Health & Biotech Equities ETFs

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Definitive List Of Health & Biotech Equities ETFs

This is a list of all US-traded ETFs that are currently included in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category by the ETF Database staff. Each ETF is placed in a single "best fit" ETFdb Category; if you want to browse ETFs with more flexible selection criteria, visit our screener. To see more information of the Health & Biotech Equities ETFs, click on one of the tabs above.

* Assets in thousands of U.S. Dollars. Assets and Average Volume as of 2014-10-29 20:19:03 UTC

Symbol Name Price Change Assets * ▼ Avg Vol YTD

Definitive Historical Return Data For Health & Biotech Equities ETFs

The following table displays sortable historical return data for all ETFs currently included in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category. For information on dividends, expenses, or technical indicators, click on one of the tabs above.

Symbol Name 1 Week 4 Week YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR +4.05% +4.03% +19.95% +25.35% +103.00% +154.94%
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology +5.21% +7.87% +28.22% +37.59% +192.01% +301.61%
VHT Health Care ETF +4.10% +4.51% +19.69% +25.35% +106.36% +164.27%
FXH Health Care AlphaDEX +3.69% +4.82% +20.39% +28.71% +112.35% +207.86%
IYH iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF +4.17% +4.35% +20.12% +25.32% +105.76% +159.36%
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund +5.42% +7.92% +41.20% +48.99% +169.09% +289.63%
PJP Dynamic Pharmaceuticals +5.23% +6.55% +25.76% +37.45% +154.36% +322.09%
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF +6.50% +10.19% +31.53% +37.40% +153.86% +268.95%
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare ETF +2.68% +0.95% +14.72% +19.05% +85.31% +126.70%
XPH SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF +4.18% +3.82% +24.37% +39.03% +128.34% +247.44%
IHE iShares U.S. Pharmaceuticals ETF +3.68% +3.28% +22.99% +31.79% +109.52% +203.17%
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF +4.34% +6.22% +14.44% +18.88% +77.12% +124.28%
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF +6.29% +8.70% +28.08% +35.11% +214.14% +271.04%
IHF iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF +2.19% +5.38% +18.99% +26.85% +91.50% +171.42%
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome +4.49% +7.51% +34.05% +37.20% +139.80% +227.61%
PPH Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF +1.86% -1.62% +18.05% +24.36% +90.65% +114.89%
RYH S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF +3.93% +5.21% +22.38% +28.46% +102.94% +175.34%
FHLC MSCI Health Care Index ETF +4.03% +4.45% +19.27% +25.01% n/a n/a
PSCH S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio +4.34% +7.72% +6.39% +12.41% +91.54% n/a
XHS SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF +2.12% +5.78% +17.78% +25.09% +93.69% n/a
PTH DWA Healthcare Momentum +4.08% +6.77% +10.08% +15.25% +83.47% +154.57%
IRY SPDR S&P International Health Care Sector ETF +1.05% -3.26% +7.10% +10.64% +60.99% +85.39%
XHE SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF +4.80% +7.91% +6.00% +10.88% +63.77% n/a
AXHE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Healthcare ETF -1.86% -2.58% +1.31% +19.88% +64.03% n/a
DRGS Global Big Pharma ETN +1.70% -0.96% +18.15% +32.33% +101.32% n/a

Definitive List Of Cheapest Health & Biotech Equities ETFs

The following table displays sortable expense ratio and commission free trading information for all ETFs currently included in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category.

Symbol Name ETFdb Category Inception ER Commission Free
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR Health & Biotech Equities 1998-12-16 0.16% Not Available
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology Health & Biotech Equities 2001-02-05 0.48% Not Available
VHT Health Care ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2004-01-26 0.14% Vanguard
FXH Health Care AlphaDEX Health & Biotech Equities 2007-05-08 0.70% Not Available
IYH iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2000-06-12 0.46% Not Available
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund Health & Biotech Equities 2006-06-19 0.60% Not Available
PJP Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Health & Biotech Equities 2005-06-23 0.63% Not Available
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2006-01-31 0.35% Not Available
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2001-11-13 0.48% Not Available
XPH SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2006-06-19 0.35% Not Available
IHE iShares U.S. Pharmaceuticals ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2006-05-01 0.46% Not Available
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2006-05-01 0.46% Not Available
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2011-12-20 0.35% Not Available
IHF iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2006-05-01 0.46% Not Available
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome Health & Biotech Equities 2005-06-23 0.63% Not Available
PPH Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2011-12-20 0.35% Not Available
RYH S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2006-11-01 0.40% Charles Schwab
FHLC MSCI Health Care Index ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2013-10-24 0.12% Fidelity
PSCH S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio Health & Biotech Equities 2010-04-07 0.29% Not Available
XHS SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2011-09-29 0.35% Not Available
PTH DWA Healthcare Momentum Health & Biotech Equities 2006-10-12 0.65% Not Available
IRY SPDR S&P International Health Care Sector ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2008-07-16 0.50% Not Available
XHE SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2011-01-26 0.35% Not Available
AXHE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Healthcare ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2010-07-13 0.48% Not Available
DRGS Global Big Pharma ETN Health & Biotech Equities 2011-10-24 0.60% Not Available

Definitive List Of Highest Yielding Health & Biotech Equities ETFs

The following table includes sortable dividend information on all ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category, including yield, dividend date, and beta.

