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Can These 3 Healthcare Dividend Stocks Deliver Income Growth?

Key Points

  • S&P 500 components Pfizer Medtronic and Gilead are undervalued dividend stocks from the healthcare sector.
  • All three have a history of increasing their dividends.
  • The healthcare sector historically does well during bouts of economic sluggishness, which bodes well for income investors. 
  • 5 stocks we like better than Gilead Sciences

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Companies Mentioned in This Article

CompanyMarketRank™Current PricePrice ChangeDividend YieldP/E RatioConsensus RatingConsensus Price Target
Gilead Sciences (GILD)
4.9056 of 5 stars
4.91 / 5 stars
$70.69+1.0%4.36%196.36Hold$84.00
Medtronic (MDT)
4.9787 of 5 stars
4.98 / 5 stars
$77.33-0.8%3.62%28.12Hold$91.09
Pfizer (PFE)
4.7398 of 5 stars
4.74 / 5 stars
$28.88-0.1%5.82%-481.25Hold$34.50
Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)
4.6532 of 5 stars
4.65 / 5 stars
$954.15+0.6%0.54%140.52Moderate Buy$858.72
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