The Best Pharma ETF

The Best Pharma ETF

A Seeking Alpha Contribution


  • PPH is a mega cap fund with foreign exposure.
  • IHE is a domestic fund with some small and mid-cap exposure.
  • XPH is a fund that equally weights across holdings and is relatively balanced across market cap.
  • PJP is the best performer since 2006.

Investors have four ETF options in the pharmaceutical sector with sufficient assets and trading volume. Which one is the best of the bunch? It turns out they all have unique properties, but one stands out from the pack due to its outperforming the group.

PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals (NYSEARCA:PJP)

PJP tracks the Intellidex index, one of the first “smart” indexes in the ETF market. The fund passively tracks the index, by criteria such as growth, valuation and momentum.

SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals (NYSEARCA:XPH)

XPH tracks the S&P Pharmaceuticals Select Industry Index, a market cap weighted index. To continue reading, please Click Here.

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