BISProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology
BIS Fund Description
BIS provides -2x exposure to a market-cap weighted index of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies listed on the NASDAQ.
BIS Factset Analytics Insight
BIS provides daily geared inverse (-2x) exposure to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index. It charges 95 bps for holding swaps on the index and the iShares Biotech ETF (IBB), which reaches beyond pure biotechnology into pharmaceuticals, and tilts smaller than our benchmark, in addition to excluding NYSE-listed firms. BIS has increased assets to a reasonable level, which has helped liquidity for investors, though spreads are still sizeable. Unfortunately, BIS is the only fund in the inverse biotech space. Note: BIS is a tactical tool. Due to daily compounding, it's unlikely to achieve its stated exposure and returns for longer than a one-day period, but with its high expense ratio, most investors probably won't want to hang onto it for long anyway.
BIS MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.70 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.
The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology ranks in the 84th percentile within its peer group and in the 79th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
BIS CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE
BIS Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of BIS. BIS is rated a N/A out of 5.