There’s no denying that healthcare is one of the biggest trends of the next few decades. Advances in medicine and technology have allowed populations to expand their lifespans, while rising incomes have permitted many global consumers access to the sector for the first time. And given the sheer size and multiple subsectors of the healthcare market – from drug and device makers to health services firms – there’s plenty of ways to write a prescription for your portfolio.
For income seekers, there’s one that pays big dividends that currently could seem like a value.
The healthcare REITs have been hit hard in recent weeks as the Fed has raised rates. However, the long-term prognosis for the sector continues to be good. For those looking for some big income from the rise in healthcare demand, the REITs could be one of the best buys today.