Defensive Equity Sectors

How defensive equity sectors may help you manage risk while seeking growth.

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For clients concerned about market volatility, leveraging traditionally defensive sectors may offer an opportunity to manage some of the downside volatility of the stock portion of your portfolio while continuing to seek the same level of long-term growth.

The overall effects of these sectors can be to help you better weather market volatility.

Maintaining a defensive focus may help:

  • reduce volatility in your portfolio
  • provide a smoother investment experience during periods of volatility
  • keep you on track over the long term

For illustrative purposes only. Not indicative of any investment outcome.