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Friday 03 September, 2021

Polar Cap Glb Health

Top Ten Equity Holdings and Exposures

RNS Number : 7423K
Polar Capital Global Health Tst PLC
03 September 2021
 

3rd September 2021

 

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

 

Top Ten Equity Holdings and Sector and Geographic Exposure as at 31st August 2021 and full Portfolio listing as at 30th July 2021 available from company's website

 

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

 

Top 10 Holdings 

%

Johnson & Johnson

7.6%

AstraZeneca

4.8%

Thermo Fisher Scientific

4.7%

Bristol Myers Squibb

3.9%

Boston Scientific Corp

3.3%

Alcon

3.2%

Baxter International

3.2%

Hologic

3.0%

Molina Healthcare

3.0%

Centene Corp

2.9%

Total

39.8%

 

Sector Exposure

%

Pharmaceuticals

21.9%

Healthcare Equipment

21.6%

Biotechnology

16.4%

Life Sciences Tools & Services

11.0%

Healthcare Facilities

6.0%

Managed Healthcare

5.9%

Healthcare Technology

5.6%

Healthcare Distributors

4.8%

Healthcare Supplies

4.6%

Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods

2.6%

Metal & Glass Containers

2.5%

Healthcare Services

2.1%

Cash

-5.1%

Total

100.0%

 

Geographic Exposure

%

United States

68.7%

United Kingdom

6.9%

France

5.5%

Netherlands

4.8%

Switzerland

3.9%

Germany

3.4%

Denmark

2.6%

Sweden

2.3%

Belgium

2.3%

Japan

1.9%

Ireland

1.8%

Australia

1.2%

Cash

-5.1%

Total

100.0%

 

 

 

Gearing Ratio as calculated in accordance with the guidelines of the Association of Investment Companies, was 5.2%. 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 August 2021 was 10.82x. This ratio is calculated by dividing the Company's net asset value, adjusted to add back the current value of the structural debt, by the final redemption value of the ZDP shares.

 

 

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.co m

 

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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