When looking for the best healthcare stocks to buy, it’s important to remember that some of the biggest names in healthcare may not be your wisest plays right now. Sure, some of the guys in Big Pharma can throw off juicy dividends and offer scale … but is there any growth there?
For aggressive investors who aren’t afraid of off-the-beaten-path healthcare investments, the best small-cap stocks to buy now in the sector are actually scattered across myriad niches that don’t fall into conventional thoughts about medical devices or hospitals.
On my list of stocks to watch including home healthcare companies, medical waste stocks and even a company that deals mainly in blood plasma.
That’s because when you’re small, you can be focused — and the best healthcare opportunities right now aren’t in decade-old drugs that are about to go off patent or complicated hospital systems that have to navigate a labyrinth of regulatory red tape.
I like small-cap stocks because they are agile and willing to ramp up quickly when they find a strong niche.
And here are my favorite small-cap stocks to buy now in the medical sector.