As of 2015, Health Care Select Sector SPDR, Vanguard HealthCare Index ETF and iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF are recommended by The Street and U.S. News & World Report. Fidelity MSCI Health Care Index ETF is The Street’s top recommendation.
All four funds are in the top 10 rankings of both U.S. News & World Report and The Street. The Street uses a monthly analysis of risk-adjusted returns, while U.S. News & World Report uses a scorecard of criteria that includes the costs, the tracking error, the bid-to-ask ratio and the holdings diversity of the funds.
Biotechnology funds invest in a variety of companies in the biotechnology and health industries, such as Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Inc. and Gilead Sciences, Inc., according to U.S. News & World Report.