Healthcare & Medical Stocks

Healthcare companies engage in a wide variety of activities focused on maintaining and improving individual health. These activities include pharmaceuticals, long-term care, and the development of medical instruments and supplies, among other activities. Depending on the industry, dividend yields for healthcare companies can vary widely. Generally, however, healthcare companies offer dividend yields that are roughly in-line with the wider market average.

2.32%

Healthcare Sector Dividend Yield*

*Calculated as the simple average of company dividend yields in this group
Industry Company Count Industry Dividend Yield
Biotechnology 6 1.68%
Diagnostic Substances 3 3.35%
Drug Delivery 1 5.23%
Drug Manufacturers - Major 15 3.03%
Drug Manufacturers - Other 5 4.83%
Drug Related Products 2 1.59%
Health Care Plans 5 1.02%
Home Health Care 1 0.77%
Hospitals 4 1.49%
Long-Term Care Facilities 5 1.86%
Medical Appliances & Equipment 11 2.20%
Medical Instruments & Supplies 18 1.35%
Medical Laboratories & Research 2 3.22%
Specialized Health Services 4 0.83%

Top 83 Healthcare Dividend Stocks

Stock Symbol Company Name DARS™ Rating (?) Dividend Yield Current Price Annual Dividend Ex- Div Date Pay Date
ABAX Abaxis, Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.20% $49.07 $0.10 11/13 12/16
ABBV AbbVie Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.25% $60.29 $1.96 1/13 2/13
ABT Abbott Labs Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.07% $42.46 $0.88 10/10 11/15
ACET Aceto Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.20% $20.05 $0.24 9/11 9/29
AET Aetna Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.14% $78.69 $0.90 10/14 10/31
AGN Allergan Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.11% $184.21 $0.20 8/13 9/5
ALC Assisted Living Concepts Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings NA $0.00 $0.00 5/17 6/15
AMGN Amgen Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.66% $147.26 $2.44 11/10 12/5
ATRI Atrion Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.95% $315.00 $3.00 9/11 9/30
AZN AstraZeneca ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.99% $70.12 $2.80 8/13 9/15
BAX Baxter International Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.98% $69.83 $2.08 9/3 10/1
BCR C.R. Bard, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.56% $156.97 $0.88 10/16 10/31
BDX Becton Dickinson Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.73% $125.73 $2.18 9/5 9/30
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.69% $53.63 $1.44 10/1 11/3
CCM Concord Medical Services Hldg Ltd ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.44% $7.39 $0.18 8/29 9/30
CHE Chemed Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.77% $103.34 $0.80 8/14 9/13
CI Cigna Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.04% $92.83 $0.04 3/10 4/9
CMN Cantel Medical Corp. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.23% $38.45 $0.09 7/15 7/31
CNMD CONMED Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.95% $41.03 $0.80 9/11 10/6
COO Cooper Companies Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.04% $157.20 $0.06 7/22 8/6
COV Covidien Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.61% $89.64 $1.44 10/3 11/6
CRY Cryolife Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.14% $10.55 $0.12 12/10 12/19
DGX Quest Diagnostics Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.07% $63.76 $1.32 10/3 10/22
DRAD Digirad Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.82% $4.15 $0.20 8/8 8/25
DVA DaVita Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.00% $76.73 $0.00 NA NA
DVCR Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.95% $11.26 $0.22 9/26 10/14
ENSG The Ensign Group Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.79% $35.36 $0.28 9/26 10/31
GSK GlaxoSmithKline PLC ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.35% $45.79 $2.45 11/5 1/8
HCA HCA Holdings Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.00% $72.07 $0.00 7/28 9/1
HLS HealthSouth Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.08% $40.44 $0.84 12/30 1/15
HRC Hill-Rom Holdings Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.40% $43.62 $0.61 9/12 9/30
HUM Humana Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.84% $133.11 $1.12 9/26 10/31
IVC Invacare Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.33% $15.04 $0.05 9/30 10/10
JNJ Johnson & Johnson Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.72% $103.13 $2.80 11/21 12/9
KND Kindred Healthcare, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.33% $20.59 $0.48 8/18 9/10
KNSY Kensey Nash Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings NA NA $1.00 4/26 5/31
