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): 1.42% Avg. Volume: 63,203
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): 3.09% Avg. Volume: 116,372
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): 0.43% Avg. Volume: 315,975
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): 2.81% Avg. Volume: 178,628
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): 1.86% Avg. Volume: 49,981
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): 1.46% Avg. Volume: 264,586
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): 0.64% Avg. Volume: 89,063
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): 0.37% Avg. Volume: 91,145
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): 0.10% Avg. Volume: 376,073
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): 9.79% Avg. Volume: 38,466
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: DWA Healthcare Technical Leaders Index

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Top Performing Health/Biotechnology Funds As of 03.05.2014

Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares (CURE)

Total Return: 19.11%

ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology (BIB)

Total Return: 15.09%

ProShares Ultra Health Care (RXL)

Total Return: 12.31%

ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology (BIB)

Total Return: 202.36%

Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares (CURE)

Total Return: 150.08%

ProShares Ultra Health Care (RXL)

Total Return: 89.95%

ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology (BIB)

Total Return: 87.66%

ProShares Ultra Health Care (RXL)

Total Return: 50.36%

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund (IBB)

Total Return: 41.13%

* Annualized