ProShares Pet Care ETF (PAWZ)

BATS: PAWZ · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.31 (-0.60%)
Feb 28, 2024, 10:00 AM EST - Market open
Assets $82.91M
Expense Ratio 0.50%
PE Ratio 30.83
Shares Out 1.48M
Dividend (ttm) $0.23
Dividend Yield 0.44%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 20, 2023
Payout Ratio 13.64%
1-Year Return +1.90%
Volume 757
Open 51.83
Previous Close 52.20
Day's Range 51.83 - 51.89
52-Week Low 41.66
52-Week High 53.24
Beta 0.97
Holdings 28
Inception Date Nov 5, 2018

About PAWZ

Fund Home Page

The ProShares Pet Care ETF (PAWZ) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the FactSet Pet Care index. The fund tracks a tier-weighted index of global equities related to pet ownership. PAWZ was launched on Nov 5, 2018 and is issued by ProShares.

Asset Class Equity
Category Miscellaneous Sector
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol PAWZ
ETF Provider ProShares
Index Tracked FactSet Pet Care Index

Top 10 Holdings

70.79% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Freshpet, Inc. FRPT 12.55%
Zoetis Inc. ZTS 10.22%
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. IDXX 10.18%
Chewy, Inc. CHWY 8.43%
Merck & Co., Inc. MRK 4.69%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 20, 2023 $0.0539 Dec 28, 2023
Sep 20, 2023 $0.09117 Sep 27, 2023
Jun 21, 2023 $0.04762 Jun 28, 2023
Mar 22, 2023 $0.03696 Mar 29, 2023
Dec 22, 2022 $0.10993 Dec 30, 2022
Sep 21, 2022 $0.05789 Sep 28, 2022
Full Dividend History


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