Large caps are the best in the pharmaceutical sector

Within the 'Pharmaceuticals', we see a low diversification of the 12-months returns. Since December last year the sector is around 9 percent higher. Among the winners we find Axsome Therapeutics, Constellation Pharmaceuticals and Avita Medical. Relatively big losses were for Ocugen, Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding and Sienna Biopharmaceuticals.

Core figures 'Pharmaceuticals'

stock prices

The winners in this sector are the large caps, while smallcaps are mostly among the less performers.

Lowest PE-ratios 'Pharmaceuticals'


Regarding the price/earnings-ratios we see a spread palette. The large caps are with the price/earnings-ratio of 26 the most expensive. The smallcaps are the cheapest and trade at -6 times the earnings per share. IXICO, Diaceutics and Abcam are the stocks with the highest ratios. Stocks with the lowest ratios are Endo International, Jounce Therapeutics and Mylan NV.

Highest dividend yields 'Pharmaceuticals'

financial analysis

The sector's average dividend yield is with 0,6 percent relatively limited. Stocks now high dividend yields now are Abbvie, Bayer AG and Gilead Sciences.

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