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U.S. Healthcare Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 30, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies1566
  • 7D-0.04%
  • 3M5.9%
  • 1Y-8.3%
  • YTD-11.8%

Over the last 7 days, the Healthcare industry has remained flat. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 8.3% over the past 12 months. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 13% per annum.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Healthcare Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 30 Nov 2022US$6.0tUS$2.4tUS$133.6b23.7x44.7x2.5x
Fri, 28 Oct 2022US$5.8tUS$2.4tUS$153.3b22.6x38x2.4x
Sun, 25 Sep 2022US$5.5tUS$2.4tUS$155.9b20.7x35.4x2.3x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022US$6.0tUS$2.4tUS$156.9b23.6x37.9x2.5x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022US$5.9tUS$2.6tUS$164.0b24.8x35.8x2.3x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022US$5.4tUS$2.6tUS$165.3b23.1x32.4x2.1x
Mon, 16 May 2022US$5.7tUS$2.6tUS$164.8b25x34.9x2.2x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022US$6.5tUS$2.5tUS$175.5b29x37x2.6x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022US$6.2tUS$2.5tUS$170.8b28.1x36.1x2.5x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022US$6.3tUS$2.4tUS$165.0b29.7x38.2x2.6x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022US$6.9tUS$2.4tUS$145.5b33x47.3x2.9x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021US$6.6tUS$2.4tUS$146.5b30.8x44.8x2.7x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021US$6.8tUS$2.3tUS$130.2b34x52.6x2.9x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021US$6.9tUS$2.3tUS$120.0b36.1x57.2x3x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021US$6.9tUS$2.3tUS$121.2b32.7x57.1x3x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021US$6.6tUS$2.3tUS$113.6b32.4x57.7x2.9x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021US$6.0tUS$2.4tUS$93.5b29x64.1x2.5x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021US$5.8tUS$2.3tUS$87.0b29.3x66.5x2.5x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020US$5.1tUS$2.3tUS$104.6b28.7x49.1x2.3x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020US$4.8tUS$2.4tUS$101.2b31.4x47.4x2x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020US$3.9tUS$2.4tUS$99.2b28.8x39x1.6x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020US$4.5tUS$2.3tUS$100.0b29.1x44.5x1.9x
Price to Earnings Ratio

46.5x


Total Market Cap: US$4.3tTotal Earnings: US$92.9bTotal Revenue: US$2.2tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Healthcare Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 48.1x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Healthcare industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 44.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 48.1x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 2.4x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Healthcare industry have grown 13% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 2.8% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Healthcare sector?

US Market-0.94%
Healthcare-0.045%
Healthcare Services1.05%
Pharma0.49%
Medical Equipment0.07%
Healthtech-0.35%
Biotech-1.00%
Life Sciences-1.67%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Biotech industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 9.4%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 60.8% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Healthtech industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 36% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 28% per year.
  • In contrast, the Biotech industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 9.4% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
MRK MerckUS$108.841.8%
+US$4.9b
45.3%PE18x
UNH UnitedHealth GroupUS$528.000.9%
+US$4.6b
18.9%PE25.4x
LLY Eli LillyUS$363.950.9%
+US$2.9b
46.7%PE57.3x
ELV Elevance HealthUS$515.362.0%
+US$2.5b
26.9%PE19.8x
PFE PfizerUS$49.490.8%
+US$2.3b
-7.9%PE9.3x
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MDT

US$76.48

Medtronic

7D

-1.9%

1Y

-28.3%

BSX

US$44.50

Boston Scientific

7D

2.2%

1Y

16.9%

UNH

US$528.00

UnitedHealth Group

7D

0.9%

1Y

18.9%

BIIB

US$291.41

Biogen

7D

-5.0%

1Y

23.6%

ABBV

US$158.20

AbbVie

7D

-1.0%

1Y

37.2%

PFE

US$49.49

Pfizer

7D

0.8%

1Y

-7.9%

TMO

US$539.75

Thermo Fisher Scientific

7D

-0.9%

1Y

-14.7%

BDX

US$241.02

Becton Dickinson

7D

2.3%

1Y

1.6%

ILMN

US$208.57

Illumina

7D

-6.1%

1Y

-42.9%

AMGN

US$281.99

Amgen

7D

-1.8%

1Y

41.8%

MRNA

US$173.15

Moderna

7D

-3.6%

1Y

-50.9%