Health care ETF

Of course health care will remain a growth market. There are many diseases and we still have not found a cure for most of them.

The world population is growing, people tend to get older and health care is getting more and more available in developing countries. All in all, things look bright for the health care sector.

Lyxor MSCI World Health Care TR UCITS ETF

This Lyxor Health Care ETF is tracking the MSCI World Health Care index.

Within this MSCI World Health Care index you will find 125 companies. Johnson & Johnson takes up the largest weighing here with a 6% share. Just behind we will find Novartis with a 5% share and Pfizer and Roche with 4% each.

The spread is well-balanced in this world health care ETF, there is no single company that dominates all others. German Bayer comes in tenth with almost 3% for instance.

Geographically speaking the US is the predominant factor here with a 60% share. Switzerland is second with 10% and then we will find Japan with a 5% share.

This particular health care ETF is very well suited for long term investors. Finding the right entry point however is a real challenge. This Lyxor Health Care ETF is a reinvestment index so do not expect any dividends being paid out. The dividends are added to the price of this ETF. 

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Lyxor MSCI World Health Care TR UCITS ETF info:


ETF provider: Lyxor (Societe Generale)

Ticker: HLTW

ISIN: LU0533033238

Currency: EURO

Exchange: Euronext Parijs

This Lyxor MSCI World Health Care TR UCITS ETF has quotations on different exchanges and is known under several ticker symbols. As long as the ISIN number is identical you are dealing with the same ETF.