FBT - First Trust NYSE Arca Biotech ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
149.17
-0.59 (-0.40%)
As of 11:03AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close149.76
Open150.16
Bid0.00 x 900
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range148.99 - 150.20
52 Week Range111.23 - 153.31
Volume10,938
Avg. Volume110,465
Net Assets2.05B
NAV147.99
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.00%
YTD Return18.88%
Beta (3y)1.58
Expense Ratio (net)0.56%
Inception Date2006-06-19
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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