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Goldman Says These 25 Healthcare Stocks Are Immune To The Election

Most healthcare stocks have had a rough election season this year after Hillary Clinton made prescription drug prices a centerpiece of her campaign. In fact, the Health Care SPDR (ETF) XLV 0.28% is down 3.2 percent thus far in 2016.

Healthcare investors are bracing for some significant volatility in the weeks leading up to and after the election. However, Goldman Sachs analyst Asad Haider recently compiled a list of healthcare stocks that could see minimal impact from the election.

“While large swaths of the Healthcare sector are exposed to the election theme, we attempt to isolate the companies within our coverage groups that our analysts see as least exposed to shifts in political dynamics,” Haider explained.

Here’s Goldman’s full lists of 25 stocks:

In addition, Goldman’s expectations for how certain healthcare subsectors will react to the election’s outcome are included in the chart below.

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DateFirmActionFromTo
Oct 2016BairdDowngradesOverweightNeutral
Jul 2016Stifel NicolausMaintainsBuy
May 2016Credit SuisseInitiates Coverage onOutperform

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