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10 Best Financial Services ETFs for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Financial Services ETFs as of 4/30/17

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
Vanguard Financials ETFVFHA+B
iShares US Financial Services ETFIYGA+B
iShares US Financials ETFIYFA+B
Financial Select Sector SPDRXLFAB-
VanEck Vectors Global Spin-OffSPUNA-C+
Innovator IBD 50FFTYA-C+
First Trust Financials AlphaDEXFXOB+B-
Stock Split IndexTOFRB+C+
SP Regional Banking ETFKREB+C+
Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wght Finl ETFRYFB+C+

Source: TSC Ratings

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5/24/17 10:54AM
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