|Bid||123.88 x 1100|
|Ask||124.17 x 1000|
|Day's Range||123.91 - 124.68|
|52 Week Range||80.90 - 125.79|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.29%|
Amid heightened volatility and uncertainty, small cap stocks, as measured by the Russell 2000 Index, are shining and easily outperforming their large-cap counterparts. In fact, the benchmark closed at a record high for consecutive three days and registered its third week of gains. This is in contrast to the large cap brethren – S&P 500 and Dow Jones – that saw the third weekly decline in the past four weeks.Source: Shutterstock
Investors solely focusing on large-cap health care stocks and exchange-traded funds this year are likely disappointed. Entering Tuesday, the Health Care Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLV), the largest ETF by assets tracking the sector, was up just 0.2 percent year-to-date. For investors willing to take on a little more risk with their health care investments, noteworthy is the fact that the size effect is working with health care stocks this year.
A small-capitalization healthcare sector ETF climbed Friday after Nektar Therapeutics (NasdaqGS: NKTR) and ICU Medical (NasdaqGS: ICUI) posted their fourth quarter results. The PowerShares S&P SmallCap ...
Health care stocks and exchange-traded funds jumped last week as Senate Republicans unveiled legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare." While some health ...