The stock market offers opportunities every day, but healthcare is easily the sector benefiting most from the trend of aging demographics in the U.S. and throughout the developed world.
This helps explain how over the past decade, the Global Healthcare Sector has outperformed the benchmark S&P 500 by more than 20%.
Looking for cheap stocks that pay dividends? These healthcare leaders are riding the aging demographic trends to profit town and deserve your attention.
The first thing that comes to mind, when determining whether a stock is overvalued or not, is its price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple. We hereby shortlist healthcare stocks with forward P/E ratio trading below 15x. Standard criterion holds that, anything under 15x will be dirt cheap.
Because of the high market valuation, we can say today that high-quality dividend stocks with a P/E under 20 are cheap, compared to bond yields.
Attached you will get a list of the cheapest healthcare dividend stocks by forward P/E. I've excluded all stocks with a market capitalization under 2 billion. Each of the results has a forward P/E under 15 which corresponds with an earnings yield over 6.6%.
These are the 20 cheapest healthcare dividend stocks....