Media headlines about PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio (NASDAQ:PSL) have trended somewhat negative on Thursday, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio earned a daily sentiment score of -0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.0462975986762 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio traded up $0.49, reaching $71.52, during midday trading on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. 12,933 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 8,493. PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio has a 1 year low of $58.73 and a 1 year high of $71.56.

About PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio

PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples Sector Portfolio (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of the Dynamic Consumer Staples Sector Intellidex Index (the Index). The Fund will normally invest at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks of consumer staples companies.

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