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Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Market Vectors Biotech ETF, iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF, Regeneron, Celgene and First Trust Amex Biotechnology Index Fund
Date:6/12/2013

wever, large caps aren't as dominant here, accounting for just over 50% of assets in IBB, leaving plenty for pint sized firms.

This fund's holdings profile is similar to BBH, as GILD, AMGN, and BIIB all find their way into the top five. However, the top holding here is Regeneron (Nasdaq: REGN-Free Report), while Celgene (Nasdaq: CELG-Free Report) also finds its way into the fourth position at roughly 6.7% of assets (see Forget Big Pharma It Is Time for a Biotech ETF).

In terms of performance, this ETF has also been a solid performer, adding a whopping 30% over the past six months. The ETF has also done quite well in the trailing one year time frame, gaining an impressive 44.9% in that period.

First Trust Amex Biotechnology Index Fund (AMEX: FBT-Free Report)

For an equal weight approach to investing in biotechnology, investors have FBT a fund that tracks the Amex Biotechnology Index. Investors have to pay a bit more for this equal weight exposure though, as costs come in at 60 basis points a year, though volume and assets are still solid.

This approach also results in a bit of a value tilt, though growth stocks still make up a majority of assets in this ETF. Additionally, large caps make up just 40% of the fund, so there is definitely a tilt towards small companies that could
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