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ETF Objective

The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of an equity index called the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index. The Fund normally invests at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depositary receipts that comprise the Index.

Stock Chart

as of 4:10 PM ET 12/06/2021


  • 1 Week
  • -3.64%
  • 1 Month
  • -6.72%
  • 3 Months
  • -12.68%
  • 1 Yr Return
  • -6.96%
  • 5 Yr Return
  • +61.40%

Sector Breakdown

Health Care 96.80%
Technology 3.21%

Geographic Exposure

United States 85.05%
Ireland 4.32%
Germany 3.92%
Netherlands 3.63%
Spain 3.10%

Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Company Name % Of Assets
SRPT Sarepta Therapeutics Inc ORD 4.58%
MRNA Moderna Inc ORD 4.46%
ALKS Alkermes Plc ORD 4.32%
EXEL Exelixis Inc ORD 4.18%
BNTX BioNTech SE DR 3.92%
SGEN Seagen Inc ORD 3.85%
NKTR Nektar Therapeutics ORD 3.70%
QGEN Qiagen NV ORD 3.63%
CRL Charles River Laboratories International Inc ORD 3.57%
ALNY Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc ORD 3.53%

ETF Overview

Sponsor First Trust
iNav Ticker JVLB
Inception Date 06/19/2006
Name Frst Tr:NYSEArcaBiotech
CUSIP 33733E203
Prospectus Date 05/03/2021

ETF Characteristics

Market Capitalization 32.23 B
Total Net Assets 1.66 K
Management Fee 0.45%
Administration Fee 0.05%
Asset Class Equity
Sub Asset Class Health/Biotechnology Funds
Number Of Holdings 31
Expense Ratio 0.55
Dividend n/a
Dividend Frequency Quarterly


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