This Week's ETF Winners & Losers

Utility- and real estate-related funds suffered the most in a down market, which produced few weekly winners.
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Utility-related exchange-traded funds suffered the most in a largely down week for the market, as high bond yields soured investor interest in the sector.

Utility stocks are normally attractive to investors for their steady dividends, but became less desirable as investors turned to bonds, as yields rose over 5% to their highest level in five years. Bond yields' rise subsided Friday, but not before sinking utility stocks like

Exelon

(EXC) - Get Report

and

PG&E

(PCG) - Get Report

, each of which lost nearly 7% for the week.

The

Ultra Utilities ProShares

(UPW) - Get Report

lost $10.40, or 12%, to $78.84 for the week.

Utilities HOLDRs

(UTH)

sunk $7.54, or 5.1%, to $140.16. The

iShares Dow Jones US Utilities

(IDU) - Get Report

shed $5.03, or 5%, to $96.39.

Real estate funds also suffered in a poor market, hurt by rising interest rates and poor performance by the sector's biggest names. The 30-year mortgage rate rose to its highest level in 10 months on Thursday and homebuilders

Lennar

(LEN) - Get Report

and

Toll Brothers

(TOL) - Get Report

both lost ground for the week.

Ultra Real Estate ProShares

(URE) - Get Report

lost $5.63, or 9%, to $57.05.

SPDR Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get Report

sunk $1.31, or 3.7%, to $33.86.

Winners for the week were few and far between.

Oil-related funds performed well for much of the week, before being battered into weekly negative territory on Friday. Investor fears over the potential impact a deadly cyclone in the Persian Gulf would have on the energy market drove futures up much of the week. But crude prices dove more than $2 a barrel Friday, when the storm turned out to spare major oil infrastructure in the Middle East.

PowerShares DB Oil

(DBO) - Get Report

edged down 40 cents, or 1.5%, to $26.03. The

iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Index

(OIL) - Get Report

ETF slipped 27 cents, or 0.7%, to $36.03.

One winner was the

PowerShares DB Agriculture

(DBA) - Get Report

, which edged up 4 cents, or 0.2%, to $26.43 for the week.