A chart of Australia’s ASX 200 Health Care [XHJ], compared to Financials-x-Property [XXJ] and the overall index [XJO] over the last 15 years, shows that outperformance of the Health Care sector is not just a recent occurrence.
The sector also proved resilient during the GFC.
One of the top-performing sectors, both in the US and Australia, is Health Care.
The strength of a momentum strategy is the ability to identify and concentrate investment in outperforming sectors like this. Our S&P 500 Momentum strategy is overweight (40%) in this sector, with investments in Pharmaceuticals, Health Care Supplies and Biotechnology stocks.