Why healthcare, now?
By Harvest Portfolios Group
Permanent and non-cyclical macro drivers lay the foundation for long term growth in the Healthcare sectors: Aging populations combined with significant increases in healthcare expenditures as we age; opportunity in developing markets as there is disproportionate share of increases in wealth is spent on healthcare; and technological innovation across medical equipment, devices and drug innovation.
In the shorter term healthcare is considered as a superior good, something we need and spend on in good times and bad. This affords visibility into the underlying companies business prospects in the near term at a time when many industries face uncertainty, yet valuations for Healthcare near historical lows compared to the broader markets.
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