Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund | ETHSX
Mutual Fund
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund
Last update 2022-07-26 49 Stocks (3 new)
Value $1.08 Bil Turnover 5 %
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Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund Profile

The Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund invests worldwide in companies principally engaged in the discovery, development, production or distribution of products (or services) related to scientific advances in health care, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, managed health care, and medical equipment and supplies. Growth in the health care sector is led by aging demographics, innovation and rising global incomes. As the global population ages and becomes wealthier, the fund believes health care spending is likely to continue to rise. Innovation drives growth in the sector, as increased scientific understanding leads to new breakthroughs. The fund is based in Boston and London.

Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund Investing Philosophy

The portfolio managers seek to purchase stocks that are reasonably priced in relation to their fundamental value and that the portfolio managers believe will grow in value over time regardless of short-term market fluctuations. The stock selection process is based on numerous factors, including the potential to increase market share (for larger companies), and the potential of research and development projects (for smaller companies).
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