Pharmaceuticals ETF Overview

There are 7 Pharmaceuticals ETFs which can be found in the following ETF.com analytics segments:


The largest Pharmaceuticals ETF is the PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Portfolio (PJP) with $613.93 M in assets under management and an expense ratio of 0.57% with a trailing 12 month gain of 8.57%. The best-performing ETF over the last 12 months was the First Trust Nasdaq Pharmaceuticals ETF (FTXH) with a total return of 13.18%. The most-recent ETF launched was the Direxion Daily Pharmaceutical & Medical Bull 3X Shares (PILL) in November 2017.

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