SPLV - PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
+0.42 (+0.91%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close46.34
Bid44.85 x 100
Ask47.91 x 100
Day's Range46.33 - 46.90
52 Week Range43.38 - 49.36
Avg. Volume2,377,859
Net Assets6.93B
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
YTD Return-1.12%
Beta (3y)0.69
Expense Ratio (net)0.25%
Inception Date2011-05-05
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