Health Care

Any company or organisation which provides Health Care and medical services or products to commercial and retail customers is positioned within the sector. The Health Care sector includes:

 

  • Biotechnology firms

  • Dental services providers

  • Hospital management firms

  • Health maintenance organisations

  • Nursing organisations

  • Pharmaceutical companies

 

One of the world's fastest growing sectors, securing stocks within the sector is often seen as a defensive mood due the essential nature of the service and products provided. Robust to economic instability and maintaining demand consistency through recessions and downturns. Key identifiers across the sector are:

 

  • An ageing global population

  • Increasing longevity of sufferers with chronic disease

  • Rising rates of diabetes and obesity

  • Robust pipeline of technological advances

  • Increasing global reach of disease

  • Appetite for the development of personalized medicine

 

Top Five Companies by Revenue within the Health Care Sector

 

  • Johnson & Johnson – US$71.3bn (United States)

  • Pfizer - US$51.6bn (United States)

  • Roche - US$52.1bn (Switzerland)

  • GlaxoSmithKline - US$45.4bn (United Kingdom)

  • Novartis - US$57.9bn (Switzerland)

 

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Health Care

Any company or organisation which provides Health Care and medical services or products to commercial and retail customers is positioned within the sector. The Health Care sector includes:

 

  • Biotechnology firms

  • Dental services providers

  • Hospital management firms

  • Health maintenance organisations

  • Nursing organisations

  • Pharmaceutical companies

 

One of the world's fastest growing sectors, securing stocks within the sector is often seen as a defensive mood due the essential nature of the service and products provided. Robust to economic instability and maintaining demand consistency through recessions and downturns. Key identifiers across the sector are:

 

  • An ageing global population

  • Increasing longevity of sufferers with chronic disease

  • Rising rates of diabetes and obesity

  • Robust pipeline of technological advances

  • Increasing global reach of disease

  • Appetite for the development of personalized medicine

 

Top Five Companies by Revenue within the Health Care Sector

 

  • Johnson & Johnson – US$71.3bn (United States)

  • Pfizer - US$51.6bn (United States)

  • Roche - US$52.1bn (Switzerland)

  • GlaxoSmithKline - US$45.4bn (United Kingdom)

  • Novartis - US$57.9bn (Switzerland)

 

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