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Best Health Care Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

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Currently Health Care Segment is -0.24% year to date.
The weekly change is 0.5%.
The daily change is -0.76%.
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Health Care ETF Segment in Brief
Year-to-date Health Care segment is underperforming market by -0.13%.
 Year To Date Performance: -0.24 %
 Weekly Performance: 0.5 %
 Daily Performance: -0.76 %
 Health Care Segment Short Term Technical Trend Score: 52
Trend Score : 0(bearish) to 100(bullish). Updated daily. Not to be used for investing.
12Stocks.com: Best Performance & Trends Today - Health Care ETF Segment
Best Health Care ETFs of the Day - The best performing popular Health Care ETFs from last trading session:-

iShares U. S. Healthcare Providers [-0.24%], Pharmaceutical HOLDRs [-0.53%], iShares Global Healthcare [-0.62%], Health Care SPDR [-0.76%], iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology [-1.46%], Biotech HOLDRs [-1.57%],  View Full List, Charts & More ...

The top 10 best trending popular Health Care ETFs:-

iShares U. S. Healthcare Providers [-0.24%], Health Care SPDR [-0.76%], iShares Global Healthcare [-0.62%], Biotech HOLDRs [-1.57%], Pharmaceutical HOLDRs [-0.53%], iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology [-1.46%],  View Full List, Charts & More ...

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12Stocks.com: Health Care ETF Sector - Look at Big Picture
Let's take comprehensive view of Health Care segment. The Health Care segment of the US stock market is best represented by XLV - exchange traded fund that tracks The Health Care Select Sector Index. It consists of top stocks - large, mid and small cap - and is Health Care based.

The Health Care sector contains stocks like Pfizer and Amgen. Year to date, Health Care sector as represented by XLV is down by -0.24% and is currently underperforming the market (S&P 500) by -0.13%.

Next, let us look at relative performance of Health Care segment as represented by The Health Care Select Sector Index versus other major market segments like US stock indexes (Nasdaq 100, Dow 30, S&P 500, S&P 400 Midcap & Total Stock Market Index), emerging markets and other asset classes like bonds, gold and oil.

The performances of major market segments year to date are - Oil [15.11%], Gold [1.88%], Euro [1.63%], US Mid Cap [0.36%], US Total Market [-0.11%], Emerging Markets [-0.16%], US HealthCare [-0.24%], US HealthCare [-0.45%], US Dollar [-0.75%], Bonds [-3.28%], India [-3.52%], .

Now, we dive deep to identify investing opportunities both with ETFs that track Health Care segment of the stock market and Health Care stock holdings contained within these ETF baskets. Check daily for updates.

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  Current Performance of Health Care Sector

  Top Performing Health Care ETFs - Now!

  Investing with Health Care ETFs

  Full List, Charts and Trends of Health Care Sector ETFs

  Typical Stock Holdings in Health Care ETFs
Health Care ETFs
SEGMENT
PERFORMANCE
-0.24%
(YEAR-TO-DATE)
0.5%
(WEEKLY)
-0.76%
(DAILY)
 
12Stocks.com: Quick View of Technicals of Overall Health Care Sector
XLV : Invests in equities in broad healthcare [providers, drug, biotech, etc] sector
Weekly Chart Daily Chart (Short Term)
Weekly: 0.5% Daily: -0.76%
Year-to-date Performance : -0.24% Relative Performance: The Health Care Index is underperforming the market (S&P 500) by -0.13%

12Stocks.com: Top Performing Health Care ETFs

Most popular Health Care exchange traded funds track the broad Health Care sector. But there are ETF funds that track specific sub-sectors within the wide Health Care sector. For instance, most Health Care ETFs like XLV focus on broad Health Care sector but there are ETFs that focus on specific segments like Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology< Medical Equipment and Healthcare Services.

The top performing ETFs (year-to-date) that track the Health Care sector are shown in left side bar panel.

The major sub-sectors within the Health Care segment are (in year-to-date perfromances)

Biotechnology:: iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology [-2.15%], Biotech HOLDRs [-6.55%].

