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10 Best Healthcare & Biotech ETFs for 2015

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Top Healthcare/Biotech ETFs as of 6/30/15

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
Fidelity MSCI Health Care Index ETFFHLCA+B+
Vanguard HealthCare Index ETFVHTA+B
Health Care Select Sector SPDRXLVA+B
iShares US Healthcare ETFIYHA+B
iShares Global HealthcareIXJA+B
SPDR SP Intl Health Care ETFIRYAB
iShares US Medical Devices ETFIHIAB
iShares US Healthcare Providers ETFIHFAB-
SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETFXHSA-B-
First Trust Health Care AlphaDEXFXHB+B-

Source: TSC Ratings

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TheStreet Ratings' model ranks the risk-adjusted returns on all ETFs on a monthly basis.

The 10 healthcare and biotech ETFs (listed above) are ranked highest by TheStreet Ratings' methodology.

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Healthcare & Biotech ETFs

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