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PSC - Principal U.S. Small Cap Index ETF

Stock Price: $45.13 USD 0.30 (0.66%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $1.33B
NAV $44.86
Expense Ratio 0.38%
PE Ratio 14.06
Beta (5Y) 1.33
Dividend (ttm) $0.49
Dividend Yield 1.09%
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 1, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $45.13
Previous Close $44.83
Change ($) 0.30
Change (%) 0.66%
Day's Open 44.90
Day's Range 44.88 - 45.22
Day's Volume 3,428
52-Week Range 22.01 - 46.65

Fund Description

The investment seeks investment results that closely correspond, before expenses, to the performance of the Nasdaq US Small Cap Select Leaders Index. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies that compose the index. The index uses a quantitative model designed to identify equity securities (including growth and value stock) of small-capitalization companies in the Nasdaq US Small Cap Index (the parent index) that exhibit potential for high degrees of value, quality growth, and strong momentum, while adjusting for liquidity and volatility.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
Large Cap
Region
North America
Inception Date
Sep 21, 2016
Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
PSC
Index Tracked
NASDAQ U.S. Small Cap Select Leaders Index

Top 10 Holdings

9.29% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Alliance Data SystemsADS1.19%
Spirit AeroSystemsSPR1.15%
Spirit AirlinesSAVE1.03%
Western Alliance BancorporationWAL0.99%
Affiliated Managers GroupAMG0.97%
TripAdvisorTRIP0.84%
Sterling BancorpSTL0.82%
J2 GlobalJCOM0.77%
MacerichMAC0.76%
Foot LockerFL0.75%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Apr 1, 2021$0.114961Apr 7, 2021
Dec 29, 2020$0.149Jan 4, 2021
Oct 1, 2020$0.113254Oct 6, 2020
Jul 1, 2020$0.113Jul 7, 2020
Apr 1, 2020$0.0783Apr 6, 2020
Dec 27, 2019$0.1499Jan 2, 2020
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