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Health Care

The Health Care sector includes companies engaged in the production and delivery of medicine and health care–related goods and services.

All Health Care investments from Fidelity

Our selection of sector- and industry-level mutual funds can help you gain the exposure you're looking for. We also offer sector mutual funds and sector ETFs from other leading asset managers.

Sector mutual fund Fidelity Select Health Care Portfolio (FSPHX)
Sector ETF Fidelity MSCI Health Care Index ETF (FHLC)
Industry-targeted mutual funds Fidelity Select Biotechnology Portfolio (FBIOX)
Fidelity Select Health Care Services (FSHCX)
Fidelity Select Medical Equipment and Systems Portfolio (FSMEX)
Fidelity Select Pharmaceuticals Portfolio (FPHAX)

Research Health Care at Fidelity

Our in-depth research can help you better understand the industries and companies that make up this sector, with timely performance data and powerful stock, mutual fund, and ETF screeners.

Companies in this sector*

  • Allergan (AGN)
  • Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
  • Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK)
  • Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

See more companies in this sector.

Fidelity Viewpoints®

Our Viewpoints articles provide perspective from Fidelity on the markets and economy, investing, and personal finance.

  • 2016 outlook: health care

    Innovation may continue to strengthen health care. Policy risk is a concern in an election year.
  • Bubble or opportunity?

    Despite the recent turmoil, our manager thinks biotech stocks may have long-term potential.
  • Innovative investing

    Solar power, driverless cars, and big data are among the investable ideas for future growth.
  • Summer themes

    Five things to consider as the market transitions into a traditionally slow time of year.

Next steps

Find Health Care investments. Search stocks, ETFs, and mutual funds in this sector.


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Before investing in any mutual fund or exchange traded fund, you should consider its investment objective, risks, charges and expenses. Contact Fidelity for a prospectus, offering circular or, if available, a summary prospectus containing this information. Read it carefully.

Investment decisions should be based on an individual’s own goals, time horizon, and tolerance for risk.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

* Represents the five companies in this sector with the largest market capitalizations, as of 12/31/2015.

Stock markets, especially foreign markets, are volatile and can decline significantly in response to adverse issuer, political, regulatory, market, or economic developments. Sector funds can be more volatile because of their narrow concentration in a specific industry.