Year-to-Date Weekly Chart

Healthcare Sector



For the week ended 09/20/2019 FHLC closed at $44.52. The first weekly close of the year was at $41.12 which makes the latest close 8.3% higher in the latest week than early this year.

The price for FHLC which represents the Healthcare sector has ranged from a low of $41.01 to $45.79. This puts the latest close 2.8% below the high for the year and 8.6% above the low for the year.

For the purpose of comparison, the S&P 500 index closed the last week at 2,992.07. This weeks' close was 1.2% below this years high and 16.1% above this years low.

The sector is up roughly 8.3% for the year, which is under performing the market by 9.9%, which is up by 18.2% so far this year.

The Healthcare Sector contains stocks of companies that provide medical services, manufacture medical equipment, develop and sell drugs, provide medical insurance or facilitate healthcare to patients.

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