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These 20 Stocks Are The Best Healthcare Growth Picks

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February 02, 2013 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: AMGN , ABBV , UNH

Healthcare dividend stocks with best yields and big growth perspectives originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". The healthcare sector is one of my favorite sectors behind the consumer goods sector. I love stocks from the medical equipment and appliances industry. Sure they offer a lower dividend but most of the stocks are major diversified in terms of international sales and they have a wonderful growth perspective.

Stocks from the whole healthcare sector have a total market capitalization of USD 66.298 billion. The average stock from the sector has a P/E of 26.63 and yield at 3.32 percent. These are very attractive figures from the earnings perspective. Debt is also high with a long-term debt to equity ratio of 88.63. As a result, the return on equity amounts to 17.61 percent.

Today I like to show you the best yielding healthcare growth opportunities at the market. I screened all healthcare stocks with a positive dividend payment and double-digit earnings per share growth for the next five years.

Nearly 40 companies fulfilled these criteria but some of them pay only very low dividends. Below is a small list of 20 stocks with the highest yield. Eleven of the results have a buy or better rating.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals:

20 Best Yielding Healthcare Growth Stocks For The Next Years...

Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 16.30 and forward P/E ratio is 14.94. The dividend yield has a value of 2.83 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.36 and price to sales ratio 2.18. The operating margin amounts to 20.89 percent and the beta ratio is 20.89. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.49, a value below the sector average.

Related stock ticker symbols:

PDLI, HSKA, ABBV, ALC, VIVO, HLF, QCOR, NHC, MSA, STJ, AMGN, DGX, CNMD, STE, WLP, TECH, RELV, RMD, UNH, HRC

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