ProShares Large Cap Core Plus

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$68.4201 | %
Today's Range: 67.732 - 68.4558
Avg. Daily Volume: 0
02/23/18 - 3:47 PM ET
  • Last Ratings Update:01/31/2018
  • Price as of 01/31/2018 :$69.98
  • Net Assets:$379.1 Million
  • NAV:$68.46
  • Premium2.22%
  • Peer Rank:219 of 289
  • Investment Rating:D+
  • Performance:B
  • RiskD
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We rate ProShares Large Cap Core Plus at D+. Negative factors that influence this rating include a short term portfolio management tenure. The fund invests approximately 98% of its assets in stocks and may be considered for investors seeking an Equity Income strategy.


Total return ranks very high in comparison with peers over the last three years. The ProShares Large Cap Core Plus has returned an annual rate of 17.17% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 15.95% in the last five years, 12.51% in the last three years, and 22.81% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 91% of them. It has also outpaced 84% of its competitors on a three year basis and 73% of them over the last year for the period ending 1/31/2018. On a year to date basis, CSM has returned 2.58%.

Downside risk has been above average. CSM has a draw down risk of -55.04%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 10.5%. This fund has had a low level of volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 1/31/2018, the fund was trading at a price of $69.98, which is 2.1% below its 52-week high of $71.46 and 4.5% above its 52-week low of $66.97.

Low expense ratio helps performance. On total assets of $379.10 million, CSM maintains a low expense ratio compared to its Equity Income peers of just 0.45% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As CSM is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.

The ProShares Large Cap Core Plus is managed by Michael Neches 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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