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.
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 03/10/2014
|Symbol||Name||Price||Change||Assets * ▼||Avg Vol||YTD|
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|
|XBI||SPDR S&P Biotech ETF||-1.14%||+4.94%||+24.00%||+61.51%||+154.65%||+270.60%|
|FBT||NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund||+0.11%||+9.65%||+21.44%||+57.71%||+116.63%||+408.23%|
|BBH||Market Vectors Biotech ETF||-0.98%||+1.57%||+13.62%||+61.03%||+190.05%||+251.13%|
|PBE||Dynamic Biotech &Genome||+1.40%||+8.07%||+23.56%||+77.10%||+116.56%||+316.92%|
|BIB||Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology||-2.60%||+7.66%||+30.20%||+163.50%||+516.36%||n/a|
|BIS||UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology||+2.32%||-8.58%||-27.23%||-70.55%||-92.01%||n/a|
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|
|XBI||SPDR S&P Biotech ETF||Health & Biotech Equities||2006-01-31||0.35%||Not Available|
|FBT||NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund||Health & Biotech Equities||2006-06-19||0.60%||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||0.60%||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|
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|
|XBI||SPDR S&P Biotech ETF||$0.22||2013-12-20||$0.04||0.14%||29.64||2.83|
|FBT||NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund||n/a||2008-06-23||$0.27||0.00%||28.97||2.40|
|BBH||Market Vectors Biotech ETF||$0.00||2013-12-23||$0.00||0.21%||30.23||2.01|
|PBE||Dynamic Biotech &Genome||n/a||2009-12-18||$0.08||1.70%||25.61||1.99|
|BIB||Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology||n/a||2010-09-21||$0.04||0.16%||n/a||4.29|
|BIS||UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||-4.24|
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|
|XBI||SPDR S&P Biotech ETF||70||25.93%||View|
|FBT||NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund||21||55.81%||View|
|BBH||Market Vectors Biotech ETF||26||71.12%||View|
|PBE||Dynamic Biotech &Genome||31||48.50%||View|
|BIB||Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology||133||135.12%||View|
|BIS||UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology||10||201.40%||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|
|XBI||SPDR S&P Biotech ETF||35%||15%||1099|
|FBT||NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund||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|
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|
|XBI||SPDR S&P Biotech ETF||$151.65||$172.49||n/a||n/a||56||View|
|FBT||NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund||$75.47||$88.50||n/a||n/a||61||View|
|BBH||Market Vectors Biotech ETF||$98.49||$106.57||n/a||n/a||53||View|
|PBE||Dynamic Biotech &Genome||$42.64||$47.73||n/a||n/a||62||View|
|BIB||Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology||$90.69||$110.21||n/a||n/a||54||View|
|BIS||UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology||$13.25||$16.35||n/a||n/a||42||View|
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|
|XBI||SPDR S&P Biotech ETF||View||View||View||View||View|
|FBT||NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund||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|