PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) (PUI) Jumps 0.42% on Nov 14

November 14, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Shares of PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) (NASDAQ:PUI) last traded at 29.38, representing a move of 0.42%, or 0.12 per share, on volume of 3,500 shares. After opening the trading day at 29.16, shares of PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) traded in a close range. PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) currently has a total float of 2.00 million shares and on average sees 6,397 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 24.12 and high of 29.49.

What’s Behind Germany’s Economic Growth?

Germany is one of the most influential economies in the world along with the US and Japan. Behind its success is a rich trade and commerce industry, particularly a thriving equity market. It is not easy for companies, including PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) to become part of this market. Like in any other nation, Germany lies in its own trading environment to succeed and stay at par with international economic giants. The German Stock Exchange plays an important role in this economic success.

Europe’s Thriving Giant

The German Stock Exchange, needless to say, is one of the best stock exchanges globally. And it gives its advantages to PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) as well. It is composed of multiple stock exchanges situated throughout Germany such as the BÖAG Börsen AG, which is the resulting union of the Hamburg Stock Exchange and the Hanover Stock Exchange; the Börse Berlin-Bremen, which is the resulting union of the Berlin Stock Exchange and the Börse Bremen; the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, which is the biggest of all the components; and the Stuttgart Stock Exchange, which is the second biggest German Stock Exchange component.

The Frankfurt Stock Exchange, facilitating the trade in Frankfurt, alone represents about 80% of the overall market valuation in Germany. It is owned and operated by Deutsche Börse.

A Powerful Trade Index

The Deutsche Aktien Xchange (DAX) 30 is the benchmark index in the country. It measures the top 30 companies listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange based on market valuation. That being said, the DAX 30 is a powerful indicator of the economy not just in Germany but also in the entire European region. Investors from across the world are looking for the reliable companies like PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) there.

The base value on the DAX 30 is 1,000, which has been the case since December 31, 1987. Index prices on the DAX 30 are calculated using XETRA, an electronic trading system. It has been in the works since June 18, 1999. In January 2006, the system began calculating index prices every second, providing accurate, real-time results.

The DAX 30 can be quoted either in terms of price or performance. The price index is commonly quoted internationally while the performance index is commonly quoted domestically.

Euro is the primary currency on the DAX 30. To trade, a margin of 2% and a minimum trading size of one index are required.

The DAX 30 had experienced its longest bullish period between 2003 and 2007. Having lasted for over 1,500 days, it is probably one of the longest bullish periods ever recorded by a benchmark index in history.

In 2009, the DAX 30 hit its all-time low of €3,580 after the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. It had nonetheless attained a major comeback in 2013 when it recorded its all-time high of €8,736, beating its peak level of €8,105.69 seen during its glory years.

In terms of performance, the DAX 30 had reached its highest level of 12,374.73 in April 2015. Its lowest level of 372.30 has not been seen in more than four decades.

Be it for long term or short term, investing in the German Stock Index is reasonable nowadays. And PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) is on demand there. With Germany’s position in the global economy, investors will surely enjoy high returns.

More notable recent PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) (NASDAQ:PUI) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “How To Invest In 2017: The 9 Best ETF Picks” on January 01, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “S&P High Income Infrastructure ETF: Misunderstood But Not Worthy Of The Death …” published on November 16, 2016, Seekingalpha.com published: “Unilever: 52-Week Low Play” on November 14, 2016. More interesting news about PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (ETF) (NASDAQ:PUI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Consumer Staples Momo ETF Is A Winning Smart Beta Selection In A Defensive Sector” published on September 24, 2015 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “20 Winning ETFs That Cut Through the Confusion” with publication date: August 03, 2017.

PowerShares Dynamic Utilities Portfolio is based on the Dynamic Utilities Intellidex Index (Index). The ETF has market cap of $57.29 million. The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks that comprise the Index. It has a 65.96 P/E ratio. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of the Dynamic Utilities Intellidex Index (Index).

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