Healthcare dividend stocks with highest beta ratios originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com. You know that I am a conservative investor and try to minimize my risk. This strategy is necessary if you have a larger amount of money to take care of or you begin to cry when you lose 10 percent on your book value. The second disadvantage is that you lose performance in a strong up moving market. Since 2009, there were nearly no bigger corrections at the market but with low beta and safe heaven stocks, your performance would be only half of the return from the markets. What you need to get a push for your portfolio is a high beta stock. I don't recommend buying them because it's a definitely riskier strategy and nobody knows when the market turns into a bearish mood.
However, let's take a look at the high fly momentum stocks from the healthcare sector. Those are stocks with the highest beta ratio from the healthcare sector. They have a beta between 1 and 2. With focus on the dividend paying stocks, only 17 stocks from the healthcare sector pay a dividend and being correlated with the market by a factor of 2.
One High-Yield is below the results and 16 have a current buy or better rating by brokerage firms.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 18.34 and forward P/E ratio is 14.71. The dividend yield has a value of 1.53 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.08 and price to sales ratio 1.73. The operating margin amounts to 14.69 percent and the beta ratio is 1.27. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.73.
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