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INDUSTRY INDICES

STOXX Developed Europe Health Care

Index Description

The STOXX Developed Europe Health Care Index is a market cap weighted index designed to represent the performance of the Large and Mid Cap companies from Developed Europe in the ICB Health Care Industry. STOXX Developed Europe Health Care Index is suitable for global investment products which include funds, exchange traded funds, and derivatives and can also be used for further building block approach strategies when appropriate. It follows a robust and modular framework which enables investors to utilize this index for a variety of investment objectives whilst using a consistent approach. It is derived from the STOXX World Equity Index series and its countries follow the STOXX World Country Classification Framework.

Key facts

  • Broad, yet liquid coverage of Large and Mid cap companies that supports clients' global investment decisions whilst avoiding home biases.
  • A consistent and transparent methodology which fully embraces global standards of governance.
  • Can serve as a basis for numerous derived strategies.
  • Constructed using STOXX World Methodology.
  • Its countries follow the STOXX World Country classification framework.

Descriptive Statistics

Index Market Cap (USD bn) Components (USD bn) Component weight (%) Turnover (%)
Full Free-float Mean Median Largest Smallest Largest Smallest Last 12 monts
STOXX Developed Europe Health Care 2,121.1 1,820.6 42.3 15.2 437.9 0.5 24.1 0.0 1.3
STOXX Developed Europe 14,183.6 11,125.4 26.0 10.5 437.9 0.1 3.9 0.0 3.8

Supersector weighting (top 10)

Country weighting

Risk and return figures1

Index returns Return (%) Annualized return (%)
Last month YTD 1Y 3Y 5Y Last month YTD 1Y 3Y 5Y
STOXX Developed Europe Health Care 4.3 9.9 14.2 19.6 66.8 N/A N/A 14.2 6.1 10.7
STOXX Developed Europe 4.8 8.2 19.6 12.6 54.9 N/A N/A 19.5 4.0 9.1
Index volatility and risk Annualized volatility (%) Annualized Sharpe ratio2
STOXX Developed Europe Health Care N/A N/A 14.2 16.5 17.6 N/A N/A 0.6 0.3 0.5
STOXX Developed Europe N/A N/A 13.0 18.4 20.2 N/A N/A 1.0 0.2 0.4
Index to benchmark Correlation Tracking error (%)
STOXX Developed Europe Health Care 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 7.5 9.2 10.2 11.7 12.6
Index to benchmark Beta Annualized information ratio
STOXX Developed Europe Health Care 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 -0.7 0.4 -0.5 0.1 0.0

1For information on data calculation, please refer to STOXX calculation reference guide

2Based on EURIBOR1M

(USD, Net Return), all data as of May 31, 2024

INDUSTRY INDICES

STOXX Developed Europe Health Care

Fundamentals

Index Price/earnings incl. negative Price/earnings excl. negative Price/book Dividend yield (%)3 Price/sales Price/cash flow
Trailing Projected Trailing Projected Trailing Trailing Trailing
STOXX Developed Europe Health Care 29.7 18.9 26.7 26.7 4.1 1.9 3.5 21.8
STOXX Developed Europe 17.2 14.1 15.5 15.5 2.1 3.2 1.4 7.4

Performance and annual returns

Methodology

The STOXX Developed Europe Health Care Index is a market cap weighted index designed to represent the performance of the Large and Mid Cap companies from Developed Europe in the ICB Health Care Industry. STOXX Developed Europe Health Care Index is suitable for global investment products which include funds, exchange traded funds, and derivatives and can also be used for further building block approach strategies when appropriate. It follows a robust and modular framework which enables investors to utilize this index for a variety of investment objectives whilst using a consistent approach. It is derived from the STOXX World Equity Index series and its countries follow the STOXX World Country Classification Framework.

Versions and symbols

Index ISIN Symbol Bloomberg Reuters
Net Return EUR CH1213352896 SWDE20R .SWDE20R
Gross Return EUR CH1213352904 SWDE20GR .SWDE20GR
Price EUR CH1213352912 SWDE20P .SWDE20P
Price USD CH1213352888 SWDE20L .SWDE20L
Gross Return USD CH1213352870 SWDE20GV .SWDE20GV
Net Return USD CH1213352862 SWDE20V .SWDE20V

Quick Facts

Weighting Free-float market capitalization
Cap Factor N/A
No. of components Variable
Review frequency Semi Annual
Calculation/distribution Realtime 15 sec
Calculation hours 00:00:00 22:15:00
Base value/base date 1000 as of September. 22, 2008
History Available from Sep. 22, 2008
Inception date November. 16, 2022
To learn more about the inception date, the currency, the calculation hours and historical values, please see our data vendor code sheet.

INDUSTRY INDICES

STOXX Developed Europe Health Care

Top 10 Components4

Company Supersector Country Weight
NOVO NORDISK B Health Care Denmark 24.055%
ASTRAZENECA Health Care UK 13.215%
NOVARTIS Health Care Switzerland 11.626%
ROCHE HLDG P Health Care Switzerland 9.881%
SANOFI Health Care France 6.137%
GSK Health Care UK 5.329%
ESSILORLUXOTTICA Health Care France 3.749%
ALCON Health Care Switzerland 2.444%
LONZA Health Care Switzerland 2.205%
BAYER Health Care Germany 1.654%

3Net dividend yield is calculated as net return index return minus price index return

4Based on the composition as of May 31, 2024