ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology company info

What does ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology do?
ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology (NASDAQ:BIS) is a specialized exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to return two times the inverse of the daily performance of the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index. This means if the index falls, the fund aims to generate twice the return of that decline, making it a tool for investors seeking to profit from or hedge against downturns in the biotech sector. The ETF focuses on leveraging financial derivatives and instruments to achieve its investment objective, catering to investors who have a bearish outlook on biotech stocks or those looking to diversify their investment strategies against market volatility. ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology operates solely on the NASDAQ stock exchange, targeting sophisticated investors who understand the risks and mechanics of leveraged and inverse ETFs.
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Company Snapshot

Is ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology a public or private company?

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Ownership
Public

How many people does ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology employ?

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Employees
154

What sector is ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology in?

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Sector
ETF

Where is the head office for ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology?

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Head Office
Bethesda, United States

What year was ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology founded?

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Year Founded
2010
What does ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology specialise in?
/Leveraged ETF /Inversion Strategy /Biotechnology Sector /Risk Management /Short Selling /Market Exposure

What are the products and/or services of ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology?

Overview of ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology offerings
Ultra-Short Daily Inverse Exposure to Nasdaq Biotechnology Index: BIS aims to deliver daily returns that are twice the inverse of the performance of the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index. So, if the Index goes down by 1%, BIS aims to go up by 2%, and vice versa.
Potential for Amplified Gains: Due to its leveraged nature, BIS offers the possibility of magnified returns when the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index goes down as expected. However, this leverage can also magnify losses if the Index goes up.
Short-Term Investment Focus: BIS is designed to track the inverse performance daily. It's generally not suitable for long-term investing due to the compounding effect of daily volatility.
Trading on an Exchange: BIS can be bought and sold just like a stock on a stock exchange, providing flexibility for investors.
Fees and Expenses: Like any investment product, BIS has fees and expenses associated with its management. Investors should consider these costs before investing.
High-Risk Investment: Because of the leveraged structure and inverse strategy, BIS is considered a high-risk investment. Investors should carefully assess their risk tolerance before investing in BIS.