Symbol Name Annual Dividend Rate Dividend Date Dividend Annual Dividend Yield % P/E Ratio Beta
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR $0.89 2014-09-19 $0.23 1.35% 17.23 -1.25
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology $0.45 2014-09-24 $0.05 0.15% 27.89 -1.64
VHT Health Care ETF $1.14 2013-12-20 $1.14 0.95% 19.19 -1.21
FXH Health Care AlphaDEX n/a 2013-06-21 $0.01 0.01% 18.62 -1.21
IYH iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF $1.45 2014-09-24 $0.36 1.06% 17.37 -1.20
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund n/a 2008-06-23 $0.27 0.00% 28.97 -1.48
PJP Dynamic Pharmaceuticals $0.29 2014-09-19 $0.08 0.44% 20.01 -1.27
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF $1.55 2014-09-19 $0.56 0.93% 29.64 -1.96
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare ETF $1.38 2014-06-24 $0.98 1.41% 17.59 -1.09
XPH SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF $1.93 2014-09-19 $0.24 1.79% 19.92 -1.33
IHE iShares U.S. Pharmaceuticals ETF $1.77 2014-09-24 $0.39 1.24% 17.82 -1.15
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF $0.63 2014-09-24 $0.16 0.60% 19.41 -1.14
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF $0.00 2013-12-23 $0.00 0.21% 30.23 -1.75
IHF iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF $0.19 2014-09-24 $0.04 0.18% 15.41 -1.20
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome $0.28 2014-09-19 $0.04 0.56% 25.61 -1.58
PPH Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF $1.03 2014-10-01 $0.20 1.65% 18.22 1.08
RYH S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF $0.61 2014-09-19 $0.14 0.46% 19.18 -1.15
FHLC MSCI Health Care Index ETF $0.30 2014-09-19 $0.09 0.97% n/a -1.19
PSCH S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio $0.04 2014-06-20 $0.03 0.07% 26.11 -1.13
XHS SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF $0.45 2014-09-19 $0.04 0.43% 17.22 -1.00
PTH DWA Healthcare Momentum $0.03 2013-12-20 $0.03 0.07% 18.32 -1.36
IRY SPDR S&P International Health Care Sector ETF $0.86 2014-09-19 $0.05 1.81% 18.64 0.78
XHE SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF $0.26 2014-09-19 $0.08 0.33% 23.01 -1.03
AXHE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Healthcare ETF $1.55 2013-12-18 $0.31 1.85% 18.47 2.48
DRGS Global Big Pharma ETN n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -1.60

Definitive List Of Health & Biotech Equities ETF Holdings

The following table includes basic holdings information for each ETF in the Health & Biotech Equities, including number of holdings and percentage of assets included in the top ten holdings. To see more detailed holdings information for any ETF, click the link in the right column.

Symbol Name # of Holdings % In Top 10 Complete
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR 56 54.94% View
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology 119 58.83% View
VHT Health Care ETF 309 46.18% View
FXH Health Care AlphaDEX 76 26.07% View
IYH iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF 113 51.16% View
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund 20 52.68% View
PJP Dynamic Pharmaceuticals 27 48.22% View
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF 84 15.23% View
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare ETF 97 45.36% View
XPH SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF 36 35.87% View
IHE iShares U.S. Pharmaceuticals ETF 42 58.38% View
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF 50 65.12% View
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF 26 71.63% View
IHF iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF 50 59.98% View
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome 31 47.61% View
PPH Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF 26 63.19% View
RYH S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF 56 19.19% View
FHLC MSCI Health Care Index ETF 291 46.12% View
PSCH S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio 69 32.71% View
XHS SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF 56 21.65% View
PTH DWA Healthcare Momentum 48 39.90% View
IRY SPDR S&P International Health Care Sector ETF 128 57.15% View
XHE SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF 66 19.56% View
AXHE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Healthcare ETF 88 66.83% View
DRGS Global Big Pharma ETN n/a n/a View

Guide To Health & Biotech Equities ETF Tax Rates

The following table displays sortable tax data for all ETFs currently included in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category. To see information on dividends, expenses, or technicals, click on one of the other tabs above.

Symbol Name ST Cap Gains Rate LT Cap Gains Rate Tax Form
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR 35% 15% 1099
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology 35% 15% 1099
VHT Health Care ETF 35% 15% 1099
FXH Health Care AlphaDEX 35% 15% 1099
IYH iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF 35% 15% 1099
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund 35% 15% 1099
PJP Dynamic Pharmaceuticals 35% 15% 1099
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF 35% 15% 1099
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare ETF 35% 15% 1099
XPH SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF 35% 15% 1099
IHE iShares U.S. Pharmaceuticals ETF 35% 15% 1099
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF 35% 15% 1099
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF 35% 15% 1099
IHF iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF 35% 15% 1099
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome 35% 15% 1099
PPH Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF 35% 15% 1099
RYH S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF 35% 15% 1099
FHLC MSCI Health Care Index ETF 35% 15% 1099
PSCH S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio 35% 15% 1099
XHS SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF 35% 15% 1099
PTH DWA Healthcare Momentum 35% 15% 1099
IRY SPDR S&P International Health Care Sector ETF 35% 15% 1099
XHE SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF 35% 15% 1099
AXHE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Healthcare ETF 35% 15% 1099
DRGS Global Big Pharma ETN 35% 15% 1099

Technical Indicators For Every Health & Biotech Equities ETF

The following table contains sortable technical indicators for all ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category. For more detailed technical metrics on any of these ETFs, click the "View" link in the right column.

