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 iShares Global Healthcare ETF (IXJ)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 5.45% Avg. Volume: 66,165
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index

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#12 iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (IHI)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 4.20% Avg. Volume: 106,263
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones U.S. Select Medical Equipment Index

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#13 PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Portfolio (PJP)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 7.67% Avg. Volume: 298,583
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dynamic Pharamaceuticals Intellidex Index

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#14 PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio (PBE)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 10.09% Avg. Volume: 175,898
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Intellidex Index

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

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 9.29% Avg. Volume: 47,778
Fees: 0.48% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones U.S. Select Pharmaceuticals Index

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

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 9.34% Avg. Volume: 286,137
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: NYSE ARCA Biotechnology Index

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Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares (CURE)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 13.17% Avg. Volume: 84,704
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): 4.43% Avg. Volume: 86,215
Fees: 0.12% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: MSCI USA IMI Health Care Index

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First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund (FXH)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 3.41% Avg. Volume: 398,040
Fees: 0.70% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: StrataQuant Health Care AlphaDEX Index

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PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio (PTH)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 1.97% Avg. Volume: 35,713
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: DWA Healthcare Technical Leaders Index

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Top Performing Health/Biotechnology Funds As of 04.22.2014

ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology (BIS)

Total Return: 22.36%

ProShares UltraShort Health Care (RXD)

Total Return: 2.91%

iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (IHF)

Total Return: 2.82%

ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology (BIB)

Total Return: 104.14%

Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares (CURE)

Total Return: 100.42%

ProShares Ultra Health Care (RXL)

Total Return: 61.57%

ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology (BIB)

Total Return: 67.23%

ProShares Ultra Health Care (RXL)

Total Return: 46.57%

PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Portfolio (PJP)

Total Return: 33.77%

* Annualized