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About Our Funds

HealthShares™, Inc. is an investment company with 20 series of underlying fund portfolios. Each Fund offers shares, known as HealthShares™ that are listed on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"). HealthShares™ are not individually redeemable by the Funds but trade on the NYSE in individual share lots. Each Fund seeks to invest in a portfolio of securities that substantially replicates a particular benchmark index (the underlying Index). Each HealthShares™ ETF owns 22-25 stocks (except for the HealthShares™ Composite, which features 80 stocks from the HealthShares™ Composite Eligible Indexes) that provide diversification as well as meaningful, concentrated exposure to a therapeutic Vertical.

HealthShares™ Funds are organized Vertically by therapeutic categories in pharmaceuticals, healthcare services, life sciences and biotechnology. Each Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance, before Funds fees and expenses, of an equity Underlying Index of publicly traded common stocks and ADRs. The companies in the portfolios are selected using a proprietary methodology developed by XShares Group LLC designed to identify companies in the specific healthcare vertical or sub-sector.

Funds employ a low-cost passive management investment approach designed to track the performance of the Underlying Index. Funds will generally invest at least 90% of its assets in common stocks of companies in the underlying Index. Normal commissions will apply.

XShares Advisors, LLC (the Advisor) serves as the investment adviser to each Fund. Bank of New York is the administrator and Custodian for each fund.

HealthShares ETFs are subject to increased risks associated with investing a specific sector compared to a more diversified investment.


Currently Traded ETFs

ETF Name Symbol
HealthShares™ Autoimmune-InflammationArthritis, Multiple Sclerosis and Lupus HHA
HealthShares™ CancerMid to Large Cap Cancer Companies HHK
HealthShares™ Cardio DevicesStents, Valves and Pacemakers HHE
HealthShares™ CardiologyCoronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertension HRD
HealthShares™ CompositeTop 80 Stocks by Market Cap in HealthShares Indexes HHQ
HealthShares™ Dermatology and Wound CareSkin Cancer, Burn Repair, Acne and Aging Skin HRW
HealthShares™ DiagnosticsAnalysis, Identification & Visualization of Disease HHD
HealthShares™ Emerging CancerSmall Cap Cancer Companies HHJ
HealthShares™ Enabling TechnologiesGenomics, Proteomics and Robotics HHV
HealthShares™ European DrugsDrug Companies Headquartered in Europe HRJ
HealthShares™ European Medical Products and DevicesMedical Products and Devices Companies in Europe HHT
HealthShares™ GI/Gender HealthHeartburn, Acid Reflux & Sexual Dysfunction HHU
HealthShares™ Infectious DiseaseAntibacterial, Antifungal & Antiviral Treatments HHG
HealthShares™ Metabolic-Endocrine DisordersDiabetes, Obesity, Kidney & Liver Disorders HHM
HealthShares™ NeuroscienceAlzheimer’s, Depression & Parkinson's HHN
HealthShares™ OphthalmologyGlaucoma, Diabetic Macular Edema & Macular Degeneration HHZ
HealthShares™ Orthopedic RepairOrthopedic Repair Companies HHP
HealthShares™ Patient Care ServicesAssisted Living Centers, Nursing Homes & Hospitals HHB
HealthShares™ Respiratory/PulmonaryAsthma, Emphysema, Tuberculosis & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease HHR