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5 Healthcare Mutual Funds to Buy in 2018

2018-01-03 zacks
Last year was quite an eventful one for the U.S. healthcare sector in particular. The economy witnessed the Republican tax reform becoming law and three rate hikes by the Fed. Thanks to both, healthcare was one of the top performers of 2017. The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV) rallied 19.5% year. This momentum is slated continue in 2018. (16-1)

Unemployment Rate Remains At 17-Year Low: 5 Fund Picks

2017-12-12 zacks
Following a strong show in November with an increase in job additions and a low jobless rate, the sentiment remains positive over U.S. job data. Job additions remained high last month, recovering from workplace disturbances induced by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which hit several states including Texas and Florida.

5 Best-Performing Healthcare Mutual Funds in Q3

2017-11-08 zacks
Broadly encouraging markets and continued investment initiatives have paved the way for the healthcare sector to become one of the top performers this year. The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV) surged 3.1% in 3Q17. Additionally, President Trump has failed repeatedly to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. This has protected gains for several sections of the sector. (3-0)

Where To Invest Now

2017-09-23 seekingalpha
While I remain cautious on the market as a whole, I continue to be invested in a select group of equities across the globe. (5-0)

5 Best-Rated T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds For High Returns

2016-09-18 seekingalpha
T. Rowe Price is a renowned publicly owned investment management firm, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. The company was founded in 1937 by Thomas Rowe Price, Jr. The company manages assets worth $725.5 billion (as of September 30, 2015). It prides itself in having more than 5,000 employees across the world. The company offers a full range of investment planning and guidance tools. It also offers mutual funds, subadvisory services, retirement plans and separate account management for individual clients.

Best Performing Mutual Funds Over The Last 1, 3 And 5 Years

2016-09-18 seekingalpha
Market trends so far this year has not been as robust as the previous two years. Like 2014, markets had started with a dismal January but a robust February followed close on the heels. However this time benchmarks have failed to sustain strong gains. In fact, the recent market rout is in stark contrast to the multiple highs that benchmarks kept scoring in recent years. Among other factors, China's economic concerns and global growth worries, Greece debt negotiation, a stronger dollar and dismal earnings season for both the first and second quarter have taken the sheen away. (0-1)

Top Mutual Funds With Best Returns In 10 Years

2016-09-18 seekingalpha
Ten years are certainly a lot of time for funds to prove their mettle. Occasional hiccups or economic events may deter a fund's performance. But over the long term a fund should ideally be able to post positive returns. If that is not the case, then we are compelled to question how those underperformers are still around. In a previous article we identified the funds with worst performances in 10 years. (0-1)

4 Top-Ranked Healthcare Mutual Funds To Boost Your Return

2016-09-17 seekingalpha
When markets are plying through choppy waters, investors often rely on the healthcare sector to safeguard their investments. This is because the demand for healthcare services does not vary so much with market conditions, making them a safe haven in difficult times. Many pharma companies also generate regular dividends, which go a long way in softening the blow dealt by plummeting share prices. Mutual funds are the perfect choice for investors looking to enter this sector, since they possess the advantages of wide diversification and analytical insight.

4 Healthcare Mutual Funds To Buy On Bright Prospects

2016-07-22 seekingalpha
Healthcare is one of the major sectors that showed a remarkable rebound recently after bleeding heavily since the start of the year. Bright prospects of the sector and an overall positive investor sentiment spurred demand for its securities. So, the addition of favorably ranked healthcare mutual funds may lead to healthy returns.

4 Healthcare Mutual Funds to Buy on Bright Prospects

2016-07-21 zacks
Healthcare is one of the major sectors that showed a remarkable rebound recently after bleeding heavily since the start of the year. Bright prospects of the sector and an overall positive investor sentiment spurred demand for its securities. So, the addition of favorably ranked healthcare mutual funds may lead to healthy returns.

Is T. Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund (PRHSX) Worth Another Look?

2016-05-16 zacks
T. Rowe Price Health Sciences (PRHSX - MF report) a Zacks Ranked #2 (Buy) was incepted in December 1995 and is managed by T.Rowe Price Associates. PRHSX’s main objective is long-term capital appreciation. PRHSX invests at least 80% of its net assets in common stocks of companies engaged in the research, development, production, or distribution of products or services related to health care, medicine, or the life sciences.

Healthcare Mutual Funds To Bounce Back After Q1 Debacle: 5 Picks

2016-04-19 seekingalpha
The healthcare space was mostly out of favor in the first quarter following Democratic Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton's allegation on "price gouging." The massive decline in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s (NYSE:VRX) shares also had an adverse impact on biotech stocks, eventually dragging the healthcare sector down. Healthcare mutual funds weren't spared as the category turned out to be the worst performer in the first quarter. (0-1)

Healthcare Mutual Funds to Bounce Back after Q1 Debacle: 5 Picks

2016-04-15 zacks
The healthcare space was mostly out of favor in the first quarter following Democratic Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton’s allegation on “price gouging.” The massive decline in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.’s (VRX - Analyst Report) shares also had an adverse impact on biotech stocks, eventually dragging the healthcare sector down. Healthcare mutual funds weren’t spared as the category turned out to be the worst performer in the first quarter.

4 Funds To Buy On Healthy Medical Sector Earnings

2016-02-19 seekingalpha
Ongoing worries, including weak global growth, strengthening dollar and the persistent slump in oil price, appear to have affected Q4 corporate earnings. Amid t (0-1)

4 Funds to Buy on Healthy Medical Sector Earnings

2016-02-18 zacks
The medical sector has emerged as one of the few bright spots. And the sector's outlook for the coming quarters also looks impressive (0-1)