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ALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF (SBIO)

NYSEARCA: SBIO · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
46.04 0.20 (0.44%)
Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Expense Ratio0.50%
PE Ration/a
Shares Out4.50M
Dividend (ttm)n/a
Dividend Yieldn/a
Ex-Dividend DateDec 19, 2019
1-Year Return
Previous Close45.84
Day's Range45.24 - 46.24
52-Week Low41.54
52-Week High64.04
Inception DateDec 31, 2014

About SBIO

The investment seeks investment results that correspond (before fees and expenses) generally to the performance of its underlying index, the S-Network® Medical Breakthroughs Index. The fund employs a passive management - or indexing - investment approach designed to track the performance of the underlying index. It will normally invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities that comprise the underlying index. The underlying index is comprised of small- and mid-cap stocks of biotechnology companies that have one or more drugs in either Phase II or Phase III of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration clinical trials.

Asset ClassPortfolio-Multi Asset
IssuerALPS Holdings
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolSBIO
Index TrackedPoliwogg Medical Breakthroughs Index

Top 10 Holdings

28.52% of assets
Legend BiotechLEGN4.55%
Kodiak SciencesKOD3.42%
Cerevel TherapeuticsCERE3.29%
Vir BiotechnologyVIR3.07%
TG TherapeuticsTGTX2.67%
Iovance BiotherapeuticsIOVA2.37%
Karuna TherapeuticsKRTX2.25%
Arena PharmaceuticalsARNA2.21%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 19, 2019$0.01585Dec 27, 2019
Dec 20, 2018$0.78406Dec 27, 2018
Dec 21, 2017$0.57949Dec 28, 2017
Full Dividend History


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Sector ETF report for SBIO

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