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20 Of The Largest Healthcare Dividend Paying Stocks

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October 02, 2012 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: JNJ , PFE , NVS

Largest Healthcare Dividend Stocks Researched By "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". The healthcare sector is of huge importance for the economy and should expect a high growth due to the growing old-population. The whole sector has a total market capitalization of USD 38.75 billion and includes 539 stocks of which 79 pay dividends. I made a screen of the biggest dividend payer within the healthcare sector. Below the 20 biggest dividend stocks are 11 drug manufacturers.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals:

20 Of The Biggest Healthcare Dividend Payer.....

Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 17.29 and forward P/E ratio is 12.10. The dividend yield has a value of 2.86 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.13 and price to sales ratio 2.74. The operating margin amounts to 21.94 percent and the beta ratio is 0.63. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 0.61.

Related stock ticker symbols:

JNJ, PFE, NVS, MRK, SNY, GSK, ABT, NVO, AMGN, AZN, UNH, BMY, LLY, MDT, TEVA, BAX, AGN, COV, FMS, TMO

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