SeekingAlpha  Mar 13  Comment 
SeekingAlpha  Jan 23  Comment 
Forbes  Sep 14  Comment 
In trading on Wednesday, the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.9% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT), up about 24.7% and shares of...
Forbes  Sep 7  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI), where 2,900,000 units were destroyed, or a 8.0% decrease week over week.  Among...
Forbes  Aug 29  Comment 
In trading on Monday, the SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF (XME) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.5% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Allegheny Technologies (ATI), up about 7.6% and shares of...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 25  Comment 
Forbes  Jun 2  Comment 
In trading on Thursday, the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.1% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX), up about 15.2% and shares of...


SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI)


The SPDR® S&P® Biotech ETF, before expenses, seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Biotechnology Select IndustryTM Index (ticker: SPSIBITR).


Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - State Street Global Markets, LLC
  • Inception Date - 01/31/2006
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – XBI
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – XBI.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.35%

Top Holdings

Name Weight Total Mkt Cap M Shares Held
Amgen Inc 3.83%57,165.55252,537
Gilead Sciences Inc 4.01%41,954.50320,729
Celgene Corp 4.24%25,521.70284,384
Biogen Idec Inc 3.77%13,968.31290,829
Genzyme Corp 3.53%13,194.84264,575
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc 4.33%7,540.12411,634
Human Genome Sciences Inc 5.68%4,967.66769,248
Cephalon Inc 3.82%4,231.67251,514
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc 3.94%4,012.04324,323
Dendreon Corp 4.50%3,138.44620,229
Holdings as of 12/07/2009

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%


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