Gaining Insight With A Buyback ETF (NYSE: PKW) | Benzinga

“Share buybacks, along with dividends, are considered shareholder rewards, but there is additional insight to be gained from companies’ repurchase efforts. Several exchange-traded funds, in some form or fashion, focus on companies that are prodigious re-purchasers of their own shares, including the PowerShares BuyBack Achievers Portfolio”…

Read the full article at Benzinga right here: Gaining Insight With A Buyback ETF (NYSE: PKW) | Benzinga

Smart Beta ETFs Don’t Have to Be Complex to Do Their Job | ETF Trends

…”Smart beta is a subset of passive indices that depart from the standard market capitalization weighting methodology to achieve a particular objective, like generating excess returns, mitigating volatility or improving diversification. Nevertheless, smart beta, like traditional beta indexing, are constructed according to a consistent set of rules and are transparent.”…

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XLE Breakout – Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLE) | Seeking Alpha

Summary

  • XLE has broken out of a downtrend that began in late 2016.
  • With crude oil potentially breaking out of its downtrend, the upside for XLE could be substantial.
  • I see XLE as relatively undervalued to crude oil, and plan to remain long if crude oil confirms its upward move.

Read the full article at Seeking Alpha right here: XLE Breakout – Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLE) | Seeking Alpha 

PowerShare Buyback Achievers Fund (PKW): Discover Hidden Value | ETF Daily News

Why Buybacks Are An Important Factor To Consider For ETFs (PKW)

“I believe that share buybacks can be another helpful tool — when a company’s management team reduces the number of shares outstanding, it is signaling to the market that a stock is trading inexpensively to its intrinsic value….”

Read the full article at ETF Daily News right here: PowerShare Buyback Achievers Fund (ETF)(NASDAQ:PKW): Discover Hidden Value | ETF Daily News