Science is constantly evolving, with new breakthroughs and discoveries being made all the time. Nowadays, ageing is increasingly characterized as a disease, with everyone is trying to find the “cure” using innovative therapies and cutting-edge technologies, or by making simple yet effective lifestyle changes.
Investing in the longevity and health industry can also be a smart financial decision. As people live longer, the market demand for solutions to age-related health issues increases. This is only furthered by a rising awareness about the importance of healthy ageing, and advancements in technology and medicine.
Experts like Dr. Joe Dispenza, Dr. Peter Attia, Dr. Andrew Huberman, and Dr. David Sinclair to name a few, are pushing the boundaries of what we know about longevity and health. Through their work they are making a difference in people’s lives, and inspiring others to live their best life.
Whether you’re looking to improve your own health, support companies that are making a positive impact, or invest in this industry, the field of longevity and health is an exciting place to be.
Maximizing Your Life and Your Portfolio: Longevity Stocks to Invest In
Investors can take advantage of this growth by investing in companies that are leading the way in the longevity and health industry. These companies range from biotechnology firms developing new treatments for age-related diseases, to genetic testing companies providing personalized health insights; or medical device companies improving minimally invasive surgical procedures, and companies dealing with preventive medicine.
When investing in the longevity and health industry, it is important to consider factors such as a company’s financial performance, product pipeline and competitive landscape. As with any investment, it is important to conduct thorough research.
Many of these companies are still privately owned; but there are also well-established ones with a strong track record of financial performance, making them an attractive option for investors in the stock market.
For instance, the iShares Biotechnology ETF is one that caught my attention. It tracks the performance of an index composed of U.S.-listed equities in the biotechnology sector.
Seasonal Chart of iShares Biotechnology ETF over the past 10 years
Source: Seasonax, click on the link http://tiny.cc/Seasonax-iSharesBiotech to open an interactive seasonal chart
Keep in mind that a seasonal chart depicts the average price pattern of a specific asset in the course of a calendar year, calculated over several years (unlike a standard price chart that simply shows prices over a specific time period). The horizontal axis depicts the time of the year, while the vertical axis shows the % change in the price (indexed to 100). The prices reflect end of day prices and do not include daily price fluctuations.
Looking at the above seasonal chart, the time period from March 23 until August 5 over the last 10 years has been quite favourable for this ETF, with performance rising on average by almost 13%. Moreover, since 2013 the pattern returns had a winning strike of 90%, meaning iShares biotechnology ETF generated gains in 9 out of the 10 years of the selected time period.
One of the biggest challenges facing this industry is Alzheimer’s disease, a devastating neurodegenerative condition that affects millions of people worldwide. As the world’s population ages, the number of people affected by Alzheimer’s is expected to rise significantly, making it a critical area of focus for the longevity industry.
Several companies listed on the stock exchange are actively working on developing treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, including Biogen, Cassava Sciences and others.
One such promising company, at the forefront of the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and ageing-related conditions, is Germany-based biotech Evotec.
From a market entry perspective, investors who have invested their money from March onwards during the last 10 years have had a competitive advantage compared to others. This company brought on average an almost 20% return for the time period from March 7 until August 13.
For detailed statistics take a look at the interactive chart below.
Seasonal Chart of Evotec over the past 10 years
Source: Seasonax, for further analysis click on the link http://tiny.cc/Seasonax-Evotec
In addition to these biotech / pharmaceutical companies, other businesses in the longevity industry are also addressing Alzheimer’s disease. For example, technology companies like IBM are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop tools that can help diagnose and track the progression of the disease.
Investing in companies that are improving lives and addressing important health issues can not only be profitable, but also personally fulfilling. So, whether you are a seasoned investor or just starting out, consider exploring opportunities in the longevity and health industry, and make a positive impact with your investments.
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