Pharmaceuticals: Health Care SPDR [-0.24%], Pharmaceutical HOLDRs [-4.03%].

Healthcare Services:: iShares U. S. Healthcare Providers [5.45%].

Also, there are leveraged ETFs that given enhanced performance by moving twice or thrice the daily movement of Health Care sector ProShares Ultra HealthCare [-1.94%].

Finally, there are inverse or bearish Health Care ETFs that move in opposite direction to the daily movement of the Health Care segment .

Now, more recently, over last week, the top performing Health Care ETFs that track the whole segment on the move are - HlthCare Prvdrs [0.78%], Pharmaceuticals [0.74%], HlthCare [0.5%], Glbl HlthCare [0.42%], Biotech [-0.27%], Biotech [-0.47%].

LEADING Health Care ETFs
(YEAR-TO-DATE)
Pharmaceutical HOLDRs: -4.03%
Biotech HOLDRs: -6.55%
iShares U. S. Healthcare Providers: 5.45%
iShares Global Healthcare : -0.16%
Health Care SPDR: -0.24%
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology: -2.15%
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12Stocks.com: Investing With Health Care ETFs
The following table helps investors and traders sort through current performance of various Health Care ETFs.

One can glean long and short term trends by sorting Health Care ETF list by performance over daily, weekly or year-to-date periods.

12Stocks.com Performance of Health Care ETFs

TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
BBHBiotech HOLDRs Health Care115.04-1.57-0.27-6.55%
PPHPharmaceutical HOLDRs Health Care56.50-0.530.74-4.03%
XLVHealth Care SPDR Health Care81.79-0.760.5-0.24%
IHFiShares U. S. Healthcare Providers Health Care163.88-0.240.785.45%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare  Health Care111.41-0.620.42-0.16%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Health Care103.27-1.46-0.47-2.15%
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12Stocks.com: Investing With Pharmaceuticals Health Care ETFs
The following table takes a close look at Pharmaceuticals ETFs segment of the Health Care sector.

12Stocks.com Performance of Pharmaceuticals Health Care ETFs

TickerETF NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
XLVHealth Care SPDR Health Care81.79-0.760.5-0.24%
PPHPharmaceutical HOLDRs Health Care56.50-0.530.74-4.03%
12Stocks.com: Investing With Biotechnology Health Care ETFs
The following table takes a close look at Biotechnology ETFs segment of the Health Care sector.

12Stocks.com Performance of Biotechnology Health Care ETFs

TickerETF NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Health Care103.27-1.46-0.47-2.15%
BBHBiotech HOLDRs Health Care115.04-1.57-0.27-6.55%
12Stocks.com: Investing With Healthcare Services Health Care ETFs
The following table takes a close look at Healthcare Services ETFs segment of the Health Care sector.
12Stocks.com: Trading With Bullish (Leveraged) Health Care ETFs
Traders and speculators can enhance their performances by trading leveraged ETFs that double or triple the daily returns of Health Care indexes. Also, listed below are leveraged ETFs that have exposure to Health Care economy.
12Stocks.com: Trading With Bearish (& Leveraged) Health Care ETFs
Traders and speculators can hedge or take advantage of market pullbacks by betting on bearish (inverse) ETFs that move in opposite direction to underlying index. Health Care traders can enhance their performances by trading leveraged bearish ETFs that double or triple inverse the daily returns of Health Care indexes.
 
