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  • pattonjim95 pattonjim95 Sep 12, 2013 3:29 PM Flag

    OT: Slugger

    A while back you said you were looking at water as a possible investing area. I'm trying to get a handle on ZWI and I am coming up zero across the board as far as info goes. Have you looked at the index at all?
    Jim Long and calm

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    • MWA is what I picked up .. not sure how it has done.... I should take a look..

    • I'll take a look ... I put something in my IRA, don't remember what to see what it was.

    • A pair of Palisades indexes, for example, are behind two water-focused ETFs from Invesco PowerShares
      Index Components as of: 12/01/11 (ZWI)
      Company Name Symbol % Weighting

      Pall Corp PLL 4.86%
      Aecom Technology Corp ACM 4.82%
      Urs Corp URS 4.80%
      Tetra Tech Inc TTEK 4.63%
      Pentair, Inc PNR 4.43%
      Flowserve Corp FLS 4.35%
      Watts Water Technologies'a' WTS 4.22%
      Valmont Industries Inc. VMI 4.13%
      Roper Industries Inc ROP 4.09%
      Franklin Electric FELE 4.06%
      Calgon Carbon CCC 4.00%
      Lindsay Corp LNN 3.96%
      N.A. AEGN 3.66%
      Danaher Corp DHR 3.61%
      Idex Corp IEX 3.49%
      Veolia Environnement VE 3.47%
      Layne Christensen Co. LAYN 3.41%
      Gorman-Rupp GRC 3.39%
      Itron Inc ITRI 3.37%
      Northwest Pipe NWPX 3.11%
      Badger Meter Inc BMI 3.03%
      Mueller Water Products Inc MWA 2.68%
      Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo SBS 2.27%
      N.A. XYL 2.20%
      Amer States Water AWR 2.07%
      Amer Water Works AWK 2.04%
      Aqua America WTR 2.02%
      Consolidated Water Co. Inc. CWCO 1.92%

      OTHER ETF's
      The lineup, designed to track companies that create products to conserve and purify water for domestic, commercial and industrial use, includes:
      Nasdaq OMX Global Water Index (symbol: GRNWATERL)
      Nasdaq OMX Global Water Total Return Index (symbol: GRNWATERLX)
      Nasdaq OMX US Water Index (symbol: GRNWATUSL)
      Nasdaq OMX US Water Total Return Index (symbol: GRNWATUSLX

      One, the PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio (NYSEArca: PHO), was launched in 2005 and now has more than $1.19 billion in assets. PHO is a U.S.-focused portfolio of water companies, while the PowerShares Global Water Portfolio (NYSEArca: PIO), launched in 2007, casts a wider net around the world.

      PIO followed Guggenheim’s S&P Global Water Index ETF (NYSEArca: CGW), but has gathered more assets than CGW, despite the fact that that PIO has a higher annual exp