| PowerShares S&P Small Cap Materials Portfolio is an open-end management investment company. The Fund seeks investment results that generally correspond (before fees and expenses) to the price and yield of the S&P SmallCap 600® Capped Materials Index. It concentrates its investments (i.e., invest 25% or more of the value of its total assets) in securities of issuers in any one industry or group of industries only to the extent that the underlying index reflects a concentration in that industry or group of industries. As of Oct 31 2013, the Fund's total assets were $22,241,949 and the Fund's investment portfolio was valued at $18,148,340. We show 1 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of PSCM's shares outstanding history.|
Understanding the changing numbers of PSCM shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like PSCM versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching PSCM by allowing them to research PSCM shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.