Description: The PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples Sector Portfolio ("Fund") seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the Fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the Dynamic Consumer Staples Sector Intellidex Index (the "Underlying Intellidex"). The Underlying Intellidex is comprised of stocks of 60 U.S. consumer staples companies. These are companies that are principally engaged in the businesses of providing consumer goods and services that have non-cyclical characteristics, including tobacco, textiles, food and beverage, and non-discretionary retail. The Underlying Intellidex methodology is designed to objectively identify those stocks within a particular market segment that have the greatest potential for capital appreciation. The methodology evaluates companies quarterly, based on a variety of criteria, including fundamental growth, stock valuation, investments and risk factors, and then ranks and sorts them based on their cumulative scores. The Fund will normally invest at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks of consumer staples companies. The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks that comprise the Underlying Intellidex.
|MDLZ||Mondelez International Inc. Cl A||2.62%|
|HSY||Hershey Foods Corp.||2.58%|
|RAI||Reynolds American Inc||2.58%|
|COST||Costco Wholesale Corp.||2.52%|
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