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List of Healthcare ETFs Listed on U.S. Exchanges

Healthcare ETFs include companies from the biotechnology, healthcare equipment and supplies, health care providers & services, life science tools and pharmaceutical segments of the health care sector. While the weighting of these groups varies, it is not uncommon for ETFs to be weighted towards biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

Many of these ETFs are weighted towards the top companies within the ETF which can include:

Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

Biogen Inc. (BIIB)

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

Pfizer, Inc. (PFE)

There are also a number of ETFs in this category that focus specifically on a particular area of the healthcare sector, such as ETFs that focus on medical device/equipment companies or companies that provide health care services. For ETFs that specifically focus on biotechnology or pharmaceutical companies please visit our sections on those ETF subjects:

List of Biotech ETFs

List of Pharmaceutical ETFs

Health Care Sector ETFs

Fidelity MSCI Health Care Index ETF (FHLC)

First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ETF (FXH)

Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Health Care ETF (RYH) (Holdings are equally weighed)

Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV)

iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF (IYH)

John Hancock Multifactor Healthcare ETF (JHMH)

PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio (PTH) (Companies demonstrating relative strength)

Principal Healthcare Innovators Index ETF (BTEC)

Vanguard Health Care Index Fund (VHT)

Health Care ETFs: Cancer

Loncar Cancer Immunotherapy ETF (CNCR)

Health Care ETFs: Long-Term Care

The Long-Term Care ETF (OLD)

Health Care ETFs: Medical Devices, Equipment and Technology

iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (IHI)

SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF (XHE)

PureFunds ETFx HealthTech ETF (IMED)

Health Care ETFs: Obesity

The Obesity ETF (SLIM)

Health Care ETFs: Small-Cap Companies

PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio (PSCH)

Health Care ETFs: Services

iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF (IHF)

SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF (XHS)

Health Care ETFs: Leveraged

ProShares Ultra Health Care (RXL) (Daily Target 2x)

Health Care ETFs: Short

Direxion Daily Healthcare Bear 3X Shares (SICK)

ProShares UltraShort Health Care (RXD) (Daily Target -2x)