PowerShares ETF Overview

PowerShares has 139 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets with total assets under management of $136.58 B and an average expense ratio of 0.49%.

The largest PowerShares ETF is the PowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ) with $60.92 B in assets. In the last 12 months, the best performing PowerShares ETF was the PowerShares Golden Dragon China Portfolio (PGJ) at 61.20%. 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


PXJPowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio18.42%
PSCEPowerShares S&P SmallCap Energy Portfolio17.45%
PGJPowerShares Golden Dragon China Portfolio14.95%
PXRPowershares Emerging Markets Infrastructure Portfolio13.90%
PXIPowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio13.71%


PUIPowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio-8.49%
PSRPowerShares Active US Real Estate Fund-5.22%
PSCUPowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio-3.51%
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio-3.27%
XMLVPowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio-1.18%

top creations

SPLVPowershares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio91.73
SPHBPowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio61.15
VRIGPowerShares Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio60.36
PGXPowerShares Preferred Portfolio59.20
PXHPowershares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Portfolio52.32

top redemptions

QQQPowerShares QQQ Trust-1,152.84
BKLNPowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio-258.71
VRPPowerShares Variable Rate Preferred Portfolio-103.26
PSPPowerShares Global Listed Private Equity Portfolio-62.34
KBWBPowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio-43.23


SPHBPowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio146.79%
VRIGPowerShares Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio29.30%
DWAQPowerShares DWA NASDAQ Momentum Portfolio28.67%
PSIPowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors Portfolio19.17%
DWASPowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio16.36%


PZIPowerShares Zacks Micro Cap Portfolio-28.28%
PSRPowerShares Active US Real Estate Fund-13.52%
IDLVPowerShares S&P International Developed Low Volatility ETF-12.38%
XSHDPowerShares S&P SmallCap High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio-12.27%
PXQPowerShares Dynamic Networking Portfolio-9.06%

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