LBMH Liberator Medical Holdings Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.76% $2.73 $0.13 9/24 10/10
LLY Eli Lilly Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.97% $66.05 $1.96 11/12 12/10
MDT Medtronic, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.83% $66.56 $1.22 10/1 10/24
MDTH MedCath Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings NA NA $2.00 9/24 9/21
MLAB Mesa Laboratories, Inc. Com. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.91% $69.96 $0.64 11/25 12/15
MR Mindray Medical ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.57% $29.31 $0.46 3/12 4/8
MRK Merck Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.06% $57.61 $1.76 9/11 10/7
MSA Mine Safety Applications Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.46% $50.50 $1.24 8/15 9/10
NATR Nature's Sunshine Prod. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.91% $13.75 $0.40 8/14 8/29
NDZ Nordion Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.00% $12.99 $0.00 6/14 7/3
NHC National Healthcare Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.36% $57.56 $1.36 9/26 12/1
NVGN Novogen Limited ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.94% $2.88 $0.20 1/3 NA
NVO Novo Nordisk ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.33% $45.77 $0.61 3/21 4/2
NVS Novartis ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.06% $90.15 $2.76 2/27 3/11
PETS PetMed Express Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.23% $13.00 $0.68 10/30 11/14
PFE Pfizer Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.57% $29.11 $1.04 11/5 12/2
PKI PerkinElmer, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.67% $41.72 $0.28 1/14 2/6
PMD Psychemedics Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.38% $13.70 $0.60 8/5 8/18
POZN POZEN Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 20.00% $8.75 $1.75 12/31 12/30
PRGO Perrigo Company Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.27% $155.15 $0.42 8/27 9/16
QCOR Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.28% $93.60 $1.20 6/27 7/8
RDY Dr. Reddys Lab ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.55% $51.15 $0.28 8/1 NA
RELV Reliv' International, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.42% $1.24 $0.03 11/13 11/26
SEM Select Medical Holdings Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.14% $12.74 $0.40 8/18 8/29
SHPG Shire plc ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.32% $194.49 $0.62 9/3 10/3
SNN Smith & Nephew PLC ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.21% $31.84 $1.34 10/22 11/12
SNY Sanofi SA ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.54% $54.02 $1.91 5/7 NA
SPAN Span-America Medical Systems Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.26% $18.42 $0.60 8/12 9/4
SPPI Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.95% $7.70 $0.15 12/18 12/28
STE Steris Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.54% $59.60 $0.92 8/22 9/23
STJ St. Jude Medical Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.79% $60.47 $1.08 12/29 1/30
SYK Stryker Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.45% $84.22 $1.22 9/26 10/31
T AT&T Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.43% $33.87 $1.84 10/8 11/3
TECH Techne Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.32% $93.72 $1.24 8/19 8/29
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.18% $53.62 $1.17 8/19 9/4
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.51% $117.90 $0.60 9/11 10/15
TRIB Trinity Biotech plc ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.41% $16.27 $0.88 6/6 7/1
UHS Universal Health Services Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.37% $108.59 $0.40 8/28 9/16
UNH UnitedHealth Group Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.64% $91.64 $1.50 9/10 9/23
USPH U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.23% $39.03 $0.48 8/14 9/5
UTMD Utah Medical Products Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.97% $50.80 $1.00 9/16 10/2
VIVO Meridian Bioscience, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.45% $17.97 $0.80 7/31 8/14
WLP Wellpoint, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.46% $120.21 $1.75 9/8 9/25
WST West Pharma Services Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.97% $45.48 $0.44 10/20 11/5
XRAY Dentsply International Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.57% $46.14 $0.27 12/23 1/9
ZMH Zimmer Holdings Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.84% $105.29 $0.88 9/24 10/31
ZTS Zoetis Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.79% $36.58 $0.29 11/3 12/2