POWERSHARES AEROSPACE - DEFENSE: (AMEX: PPA)
May 23 03:58 PM ET
BENCHMARK for PPA
The SPADE Defense Index is comprised of approximately 50 U.S. companies whose shares are listed on a U.S. Exchange. These are companies that are principally engaged in the research, development, manufacture, operation and support of defense, military, homeland security and space operations.
FUND SUMMARY FOR PPA
POWERSHARES AEROSPACE - DEFENSE
It is based on the SPADE Defense Index. It invests at least 90% of its assets in common stocks comprising the Index which identifies a group of companies involved in the development, manufacturing, operations & support of US defense, homeland security & aerospace operations. The modified market-cap portfolio is rebalanced quarterly & reconstituted annually.
Zacks ETF Rank : PPA
Zacks proprietary quantitative models divide each set of ETFs following a similar investment strategy (style box/industry/asset class) into three risk categories- High, Medium, and Low. The aim of our models is to select the best ETFs within each risk category, so that investors can pick an ETF that matches their particular risk preference in order to better achieve their investment goals.
Zacks Commentary For PPA
Zacks Blog: Time to Buy This Aerospace and Defense ETF?
May, 23 2013
Feb, 27 2013
Jan, 07 2013
Zacks Blog: Defense ETF Investing 101
Sep, 04 2012
News For PPA
PowerShares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio Has Returned 25.1% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (PPA) - Comtex Smartrend(R)
May 23, 2013
PowerShares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio Up 22.9% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (PPA) - Comtex Smartrend(R)
May 9, 2013
May 2, 2013
17.7% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend PowerShares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio Call (PPA) - Comtex Smartrend(R)
Apr 25, 2013