Are health care funds a good investment?

Are health care funds a good investment?

For the year through Oct. 6, 2020 – a decidedly tumultuous period – the average health care mutual fund had outperformed the S&P 500, 10.9% to 5.5%. Over the past decade, meanwhile, health care funds have averaged 15.5% returns annually, which is more than 2 percentage points better than the broader market.

Which healthcare fund is best?

Sector – Pharma & Healthcare Mutual Funds High Risk

Mutual Fund Scheme NAV 2 Year
UTI Healthcare Fund-Growth Option- Direct Direct 157.9 44.38%
Nippon India Pharma Fund – Growth Regular 265.6 44.05%
SBI Healthcare Opportunities Fund Regular Growth Regular 204.3 44.63%
UTI Healthcare Fund Regular Plan Growth Regular 144.6 41.33%

What healthcare stocks should I invest in?

Best Value Healthcare Stocks
Price ($) Market Capitalization (Market Cap) ($B)
Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. (BIO) 542.34 16.2
Moderna Inc. (MRNA) 154.75 62.4
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) 44.50 38.4

Which health care ETF is best?

Six best health care ETFs to buy:

  • Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV)
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Health Care ETF (RYH)
  • iShares Global Healthcare ETF (IXJ)
  • Vanguard Health Care Index Fund ETF (VHT)
  • iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB)
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF (XHE)

Is Vanguard Health Care a good investment?

Overall, Vanguard Health Care Investor ( VGHCX ) has a high Zacks Mutual Fund rank, and in conjunction with its comparatively strong performance, average downside risk, and lower fees, this fund looks like a good potential choice for investors right now.

Is it right time to invest in pharma?

Nonetheless, the Pharma sector is one of the least affected in the COVID-19 situation and strong demand for essential drugs would aid growth for the companies. Pharma companies can be attractive for long-term investors in spite of the volatility.