BKLN - PowerShares Senior Loan ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
23.085
+0.017 (+0.072%)
As of 11:55AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close23.068
Open23.090
Bid23.080 x 37300
Ask23.090 x 23200
Day's Range23.080 - 23.100
52 Week Range22.960 - 23.320
Volume810,710
Avg. Volume4,482,880
Net Assets8.07B
NAV23.10
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield3.54%
YTD Return1.31%
Beta (3y)0.09
Expense Ratio (net)0.63%
Inception Date2011-03-03
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