Ticker Company Name Currency Market Cap
in Bln
Dividend Yield
SHL Siemens Healthineers AG EUR 49.44 1.74%
NOVO-B Novo Nordisk AS DKK 1060.8 1.89%
COLO-B Coloplast AS DKK 200.38 1.8%
NZYM-B Novozymes AS DKK 111.6 1.37%
UCB UCB S.A. EUR 15.08 1.64%
BEI Beiersdorf AG EUR 20.75 0.85%
SOON Sonova Holding AG CHF 14.53 1.25%
FME Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co EUR 17.53 2.09%
MRK Merck KGaA EUR 17.43 0.96%
SNN Smith&Nephew PLC USD 17.2 1.93%
LONN Lonza Group AG CHF 42.63 0.48%
AZN AstraZeneca PLC USD 126.76 2.89%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline PLC GBP 59.78 6.72%
ROG Roche Holding AG CHF 257 3.05%
NVS Novartis AG USD 195.02 3.54%
SNW Sanofi-Aventis S.A. EUR 94.81 4.15%
FRE Fresenius SE EUR 19.81 2.36%
EL EssilorLuxottica SA EUR 59.07 1.65%
AI Air Liquide S.A. EUR 59 2.17%

Health Care Industry

Health Care industry consists of health care service providers, medical equipment providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and many other types of companies. It includes both private and public organizations. Health care is provided by a company or by a person, a health care professional (a physician, a dentist, etc.).

The demand in this industry is expected to be high due to the aging population in many countries.

There is ongoing digital transformation of the health care, making it easier for patients to access the services. It also involves the improvements in the analysis of vast data, accumulated by health care providers. Using insights from the data in a decision making process can significantly improve the health care processes. However, the industry still needs extensive investments in data analytics.

Sectors of the Industry

According to the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB), Health Care industry consists of the following sectors.




Health Care Health Care Equipment & Services


Health Care Providers

Medical Equipment

Medical Supplies

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