Ticker Company Name Currency Market Cap
in Bln
Dividend Yield
SHL Siemens Healthineers AG EUR 62.51 1.54%
NOVO-B Novo Nordisk AS DKK 1951.26 1.23%
COLO-B Coloplast AS DKK 194.38 2.19%
NZYM-B Novozymes AS DKK 110.32 1.41%
UCB UCB S.A. EUR 21.11 1.2%
BEI Beiersdorf AG EUR 33.77 0.52%
SOON Sonova Holding AG CHF 17.47 1.59%
FME Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co EUR 10.32 3.83%
MRK Merck KGaA EUR 20.41 1.17%
SNN Smith&Nephew PLC USD 11.59 2.84%
LONN Lonza Group AG CHF 34.57 0.64%
AZN AstraZeneca PLC USD 169.64 2.17%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline PLC GBP 89.72 4.81%
ROG Roche Holding AG CHF 201.15 3.9%
NVS Novartis AG USD 230.66 3.32%
SNW Sanofi-Aventis S.A. EUR 110.31 3.66%
FRE Fresenius SE EUR 14.4 3.41%
EL EssilorLuxottica SA EUR 86.74 0.58%

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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