Chronic Diseases

Chronic Diseases
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The chronic diseases to which our theme pays special attention are diabetes, kidney-failure, hypertension and respiratory disorders

Most – if not all these life threatening conditions – are related to changing life styles and consumption patterns, both in developed and developing countries, becoming a stark challenge for health care organizations and governments worldwide

The health care firms providing medication – and medical devices - for these chronic diseases have developed a business model setting the companies apart from the pharmaceutical majors in a long term strategy

  • Gaining traction in developing countries, one market at a time, the most successful firms have learned how to fit in – always very distinct – local healthcare organizations and to account for insurance coverage systems  (where they exist)
  • Education of healthcare professionals by the industry leaders has gone beyond marketing efforts – especially in emerging markets

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Chronic Diseases • Updated:

Name Ticker Exchange Sector Industry Currency Cur.Price Mkt.Cap Perf. Vol. Risk Contrib. MDD
 
Abiomed ABMD NASDAQ Health Care Specialized Medical Devices USD 264.51 12 B 0.7% 60%   4% -53%
AngioDynamics ANGO NASDAQ Health Care Specialized Medical Devices USD 10.10 381 M -53.4% 59%   6% -62%
Baxter International Inc. BAX NYSE Health Care Kidney Failure USD 85.23 43 B 5.5% 37%   3% -23%
Boston Scientific Corp. BSX NYSE Health Care Specialized Medical Devices USD 34.68 49 B -17.9% 43%   5% -43%
Cardiovascular Systems CSII NASDAQ Health Care Specialized Medical Devices USD 29.25 1.0 B -33.7% 56%   5% -46%
DaVita DVA NYSE Health Care Kidney Failure USD 81.19 10 B 42.7% 41%   4% -27%
Dexcom DXCM NASDAQ Health Care Diabetes USD 439.64 41 B 194.7% 57%   5% -37%
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. EW NYSE Health Care Specialized Medical Devices USD 67.82 42 B 6.3% 42%   5% -36%
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare FSPKF OTC Health Care Respiratory Disorders USD 22.72 - 120.3% 37%   1% -14%
Fresenius Medical Care FMS NYSE Health Care Kidney Failure USD 42.49 25 B 8.1% 31%   3% -30%
Insulet PODD NASDAQ Health Care Diabetes USD 207.82 13 B 72.8% 50%   4% -40%
Itamar Medical ITMMF OTC Health Care Respiratory Disorders USD 0.64 - 91.3% 199%   10% -41%
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals LXRX NASDAQ Health Care Diabetes USD 1.94 208 M -68.7% 152%   10% -81%
MannKind Corporation MNKD NASDAQ Health Care Diabetes USD 1.78 379 M 63.3% 72%   7% -52%
Novo Nordisk NVO NYSE Health Care Diabetes USD 65.44 154 B 40.3% 30%   3% -24%
Oramed Pharmaceuticals ORMP NASDAQ Health Care Diabetes USD 3.33 78 M 0.9% 72%   3% -55%
ResMed RMD NYSE Health Care Respiratory Disorders USD 192.09 28 B 55.7% 47%   5% -35%
Rockwell Medical RMTI NASDAQ Health Care Kidney Failure USD 1.77 122 M -41.8% 95%   9% -56%
SomnoMed SOMNF OTC Health Care Respiratory Disorders USD 0.90 - -29.0% 133%   3% -70%
Zafgen ZFGN NASDAQ Health Care Diabetes USD 0.99 37 M -16.1% 80%   4% -56%