PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio

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PXI : NASDAQ : Financial
$36.9287 up 0.2587 | 0.71%
Today's Range: 36.73 - 37.02
Avg. Daily Volume: 48700.0
04/25/17 - 10:57 AM ET
  • Last Ratings Update:03/31/2017
  • Price as of 03/31/2017 :$39.04
  • Net Assets:$246 Million
  • NAV:$39.13
  • Premium-0.23%
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  • Peer Rank:44 of 120
  • Investment Rating:D-
  • Performance:E+
  • RiskC+
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SUMMARY


We rate PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum at D-. Negative factors that influence this rating include a high price volatility. The fund invests approximately 100% of its assets in stocks and may be considered for investors seeking a Sector - Energy/Natural Res strategy.


POSITIVES AND RISKS


Total return ranks well below peers over the last three years. The PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum has returned an annual rate of 4.98% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 0.63% in the last five years, -11.30% in the last three years, and 24.20% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 25% of them. It has also outpaced 9% of its competitors on a three year basis and 82% of them over the last year for the period ending 3/31/2017. On a year to date basis, PXI has returned -10.27%.

Downside risk has been above average. PXI has a draw down risk of -56.03%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 28.8%. This fund has experienced excessive volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 3/31/2017, the fund was trading at a price of $39.04, which is 6.1% below its 52-week high of $41.56 and 8.5% above its 52-week low of $35.98.

Low expense ratio helps performance. On total assets of $246.00 million, PXI maintains a low expense ratio compared to its Sector - Energy/Natural Res peers of just 0.60% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As PXI is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.

The PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum is managed by Peter Hubbard at Invesco Powershares Capital Mgmt LL. This fund is one of 130 Invesco Powershares Capital Mgmt LL exchange-traded funds launched since 5/1/2003 that we track.


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