Top Healthcare Shares To Buy For 2012 by Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of large capitalized stocks from the healthcare sector with an interesting market valuation, a great past growth performance as well as good earnings situation. Such stocks have a forward price to earnings ratio of less than 15, a sales growth over the past five years of more than 10 percent as well as an operating margin above 10 percent. Exactly 7 stocks with a market capitalization of more than USD 10 billion fulfilled these criteria. Two of them have a yield of more than 4 percent.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Best Healthcare Stock Picks For 2012....
Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 17.35 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 10.13. The dividend yield has a value of 3.28 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.81 and price to sales ratio 2.93. The operating margin amounts to 22.48 percent.
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MRK, NVS, STJ, TEVA, TMO, CELG, GILD