Invesco PowerShares, a leading provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced today that five existing portfolios will undergo index and name changes effective June 30, 2010. The following five ETF portfolios are affected by this change. The corresponding ticker symbols will remain the same.
- PowerShares Autonomic Growth NFA Global Asset (PTO)
- PowerShares Autonomic Balanced Growth NFA Global Asset (PAO)
- PowerShares Autonomic Balanced NFA Global Asset (PCA)
- PowerShares Value Line Timeliness Select (PIV)
- PowerShares Value Line Industry Rotation (PYH)
“As an innovative leader in the ETF industry, we are continually looking for ways to improve our product lineup,” said Ben Fulton, Invesco PowerShares managing director of global ETFs. “We believe the new indexes will better align the portfolios with the changing investment landscape, provide investors with the potential for improved risk-adjusted returns, and position our family of ETFs for continued growth.”
The new portfolio names and indexes for the five ETFs are listed below.
|Former Portfolio Name||New Portfolio Name||Former Index||New Index|
|PowerShares Autonomic Growth NFA Global Asset Portfolio||PowerShares Ibbotson Alternative Completion Portfolio||New Frontier Global Dynamic Growth Index||Ibbotson Alternative Completion Index™|
|PowerShares Autonomic Balanced Growth NFA Global Asset Portfolio||PowerShares RiverFront Tactical Balanced Growth Portfolio||New Frontier Global Dynamic Balanced Growth Index||RiverFront Global Tactical Balanced Growth Index™|
|PowerShares Autonomic Balanced NFA Global Asset Portfolio||PowerShares RiverFront Tactical Growth & Income Portfolio||New Frontier Global Dynamic Balanced Index||RiverFront Global Tactical Balanced Growth & Income Index™|
|PowerShares Value Line Timeliness Select Portfolio||PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio||Value Line Timeliness Select Index||S&P 500® High Quality Rankings Index|
|PowerShares Value Line Industry Rotation Portfolio||PowerShares Morningstar StockInvestor Core Portfolio||Value Line Industry Rotation Index||Morningstar StockInvestor Core Index|
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