Symbol Name Lower Bollinger Upper Bollinger Support 1 Resistance 1 RSI Advanced
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR $59.95 $66.52 $65.43 $66.06 61 View
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology $249.80 $294.68 $287.74 $293.68 62 View
VHT Health Care ETF $109.90 $122.10 $120.38 $121.52 61 View
FXH Health Care AlphaDEX $52.48 $58.49 $57.52 $58.20 61 View
IYH iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF $125.81 $140.08 $138.04 $139.27 62 View
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund $84.75 $98.18 $96.93 $98.41 65 View
PJP Dynamic Pharmaceuticals $59.66 $67.26 $66.52 $67.34 64 View
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF $142.77 $171.50 n/a n/a 62 View
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare ETF $90.88 $99.87 $97.29 $98.31 56 View
XPH SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF $99.83 $110.20 $108.24 $109.67 60 View
IHE iShares U.S. Pharmaceuticals ETF $132.12 $145.52 n/a n/a 61 View
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF $97.23 $106.22 $105.28 $106.12 61 View
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF $95.31 $114.72 $112.22 $114.53 64 View
IHF iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF $101.71 $111.70 $110.32 $111.42 59 View
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome $42.73 $49.89 $48.90 $49.80 63 View
PPH Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF $58.17 $64.21 $61.54 $62.10 51 View
RYH S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF $123.04 $135.77 $133.87 $135.33 62 View
FHLC MSCI Health Care Index ETF $28.59 $31.76 $31.28 $31.61 61 View
PSCH S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio $52.86 $58.33 $58.17 $59.06 65 View
XHS SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF $98.72 $106.69 $106.11 $107.20 61 View
PTH DWA Healthcare Momentum $46.10 $52.73 $51.65 $52.61 61 View
IRY SPDR S&P International Health Care Sector ETF $44.85 $48.99 $47.02 $47.57 47 View
XHE SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF $73.46 $80.27 $80.65 $80.94 65 View
AXHE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Healthcare ETF $84.31 $88.29 n/a n/a 50 View
DRGS Global Big Pharma ETN $45.66 $52.99 n/a n/a 54 View

Analyst Reports For Every Health & Biotech Equities ETF

The following table contains links to detailed analysis for each ETF in the Health & Biotech Equities. To see holdings, official fact sheets, or the ETF home page, click on the links below.

Symbol Name Fact Sheet ETF Holdings Chart ETF Home Page Head-To-Head
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR View View View View View
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology View View View View View
VHT Health Care ETF View View View View View
FXH Health Care AlphaDEX View View View View View
IYH iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF View View View View View
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund View View View View View
PJP Dynamic Pharmaceuticals View View View View View
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF View View View View View
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare ETF View View View View View
XPH SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF View View View View View
IHE iShares U.S. Pharmaceuticals ETF View View View View View
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF View View View View View
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF View View View View View
IHF iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF View View View View View
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome View View View View View
PPH Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF View View View View View
RYH S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF View View View View View
FHLC MSCI Health Care Index ETF View View View View View
PSCH S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio View View View View View
XHS SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF View View View View View
PTH DWA Healthcare Momentum View View View View View
IRY SPDR S&P International Health Care Sector ETF View View View View View
XHE SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF View View View View View
AXHE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Healthcare ETF View View View View View
DRGS Global Big Pharma ETN View View View View View

Analyst Ratings For Every Health & Biotech Equities ETF

The following table includes ETFdb Ratings for all ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities. The ETFdb Ratings are transparent, quant-based scores designed to assess the relative merits of potential investments. ETFs are ranked on up to six metrics, as well as an Overall Rating. Certain metrics are available only to ETFdb Pro members; sign up for a free 14-day trial for complete access

Symbol Liquidity Expenses Performance Volatility Dividend Concentration Realtime
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XLV
A+
A
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IBB
A
B
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VHT
A
A
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FXH
A
C
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IYH
B+
B
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FBT
A-
C+
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PJP
A-
C+
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XBI
A
A-
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IXJ
B+
B
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XPH
B
B+
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IHE
B
B
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IHI
B+
B+
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BBH
A-
A
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IHF
B+
B+
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PBE
B
C
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PPH
A-
A-
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RYH
C+
B-
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FHLC
n/a
A+
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PSCH
B-
A
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XHS
C+
A-
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PTH
B-
B-
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IRY
B-
B-
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XHE
C
A-
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AXHE
C
B+
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DRGS
C
C+
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