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10 Best Healthcare & Biotech ETFs for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Healthcare/Biotech ETFs as of 8/31/16

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
iShares US Medical Devices ETFIHIAB-
Health Care Select Sector SPDRXLVBB-
Vanguard HealthCare Index ETFVHTB-B-
iShares US Healthcare ETFIYHB-B-
iShares Global HealthcareIXJC+B-
iShares US Healthcare Providers ETFIHFC+B-
ProShares Ultra Health CareRXLC+C-
SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETFXHECC-
Fidelity MSCI Health Care Index ETFFHLCCB-
First Trust Health Care AlphaDEXFXHCC+

Source: TSC Ratings

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