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2012, 9:00 AM
Healthcare stocks may face some income squeezes in coming years regardless of political...
Healthcare stocks may face some income squeezes in coming years regardless of political outcomes, but there are still bargains to be had - if you look at healthcare's overall cost-cutters, and keep an eye on valuation. Dividend payers like Merck (MRK) and Pfizer (PFE) already reflect coming cost pressure, while innovators like Varian (VAR) or Perrigo (PRGO) come at cheaper valuations than firms like Intuitive Surgical (ISRG).