The PowerShares International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio holds the 200 least volatile stocks of the S&P Developed ex. U.S. and South Korea LargeMid Cap BMI Index for the past 12 months. The fund has an expense ratio of 0.25%.

IDLV’s country allocations include Canada 20.4%, Japan 16.9%, U.K. 11.4%, Singapore 11.0%, New Zealand 9.0%, Australia 8.2%, Hong Kong 5.0%, Switzerland 3.2%, Netherlands 2.8% and France 2.4%. Sector allocations include consumer discretionary 11.3%, consumer staples 18.0%, energy 3.0%, financials 22.2%, health care 10.4%, industrials 13.9%, info tech 0.4%, materials 1.3%, telecom services 8.6% and utilities 11.1%. All of the fund’s holdings are mostly evenly distributed below 1%.

PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio


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Max Chen contributed to this article.