5/25/2011

High Yields In Healthcare Sector

Here is a current sheet of stocks from the healthcare sector with highest dividend yield. In total, 581 stocks are listed of which 70 stocks pay dividends. 40 companies have a market capitalization of more than USD 10 billion. The valuation of the whole sector amounts to USD 46 trillion. Biggest part of the healthcare sector is the drug industry.

The average dividend yield of the best yielding sector stocks amounts to 4.53 percent while the average price to earnings ratio amounts to 19.00. Price to book ratio is 2.86 and price to sales ratio 3.49. The best yielding companies are working with an average operating margin of 19.58 percent. The average return on equity is 17.91.

Here is the table with some fundamentals to compare:
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Related stock ticker symbols:
PDLI, DXR, SHMR, TPI, LLY, AZN, PMD, SNY, GSK, BMY, MRK, PETS, PFE, NVS, NDZ, ABT, JNJ, UTMD, VIVO, RELV, AVCA

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