Polar Capital Global Healthcare

Top Ten Equity Holdings and Exposures
RNS Number : 9004U
Polar Capital Global Health Tst PLC
08 April 2021
 

8th April 2021

 

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust plc (the "Company")

 

Top Ten Equity Holdings and Sector and Geographic Exposure as at 31st March 2021 and full portfolio listing as at 26th February 2021 is available from the company's website

 

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust plc is pleased to announce that as at 31st March 2021 the top ten equity holdings and the sector and geographic breakdown were as follows:

 

Top 10 Holdings         

%

UnitedHealth Group

6.4%

Medtronic

5.0%

AstraZeneca

4.5%

Bio-Rad Laboratories

4.3%

Sanofi

4.1%

Bristol Myers Squibb

3.9%

Koninklijke Philips

3.6%

Baxter International

3.6%

Align Technology

3.2%

Amgen

3.0%

Total

41.5%

 

 

Sector Exposure

%

Healthcare Equipment

21.3%

Biotechnology

20.5%

Pharmaceuticals

16.5%

Managed Healthcare

11.5%

Life Sciences Tools & Services

11.4%

Healthcare Distributors

5.7%

Healthcare Supplies

5.6%

Healthcare Facilities

5.1%

Healthcare Technology

2.9%

Metal & Glass Containers

2.1%

Cash

-2.7%

Total

100.0%

 

 

Geographic Exposure

%

United States

67.2%

Ireland

6.3%

United Kingdom

5.7%

Netherlands

5.6%

France

4.1%

Denmark

3.6%

Australia

2.6%

Japan

2.6%

Germany

2.6%

Sweden

1.4%

Switzerland

1.0%

Cash

-2.7%

Total

100.0%

 

 

 

Gearing Ratio as calculated in accordance with the guidelines of the Association of Investment Companies, was 2.8%. Gearing is made up of structural debt provided by the subsidiary company PCGH ZDP plc, through the issue of zero dividend preference (ZDP) shares.

 

The ZDP asset cover as at 31st March 2021 was 9.40x.

 

 

The monthly factsheet will usually be available on the Company's website on the 10th working day after the month end and includes a commentary by the investment manager.  www.Polarcapitalhealthcaretrust.com

 

Neither the contents of the Company's website nor the contents of any website accessible from the hyperlinks on the Company's website (or any other website) is incorporated into or forms part of this announcement.

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