Are Buyback ETFs Worth Buying? [PowerShare Buyback Achievers Fund (ETF), AdvisorShares Trust]

etfsLawrence Meyers: I am of a split opinion when it comes to stock buybacks. When a company has excess cash, it can either plow it back into the company to grow the business, buy back stock to make each dollar of net income worth more to shareholders, or pay a dividend.
NYSE:PKW April 20, 2015 4:52pm

AdvisorShares TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (TTFS) Earns Five-Star Morningstar Rating

AdvisorsharesAdvisorShares, a leading sponsor of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced today that the AdvisorShares TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (NYSE Arca: TTFS) has received a Five-Star Morningstar Rating™ for both its three-year
NYSE:TTFS November 6, 2014 2:10pm

Share Buybacks Are One Great Market Signal [Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Apple Inc., DST Systems, Inc.]

warren buffetIn the first four months of this year, U.S. companies bought back $255 billion worth of their own shares. That is no small sum, but it is significantly less than the $355 billion worth they purchased in the same period last year. The declining pace of buybacks has some
NYSE:PKW May 14, 2014 10:35am

Alpha Is Difficult To Achieve But Not Hard To Find

AdvisorsharesAlpha may be difficult to achieve but it is not hard to find as investors navigate opportunities for better risk-adjusted returns in any market environment. AdvisorShares, a leading provider of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs)

NYSE:AADR November 26, 2013 1:24pm

Five Best Performing Active ETFs

fiveThanks to continued bullish trend in the U.S. financial markets, 2013 has been the banner year for investors as they continue to pour money into equities and equity-related ETFs. Though there are winners in every corner of the equity ETF space,
NYSE:FWDD November 20, 2013 5:59pm

How To Avoid The Worst Style ETFs

ETFsDavid Trainer: Picking from the multitude of style ETFs is a daunting task. There are as many as 45 in any given style and at least 230 ETFs across all styles.
NYSE:FAB November 19, 2013 5:29pm

Profit From Share Buybacks With This ETF

ETFs: In the fourth quarter of 2012, companies on key stock indices purchased $93.8 billion worth of their own shares back from investors. This represented an increase of 9.6% compared to the same period in the prior year.
NYSE:TTFS May 10, 2013 1:00pm

How The Buyback ETF Continues To Beat The Market

ETFsNeena Mishra: Dividend ETFs have been one of the hot spots in the ETF world, as yield-starved investors continue to favor ETFs that provide not only steady source of income but also potential for capital appreciation.
NYSE:PKW April 11, 2013 4:14pm

Generate Alpha With These 3 Outperforming ETFs (PXLG, TTFS, PWC)

Eric Dutram: Despite some recent weakness in the stock markets, investors have seen a pretty good year overall with broad benchmarks like the S&P 500 gaining considerably in the year-to-date time frame. In fact, the S&P 500 is actually up over 10.8% since the start of January
NYSE:PWC December 12, 2012 12:12pm

3 Overlooked Active ETFs (ONEF, TTFS, PMA, VEA, IWB)

Eric Dutram: Actively managed ETFs are gaining in popularity as of late with several new product launches in the category. The recent entry of more AdvisorShares funds, the entrant of State Street into the mix, and yet another PIMCO launch have underscored
NYSE:ONEF July 13, 2012 12:57pm

Five ETF Plays For Doomsday Predictions (TBT, DENT, AMJ, TIP, UUP, IDU, TTFS, GSY)

Stoyan Bojinov: Investors have seemingly brushed aside looming debt woes on both sides of the Atlantic ocean as improving growth expectations have helped pave the way higher for equity markets around the globe. Bullish momentum has undoubtedly prevailed on Wall Street thus far in 2012, although many are

NYSE:AMJ April 4, 2012 4:52pm

AdvisorShares To Begin Trading The TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (TTFS) Wednesday, October 5th

AdvisorShares will begin trading its new “TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF” (NYSE:TTFS) Wednesday, October 5, 2011. The TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (the “Fund”) seeks to generate long-term returns in excess of the total return of the Russell 3000 Index, with less volatility than the Index.
FUND LAUNCH October 4, 2011 12:23pm

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