPro Financials at C. This overall rating indicates it is among the top 10% of all closed end funds in its peer group. Positive factors that influence this rating include a low price volatility and low expense structure. The fund may be considered for investors seeking a Growth & Income strategy.
POSITIVES AND RISKS
New Fund off to good start in the last year. The ProShares UltraPro Financials has returned an annual rate of 75.32% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 38.99% in the last year, 16.18% in the last six months, and 1.19% in the last three months. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last year, it has outperformed 97% of them for the period ending 2/28/2015. On a year to date basis, FINU has returned -3.71%.
Downside risk has been above average. FINU has a draw down risk of -54.40%, which is the largest price decline experienced since the inception of the fund. This fund has a one year standard deviation of 30.9%. This fund has experienced excessive volatility in its monthly performance over the last 12 months. As of 2/28/2015, the fund was trading at a price of $84.89, which is 2.5% below its 52-week high of $87.04 and 18.3% above its 52-week low of $71.73.
Low expense ratio helps performance. On total assets of $10.60 million, FINU maintains a low expense ratio compared to its Growth & Income peers of just 0.95% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As FINU is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.
The ProShares UltraPro Financials is managed by Charles Lowery at ProShare Advisors LLC. This fund is one of 132 ProShare Advisors LLC exchange-traded funds launched since 6/19/2006 that we track.
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