The 25 Best Healthcare Dividend Stocks In 2019

25 awesome Healthcare stocks that pay frequent dividends. Updated daily!

High Dividend Paying Healthcare Stocks

According to Yardeni Research, healthcare stocks were the best sector in the S&P 500 during 2018.

While the sector’s 4.7% gain last year didn’t exactly fund anyone’s retirement plan, it was one of only two sectors in the S&P 500 that finished in the black for 2018. With some uncertainty in the economy, and projected growth shrinking in 2019, healthcare stocks can be a good choice for investors.

The healthcare industry is heavily regulated, which limits some of the growth potential of these companies. But healthcare companies usually offer a great dividend, and dividend growth is typically strong within the industry.

Because of the built-in demand for healthcare, these companies are also less impacted by recessions and other market downturns. As we all know, even in a bad market we still need healthcare!

There are many healthcare stocks you can research and analyze.

In this list, we analyzed and screened for companies with low debt/equity ratios, strong liquidity, low payout ratios, and high dividend yields.

To get this list, we used the DiscoverCI Stock Screener and scanned for stocks with the following metrics:

  • Currently paying a dividend,
  • Dividend payout ratio less than 100% (indicates the Company isn’t paying more than 100% of its income in dividends),
  • Marketcap over $200 million (more stable companies), and
  • Current Ratio greater than 1.50% (less liquidity risk).

The list is sorted by dividend yield from high to low, and our analysis is updated daily. Here are 25 best healthcare dividend stocks.

We update this list daily. Last updated: April 20th, 2019

Showing up to 20 stocks. Upgrade to see the full list.
Download Trade Ideas

© 2018 DiscoverCI

Disclaimer: DiscoverCI LLC is not operated by a broker, a dealer, or a registered investment adviser. Under no circumstances does any information posted on DiscoverCI.com represent a recommendation to buy or sell a security. The information on this site, and in its related application software, spreadsheets, blog, email and newsletters, is not intended to be, nor does it constitute, investment advice or recommendations. In no event shall DiscoverCI.com be liable to any member, guest or third party for any damages of any kind arising out of the use of any product, content or other material published or available on DiscoverCI.com, or relating to the use of, or inability to use, DiscoverCI.com or any content, including, without limitation, any investment losses, lost profits, lost opportunity, special, incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages. Past performance is a poor indicator of future performance. The information on this site, and in its related blog, email and newsletters, is not intended to be, nor does it constitute, investment advice or recommendations. The information on this site is in no way guaranteed for completeness, accuracy or in any other way.