PowerShares ETF Overview

PowerShares has 139 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets with total assets under management of $144.08 B and an average expense ratio of 0.49%.

The largest PowerShares ETF is the PowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ) with $68.27 B in assets. In the last 12 months, the best performing PowerShares ETF was the PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio (PTH) at 48.64%. The most-recent ETF launched by PowerShares was the PowerShares PureBeta U.S. Aggregate Bond Portfolio (PBND) in September 2017.

PowerShares offers ETFs in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity
  • Alternatives
  • Asset Allocation


PSCHPowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio7.36%
PSIPowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors Portfolio6.16%
PTFPowerShares DWA Technology Momentum Portfolio5.89%
PBSMPowerShares PureBeta MSCI U.S.A Small Cap Portfolio5.84%
PNQIPowerShares NASDAQ Internet Portfolio5.49%


PSCEPowerShares S&P SmallCap Energy Portfolio-4.53%
PSAUPowerShares Global Gold & Precious Metals Portfolio-4.28%
PKBPowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction Portfolio-4.08%
PXRPowershares Emerging Markets Infrastructure Portfolio-3.69%
PIDPowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio-3.60%

top creations

PCYPowershares Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio150.77
PPAPowerShares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio50.89
PRFZPowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio44.59
PGHYPowerShares Global Short Term High Yield Bond Portfolio42.88
PXFPowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-US Portfolio33.34

top redemptions

QQQPowerShares QQQ Trust-502.23
SPLVPowershares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio-431.36
PHBPowershares Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond Portfolio-151.67
BKLNPowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio-136.51
PEYPowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio-64.20


SPMOPowerShares S&P 500 Momentum Portfolio59.77%
IDHDPowerShares S&P International Developed High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio35.10%
PSLPowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio20.39%
PXQPowerShares Dynamic Networking Portfolio20.25%
PBSPowerShares Dynamic Media Portfolio20.15%


XSHQPowerShares S&P SmallCap Quality Portfolio-30.01%
PXJPowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio-25.66%
PKBPowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction Portfolio-10.97%
DWINPowerShares DWA Tactical Multi-Asset Income Portfolio-10.05%
PHBPowershares Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond Portfolio-9.57%

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