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Virtus LifeSci Biotech Products ETF (BBP)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Feb 4, 2023

BBP is a passive ETF by Virtus Investment Partners tracking the investment results of the LifeSci Biotechnology Products Index. BBP launched on Dec 17, 2014 and has a 0.79% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS26923G2021
CUSIP26923G202
IssuerVirtus Investment Partners
Inception DateDec 17, 2014
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryHealth & Biotech Equities
Expense Ratio0.79%
Index TrackedLifeSci Biotechnology Products Index
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Multi-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Trading Data

Previous Close$52.44
Year Range$34.12 - $52.81
EMA (50)$50.30
EMA (200)$46.57
Average Volume$1.64K

BBPShare Price Chart


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BBPPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Virtus LifeSci Biotech Products ETF in Sep 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $20,435 for a total return of roughly 104.35%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%10.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
9.00%
4.28%
BBP (Virtus LifeSci Biotech Products ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BBPCompare to other instruments

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BBPReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M7.89%8.17%
YTD6.42%7.73%
6M10.52%-0.37%
1Y22.41%-9.87%
5Y4.17%8.59%
10Y9.23%9.41%

BBPMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
20235.38%
202211.35%-4.17%2.99%7.41%-1.74%

BBPSharpe 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 Products ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.67. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.00-0.500.000.501.00OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
0.67
-0.41
BBP (Virtus LifeSci Biotech Products ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BBPDividend History

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


PeriodTTM20222021202020192018201720162015
Dividend$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.40

Dividend yield

0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.18%0.00%1.29%

BBPMonthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Virtus LifeSci Biotech Products ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2023$0.00
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.07
2016$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2015$0.40

BBPDrawdowns Chart

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


-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
-14.42%
-13.76%
BBP (Virtus LifeSci Biotech Products ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BBPWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Virtus LifeSci Biotech Products 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 Products ETF is 44.32%, recorded on May 9, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-44.32%Feb 9, 2021315May 9, 2022
-40.48%Jul 21, 2015143Feb 11, 2016250Feb 9, 2017393
-32.25%Jul 16, 2018417Mar 16, 202039May 11, 2020456
-12.4%Jan 30, 20189Feb 9, 201889Jun 19, 201898
-11.75%Jul 21, 202019Aug 14, 202037Oct 7, 202056
-11.54%Apr 24, 20155Apr 30, 201525Jun 5, 201530
-10.39%Oct 6, 201728Nov 15, 201744Jan 22, 201872
-10.09%Jul 25, 201713Aug 10, 201735Sep 29, 201748
-8.86%Mar 6, 201760May 30, 201715Jun 20, 201775
-7.56%Jun 24, 201510Jul 8, 20154Jul 14, 201514

BBPVolatility Chart

Current Virtus LifeSci Biotech Products ETF volatility is 18.24%. 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%15.00%20.00%25.00%30.00%35.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
18.24%
16.33%
BBP (Virtus LifeSci Biotech Products ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)