PBE vs. FBT ETF Comparison

Comparison of PowerShares Dynamic Biotech & Genome (PBE) to First Trust Amex Biotech Index Fund (FBT)
PBE

PowerShares Dynamic Biotech & Genome

PBE Description

The PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio (Fund) is based on the Dynamic Biotech & Genome IntellidexSM Index (Intellidex Index). The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks that comprise the Index. The Intellidex Index is designed to provide capital appreciation by thoroughly evaluating companies based on a variety of investment merit criteria, including price momentum, earnings momentum, quality, management action, and value. The Underlying Intellidex Index is comprised of common stocks of 30 US biotechnology and genome companies. These are companies that are principally engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing and distribution of various biotechnological products, services and processes and companies that benefit significantly from scientific and technological advances biotechnology and genetic engineering and reseach. The Fund and the Index are rebalanced and reconstituted quarterly in February, May, August and November.

Grade (RS Rating)

Last Trade

$75.54

Average Daily Volume

8,623

Number of Holdings *

30

* may have additional holdings in another (foreign) market
FBT

First Trust Amex Biotech Index Fund

FBT Description The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services. The fund is non-diversified.

Grade (RS Rating)

Last Trade

$162.46

Average Daily Volume

97,102

Number of Holdings *

30

* may have additional holdings in another (foreign) market
Performance
PBE FBT
30 Days 0.92% -0.82%
60 Days -7.89% -10.98%
90 Days -0.79% -7.85%
12 Months 54.09% 14.95%
10 Overlapping Holdings
Grade Symbol Weight in PBE Weight in FBT Overlap
D ALKS 2.71% 3.13% 2.71%
B ALXN 5.11% 3.63% 3.63%
B AMGN 5.51% 3.7% 3.7%
F BMRN 4.86% 3.47% 3.47%
F FGEN 1.05% 1.6% 1.05%
D ILMN 4.6% 3.95% 3.95%
C QGEN 5.19% 3.55% 3.55%
F SGEN 4.89% 2.86% 2.86%
B TECH 5.64% 4.28% 4.28%
B UTHR 3.29% 4.27% 3.29%
PBE Overweight 20 Positions Relative to FBT
Grade Symbol Weight
C CTLT 4.86%
B FPRX 4.55%
C NTLA 3.52%
B VCEL 3.48%
B IRWD 3.17%
D PACB 2.98%
F SGMO 2.79%
D BPMC 2.71%
F OPK 2.68%
D MYGN 2.61%
B DRNA 2.59%
C CDNA 2.55%
D VCYT 2.52%
C HALO 2.47%
D XNCR 2.47%
D PGEN 2.36%
D FLGT 2.3%
F EBS 2.24%
D ARWR 2.15%
D MNKD 2.13%
PBE Underweight 20 Positions Relative to FBT
Grade Symbol Weight
B AGIO -4.26%
F NKTR -4.17%
A CRL -4.1%
B IQV -4.0%
C GILD -3.78%
B EXEL -3.62%
D BIIB -3.54%
C VRTX -3.43%
C GRFS -3.41%
C REGN -3.38%
C INCY -3.28%
D EXAS -3.24%
F NBIX -3.17%
F ALNY -3.15%
F ICPT -3.13%
F SRPT -2.91%
F RARE -2.84%
F IONS -2.56%
F BLUE -2.1%
F ACAD -1.42%
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