Throughout the presidential election cycle, healthcare remained a major talking point. From drug prices to access, it seemed that each candidate had a specific agenda with regards to healthcare. Most of them were negative from a company/stock point of view. And with Hillary Clinton expected to win the election, healthcare stocks spent much of 2016 dropping.
But then a funny thing happened. The surprise win of pro-business Donald Trump didn’t stem the bleeding. In fact, it made it worse. The healthcare sector didn’t participate in the so-called Trump Bump.
And 2017 could be a lot worse for healthcare stocks.
However, for longer-term investors, this could be the moment they need to seize the day and finally add the once high-flying sector to their portfolios. The key to getting through the murky waters of the next few years is a hefty dose of dividends.
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