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Technology Hardware (Semiconductors & Batteries)

Technology hardware consists of the physical components within a computing device that work together to form a system, enabling the device to process data.

Read about the state of semiconductors and the investment case for battery metals.

The following funds focus on technology hardware. They can be used to increase your portfolio’s exposure to semiconductors and batteries.

Note: These are not recommendations, just investment ideas for further research.

Fund Ticker Expense Holdings Inception
Amplify Advanced Battery Metals & Materials BATT 0.72% 33 6/4/18
  Seeks to provide exposure to Lithium, Cobalt, Nickel, Manganese and Graphite via publicly-traded stocks. Companies in the portfolio are principally engaged in the business of mining, exploration, production, development, processing or recycling of advanced battery metals and materials.
First Trust NASDAQ Semiconductor FTXL 0.60% 31 9/20/16
  Tracks an index of the most liquid US semiconductor companies, weighted according to factors related to value, volatility and growth.
Global X Lithium & Battery Tech LIT 0.75% 48 7/22/10
  Invests in the full lithium cycle, from mining and refining the metal, through battery production.
Invesco Dynamics Semiconductors PSI 0.57% 32 6/23/05
  Attempts to beat the industry by selecting and weighting 30 semiconductor companies using a proprietary, quantitative methodology that focuses on risk factors, style classification and stock valuation.
iShares PHLX Semiconductor SOXX 0.46% 35 7/10/01
  Seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. equities in the semiconductor sector.
SPDR S&P Semiconductor XSD 0.35% 37 1/31/06
  Seeks to track a modified equal weighted index (S&P Semiconductor Select Industry Index) which provides the potential for diversified industry exposure across large, mid and small cap stocks.
VanEck Vectors Semiconductor SMH 0.35% 26 12/20/11
  Seeks to replicate the MVIS® US Listed Semiconductor 25 Index, which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in semiconductor production and equipment.