PowerShares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio (PPA)

Data as of Dec 19
 +0.13 / +0.38%
Today’s Change
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PPA Regular Dividend: PPA began trading ex-dividend on 12/19/14. A $0.054 dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of 12/23/14.

Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that generally correspond (before fees and expenses) to the price and yield of the SPADETM Defense Index. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks of aerospace and defense companies that comprise the underlying index. The underlying index was composed of common stocks of 48 U.S. companies whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), NYSE MKT or the NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC. These companies are engaged principally in the research, development, manufacture, operation and support of defense, military, homeland security and space operations. It is non-diversified.


1 month+1.85% 3 years+27.16%
3 months+4.91% 5 years+16.83%
1 year+15.87% Since inception+10.73%
Data through 12/20/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$34.54
Open day’s range34.55 – 34.74
Net asset value (NAV)34.60 (12/19/2014)
Daily volume48,579
Average volume (3 months)55,949
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 12/19/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Industrials ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+16.83%+14.82%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.69%0.47%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.150.94
Net assets$204.4M$865.6M
Average market cap$14.9B$49.3B
Average P/E18.018.2
Dividend / Share--0.21%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 83.02%
Consumer goods 4.30%
Telecommunication 3.90%
Business service 1.63%
Hardware 0.66%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
LMT Lockheed Martin Corp6.48%
GD General Dynamics Corp6.39%
HON Honeywell International Inc6.37%
BA Boeing Co6.30%
UTX United Technologies Corp6.26%
NOC Northrop Grumman Corp4.64%
TXT Textron Inc4.53%
RTN Raytheon Co4.52%
PCP Precision Castparts Corp4.49%
COL Rockwell Collins Inc4.12%

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