Each quarter the PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Indexes are rebalanced; the stocks with strong relative strength stay in the index and those that have deteriorated are replaced. The tables below show where we are overweight and underweight compared to their benchmarks this quarter.
YTD Performance is shown below:
DWAS, the newest member of the Technical Leaders family, began trading on July 19, 2012. It has also had favorable performance (7/19/12 – 9/30/12): PowerShares DWA Small-Cap Technical Leaders ETF (DWAS) is +5.83% while the S&P 600 Small Cap Index (SML) is +4.21% over that time.
See www.powershares.com for more information. A list of all holdings for the trailing 12 months is available upon request. Performance shown is price return only.