Biotechnology ETF List

Click on the tabs below to see more information on Biotechnology ETFs, including historical performance, dividends, holdings, expense ratios, technical indicators, analysts reports and more. Click on an ETF ticker or name to go to its detail page, for in-depth news, financial data and graphs. By default the list is ordered by descending total market capitalization. Note that ETFs are usually tagged by ETFdb analysts as more than one type; for example, an inverse gold ETF may be tagged as "inverse" and as "gold" and as "commodity".

Note that the table below may include leveraged and inverse ETFs. Exclude Leveraged and Inverse ETFs

As of .

Top 10 ETFs are highlighted in green.

ETF Overview

This is a list of all of the Biotechnology ETFs traded in the USA which are currently tagged by ETF Database. Please note that the list may not contain newly issued ETFs. If you're looking for a more simplified way to browse and compare ETFs, you may want to visit our ETFdb Categories, which categorize every ETF in a single "best fit" category.

* Assets in thousands of U.S. Dollars. Assets and Average Volume as of 10/24/2014

Symbol Name Price Change Assets * ▼ Avg Vol YTD

ETF Returns

This page includes historical return information for all Biotechnology ETFs listed on U.S. exchanges that are currently tracked by ETF Database.

Symbol Name 1 Week 4 Week YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology +8.82% +4.47% +27.40% +36.90% +199.10% +281.61%
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund +7.36% +3.76% +39.09% +46.99% +177.61% +261.73%
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF +7.14% +5.40% +29.68% +35.57% +161.48% +242.93%
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF +9.85% +4.44% +26.32% +34.35% +217.69% +254.67%
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome +7.16% +3.99% +32.50% +36.78% +146.80% +206.71%
BIB Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology +18.18% +8.37% +52.93% +74.19% +655.67% n/a
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology -16.27% -10.09% -48.64% -56.65% -93.48% n/a

ETF Expenses

The following table includes expense data and other descriptive information for all Biotechnology ETFs listed on U.S. exchanges that are currently tracked by ETF Database. In addition to expense ratio and issuer information, this table displays platforms that offer commission-free trading for certain ETFs.

Clicking on any of the links in the table below will provide additional descriptive and quantitative information on Biotechnology ETFs.

Symbol Name ETFdb Category Inception ER Commission Free
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology Health & Biotech Equities 2001-02-05 0.48% Not Available
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund Health & Biotech Equities 2006-06-19 0.60% Not Available
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2006-01-31 0.35% Not Available
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF Health & Biotech Equities 2011-12-20 0.35% Not Available
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome Health & Biotech Equities 2005-06-23 0.63% Not Available
BIB Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology Leveraged Equities 2010-04-06 0.95% Not Available
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology Leveraged Equities 2010-04-06 0.95% Not Available

ETF Dividends

This page includes historical dividend information for all Biotechnology ETFs listed on U.S. exchanges that are currently tracked by ETF Database. Note that certain ETPs may not make dividend payments, and as such some of the information below may not be meaningful.

Symbol Name Annual Dividend Rate Dividend Date Dividend Annual Dividend Yield % P/E Ratio Beta
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology $0.45 2014-09-24 $0.05 0.16% 27.89 -1.66
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund n/a 2008-06-23 $0.27 0.00% 28.97 -1.50
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF $1.55 2014-09-19 $0.56 0.94% 29.64 -1.97
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF $0.00 2013-12-23 $0.00 0.21% 30.23 -1.77
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome $0.28 2014-09-19 $0.04 0.57% 25.61 -1.64
BIB Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology n/a 2010-09-21 $0.04 0.16% n/a -3.35
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3.36

ETF Holdings

The table below includes basic holdings data for all U.S. listed Biotechnology ETFs that are currently tagged by ETF Database. The table below includes the number of holdings for each ETF and the percentage of assets that the top ten assets make up, if applicable. For more detailed holdings information for any ETF, click on the link in the right column.

Symbol Name # of Holdings % In Top 10 Complete
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology 119 58.83% View
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund 20 52.68% View
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF 84 15.23% View
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF 26 71.63% View
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome 31 47.61% View
BIB Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology 133 143.04% View
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology 10 200.28% View

ETF Tax Rates

The following table includes certain tax information for all Biotechnology ETFs listed on U.S. exchanges that are currently tracked by ETF Database, including applicable short-term and long-term capital gains rates and the tax form on which gains or losses in each ETF will be reported.

Symbol Name ST Cap Gains Rate LT Cap Gains Rate Tax Form
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology 35% 15% 1099
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund 35% 15% 1099
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF 35% 15% 1099
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF 35% 15% 1099
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome 35% 15% 1099
BIB Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology 35% 15% 1099
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology 35% 15% 1099

ETF Technicals

This page contains certain technical information for all Biotechnology ETFs that are listed on U.S. exchanges and tracked by ETF Database. Note that the table below only includes limited technical indicators; click on the "View" link in the far right column for each ETF to see an expanded display of the product's technicals.

Symbol Name Lower Bollinger Upper Bollinger Support 1 Resistance 1 RSI Advanced
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology $253.25 $285.94 $284.74 $290.84 63 View
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund $86.06 $95.20 $95.12 $96.94 64 View
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF $144.74 $165.97 $165.39 $168.29 61 View
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF $96.97 $110.80 $110.26 $112.62 63 View
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome $43.24 $48.53 $48.35 $49.07 62 View
BIB Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology $88.62 $112.91 $111.97 $116.65 62 View
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology $10.80 $13.84 $10.46 $10.85 37 View

ETF Analysis

This page provides links to various analysis for all Biotechnology ETFs that are listed on U.S. exchanges and tracked by ETF Database. The links in the table below will guide you to various analytical resources for the relevant ETF, including an X-ray of holdings, official fund fact sheet, or objective analyst report.

Symbol Name Fact Sheet ETF Holdings Chart ETF Home Page Head-To-Head
IBB Nasdaq Biotechnology View View View View View
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund View View View View View
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF View View View View View
BBH Market Vectors Biotech ETF View View View View View
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome View View View View View
BIB Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology View View View View View
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology View View View View View

ETFs: ETFdb Realtime Ratings

This page provides ETFdb Ratings for all Biotechnology ETFs that are listed on U.S. exchanges and tracked by ETF Database. The ETFdb Ratings are transparent, quant-based evaluations of ETFs relative to other products in the same ETFdb Category. As such, it should be noted that this page may include ETFs from multiple ETFdb Categories.

Symbol Liquidity Expenses Performance Volatility Dividend Concentration Realtime
Overall
IBB
A
B
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FBT
A-
C+
ETFdb Pro Members Only
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XBI
A
A-
ETFdb Pro Members Only
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BBH
A-
A
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
PBE
B
C
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
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ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
BIB
B+
A-
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
BIS
B-
A-
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only

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