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Stock Chart of Biotech HOLDRsBBH Biotech HOLDRs
Description: Invests in leading biotechnology companies [total number about 18]
Sector: Health Care
Sub-Sector: Biotechnology
Recent Price: 115.04    
Day Percent Change: -1.57%     Day Change: -1.84
Week Change: -0.27%     Year-to-date Change: -6.6%
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Stock Chart of Pharmaceutical HOLDRsPPH Pharmaceutical HOLDRs
Description: Invests in leading pharmaceutical equities [total number about 20]
Sector: Health Care
Sub-Sector: Pharmaceuticals
Recent Price: 56.50    
Day Percent Change: -0.53%     Day Change: -0.30
Week Change: 0.74%     Year-to-date Change: -4.0%
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Stock Chart of Health Care SPDRXLV Health Care SPDR
Description: Invests in equities in broad healthcare [providers, drug, biotech, etc] sector
Sector: Health Care
Sub-Sector: Pharmaceuticals
Recent Price: 81.79    
Day Percent Change: -0.76%     Day Change: -0.63
Week Change: 0.5%     Year-to-date Change: -0.2%
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Stock Chart of iShares U. S. Healthcare ProvidersIHF iShares U. S. Healthcare Providers
Description: Invests typically in large cap healthcare providers [HMOs, hospitals, etc] equities
Sector: Health Care
Sub-Sector: Healthcare Services
Recent Price: 163.88    
Day Percent Change: -0.24%     Day Change: -0.39
Week Change: 0.78%     Year-to-date Change: 5.5%
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Stock Chart of iShares Global Healthcare IXJ iShares Global Healthcare
Description: Invests in global [foreign about 36 %] large cap healthcare [drugs, biotech, health insurance, etc] companies
Sector: Health Care
Sub-Sector: Global
Recent Price: 111.41    
Day Percent Change: -0.62%     Day Change: -0.69
Week Change: 0.42%     Year-to-date Change: -0.2%
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Stock Chart of iShares Nasdaq BiotechnologyIBB iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology
Description: Invests typically in mid cap growth biotech companies
Sector: Health Care
Sub-Sector: Biotechnology
Recent Price: 103.27    
Day Percent Change: -1.46%     Day Change: -1.53
Week Change: -0.47%     Year-to-date Change: -2.2%
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12Stocks.com: Typical Stock Holdings in Health Care ETFs
ETFs are funds that hold basket of stocks. The following table shows list of stocks or holdings commonly found in most Health Care ETFs . The funds basically perform based on what stocks they hold. You can dive deep into Health Care stocks in the following pages - Health Care Stocks

