DBB

PowerShares DB Base Metals Fund
LAST TRADECHANGE (%)VOLUME
$16.56+0.13 (0.79%)23.47K
10:30:56 a.m. (ET) 03/29/2017
BID SIZEBID ($)ASK ($)ASK SIZE
2,50016.5716.583,100

Overall Rating

B

80
as of 03/28/17

Rating Details

78
98
80
Segment Average
  • Overview
  • Efficiency
  • Tradability
  • Fit

DBB Fund Description

The PowerShares DB Base Metals Fund tracks an index of 3 base metal futures contracts. It selects contracts based on the shape of the futures curve to minimize contango.

DBB FactSet Analytics Insight

With 90% of segment assets AUM, DBB is theDBB is the clear segment breadwinner clear breadwinner, even if its $2M median volume and 12 bp spreads are unimpressive. DBB holds a basket of futures contracts as opposed to merely promising to track them, but also requires the receipt of a K-1 at year-end. DBB equally weights just 3 metals—aluminum, copper and zinc—which is two fewer than our benchmark. The exclusion of nickel and lead cuts out 16% of our production-weighted benchmark, and DBB's equal weighting of the three metals gives zinc a 24% bump and copper an 11% haircut. Although its 71 bp expense ratio isn't the segment's lowest, DBB is easily the cheapest round-trip option given trading costs. The fund's liquidity and size—rare here—make it our Analyst Pick.

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DBB Summary Data

01/05/07
Commodities Pool
0.32%
$288.73 M
$4.47 M
0.07%

DBB Portfolio Data

Futures
Optimized
Annually
3

DBB Index Data

DBIQ Optimum Yield Industrial Metals Index Total Return
Fixed
Fixed
S&P GSCI Industrial Metals

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  • 1 Year
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DBB Portfolio Management

0.32%
-0.82%
-0.30%
-1.33%

DBB Tax Exposures

27.84% / 27.84%
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Yes

DBB Fund Structure

Commodities Pool
No
N/A
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
Bats Book Viewer
TOP OF BOOK
SHARES/SIZEPRICE
ASKS6,00016.62
6,00016.61
11,30016.60
4,00016.59
3,10016.58
BIDS2,50016.57
8,70016.56
13,50016.55
50016.53
50016.52
LAST 10 TRADES
TIMEPRICESHARES
10:30:5616.56100
09:29:5216.5212
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Premium/Discount
Volume

DBB FactSet Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 03/28/17
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of DBB. DBB is rated a 5 out of 5.

DBB Tradability

275,029
$4.47 M
229,836
$3.75 M
0.07%
$0.01
0.04%
1.15% / -1.36%
None
100.00%
200,000
1.15
0.02%
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1,040
$16.26
5

DBB Performance Statistics

0.93
1.01
0.98
1.05
0.00%