PowerShares DB Agriculture Performance
Historical performance is a good guide for the future, but it is imperfect. Pay attention to a company's history, but be realistic about what you can project into the future.
DBA Total Returns Comparison
Here are PowerShares DB Agriculture's total returns compared to the market and some of its peers. High historical total returns are excellent - especially if you held the stock at the time - but returns can change direction quickly. To predict future performance, looking at the business is more important than looking at historic returns.
|1 month returns||YTD returns||1 year returns||3 year returns|
|PowerShares DB Agriculture||-1.24%||-11.77%||-14.49%||-18.77%|
|S&P 500 Total Return||2.67%||29.13%||30.90%||57.26%|
|PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking||1.96%||-7.33%||-7.69%||-2.33%|
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