Best Fit Health/Biotechnology Funds

ETFs in the health and biotechnology sector invest in stocks of the companies involved in providing healthcare services and technological development. Typically, this sector is seen as more defensive rather than cyclical.

All ranked ETFs meet our Best Fit criteria.

#11 PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio (PBE)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 14.99% Avg. Volume: 54,575
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Intellidex Index

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#12 iShares U.S. Pharmaceuticals ETF (IHE)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 13.16% Avg. Volume: 20,843
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones U.S. Select Pharmaceuticals Index

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#13 First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 16.65% Avg. Volume: 110,678
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: NYSE ARCA Biotechnology Index

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#14 First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund (FXH)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 10.88% Avg. Volume: 332,248
Fees: 0.70% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: StrataQuant Health Care AlphaDEX Index

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Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares (CURE)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 31.33% Avg. Volume: 48,752
Fees: 0.95% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Health Care Select Sector Index

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Fidelity MSCI Health Care Index ETF (FHLC)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 10.04% Avg. Volume: 95,468
Fees: 0.12% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: MSCI USA IMI Health Care Index

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iShares Global Healthcare ETF (IXJ)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 10.50% Avg. Volume: 58,155
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index

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Market Vectors Biotech ETF (BBH)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 6.99% Avg. Volume: 82,421
Fees: 0.35% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Market Vectors US Listed Biotech 25 Index

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Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF (PPH)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 17.57% Avg. Volume: 73,328
Fees: 0.35% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Market Vectors US Listed Pharmaceutical 25 Index

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PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio (PTH)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 0.34% Avg. Volume: 8,772
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: DWA Healthcare Technical Leaders Index

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Top Performing Health/Biotechnology Funds As of 07.03.2014

Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares (CURE)

Total Return: 8.36%

ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology (BIB)

Total Return: 8.17%

iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (IHF)

Total Return: 6.41%

Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares (CURE)

Total Return: 86.30%

ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology (BIB)

Total Return: 65.81%

ProShares Ultra Health Care (RXL)

Total Return: 52.42%

ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology (BIB)

Total Return: 58.65%

ProShares Ultra Health Care (RXL)

Total Return: 40.25%

PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Portfolio (PJP)

Total Return: 31.14%

* Annualized