Healthy Companies, Healthy Profits for Your Portfoliohttp://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/01/18/healthy-companies-healthy-profits-for-your-portfol.aspx Selena Maranjian
January 18, 2013
Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you'd like to add some health-care stocks to your portfolio, the iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care ETF (NYSE: IYH) could save you a lot of trouble. Instead of trying to figure out which companies will perform best, you can use this ETF to invest in lots of them simultaneously.
With a low turnover rate of 7% , this fund isn't frantically and frequently rejiggering its holdings, as many funds do.
Why health care?
More than a handful of health-care companies had strong performances over the past year. Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG) gained 35%. It sports five-year average annual revenue growth rates of more than 30%, and its three-year average earnings growth is 36%.