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PowerShares Senior Loan ETF (BKLN)

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23.30-0.00 (-0.02%)
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Previous Close23.30
Bid0.00 x
Ask0.00 x
Day's Range23.28 - 23.31
52 Week Range22.96 - 23.46
Avg. Volume4,419,880
Net Assets9.38B
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
YTD Return0.81%
Beta (3y)0.14
Expense Ratio (net)0.64%
Inception Date2011-03-03
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  • Barrons.com2 days ago

    [$$] Bank-Loan Funds Are Looking Shakier

    Despite their many positive attributes, it’s getting easier to pick on bank loans. On the plus side, these securitized loans made to companies rated below investment grade—also known as leveraged loans or senior loans—offer floating rates, so yields should rise as the Federal Reserve boosts interest rates. Despite the Fed’s rate hikes, yields on bank loans have fallen as many companies have refinanced their debt at lower rates (see “The Hidden Risks of Bank-Loan Funds,” Feb. 11).

  • Barrons.com5 days ago

    Weaker Loan Terms Could Mean Lower Future Recoveries

    Leveraged loans, securities held in popular bank loan funds, have a lot going for them in the current environment -- they are floating rate, senior to bonds in a company's capital structure, and offer ...

  • Why Bank Loan ETFs Offer Yield Opportunity
    ETF.com18 days ago

    Why Bank Loan ETFs Offer Yield Opportunity

    This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today’s article features Gary Stringer, president and chief investment officer of Memphis, Tennessee-based Stringer Asser Management. We think bank loan ETFs offer an attractive risk/reward profile in this challenging fixed-income environment.