ETF Resumé

SPHBTicker Symbol

PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta ETFFund



  • Change 0.03 (0.1%)
  • Volume 0.04 M

3:59 PM EDT Mar 27, 2015
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  • Assets $530.1M
  • Expense Ratio 0.25%
  • Yield 0.53%
  • Vs 50 Day EMA %
  • Vs 200 Day EMA %

US Equity ETF

PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Port ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF tracks the S&P 500 High Beta Index. The ETF holds large-cap stocks. Its investments are in stocks with the highest sensitivity to market movements. Constituents are weighted relative to their level of market sensitivity with each stock assigned a weight proportional to its beta.

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Last Close Volume
134,719 -242.7%
Trend on Last Close
50 DAY 34.13 34.27 -0.4% 03-25-2015
200 DAY 34.13 33.23 2.7% 02-02-2015
-0.0076 1.707 0.870 0.067
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  • High-Beta Stock ETFs' Time to Shine

    02-12-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Cyclical stocks and sector-related exchange traded funds are pushing ahead while safer, low-beta areas begin to fall behind. For instance, the Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLK) rose 4.4%, Industrial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLI) increased 3.3% and Materials Se...

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  • Have it Both Ways With Volatility ETFs

    08-13-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Many investors have embraced low volatility exchange traded funds. Case and point: The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV) is just over three years old and is a $4.53 billion fund. While SPLV and the rival iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (...

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  • Getting a Handle on Smart-Beta ETFs

    03-19-2014 02:54 PM by Tom Lydon

    The so-called smart-beta indexing methodology is gaining traction among the exchange traded fund investment community. But what exactly are smart-beta index ETFs? Smart-beta ETFs are loosely defined as ETFs that employ an active investment strategy based on a broad index. Thes...

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  • The Other Side of Volatility ETFs

    02-19-2014 01:53 PM by Todd Shriber

    When it comes to equity-based volatility exchange traded funds, it is the "low vol" variety that command most of the attention and assets. The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV) and the iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: USMV) hav...

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  • Bright Future Seen for Smart Beta ETFs

    01-24-2014 07:45 AM by Todd Shriber

    Although so-called fundamental, intelligently indexed or smart beta exchange traded funds have been around for, in some cases, seven years or more, 2013 will go down as the year that these funds really captured their place in the ETF conversation. Statistics prove as much. Las...

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  • Low Vol ETFs Take Their Lumps

    12-16-2013 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    As U.S. stocks have soared in 2013, one of last year's most popular trends in the exchange traded funds world has taken some lumps. Low volatility ETFs, though not surprisingly, have lagged the S&P 500. While the S&P 500 is up almost 27% year-to-date, the PowerShares S...

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  • Institutions to Ratchet up Use of Smart Beta ETFs

    12-11-2013 12:27 PM by Tom Lydon

    It is not a stretch to say that 2013 has been the year of "intelligent indexing" or "smart beta" strategies  gaining prominence in the exchange traded funds industry. The growth of smart beta ETFs may just be getting started as institutional investors plan to boost their usage...

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  • Winning: High Beta ETFs

    11-27-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors still like low volatility exchange traded funds. Combine inflows of about $1.52 billion this year to the iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: USMV) and the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV)  say as much. It is also hard t...

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  • High-Beta or Low-Volatility ETFs?

    03-22-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Low-volatility ETFs have been extremely popular with risk-averse investors who want to dip a toe back into the stock market. But what about their mirror image, high-beta ETFs? After years of holding back, investing in fixed-income assets for safety and yield, investors are now...

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  • New ETFs Track Higher-Volatility International Stocks

    02-23-2012 03:58 PM by Tom Lydon

    Invesco PowerShares plans to expand its lineup of so-called high-beta ETFs with two new funds expected to list Friday. The ETFs are designed to invest in the market's more volatile stocks, which introduces risk. The pair will give investors high-beta strategies for emerging an...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Low Volatility, High Beta

    11-10-2011 11:18 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Back in early July we featured two unique exchange traded fund products that were just starting to gather some momentum, PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPHB) and PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV). [ETF Chart of the Day] W...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility (SPLV)

    07-05-2011 02:30 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Recently we noted a pickup in trading volume in two specialized S&P 500 exchange traded fund products that were launched by Invesco PowerShares in late spring. PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPHB) is an ETF based on a subset of the S&P 500, owni...

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  • New Beta, Volatility ETFs from PowerShares

    05-10-2011 06:55 AM by Tom Lydon

    PowerShares has launched new low volatility and high beta exchange traded funds (ETFs) that help investors manage risk. PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV) and the PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPHB) just hit the market wi...

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Number of Holdings: 98

Real Estate 39.9%
Technology 30.7%
Unknown 7.262%
Travel & Tourism 3.3%
Telecommunications 3%
Regional Banks 2.7%
Other 2.638%
Securities Brokerage & Services 2.5%
Road & Rail 2.1%
Scientific Instruments: Control & Filter 1.9%
Industrials 1.9%
Textiles Apparel & Shoes 1.1%
Life Insurance 7.3%
Biotech 7.1%
Investment Management 6.4%
Auto Parts 4.8%
Application Software 4.2%
Internet Based Services 3.3%
Semiconductor Devices 3.3%
Internet Media 3.3%
Flow Control Equipment 2.9%
Home Improvement 2.8%
Banks 2.7%
Consumer Finance 2.6%
Wealth Management 2.5%
E-Commerce Discretionary 2.2%
Airlines 2.2%
Exploration & Production 1.9%
Infrastructure Software 1.9%
Containers & Packaging 1.9%
Lodging 1.8%
P&C Insurance 1.8%
Homebuilders 1.8%
IT Services 1.7%
Oil & Gas Services & Equip 1.6%
Renewable Energy Project Dev 1.2%
Beverages 1.2%
Rail Freight 1.1%
Apparel Footwear & Acc Design 1.1%
Telecom Carriers 1.1%
Aircraft & Parts 1.1%
Office Electronics 1%
Consumer Elec & Applc Stores 1%
United States 100%
Large-cap 82.5%
Mid-cap 17.5%

Number of Holdings: 98





Market Cap


1.5% TRIP TripAdvisor Inc Travel & Tourism 12756210000 United States
1.2% HAR Harman International... Technology 9470020000 United States
1.1% EXPE Expedia Inc Travel & Tourism 11626560000 United States
1.1% PCLN Priceline Group Inc/... Travel & Tourism 64273710000 United States
1.1% UA Under Armour Inc Textiles Apparel & Shoes 16473410000 United States
1.1% GT Goodyear Tire & Rubb... Tires & Rubber 7205340000 United States
1.0% JCI Johnson Controls Inc Real Estate 33397100000 United States
1.0% RCL Royal Caribbean Crui... Recreational Services 16783410000 United States
1.0% GCI Gannett Co Inc US Stocks 8030540000 United States
1.0% KMX CarMax Inc Real Estate 14093880000 United States

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