5 High Yielding Birth Control Stocks By Stockerblog. An Institute of Medicine medical advisory panel recently recommended to the Health and Human Services Department that contraception should qualify as preventive care. Since insurers must fully cover the cost of preventative care under the new health care law, then everyone would have access to free birth control. No decision has been made yet by the Obama administration.
Here are some stocks with engagements within the birthcontrol market:
Merck (MRK) - Yield of 4.2%, and a forward PE of 9.1
Pfizer Incorporated (PFE) - 4.0% yield with a forward PE of 8.5
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - It trades at 12.3 times forward earnings and provides a yield of 3.4%.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) - The stock trades at 8.3 times forward earnings and pays a yield of 1.7%.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD) - The stock sports a forward price to earnings ratio of 16.9, with a 0.8% yield.
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CHD, JNJ, MRK, PFE, TEVA
Source: Seeking Alpha