PKB - PowerShares Dynamic Building & Const ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
32.24
-0.09 (-0.28%)
At close: 3:59PM EST
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Previous Close32.33
Open32.40
Bid29.24 x 200
Ask33.16 x 2000
Day's Range32.18 - 32.68
52 Week Range28.01 - 36.44
Volume65,434
Avg. Volume69,868
Net Assets386.74M
NAV34.38
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.17%
YTD Return-0.92%
Beta (3y)0.89
Expense Ratio (net)0.63%
Inception Date2005-10-26
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  • Increasing Building Permits Are Positive Sign for Economy
    Market Realist21 hours ago

    Increasing Building Permits Are Positive Sign for Economy

    An increasing number of building permits is a sign of future construction (ITB) activity, which could lead to higher employment and economic output. As per the latest report in January, housing units (XHB) authorized by building permits were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.4 million, an increase of 7.4% from the revised December reading of 1.3 million units. In a reversal of the recent trend, multi-unit (apartments) building permits have increased more than single-family permits.

  • Surprise Uptick in Housing Starts Is Positive Sign for Industry
    Market Realist22 hours ago

    Surprise Uptick in Housing Starts Is Positive Sign for Industry

    Speculation about housing market normalization after the hurricane-related surge seems unfounded after the January housing starts beat all expectations. Housing starts increased 9.7% in January. The US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have reported housing starts for January at 1.33 million, a sharp increase from the revised December reading of 1.21 million.

  • Why American Homebuilders Are Confident about Industry
    Market Realistyesterday

    Why American Homebuilders Are Confident about Industry

    The National Association of Home Builders (or NAHB) consists of 700 state and local associations of home builders (REM), real estate sales and marketing professionals, and remodelers. The Housing Market Index (or HMI) is based on a monthly survey of its members. The survey mostly relates to builders in the single-family housing market (ITB) and asks its participants to rate the current conditions and expected conditions in the next six months as “good,” “fair,” or “poor.” The report also rates traffic from prospective buyers as “high to very high,” “average,” or “low to very low” for new homes.

  • Solid Data Drives Housing Stocks and ETFs Higher
    Zacks3 days ago

    Solid Data Drives Housing Stocks and ETFs Higher

    The upbeat data has spread optimism in the homebuilding space, propelling stocks and ETFs higher.

  • Why Building Permits Plateaued in December
    Market Realist22 days ago

    Why Building Permits Plateaued in December

    What Boosted the Leading Economic Index in 2017? The Conference Board uses the number of building permits issued as one of the constituents of its LEI (Leading Economic Index) model. The number of building permits is a forward indicator of economic activity in the housing and construction (PKB) industry.

  • Why Building Permits Didn’t Change in December
    Market Realist28 days ago

    Why Building Permits Didn’t Change in December

    The US housing industry’s (REM) health can be accessed by observing changes in the number of permits issued each month. An increase in the number of building permits is considered to be a positive sign for the housing sector (ITB). The time lag between issuing the permit and construction starting makes the indicator have a lower predictive power compared to housing starts.

  • Housing Starts Were Lower in December
    Market Realist28 days ago

    Housing Starts Were Lower in December

    The storm-related surge in housing starts in the southern region seems to be subsiding after the hurricanes. The housing starts for December fell 8.2% and are 6% lower compared to 2016. The US Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development reported the housing starts in December at 1.192 million—a minor drop from the revised November reading of 1.299 million.

  • How Confident Are Homebuilders at the Beginning of 2018?
    Market Realist28 days ago

    How Confident Are Homebuilders at the Beginning of 2018?

    The NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) is an association that consists of 700 state and local associations of homebuilders (REM), real estate sales and marketing professionals, and remodelers. For the last 30 years, the NAHB has been conducting a monthly survey of its members. The NAHB constructs the HMI (housing market index) for the US housing market.

  • Will Rising Home Prices Hurt Housing ETFs in 2018?
    Zacks29 days ago

    Will Rising Home Prices Hurt Housing ETFs in 2018?

    Will rising home prices and higher yields block the smooth journey of housing ETFs in 2018?

  • MarketWatchlast month

    Owning a home can give you a place to hide from a bear market for stocks

    Residential real estate typically holds its value when stocks slump, writes Mark Hulbert.

  • Strong Holiday Retail Sales: 3 ETF & Stock Picks
    Zackslast month

    Strong Holiday Retail Sales: 3 ETF & Stock Picks

    Retail sales remained extremely steady in November and December and put these ETFs and stocks in focus.

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    Building Permits Fall in November: Should We Worry?

    The number of building permits issued each month is a constituent of the Conference Board LEI (Leading Economic Index). The construction and housing industry (PKB) is a major job provider in the economy,…...

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    Housing Market: Builders’ Confidence Reaches an 18-Year High

    For November, the NAHB Housing Market Index was reported as 74—an increase of five from October and an 18-year high.

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    Should Investors Be Concerned about Fewer Building Permits?

    In November 2017, housing units (XHB) authorized by building permits were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.298 million—a decrease of 1.4% from October.

  • Will Tax Reform Help or Hurt Housing ETFs?
    Zacks2 months ago

    Will Tax Reform Help or Hurt Housing ETFs?

    Will Housing ETFs take a hit from the tax reform or go higher on strong outlook and confidence?

  • Sector ETFs to Win on Strong November Job Data
    Zacks2 months ago

    Sector ETFs to Win on Strong November Job Data

    These sector ETFs may win over the medium-term on decent job growth.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    Why a Rise in October Building Permits Is a Good Sign for the US Economy

    In October 2017, the number of building permits totaled ~1.3 million permits, a sizeable increase from the September reading of ~1.2 million permits.

  • Housing ETFs to Buy in 2018
    Zacks3 months ago

    Housing ETFs to Buy in 2018

    Here's why housing ETFs could excel in 2018.

  • Homebuilder ETFs in Focus on Upbeat Data
    Zacks3 months ago

    Homebuilder ETFs in Focus on Upbeat Data

    The U.S. housing market gained momentum in October on rebuilding efforts after successive hurricanes.

  • What Lies Ahead for Housing ETFs?
    Zacks3 months ago

    What Lies Ahead for Housing ETFs?

    Take a look at these ETFs that are poised to gain from the upswing in the housing market.

  • Winners & Loser of Trump's Tax Reform
    Zacks4 months ago

    Winners & Loser of Trump's Tax Reform

    Republicans propose tax reform bill. These ETFs could benefit or lose if the bill is enacted.

  • Retail Sales Rebound: 4 ETF & Stock Picks
    Zacks4 months ago

    Retail Sales Rebound: 4 ETF & Stock Picks

    Bet on these ETFs and stocks as retail sales recoil in September from previous months' sluggishness.

  • Market Realist5 months ago

    How Trump’s Tax Reforms Could Impact the US Economy

    The path to President Trump's tax reform plan could be troubled by the prospect of a ballooning deficit because the plan offers generous tax cuts.

  • 5 ETFs to Buy on 13-Year High Manufacturing Activity
    Zacks5 months ago

    5 ETFs to Buy on 13-Year High Manufacturing Activity

    Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector is at a 13-year high. Cash in on the trend with these ETFs.

  • Top ETF Stories of Third Quarter
    Zacks5 months ago

    Top ETF Stories of Third Quarter

    Inside the top ETF stories of the third quarter.