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01/23 11:01pm ET

PowerShares Build America Bond Portfolio (BAB)

Data as of Jan 23
 +0.14 / +0.45%
Today’s Change
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Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that generally correspond to the price and yield (before fees and expenses) of the BofA Merrill Lynch Build America Bond Index. The fund generally invests at least 80% of its total assets in taxable municipal securities eligible to participate in the Build America Bond program created under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Act") or other legislation providing for the issuance of taxable municipal securities on which the issuer receives federal support of the interest paid ("Build America Bonds") and that comprise the underlying index.

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1 month+1.50% 3 years+7.38%
3 months+3.56% 5 years+9.74%
1 year+15.24% Since inception+9.54%
Data through 01/23/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$30.85
Open day’s range30.83 – 31.02
Net asset value (NAV)30.60 (01/22/2015)
Daily volume231,106
Average volume (3 months)160,090
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 01/23/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Long-term bond ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+9.74%+9.71%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.28%0.21%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.531.25
Net assets$725.5M$519.2M
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Dividend / Share--0.22%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- California St Go Bds 7.5%3.65%
-- North Tex Twy Auth 8.91%2.75%
-- Illinois St Go Bds 5.563%2.25%
-- California St Go Bds 6.509%1.84%
-- Chicago Ill Brd Ed Go Bds 6.138%1.78%
-- California St Go Bds 7.6%1.72%
-- Univ Tex Univ Revs Fing Sys 4.644%1.59%
-- Municipal Elec Auth 7.055%1.52%
-- Illinois St Go Bds 6.9%1.46%
-- Texas Transn Commn St Hwy Fd R Re 5.178%1.46%