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Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF (BBC)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Nov 29, 2022

BBC is a passive ETF by Virtus Investment Partners tracking the investment results of the LifeSci Biotechnology Clinical Trials Index. BBC launched on Dec 16, 2014 and has a 0.79% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS26923G3011
CUSIP26923G301
IssuerVirtus Investment Partners
Inception DateDec 16, 2014
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryHealth & Biotech Equities
Expense Ratio0.79%
Index TrackedLifeSci Biotechnology Clinical Trials Index
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Multi-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$24.32
Year Range$17.80 - $40.67
EMA (50)$25.12
EMA (200)$27.32
Average Volume$3.64K

BBCShare Price Chart


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BBCPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF in Dec 2014 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $9,254 for a total return of roughly -7.46%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-10.00%0.00%10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
28.87%
-3.35%
BBC (Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BBCCompare to other instruments

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BBCReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-7.29%1.61%
6M23.42%-4.67%
YTD-36.88%-16.83%
1Y-40.19%-13.73%
5Y-2.40%8.59%
10Y-0.97%8.99%

BBCMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-22.31%-4.80%-1.94%-21.07%-12.26%11.61%11.17%5.54%-3.01%5.28%-6.02%
20216.07%3.39%-5.53%-1.30%-5.30%4.00%-11.59%8.13%-4.27%-2.93%-8.49%-5.10%
2020-7.00%-3.78%-13.95%20.84%16.22%4.96%-10.11%4.18%-3.63%-0.50%21.14%5.54%
20197.86%6.59%6.63%-2.50%-4.61%8.75%-3.35%-4.80%-10.12%10.73%22.04%18.21%
201814.32%1.84%-0.93%-5.28%11.69%-5.76%-0.10%9.52%-3.38%-22.35%2.14%-15.25%
20177.77%10.79%5.50%-2.41%-7.37%14.59%0.83%14.12%5.46%-4.58%1.56%1.74%
2016-33.91%-10.10%10.37%3.78%5.92%-14.04%10.56%0.60%13.14%-19.90%9.33%-7.19%
20153.78%7.92%5.68%-8.61%19.30%1.17%-0.13%-13.86%-15.34%3.83%15.66%-7.84%
20143.90%

BBCSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.77. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.50-1.00-0.500.00JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-0.77
-0.57
BBC (Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BBCDividend History

Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF granted a 0.00% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.00 per share.


PeriodTTM20212020201920182017201620152014
Dividend$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.30$0.00$0.15$0.00

Dividend yield

0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.05%0.00%0.51%0.00%

BBCDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-80.00%-60.00%-40.00%-20.00%0.00%2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-60.73%
-17.36%
BBC (Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BBCWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF is 71.26%, recorded on May 11, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-71.26%Feb 9, 2021317May 11, 2022
-58.5%Jul 20, 2015328Nov 3, 2016786Dec 23, 20191114
-40.47%Dec 26, 201957Mar 18, 202037May 11, 202094
-16.61%Jun 24, 202053Sep 8, 202057Nov 27, 2020110
-15.83%Mar 20, 201529Apr 30, 201520May 29, 201549
-8.39%May 26, 202013Jun 11, 20206Jun 19, 202019
-8.23%Dec 24, 20207Jan 5, 20217Jan 14, 202114
-8.03%Jan 28, 20156Feb 4, 20159Feb 18, 201515
-7.85%Jun 24, 20154Jun 29, 20159Jul 13, 201513
-6.59%Dec 22, 20142Dec 23, 20146Jan 2, 20158

BBCVolatility Chart

Current Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF volatility is 23.33%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%60.00%70.00%80.00%JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
23.33%
14.31%
BBC (Virtus LifeSci Biotech Clinical Trials ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)