Ticker Company Name Currency Market Cap
in Bln
Dividend Yield
SHL Siemens Healthineers AG EUR 55.37 1.73%
NOVO-B Novo Nordisk AS DKK 2181.1 1.1%
COLO-B Coloplast AS DKK 174.87 2.44%
NZYM-B Novozymes AS DKK 98.62 1.57%
UCB UCB S.A. EUR 14.51 1.74%
BEI Beiersdorf AG EUR 27.67 0.64%
SOON Sonova Holding AG CHF 14.6 1.9%
FME Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co EUR 9.7 4.08%
MRK Merck KGaA EUR 25.19 0.95%
SNN Smith&Nephew PLC USD 12.38 2.66%
LONN Lonza Group AG CHF 39.43 0.56%
AZN AstraZeneca PLC USD 174.97 2.1%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline PLC GBP 75.65 5.7%
ROG Roche Holding AG CHF 249.28 3.15%
NVS Novartis AG USD 209.75 3.65%
SNW Sanofi-Aventis S.A. EUR 114.11 3.53%
FRE Fresenius SE EUR 14.76 3.32%
EL EssilorLuxottica SA EUR 73.71 0.68%

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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