12Stocks.com Performance of Stock Holdings in Health Care ETFs

TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
JNJJohnson & Johnson Health Care126.19-0.500.39-9%
PFEPfizer Inc. Health Care37.060.721.312.46%
NVSNovartis AG Health Care76.99-0.77-0.99-8.17%
MRKMerck & Co., Inc. Health Care60.09-0.253.277.94%
UNHUnitedHealth Group Incorporated Health Care234.22-0.020.57.15%
AMGNAmgen Inc. Health Care171.94-1.561.4-0.06%
MDTMedtronic plc Health Care79.37-0.820.35-0.69%
SNYSanofi Health Care39.75-0.53-0.01-7.07%
ABBVAbbVie Inc. Health Care91.36-1.910.66-3.62%
GSKGlaxoSmithKline plc Health Care40.640.731.814.83%
CELGCelgene Corporation Health Care89.14-0.371.54-13.44%
BMYBristol-Myers Squibb Company Health Care51.581.401.28-15.43%
LLYEli Lilly and Company Health Care80.09-0.161.01-5.41%
GILDGilead Sciences, Inc. Health Care72.72-1.70-0.552.25%
AGNAllergan plc Health Care156.90-1.890.38-2.74%
CVSCVS Health Corporation Health Care66.601.423.04-7.43%
ABTAbbott Laboratories Health Care58.31-0.90-0.892.82%
AZNAstraZeneca PLC Health Care35.12-1.170.252.07%
NVONovo Nordisk A/S Health Care47.08-0.110.64-11.5%
TMOThermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Health Care213.17-1.48-1.0712.51%
BIIBBiogen Inc. Health Care262.151.23-0.02-17.55%
SHPGShire plc Health Care163.932.330.146.09%
SYKStryker Corporation Health Care164.71-1.271.257.44%
AETAetna Inc. Health Care177.200.080.66-1.29%
ANTMAnthem, Inc. Health Care225.00-0.990.481%
REGNRegeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Health Care312.00-1.240.23-16.3%
ESRXExpress Scripts Holding Company Health Care75.490.633.131.47%
CICigna Corporation Health Care171.29-0.591.34-15.21%
BDXBecton, Dickinson and Company Health Care230.88-0.900.339.13%
TEVATeva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Health Care17.56-1.601.12-5.01%
BSXBoston Scientific Corporation Health Care28.50-1.09-0.1916.03%
HCAHCA Holdings, Inc. Health Care96.81-0.11-0.210.68%
HUMHumana Inc. Health Care293.95-0.181.3419.97%
INCYIncyte Corporation Health Care62.35-8.47-7.15-32.94%
BAXBaxter International Inc. Health Care66.15-1.540.344.08%
ISRGIntuitive Surgical, Inc. Health Care436.47-2.53-2.9621.32%
ALXNAlexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Health Care106.51-1.180.44-9.41%
ZTSZoetis Inc. Health Care84.35-1.10-0.5617.96%
FMSFresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA Health Care50.382.40-2.79-3.75%
ILMNIllumina, Inc. Health Care238.50-2.99-1.4910.23%
ZBHZimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. Health Care109.44-1.610.39-8.23%
VRTXVertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Health Care155.67-1.89-0.165.37%
MYLMylan N.V. Health Care40.25-1.280.61-3.21%
EWEdwards Lifesciences Corporation Health Care134.67-1.83-1.0820.31%
QQuintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. Health Care103.480.0000%
BCRC. R. Bard, Inc. Health Care331.240.0000%
CERNCerner Corporation Health Care57.94-1.08-0.09-13.7%
AAgilent Technologies, Inc. Health Care66.64-2.05-0.060.78%
BMRNBioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. Health Care81.13-1.18-0.11-7.93%
LHLaboratory Corporation of America Holdings Health Care166.08-0.321.745.39%
XRAYDENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. Health Care48.87-1.210.27-24.84%
DGXQuest Diagnostics Incorporated Health Care99.740.282.241.91%
SNNSmith & Nephew plc Health Care38.80-1.601.5211.65%
IDXXIDEXX Laboratories, Inc. Health Care193.85-1.91-0.3325.37%
DVADaVita Inc. Health Care62.85-0.370.37-11.45%
MTDMettler-Toledo International Inc. Health Care561.88-2.10-1.67-8.51%
WATWaters Corporation Health Care193.18-7.85-8.58-1.44%
CNCCentene Corporation Health Care107.74-2.61-0.98.7%
UHSUniversal Health Services, Inc. Health Care120.510.300.887.21%
HOLXHologic, Inc. Health Care38.620.491.38-9.15%
GRFSGrifols, S.A. Health Care20.30-1.69-1.49-10.82%
RMDResMed Inc. Health Care96.56-1.37-1.2715.18%
PRGOPerrigo Company plc Health Care80.49-1.751.23-5.35%
SGENSeattle Genetics, Inc. Health Care48.78-2.13-0.86-7.87%
COOThe Cooper Companies, Inc. Health Care223.23-1.050.373.71%
TFXTeleflex Incorporated Health Care263.37-3.02-1.457.49%
