ETF Spotlight on AdvisorShares Active Bear ETF (NYSEArca: HDGE), part of an ongoing series.
Assets: $64.6 million.
Objective: The Active Bear ETF is an actively managed fund that tries to reflect the inverse performance of domestically traded equity securities through short-sale trades.
Holdings: The fund holds negative weightings of select U.S. domestic equities to achieve its “bear” target. Top holdings include: SPDR Trust Series 1 (NYSEArca: SPY) -8.97%, Industrial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLI) -4.44%, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) -3.38%, Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) -3.13% and Best Buy Co. (NYSE: BBY) -2.97%.