Healthcare ETF Overview

Healthcare ETFs invest in the equity of companies from the health care industry.

With 60 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Healthcare ETFs have total assets under management of $91.16B. The average expense ratio is 0.58%. Healthcare ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Healthcare ETF is the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund XLV with $36.58B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Healthcare ETF was BIS at 49.56%. The most recent ETF launched in the Healthcare space was the First Trust Nasdaq Lux Digital Health Solutions ETF EKG on 03/22/22.

Top ETF Performers

LABU Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X Shares 17.82%
BBC Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF 13.00%
CHNA Loncar China BioPharma ETF 9.54%
XDNA Kelly CRISPR & Gene Editing Technology ETF 9.41%
CHIH Global X MSCI China Health Care ETF 9.40%

Bottom ETF Performers

LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X Shares -33.81%
CURE Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3x Shares -9.08%
MDEV First Trust Indxx Medical Devices ETF -7.69%
BIS ProShares UltraShort NASDAQ Biotechnology -7.03%
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF -6.75%

Top Creations

XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund 2.02K
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF 355.89
LABU Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X Shares 177.42
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare ETF 137.63
PPH VanEck Pharmaceutical ETF 59.04

Top Redemptions

VHT Vanguard Health Care ETF -903.07
IHI iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF -205.64
IHF iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF -65.72
IBB iShares Biotechnology ETF -31.40
XHE SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF -28.84

AUM Winners

LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X Shares 90.67%
FTXH First Trust Nasdaq Pharmaceuticals ETF 88.27%
PSYK PSYK ETF 45.81%
BIS ProShares UltraShort NASDAQ Biotechnology 33.12%
PPH VanEck Pharmaceutical ETF 15.50%

AUM Losers

RXL ProShares Ultra Health Care -16.85%
CURE Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3x Shares -14.94%
GERM ETFMG Treatments Testing and Advancements ETF -13.13%
HTEC ROBO Global Healthcare Technology and Innovation ETF -10.50%
PSY Defiance Next Gen Altered Experience ETF -10.40%

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