ALGNAlign Technology, Inc. Health Care239.66-3.05-0.1910.97%
ALKSAlkermes plc Health Care44.37-1.75-1.96-17.61%
VARVarian Medical Systems, Inc. Health Care125.88-0.961.2115.18%
JAZZJazz Pharmaceuticals Public Limited Company Health Care154.51-0.65-1.0715.91%
TSROTesaro, Inc. Health Care53.021.942.56-36.27%
EVHCEnvision Healthcare Corporation Health Care37.03-0.720.218.48%
RDYDr. Reddys Laboratories Limited Health Care32.380.981.4-13.26%
EXELExelixis, Inc. Health Care20.40-1.64-0.86-31.97%
MDMEDNAX, Inc. Health Care51.160.571.3-3.33%
VEEVVeeva Systems Inc. Health Care70.08-3.28-1.5129.61%
DXCMDexCom, Inc. Health Care74.431.492.4829.4%
WCGWellCare Health Plans, Inc. Health Care200.900.251.010.57%
UTHRUnited Therapeutics Corporation Health Care110.05-1.36-2.55-24.89%
PKIPerkinElmer, Inc. Health Care73.02-2.74-0.761.24%
WSTWest Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Health Care92.000.011.6-6.16%
BIOBio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Health Care258.93-0.93-0.138.95%
STESteris Plc Health Care95.27-1.160.7810.61%
IONSIonis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Health Care45.33-10.660.17-3.5%
BIVVBioverativ Inc. Health Care104.980.00094.7%
ABMDABIOMED, Inc. Health Care290.93-3.89-2.4659.22%
MNKMallinckrodt Public Limited Company Health Care13.412.68-2.61-40.56%
MASIMasimo Corporation Health Care88.83-1.050.356.12%
ALNYAlnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Health Care94.73-1.16-1.03-24.29%
TAROTaro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Health Care101.510.150.13-3.45%
ACADACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. Health Care19.47-2.26-0.45-34.21%
ATHNathenahealth, Inc. Health Care144.070.40-0.648.87%
HRCHill-Rom Holdings, Inc. Health Care85.78-1.25-0.532.95%
OPKOpko Health, Inc. Health Care3.00-0.50-2.76-38.78%
ICLRICON Public Limited Company Health Care117.34-0.921.596.53%
PINCPremier, Inc. Health Care32.740.400.8312.68%
CRLCharles River Laboratories International, Inc. Health Care105.21-1.150.63-3.07%
NBIXNeurocrine Biosciences, Inc. Health Care78.43-3.640.082.41%
TECHBio-Techne Corporation Health Care152.48-1.060.2218.18%
BLUEbluebird bio, Inc. Health Care163.00-2.98-0.68-5%
MDCOThe Medicines Company Health Care29.01-0.99-0.686.95%
VRXValeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Health Care17.47-0.342.76-15.04%
HLSHealthSouth Corporation Health Care49.410.0000%
BRKRBruker Corporation Health Care29.90-2.37-2.35-12.76%
NUVANuVasive, Inc. Health Care52.22-1.58-0.17-9.69%
ACHCAcadia Healthcare Company, Inc. Health Care37.68-0.190.0716.46%
GLPGGalapagos NV Health Care92.78-3.57-2.480.6%
RAREUltragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. Health Care52.61-1.96-1.6714.93%
PRAHPRA Health Sciences, Inc. Health Care85.26-2.36-1.26-5.43%
CTLTCatalent, Inc. Health Care41.25-2.27-0.361.63%
COTVCotiviti Holdings, Inc. Health Care34.51-0.49-0.437.05%
MDSOMedidata Solutions, Inc. Health Care70.92-2.25-1.4313.75%
IARTIntegra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation Health Care54.67-1.88-0.6916.61%
CLVSClovis Oncology, Inc. Health Care46.26-4.38-4.81-29.84%
ICPTIntercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Health Care65.78-2.75-2.314.89%
PBHPrestige Brands Holdings, Inc. Health Care30.761.551.49-30.89%
WMGIWright Medical Group N.V. Health Care19.23-0.950.47-12.79%
CHEChemed Corporation Health Care303.560.26-0.6524.07%
AKRXAkorn, Inc. Health Care13.241.69-30.93-57.83%
GWPHGW Pharmaceuticals plc Health Care135.91-0.815.746.05%
CBPOChina Biologic Products, Inc. Health Care83.88-4.67-1.986.78%
HQYHealthEquity, Inc. Health Care65.11-1.690.9341.19%
IRWDIronwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Health Care16.94-3.200.8116.14%
NVRONevro Corp. Health Care88.79-0.95-1.6229.46%
GMEDGlobus Medical, Inc. Health Care51.66-1.220.2327.03%
MOHMolina Healthcare, Inc. Health Care84.69-0.680.2711.54%
PODDInsulet Corporation Health Care84.90-1.830.2325.62%
SAGESage Therapeutics, Inc. Health Care141.19-2.90-2.18-12.09%
LPNTLifePoint Health, Inc. Health Care49.601.740.70.4%
JUNOJuno Therapeutics, Inc. Health Care86.960.00090.24%
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