GERM vs. PBE ETF Comparison

Comparison of ETFMG Treatments Testing and Advancements ETF (GERM) to PowerShares Dynamic Biotech & Genome (PBE)
GERM

ETFMG Treatments Testing and Advancements ETF

GERM Description

GERM is designed to give direct exposure to the biotech companies directly engaged in the testing and treatments of infectious diseases. Focused on advancements with targeted exposure to the forefront of R&D, vaccines, therapies and testing technologies.

Grade (RS Rating)

Last Trade

$36.09

Average Daily Volume

18,774

Number of Holdings *

66

* may have additional holdings in another (foreign) market
PBE

PowerShares Dynamic Biotech & Genome

PBE Description The PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio (Fund) is based on the Dynamic Biotech & Genome IntellidexSM Index (Intellidex Index). The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks that comprise the Index. The Intellidex Index is designed to provide capital appreciation by thoroughly evaluating companies based on a variety of investment merit criteria, including price momentum, earnings momentum, quality, management action, and value. The Underlying Intellidex Index is comprised of common stocks of 30 US biotechnology and genome companies. These are companies that are principally engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing and distribution of various biotechnological products, services and processes and companies that benefit significantly from scientific and technological advances biotechnology and genetic engineering and reseach. The Fund and the Index are rebalanced and reconstituted quarterly in February, May, August and November.

Grade (RS Rating)

Last Trade

$71.75

Average Daily Volume

6,908

Number of Holdings *

29

* may have additional holdings in another (foreign) market
Performance
GERM PBE
30 Days 4.70% -1.33%
60 Days 7.60% 3.24%
90 Days -15.01% -11.29%
12 Months 28.52%
4 Overlapping Holdings
Grade Symbol Weight in GERM Weight in PBE Overlap
B ALXN 0.74% 5.52% 0.74%
D DRNA 1.61% 3.07% 1.61%
F EBS 3.68% 1.82% 1.82%
F OPK 2.29% 2.6% 2.29%
GERM Overweight 62 Positions Relative to PBE
Grade Symbol Weight
B LH 6.49%
D NVAX 5.6%
C BIO 5.41%
B DGX 5.31%
F VIR 5.19%
C ZLAB 4.73%
C MRNA 4.66%
C BNTX 4.65%
F AVIR 4.14%
F ALNY 3.86%
F ADPT 3.09%
C CVAC 3.05%
C IMAB 2.99%
D IBRX 2.56%
F QDEL 2.42%
B BCRX 1.72%
D TBIO 1.41%
F INO 1.37%
F VBIV 1.21%
B LMNX 1.17%
F PCVX 1.04%
F ARCT 0.93%
C LLY 0.86%
C ENTA 0.81%
C DVAX 0.81%
D VIVO 0.79%
C ALGS 0.77%
D ABT 0.65%
B JNJ 0.63%
F OSUR 0.62%
C CVM 0.61%
B ABBV 0.61%
D TAK 0.6%
C GILD 0.6%
F HOLX 0.58%
B BMY 0.58%
B SNY 0.57%
B GSK 0.57%
D VXRT 0.56%
C REGN 0.56%
C MRK 0.54%
C AZN 0.54%
B PFE 0.51%
D CMRX 0.48%
F XBIT 0.45%
B SIGA 0.41%
F CUE 0.36%
F CODX 0.3%
F ATHX 0.29%
F SQZ 0.27%
C PRTK 0.27%
D IBIO 0.25%
F ABUS 0.25%
C CDAK 0.24%
B HOOK 0.24%
D CRMD 0.23%
F IMV 0.19%
C ENOB 0.14%
F CFRX 0.14%
F ASMB 0.13%
D ENZ 0.1%
F PHAS 0.1%
GERM Underweight 25 Positions Relative to PBE
Grade Symbol Weight
C TECH -6.09%
B AMGN -5.29%
C CTLT -5.2%
D BMRN -5.03%
F QGEN -4.93%
F SGEN -4.75%
D ILMN -4.6%
D NTLA -3.89%
D VCEL -3.59%
C IRWD -3.48%
C UTHR -3.38%
C ALKS -3.13%
C HALO -3.03%
D PACB -3.0%
F SGMO -2.97%
F BPMC -2.88%
C MYGN -2.8%
F PGEN -2.77%
C CDNA -2.76%
F XNCR -2.65%
D ARWR -2.58%
C MNKD -2.4%
F VCYT -2.34%
D FLGT -2.17%
F FGEN -1.26%
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