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Biotech HOLDRs ETF (BBH)

Overview

Biotech HOLDRs are depositary receipts issued by the Biotech HOLDRs Trust, and represent an undivided beneficial ownership in the common stock or American depositary shares of a group of specified companies that are involved in various segments of the biotechnology industry, when initially selected. Except when a reconstitution event, distribution of securities by an underlying issuer or other event occurs, the group of companies will not change. The Bank of New York is the trustee.

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Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith HOLDRS
  • Inception Date - 02/24/2000
  • Exchange - New York Stock Exchange Arca
  • Index Ticker – BBH
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – BBH
  • Expense Ratio - NA

Top Holdings

Company Name % Net Assets
Amgen, Inc.38.19%
Gilead Sciences, Inc.29.00%
Biogen Idec, Inc.13.27%
Genzyme Corporation7.69%
Life Technologies Corp4.10%

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Holdings as of 20/10/2009

Other Bio-Technology ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
Biotech HOLDRS ETF (BBH)Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith HOLDRS N/A
First Trust AMEX Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)First Trust Advisors L.P 0.60%
Global Biotech Portfolio ETF (PBTQ)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund (IBB)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio ETF (PBE)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.35%


References

  1. - Overview of Biotech HOLDRs ETF (BBH)
  2. - Fund Holdings
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